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The Clorox Company Associate Director, Data Science Lead in Oakland, California

At Clorox, we champion people to be well and thrive by doing the right thing, putting people at the center, and playing to win. Led by our IGNITE strategy, we build brands that make a positive difference in people’s lives around the world. And we know that success requires head, heart, AND guts — all three, every day — coming together to work simpler, faster, bolder, and more inclusively. Interested? Join us to #IgniteYourCareer (https://www.linkedin.com/feed/hashtag/?keywords=igniteyourcareer&highlightedUpdateUrns=urn%3Ali%3Aactivity%3A6815726741450039296) !

Your role at Clorox:

The Associate Director, Human Insights - Data Science leads the community of data scientists at Clorox to enable innovation of consumer experiences, a key goal supporting the company’s new strategy. This role is responsible for connecting the dots across the vast variety of data sources and business problems to create a flexible data science applications domain. This scope includes turning data into insights, helping build personalized brands, sparking innovation ideas, and enhancing consumer shopping experiences. Given the relative newness of data science in the CPG/FMCG space, this position focuses on evolving, selling, and implementing a holistic data science vision.

In this role, you will:

Advance the data science vision and roadmap for the company

  • Work with the team of data scientists deployed across businesses and with business partners to frame the ongoing data science agenda

  • Champion the data science agenda with key business leaders and in key forums

  • Assess and understand all key structured and unstructured data sources that would enable problem solving for business issues

  • Enable initiatives delivering both tactical and strategic marketing insights, through design, execution and consulting

  • Develop process and approaches to improve the effectiveness and visibility of data science

Identify and develop needed data science capabilities and best practices

  • Monitor external data science trends, identify implications and proactively develop best-in-class processes and techniques to leverage data science across consumer touchpoints

  • Evaluate and enhance existing data science tools/techniques and aid in the development of best practices

  • Partner with IT, Data, Human Insights and Analytics teams to facilitate easy and effective access to data and computing resources

  • Create a vibrant community of data science practitioners. Coach, develop, and recruit data science talent.

Identify and Implement key cross-business Data Science initiatives that include

  • Identify opportunities for data to opportunistically inform decisions & optimization across business processes

  • Building complex data sets from multiple data sources. Building learning systems to analyze and filter continuous data flows and offline data analysis & conduct advanced statistical analysis to determine trends and significant data relationships.

  • Leverage data science tools and techniques to analyze large data sets and develop custom models/algorithms to uncover trends, patterns and insights in the data

  • Leverage data visualization tools & techniques to deliver insights that drive business recommendations, innovative business solutions and enable real-time marketing and optimization

  • Drive integration of data with traditional insights as appropriate to develop more holistic and complete recommendatio

What we look for:

Education & Experience

  • BS or advanced degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Analytics, or related quantitative discipline. MS/PhD and specialization or coursework in data science/ML/AI preferred.

  • 7+ years of experience in business-facing data analytics roles with BS degree; or 5+ years, with MS/PhD.

  • 3+ years as an established leader of data science teams that successfully delivered data-driven solutions and insights

  • Experience developing and evolving a data science roadmap, executing the vision behind it, and partnering with stakeholders to create business value from it.

  • Track record of delivering analytics products and insights, and influencing product and engineering decisions.

Skills & Abilities

Business and soft skills

  • Excellent communications skills. Ability to synthesize, simplify, and explain complex problems to different audiences across functions and levels. Ability to convey insight through storytelling.

  • Self-starter comfortable with ambiguity. Able to identify needs, develop a plan of action, and implement. Excellent time and project management skills.

  • Strong interpersonal, relationship building, and influence skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to attract, hire, coach, and inspire talent.

Ability to provide technical leadership across a variety of capabilities and marketing applications

  • Experience in a range of applications including marketing personalization, recommender systems, topic modeling / natural language processing for insights, anomaly detection.

  • Experience applying Machine Learning and Deep Learning frameworks (TensorFLow, pyTorch, etc.)

  • Experience developing data science pipelines in Python and R and deploying them to cloud environments

  • Experience using visualization tools (Tableau, Power BI, etc.) to simplify insight discovery

  • Working knowledge of big data ecosystems (Hadoop, Hive, MapReduce, etc.)

  • Familiarity with marketing/sales related tools and providers (Salesforce, Neustar, Marketo, etc.)

  • Ability to envision, design, and query structured relational databases (SQL, etc.)

  • Knowledge of traditional statistical analysis and modeling

  • Advanced capability in Excel

Workplace type:

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We seek out and celebrate diverse backgrounds and experiences. We’re looking for fresh perspectives, a desire to bring your best, and a non-stop drive to keep growing and learning.

At Clorox, we have a Culture of Inclusion. We believe our values-based culture connects to our purpose and helps our people be the best versions of themselves, professionally and personally. This means building a workplace where every person can feel respected, valued, and fully able to participate in our Clorox community. Learn more about our I&D program & initiatives here (https://www.thecloroxcompany.com/company/our-people/inclusion-diversity/) .

[U.S.]Additional Information:

At Clorox, we champion people to be well and thrive, starting with our own people. To help make this possible, we offer comprehensive, competitive benefits that prioritize all aspects of wellbeing and provide flexibility for our teammates’ unique needs. This includes robust health plans, a market-leading 401(k) program with a company match, flexible time off benefits (including half-day summer Fridays depending on location), inclusive fertility / adoption benefits, and more.

We are committed to fair and equitable pay and are transparent with current and future teammates about our full salary ranges. We use broad salary ranges that reflect the competitive market for similar jobs, provide sufficient opportunity for growth as you gain experience and expand responsibilities, while also allowing for differentiation based on performance. Based on the breadth of our ranges, most new hires will start at Clorox in the first half of the applicable range. Your starting pay will depend on job-related factors, including relevant skills, knowledge, experience and location. The applicable salary range for every role in the U.S. is based on your work location and is aligned to one of three zones according to the cost of labor in your area.

–Zone A: $138,100 - $277,400

–Zone B: $126,600 - $254,300

–Zone C: $115,100 - $231,200

All ranges are subject to change in the future. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your location during the hiring process.

This job is also eligible for participation in Clorox’s incentive plans, subject to the terms of the applicable plan documents and policies.

Please apply directly to our job postings and do not submit your resume to any person via text message. Clorox does not conduct text-based interviews and encourages you to be cautious of anyone posing as a Clorox recruiter via unsolicited texts during these uncertain times.

Making a positive impact

Clorox is a signatory of the United Nations Global Compact and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's New Plastics Economy Global Commitment. The company has been broadly recognized for its corporate responsibility efforts, named to the 2020 Axios Harris Poll 100 reputation rankings, Barron's 2020 100 Most Sustainable Companies list, and the Human Rights Campaign's 2020 Corporate Equality Index, among others. In support of its communities, The Clorox Company and its foundations contributed more than $25 million in combined cash grants, product donations, and cause marketing in the fiscal year 2020. For more information, visit TheCloroxCompany.com , including the Good Growth blog, and follow the company on Twitter at @CloroxCo

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The Clorox Company and its subsidiaries are an EEO/AA/ Minorities/Women/LGBT/Protected Veteran/Disabled employer.