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Data Science Manager (W/M)

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75017)

About

Launched in 2013 and following 7 years of strong growth, French Home Improvement tech company ManoMano seems unstoppable!

Thanks to the success of our fundraising (300 million euros so far), we now have more than 530 Manas & Manos located across our 3 offices: Paris, Bordeaux and Barcelona.

Our business platforms are represented in 6 countries: France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, UK and Germany. They carry over 4 million products and work with more than 3,000 sellers highly selected.

Proud to be part of the Next 40 since 2019 (Top 40 French startups), we have the objective to reinvent the Home Improvement experience by providing customers a one stop shop solution for easy access to online tips, products and innovative services.

More than anything, joining ManoMano presents a fantastic personal experience, where global projects and core values are underpinned by individual skills.
Our camaraderie, efficiency and employee-focused mindset (particularly important to us!) have led ManoMano to become renowned for the optimal working conditions it provides.

Have a look at our Blog : https://medium.com/manomano-tech

Job Description

Context:
At ManoMano, we have this habit of doing things our own way. We particularly love crafting our own ML algorithms. Not only because it is a lot of fun, but also because our vertical - Home Improvement - is so technical, and we usually end up have very specific needs. Today, these algorithms are a tremendous competitive advantage for us.

At ManoMano - even if, as a user, you do not necessarily notice - algorithms are everywhere. They are:

  • Behind our marketing campaigns, to optimize them
  • At the core of our recommendation engines and search engines
  • There, helping us sorting out the thousands of products we are adding every day
  • Everywhere, forecasting business

Of course, we could not do all that without our great Data Science team, we are so proud of. Our data scientists are well known, well beyond ManoMano, for their impressive results when they participate in data science challenges, for their blog posts and for the various trainings they give.

Position:
We are looking for the new manager of the Data Science team, composed of six bright data scientists. The mission consists in

  • Helping data scientists identify and prioritize most impactful projects, jointly with product teams and business owners
  • Ensuring that the data scientists are in the best possible position to focus on the projects they are working on
  • Defining, well crafted, ambitious yet achievable targets
  • Scaling gracefully the team organisation
  • Staying very close to business teams to permanently have their needs in mind
  • Representing the data science team inside and outside the company
  • Owning the team long term vision

At ManoMano we offer:

  • Fast growing company
  • International & agile environment
  • 2 days per week remotely
  • 7 weeks holidays
  • Attend external events, fairs & Meetups
  • Crafternoons every Thursday afternoon (share your knowledge, learn from others)
  • Amazing work environment in Paris 17th & 10th, Bordeaux & Barcelona
  • “Ticket restaurant”

Preferred Experience

In order to fulfill this mission, the ideal candidate should have the following experience:

  • At least 6 years of experience of putting data science in production, preferably in e-commerce
  • At least 3 years of an impactful experience in managing data scientists
  • Outstanding communication and listening skills
  • Good knowledge of the following tech stack: Python, Airflow and Docker
  • A pragmatic and agile approach that favors execution speed over completeness and sophistication
  • Fluent in English and working knowledge of French

The data science manager will report directly to the VP of Data, with a dotted line to the Principal Data Scientist (and former data science manager)

Recruitment Process

Call with a Talent Recruiter
Interview with VP Data and/or CMO
Interview with Principal Data Scientist
Meeting with two Data Scientists

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 05 October 2020
  • Location: Paris, France (75017)
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 5 years
  • Occasional remote authorized