Data Scientist

Full time

Employment Information

Outcomes First Group is Great Place to Work certified – it’s official! We’re also taking part in the national 4 Day Working Week pilot which makes joining us now even more appealing…

Join our team and become an integral part of our family from day one.

About the Role

Make a difference and advance your career by helping deliver some of the UK’s leading special education provider, change futures for vulnerable children and young people across the country.

You’ll join a talented team of dynamic and driven professional problem solvers; creative thinkers and solutions builders . At a certified Great Place to Work®, you’ll experience a dynamic and nurturing environment that rewards initiative and flexibility and enjoy a career path tailored to your own aspirations.

As a talented and ambitious Data Scientist joining our team, you will:

  • Have a passion for achieving transformational outcomes for our clients through the application of data science in a collaborative environment.
  • A track record of delivering successful outcomes through data science
  • A strong commercial data science background in building and operating models in real business contexts
  • Deep experience with a modern data language (e.g. Python, R, Julia)
  • An excellent understanding of statistical methods and modelling.
  • Familiarity with hyper cloud computing ecosystems (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Experience of integrating structured and non-structured data from a range of rich data sources
  • Able to work under pressure and to short deadlines with a clear sense of priority within a fast-paced and agile environment.
  • Excellent work planning capabilities and time management skills
  • Ability to balance conflicting deadlines and priorities.
  • A meticulous attention to detail
  • Punctuality, reliability, and a clear commitment to your role

We’re looking for a confident and dynamic Data Scientist to help the Business Intelligence function create and develop meaningful data insights and aid us in the creation of our business strategy.

Interested in hearing more? Apply today and our Resourcing Team will be in touch.

About the Business Intelligence Function

The business intelligence function is dedicated to extracting actionable insights from data to guide strategic decisions. Utilising advanced analytics and reporting tools, it transforms raw data into meaningful information, helping OFG understand key trends and behaviours as well as improving and operational efficiency.

The team is made up of highly skilled professionals who interpret complex datasets, identify patterns, and provide valuable reports to support data-driven decision-making. At OFG, the BI Team are crucial for enhancing efficiency, optimising processes, and gaining a competitive edge in the rapidly evolving business landscape.

Join us and work in a role where no two days will be the same.

About the Group

At Outcomes First Group, our mission is to ensure that vulnerable individuals receive the necessary opportunities by providing specialised education services.

Comprising two primary organisations, Acorn Education and Care and Options Autism, the Outcomes First family works collectively. Together, we are dedicated to educating, caring for, and supporting children and young individuals throughout the UK, empowering them to find happiness and navigate their journey in the world.

Our roles offer diversity and growth, providing you with an exciting opportunity to expand your professional expertise. Embrace the variability of each day as you develop into a specialist across your area with our dedicated support and guidance.

Why Choose to Work with Us?

At our company, your wellbeing takes precedence. We understand the significance of selecting benefits that cater to both you and your family’s needs, ultimately supporting your overall wellbeing.

No matter your position or location, our VISTA flexible benefits platform offers a customizable benefits package designed to suit your preferences.

We recognize that life circumstances change, and that’s why we offer the flexibility to adjust, exchange, and enhance your benefits package to align with your evolving needs.

Here’s a glimpse of what we offer as standard:

  • Holiday entitlement starting at 25 days per year, plus bank holidays, with an option to purchase an additional 5 days.
  • Company pension with opportunities to increase your contributions.
  • Extensive discount options valid both in the UK and internationally.
  • Access to top-tier mental health support services and physical health checks under “Your Wellbeing Matters.”
  • Abundant career development prospects.
  • Professional support networks and groups.
  • *4-Day Working Week: Enjoy a ‘rest-day’ any day Monday to Friday (as agreed with Manager) available after successful completion of the probationary period for full-time workers.

What else could I choose from?

  • Critical illness coverage
  • Life assurance options
  • Private medical and dental insurance
  • Eco-Car Scheme

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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