Head of Data & AI

Industry - Financial Services
Level - Senior manager
  • Data Science
  • People Management
  • Team Management
Employment - Full time
Work Model - Hybrid

Client - Axo Group

Axo Group is a Fintech company and the go-to loan broker in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark. We are present in the whole Nordic region under our brands: Axo Finans, LendMe and Axolania. We have been in the market for +10 years.

We operate as a broker between consumers looking to refinance and consolidate unsecure depth (credit cards and unsecure loans) and banks all over the Nordics. For the consumer we make sure you get the best offer with the best possible terms since we work with 25-35 banks in each market. For the banks we are an important marketing channel for attracting new customers.

Our business is doing tremendously well and based on our strategy to build one global platform we’re in the need of yet another skilled developer to help us build even more great stuff.

Why Join Us?

We are the challenger in the Nordic market, being market leaders in Norway and Denmark, and growing quickly in Sweden and Finland taking market shares. Our goal is to be number 3 in the Nordics within two years and then aiming higher.

Oslo, Norway


Axo is a rapidly growing FinTech company soon to reach 200 employees with a profitable bottom line in all four of the Nordic countries. With a strong commitment to data-driven decision-making we are seeking a dynamic and experienced professional to a new position as lead for our data science and artificial intelligence efforts.
As the Head of Data & AI, you will play a pivotal role in driving our AI endeavors and transforming our industry through data-driven insights and AI-powered solutions. You will lead a high-impact team dedicated to harnessing the power of data and AI to cater to the needs of our customers and aligning our AI roadmap with business objectives.

• Spearheading our data strategy, driving AI initiatives, and leveraging advanced analytics to further boost our profitable growth.
• Lead a team of data scientists, data engineers, and analysts implement predictive models/advanced algorithms and the utilization of AI solutions.
• Drive the development and implementation of AI/ML pipeline automation and oversee data infrastructure to ensure seamless data integration and processing.
• Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including our Product, Marketing, and Sales Team to ensure data-driven solutions and decision making


• Proven experience in data science, AI, or related roles, preferably with a few years in a leadership or managerial capacity.
• Strong technical expertise in machine learning algorithms, programming languages such as Python, R, and SQL, and familiarity with cloud-based data architectures (e.g., AWS).
• Strong analytical, strategic, commercial acumen and problem-solving abilities, with the capacity to communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders effectively.
• Strong leadership skills to inspire the team and business in how data and AI can transform how we operate and drive business impact.

• Experience with data visualization tools (e.g., Power BI, Tableau) and insights into the fintech sector are preferred.
• Coming from Banking or Fintech industry would be an added advantage.


Advanced degree (Master's or Ph.D.) in Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics, Artificial Intelligence, or a related discipline (flexible if comes with relevant experience)

Company Benefits

What We Offer:
• A unique opportunity to lead the charge in transforming the personal finance industry and shape the future of fintech.
• A dynamic, innovative, and collaborative work environment that values your leadership and contributions.
• Competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and perks
• Ongoing professional development and growth opportunities
• A modern and vibrant workspace located in the heart of the city. • Are you ready to lead the revolution in personal finance? Apply now and join the Axo Group team on this exciting journey!


Travel will be there. May be once a month. Also for company events and internal meetings between offices.

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