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BIL - Banque Internationale à Luxembourg - Head of Advanced Analytics and Big Data

 In order to accelerate BIL digital transformation, we are currently looking for a Head of Advanced Analytics & Big Data





As a part of the Transformation Program team you will manage a team of data scientists, and you will be in charge to bring the department to the next level.

You will be is charge of:      

  • Identify, quantify and prioritize all new opportunities, in accordance with the Transformation Plan. You will be the lead to build up and update the roadmap of Advanced Analytics team.
  • Manage and follow-up ongoing projects, challenge methodologies, apply Agile principles in the day-by-day management of the team.
  • Collect regular feedbacks from your internal clients in order to drive the change and accelerate the outcome.
  • Synchronize with the Data Quality and Processing Efficiency teams, ensuring a coherent growth of data central entities.
  • Increase companywide awareness and global comprehension about what is AI and where and how it can leverage the business, up to the executive level
  • Act as Product Owner for the ongoing development of a Big Data cluster, and its integration in IT Data landscape
  • Work closely with Bil DPO in order to be GDPR compliant. 



  • Very strong statistical & mathematical background (e.g. ENSAI/ENSAE engineer, PhD in Statistics)
  • Significant experience (at least 4/5 years) in Data Science, preferably in banking industry, with a practical usage of advanced predictive algorithms (Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and more globally supervised and unsupervised standard methodologies)
  • Practical knowledge of Hadoop and Big Data ecosystem (Cloudera preferred)
  • Expertise in Data Science standard tools : R, Python (including scikit-learn, TensorFlow, pandas), Spark,...
  • Strong experience in people management (at least 5 years)
  • General knowledge of banking products and environment
  • A first experience in Agile
  • A proven experience in a position interfacing business and IT is an asset



  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Enthusiastic : strong appetence for figures, statistics, algorithmic and quantitative activities
  • Open-minded
  • Strong people management skills : ability to lead more than to manage a group and to develop individuals and competencies
  • Willing to learn (technologies, methods) and to acquire new competencies
  • Team player & results oriented
  • Able to organize a global planning and set priorities
  • Comfortable in a fast changing environment 

Company description

Banque Internationale à Luxembourg is the oldest bank in Luxembourg. Founded in 1856, BIL is a key player in the Retail Banking, Private Banking, Corporate Banking and Treasury and Financial Markets. These businesses are backed up by strong Support functions and by our Operational departments.

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