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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!

BAT IS LOOKING FOR A SENIOR DATA SCIENTIST TO BE BASED IN SELANGOR, MALAYSIA

SENIORITY LEVEL: Management (MM)

FUNCTION: D&A | GBS | Finance

LOCATION: Selangor, Malaysia

ROLE POSITIONING AND OBJECTIVES

The Senior Data Scientist is responsible to lead & deliver projects in the area of Data, Reporting, Visualization & Advanced Analytics as assigned by the Team Manager or Practice Head. In addition to this, the candidate is expected to be an SME in any one of the areas of Operations / Sales & Marketing / Finance / HR Analytics

Reports to: Lead Data Scientist

Reporting Level: Manages Self and others (MM)

Geographic Scope: Regional

WHAT YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR

  • The candidate is expected to lead and / or support 2 to 4 projects in the area of BI & Analytics
  • The candidate would be expected to engage and manage the stakeholders for the delivery of assigned projects
  • The person is expected to be able to communicate & work with global stakeholders and should be able to translate business requirements & solutions into BI / Analytics solutions and requirements
  • The candidate would be assigned a business monetary value target which (s)he is expected to achieve it by delivering projects leading to reduced cost or increased revenue / margins for the supported business
  • The incumbent would follow agreed processes and deliver with a continuous improvement mindset to delivery projects within SLA and efficiently
  • The person would be expected to coach junior team members in functional / analytical domains and would be the lead to drive the GBS – DRA culture and ways of working

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Role Specific

  • Educational qualifications: Graduate in Engg / Stats / Econ / Maths
  • Background in Finance is preferred (e.g., CPA, CFA)
  • A minimum of 7 years of overall experience with 5 years hands-on experience in BI / Analytics delivery in the domains of Operations / Sales & Marketing / Finance / HR
  • Hands-on expertise in SPSS, SAS, R & Python  along with deep knowledge of analytics data prepration, analysis & modelling
  • Experience in Qlik, Tableau, Microstrategy, Power BI along with an understanding of UI / UX tools will be prefered
  • Exposure to RDBMS tools like SQL, Oracle along with SAP and Cloud / Big Data tools will be an added advantage
  • A couple of years experience in handling global stakeholders and project management
  • Advanced working knowledge of MS Office tools like Excel, Access, PowerPoint

Interpersonal

  • Dealing with ambiguity & managing outcomes / support needed diplomatically
  • Building strong working partnerships with stakeholders
  • Ability to independently deliver projects and derive business value
  • Has a consulting mindset and works cross-functionally

BAT Culture
  • Acts commercially and is consumer centric
  • Collaborates and influences
  • Develops leaders and teams
  • Drive and own results
  • Thinks strategically and prioritizes
  • Ambitious, courageous and resilient

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!

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