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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!


The role is responsible for building Data Analytics related IT strategy, roadmap and accountable for the execution of that roadmap for BAT Asia Pacific Area

Reports to: Head of Digital Business Solutions – Asia Pacific Area

Reporting Level: Individual Contributor

Geographic Scope: DRBU – Asia Pacific Area


  • Lead BAT Asia Pacific Area strategy for Data Analytics in terms of architecture and technology roadmap to ensure success delivery of the solutions

  • Accountable for the development and delivery of a portfolio from high level scoping through to execution and assist on embedding in to a BAU organisation

  • Defines the technical roadmap to enable the data governance and data management strategies

  • Work with BAT’s Data Analytics central function to run future demands, drive technology and data requirements to meet business requirements. Identifying and Defining Data & Analytics Investments: Works with business and IT leaders to identify areas of technical needs for future data science capabilities. Drives the development and deployment of the data and analytics platform. Identifies and prioritizes business projects and enterprise data initiatives using data science capabilities

  • Serves as the Data Analytics technical advisor. Represents the IT team and enterprise data stewards at leadership meetings and conferences. Develops and gives oral presentations on the power and value of data. Leads and/or serves on steering committees and helps leadership use its data effectively at these meetings

  • Identifying Opportunities for New Data Products. Lead strategy development for D&A products to ensure the program becomes pervasive throughout the organization and helps to increase revenue

  • Facilitating Internal and External Collaboration: Collaborates with industry data professionals to allow a proactive approach to improving insights derived from various data sources

  • Lead development of IT plans and budgets planning. Ensure project deliverables are produced to time, cost & quality. Continuously reviewing operating model and recommending alternate approaches to drive alliances and efficiencies

  • Collaborate with 3rd party vendors and non commercial suppliers to ensure solutions meet business requirements


  • Do you have practical experience in BI/Data/Analytics including data modelling, data lake, translating data into usable beneficial information?

  • Do you have experience in educating and influencing outcomes from at various levels in the organisation, including executive level partners?


  • At least 15 years of relevant experience in the domain of data analytics and data management, including creating partnerships, implementing data governance, and understanding the underlying technologies needed to generate insights across a midsized or large organization

  • Ability to interpret the global business IT and functional strategies, understand the Group operating model, and the implications actions in one area have on other functions

  • Familiar with Data Analytics and Data Science technologies (e.g. Snowflake, Hadoop, Databricks, Data IKU etc) and Data warehouse concepts

  • Familiar with Enterprise Data Management concepts

  • Familiar with AI/ML technologies and standard methodologies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Data Science, Analytics, Computer Science or related fields; Master’s preferred


  • Technology/FMCG industry experience is preferred

  • Order 2 Cash domain knowledge would be a plus point

  • Experience in consumer related analytical solution is preferred


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


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!

BAT is evolving at pace
truly like no other organisation

You’ll paint the picture of
A Better Tomorrow with us

Apply today and you can help us become carbon neutral by 2030