Lead Data Scientist - MSE

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Date: 13-Jan-2021

Location: Selangor, MY

Company: British American Tobacco

Country: Malaysia

Location: Selangor 

Function: Information & Digital Technology 

Level: Experienced Professional 

Grade: G36 

Job Type: Permanent 

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT Aspac Svc Centre S.B. (MY51) 

BAT is evolving at pace - truly like no other organisation.

To achieve the ambition, we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!

BAT MALAYSIA IS LOOKING FOR A LEAD DATA SCIENTIST- MSE

SENIORITY LEVEL: Senior Level

FUNCTION: D&A | GBS | Finance

SALARY RANGE: (To Be Discussed) + excellent benefits + market leading bonus

LOCATION: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

ROLE POSITIONING AND OBJECTIVES

The Lead Data Scientist in D&A will consult, lead & deliver projects in the area of Data, Reporting, Visualization & Advanced Analytics as assigned by the Head. In addition, this role is expected to be an expert in delivering decision science solutions in Marketing effectiveness and Promotional analytics. The projects thus delivered is expected to help the business to take better decisions and create value for them while generating IP for D&A.

Reports to: Head of Data Science - Marketing and R&D

Reporting Level: Head of Data Science - Marketing and R&D

Geographic Scope: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR

  • Support 3 to 5 projects at a given time
  • Lead and manage team of 3-10 members (Internal and SI partners)
  • Independently consult, design & deliver end-to-end D&A solutions / outcomes
  • Engage & manage with senior stakeholders to introduce & implement innovation & replication of D&A solutions
  • Deliver on assigned monetary value targets (Revenue / EBIDTA / Costs / Cash Flows) by driving cross-functional projects
  • Expertise in Marketing/ campaign / promotional effectiveness concepts like strategic pricing, optimisation, promotional effectiveness, Assortment planning and trade optimisation
  • Support the design & implementation of delivery processes to produce outcomes efficiently & adopt industry best practices.
  • Lead the D&A culture and ways of working and strive to constantly work towards creating a better D&A brand within the company
  • Mentor team members as an SME in domain / analytics

 

CAN THIS BE YOUR FUTURE ROLE?

  • How many years of experience do you have of hands-on working experience in Dashboarding / Data Visualization / Advanced Analytics / Modelling?
  • How many years’ experience does you have in the domain of Sales & Marketing?
  • What has been the size of teams you have managed?
  • Do you have experience in Dash/Flask?
  • Do you have experience in Azure and Microsoft stack?
  • Do you have experience in Azure cloud and parallel processing?
  • Expertise in RGM concepts like strategic pricing, optimisation, promotional effectiveness, Assortment planning and trade optimisation

 

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Educational qualifications: Graduate in Engineering / Statistics / Economics / Maths / Analytics
  • Minimum of 10 years of hands-on working experience in Advanced Analytics / Modelling / delivery out of which minimum of 5 yrs. in domain of Sales & Marketing.
  • Knowledge of CPG industry is a must
  • Subject matter expertise in anyone of the following areas:
  • Visualization tools like Qlik, Tableau, MicroStrategy, Power BI along with understanding of UI / UX tools
  • Minimum experience of 5 years in managing & engaging global stakeholders independently is a must
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to articulate ideas & solutions is required
  • Experience in Cloud environments like Azure / AWS would be necessary while exposure to RDBMS tools like SQL, Oracle along with SAP will be an added advantage
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office would be necessary
  • Leading projects in ambiguous & dynamic situations as a part of a global multi-functional team by building partnerships & working diplomatically
  • Drives innovation & knowledge sharing across D&A
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Office would be necessary

 

BENEFICIAL

  • Delivering in ambiguous & dynamic situations as a part of a global multi-functional team by building partnerships & working diplomatically
  • Drives innovation & knowledge sharing

 

WE ARE BAT

At BAT we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at BAT.

  • Global Top Employer with 53,000 BAT people across more than 180 markets
  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries
  • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations
  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner
  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies

 

BELONGING, ACHIEVING, TOGETHER

Collaboration, diversity and teamwork underpin everything we do here at BAT. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!

 

British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.

We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT Aspac Svc Centre S.B. (MY51)


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