Head Of Artificial Intelligence Division Comprised Of Expert

Job Description

takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented Head of Artificial Intelligence to join our team in Cape TownWe are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard- working people with integrity to join us. We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won't be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.The position reports to the Chief Technical OfficerThe RoleWe are looking for a proven AI leader with a strong customer-centric mindset, solid background in innovation, creating and delivering AI/ML solutions, driving growth and collaborating across the company to accelerate incubation and delivery of new AI/ML based business capabilities across the Takealot Group.In this role, you will lead an AI division that has been positioned to accelerate our capabilities through use of AI/ML technologies. You will have an opportunity to work in close partnership with business leaders across the organization to understand the challenges that can be solved through innovative AI/ML based solutions, and you will lead the teams to deliver those solutions. Your role will serve as the Subject Matter Expert on Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning disciplines, providing thought leadership on emerging topics and trends, while working with your team to establish and deliver AI roadmaps across multiple focus areas – inspiring collaboration and success across the enterprise as we optimize productivity and efficiency and provide great customer experience.

Responsibilities + Skills

You will be an effective evangelist of machine learning across the group; helping executives and stakeholders understand the capabilities and potential value of ML as well as its limitations.


You will lead a world-class artificial intelligence division comprised of experts in machine learning, data science, product management and software engineering. The division's focus is on accelerating the impact of machine


Job Summary

  • Published on: Saturday, 21st November 2020
  • Designation: Head of Artificial Intelligence
  • industry: Finance
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: East London
  • Salary: 0
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Saturday, 21st November 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: takealot.com.
  • Address:
  • Website: www.takealot.com
  • Company Profile:
  • Takealot.com was officially launched in June 2011, following the successful acquisition of an existing ecommerce business called Take2 by the US-based investment firm, Tiger Global Management and Kim Reid in October 2010. Today, takealot.com is the leading ecommerce retailer in ... Read moreMission: Takealot.com’s mission is to be the most customer-centric online shopping destination in Africa, and has built a foundation on the simple concept that the customer comes first.The success of the business is based on its ability to delight customers with amazing customer service. Takealot.com is dedicated to improving the customer experience, from the moment you arrive on the website or app and place an order to when it arrives at your door. 

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