Head of AI



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Remote or Palma, London, Central Europe
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Together with our partner we are looking for a Head of AI (m/f/d) in Central Europe. Our partner is a global marketplace for the travel trade, providing powerful distribution solutions that make selling and buying hotel and ground travel services easier.

The nature of travel distribution has evolved quickly, and will continue to do so! Flexibility, with immediate and reliable control over channels and better insights to make informed choices, delivering product to the right places at the right times at the right price, is a must.
With an eye on the future, we work with leading and emerging technologies that will pave the way forward, while being firmly grounded in providing easy to use distribution solutions that support our partners needs today.

Our partner have a team of 1500+ people in 120+ cites across 50+ countries speaking 50+ languages - all focused on ensuring delivers value, choice, expertise and an unrivalled level of service.


Your tasks

  • In collaboration with the CEO, Regional Presidents, CTO, and Directors of Data and Business Transformation, develop the AI/ML strategy for the company, including identifying areas of opportunity for AI adoption and developing strategies for AI implementation
  • Lead the development and deployment of AI and machine learning solutions to improve business processes and enhance customer experience
  • Manage the ongoing AI Pricing project, including collaborating with cross-functional teams to identify pricing opportunities and implementing AI-powered pricing strategies
  • Build and manage a team of data scientists, data engineers, and AI specialists as needed to fulfill the above strategy.
  • Develop and maintain a roadmap for AI/ML projects and ensure timely and successful delivery of projects
  • Work closely with Data-Team, IT-Team and Business Transformation Office to ensure the accuracy, quality, and effectiveness of AI/ML solutions
  • Define and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of AI initiatives and provide regular updates to the management team
  • Work with third-party suppliers to deliver AI solutions, including evaluating potential vendors and managing vendor relationships
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in AI and machine learning and identify potential applications of new technologies to the company's business
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to junior members of the AI team


Your profile

  • 5+ years of experience in AI and machine learning, with a proven track record of delivering successful AI projects
  • Experience building and managing a team of data scientists, data engineers, and AI specialists
  • Experience working with third-party suppliers to deliver AI solutions
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, R, and SQL and with AI frameworks such as TensorFlow, Keras, and PyTorch or other
  • Strong knowledge of machine learning techniques, including supervised and unsupervised learning, deep learning, and natural language processing
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Excellent communication and interpersonalskills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks effectively


Your Benefits

  • International highly skilled group of experts from all around the globe
  • Dynamic environment with the chance to grow, influence & impact change
  • Disruptive, fast-growing market leader within travel & endless possibilities
  • Culture built on collaboration empowerment and innovation
  • Comprehensive additional benefits depending on the location, from private health insurance, discounts on hotels and flights, to individual development opportunities and much more
Due to the exclusive cooperation with our contact persons, we guarantee you a quick, efficient and tailor-made process.
Your contact person is Gerrit, you can reach him by email at gerrit.walter@paltron.com or by phone at +49 1514 1473036

We look forward to getting to know you!


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