Head of Data Science

Robert Walters | Posted 18-04-2021

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An exciting Head of Data Science (x1 vacancy) job in Bangkok has just arisen at one of the market leading financial services companies. Your main responsibility is to lead a team of data scientists and support complex business units.

About the Head of Data Science Role:

Reporting to the Chief Data Officer, you will be the strategic and tactical leader for all distribution channels, supporting the strategic planning and revenue generation by using data analytics. You will set the standards for the team performance and are responsible for the growth of advanced analytics in the organisation. The salary offered is competitive with bonus, insurance and provident fund.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set up strategy and lead the implementation of data analytics solution to support the company strategy to be data driven decision organisation
  • Be strategic partner with business partners and distribution channels leads and to identify business opportunity and strengthen customer relationship through data analytics
  • Makes strategic recommendations for data collection, integration, data modelling technique
  • You will use advanced statistical techniques to improve customer understanding and insight, identify customer need, define present and estimate future value, and derive business action to retain, uplift sales, and improve customer loyalty
  • Lead the design of customer analytics data platform, data acquisition and management
  • Makes strategic recommendations on data collection, integration and retention requirements incorporating business requirements and use advanced predictive modelling to address business questions
  • Conduct and guide the subordinates to perform data discovery, data transformation, and build the optimal models using the most suitable techniques
  • Present summary of analyses and convince related business stakeholders
  • Work closely with IT and source systems data owner to set up / revise process to acquire needed data and to utilise the data platform built
  • Advise business partner and internal business leaders (Marketing, Digital Marketing, Sales, etc.) for business action by turning analysis insight into business execution to improve sales, and customer profitability
  • Manage the data scientist team to design customer analytics data platform, data acquisition and management improve customer insight analytics
  • Your performance will be measured on number and accuracy of models developed, impact on business lines, level of business line engagement

To succeed in this role you must have the ability to lead effectively and possess a deep understanding and hands-on skills in data science technologies and methods.

Key Requirements:

  • At least seven years' experience in data driven analytics/machine learning using tools such as SPSS, SAS, or other mining / visualisation tools
  • Experience working directly with customers in a collaborative manner
  • Statistics Modelling Skill: linear regression, logistic regression, decision tree, neural network, random forest, k means, ARMA, association rule
  • Be able to clearly interpreting analytics result and lead to the business execution
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills both Thai and English
  • Experience with insurance data and familiarity with analysis methods applied to insurance data is preferred

The successful Head of Data Science will join a company whose expertise has made them the leader in their field.

If you are a progressive Data Science leader with a can-do attitude, this is an excellent opportunity to work with an industry leader that is constantly breaking new ground.

Apply today or call Apple at 02-344-4802 to discuss this new opportunity.

Due to the high volume of applications, our team will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.

Robert Walters Recruitment (Thailand) Limited
Recruitment License No.: น. 1188 / 2551


An exciting Head of Data Science (x1 vacancy) job in Bangkok has just arisen at one of the market leading financial services companies. Your main responsibility is to lead a team of data scientists and support complex business units.