Head of Data Science

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    • Category Financial Services
    • Industry Banking & MarketsFinancial Services
    • Function Data
    • Consultant Axer Goh
    • License No 16S8060
    • Registration No R1104838
    • Job Ref No 17076
    • Salary S$150,000 - S$250,000


    A Leading Investment management firm is hiring a Head of Data Science. You will be responsible for the Data Science agenda, work with senior management team to ideate, develop and deliver all data science initiatives to help enhance business decision-making capabilities or improve operational efficiencies. You will play an instrumental role in aligning and driving the data analytics strategy.

    You will lead a team of Data Scientist to provide insights through applications of data science techniques to enhance understanding of the business activities and initiatives. Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to  implement, track and improving decision strategies. Provide technical advisory and recommendations where data analytics can bring value to the business. Continuously improve processes and strategies through exploring new data sources/analytics tools and AI/ML capabilities.

    Experience with hands-on leadership roles directly managing data and analytics teams, and driving change within a large, complex business. You hold a Phd in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics or any other related field; you have over 8 years of working experience in a senior Data Analytics or Data Science position within a fast-paced and complex environment. Track record in leading data science organization/practices as well as successful experience evangelizing/advocating for data analytics value across a business and to diverse audiences. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to frame business problems. Hands-on experience with various programming languages, such as Python, R, Hadoop and other comparable big data/analytics technologies.

    To apply, please submit your resume to Axer Goh at axer@kerryconsulting.com. We regret that only successfully shortlisted applicants will be contacted.