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Data Scientist

Job Title: Data Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Industry: Advanced Analytics & Data Science
Salary: negotiable
Reference: JN -122018-219164
Contact Name: Adam Piper
Contact Email: apiper@argyllscott.my
Job Published: December 03, 2018 09:30

Job description

Specific Scope / Dimensions of this role:


* Applying own knowledge and skills inclusive leveraging on the broader global & area support
organizations to support the business through data analysis and insight generation on the
following areas:
i. Sales Revenue and Distribution Opportunity and Risks
ii. Sales Force Efficiency
iii. Trade and Marketing Spends
iv. Digital Marketing and E-Commerce
* Work with local business to help develop a roadmap to be a data driven organization.

Business Partnership
* Develop a deep understanding of the broader business to play an active role in shaping the Analytics
approach and strategy which meets the business objectives
* Act as a thought leader in analytics to the business and be proactive in identifying opportunities
where IT can bring advantages to the organisation.
* Be seen as the Go-To person for insights and analytics

Business Analysis
* Ability to create and manage the creation of systematic and consistent requirements specifications in
both technical and user-friendly language, continuously analysing and verifying requirements
throughout the project life cycle
* Translation of conceptual user requirements into functional requirements
* Create process models, specifications, diagram and charts to provide direction to developers and or
the project team
Please note that the duties and responsibilities within this role may change over the course of employment, which will
require flexibility
* Use of Investigation techniques e.g. interviews, workshops, observations, scenarios, prototyping,
quantitative approaches
* Document and analyse existing business processes to define current business activities for the
development of procedures & models and make recommendations for process improvements


Project Management
* Collaborate with local business leads to determine project scope and vision
* Execute local/Regional/Area/Global projects with local business lead through whole lifecycle of
Project management using the company methodology
* Provide timely and good quality project deliverables as stipulated with the RB Project management
methodology
* 3-5 years' experience of projects within an Agile/SDLC environment
* 1-3 years' experience of working with, communicating with and presenting to senior management
* Experience in working within Global organizations across multiple countries (Preferable not
Mandatory)
* Ability to cultivate meaningful business relationships both internal and external business partners
* Proven track record of project delivery


SKILLS, COMPETENCIES & ATTRIBUTES
The candidate must be able to demonstrate the following skills and competencies:
* Minimum 5 years of experience in the field of Business Intelligence, Big Data or Data Management
* Experience in Business Intelligence systems such as Tableau, QlikView, SAP-BI, Microsoft Azure,
Power BI or SAS.
* Experience in programing languages such as SQL, Python or R would be highly desired
* Involvement in e-commerce and digital marketing is desired
* Experience in identifying process improvements & coordinating their implementation
* Comfortable in managing remote delivery teams, across different time zones
* Proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis, elicitation, modelling, verification
and methodology development
* Experience in overseeing project deliveries from various stages covering from design, development,
testing and implementation of software and hardware solutions, systems or products
* Able to exercise independent judgement and act on it
* Experience in writing business feasibility proposals and undertaking presentations
* Strong track record of contributing to projects and achieving results
* Keen and eager to "paint the picture" using analytics and insights
* Experience working in a team oriented, collaborative environment
* Excellent listening, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
* Excellent analytical, mathematical and creative problem-solving skills, logical and efficient with a keen
attention to detail
* Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks while under pressure
* Strong customer service orientation
* Excellent understanding of the organisations goals and objectives with a strong commercial and
business awareness
* Exposure to matrix organisations beneficial
* Proven experience of leading a project team, within a multinational, or FMCG company.
* Demonstrated project management skills
* The business language is English, therefore fluency in English is essential
* Flexible to travel, if required

Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.