Head of Regional Data Analytics

Job Title: Head of Regional Data Analytics
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Salary: THB200000.00 - THB220000.00 per annum + Attractive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -012018-128302
Contact Name: Anya Buthsing
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 27, 2019 09:25

Job Description

A rapidly Financial Services is looking for Head of Regional Data Analytics based in Bangkok, Thailand. This role will responsible for developing scorecards, machine learning and deep learning models, business analytics and to engage clients in order to solve business problems.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Directing and executing multiple medium to large analytic projects along with rest of the stakeholders in the Analytics & Data Products team
  • Identify, ideate and develop analytical solutions, engage clients, develop strategies, testing & monitoring frameworks and in totality oversee the deployment of said solutions
  • Engage and work with external clients from marketing, risk, products, portfolio, usage, etc to drive data driven decision making
  • Actively seek out opportunities to innovate by using non-traditional data and new modeling techniques
  • Collaborating with the internal teams to fully understand business requirements and desired business outcomes
  • Defining detailed analytic scope and methodology, creating a plan and executing on it
  • Providing thought leadership in both using data to solve business problems and in arriving at innovative statistical solutions
  • Ensuring all project documentation is up to date and maintain the highest levels of quality in deliverables
  • Ensuring project delivery within timelines and budget requirements
  • Contribute to the development of the team's analytical skills and business knowledge
  • Work as independent contributor and/or as a team lead when required
  • Enhancing existing analytic techniques by promoting new methodology and best practices in analytics field
  • Providing subject matter expertise and quality assurance of complex data driven analytic projects
  • Results oriented with strong analytical and problem solving skills, with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor
  • Good business acumen with strong ability to solve business problems through data driven quantitative methodologies. Experience in cards/payments, retail banking, or retail merchant industries will be a significant advantage
  • Team oriented, collaborative, diplomatic, and flexible style, with the ability to tailor data driven results to various audience levels
  • Detailed oriented, is expected to ensure highest level of quality/rigor in reports & data analysis
  • Proven skills in translating analytics output to actionable recommendations, and delivery
  • Experience in presenting ideas and analysis to stakeholders
  • Exhibit intellectual curiosity and strive to continually learn

Key Requirements :

  • 10 years of analytical experience in applying statistical solutions to business problems
  • Post Graduate degree (Masters or Ph.D.) in Quantitative field such as Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or equivalent experience preferred
  • Hands on experience with one or more data analytics/programming tools such as SAS/Salford SPM/Hadoop/R/SQL/Python/Hive
  • Understanding and some proficiency in the following statistical techniques: Neural Networks, Gradient Boosting, Linear & Logistic Regression, Decision Trees, Random Forests, Markov Chains, Support Vector Machines, Clustering, Principal Component Analysis, Factor analysis, etc
  • Understanding of credit bureaus and non-traditional data providers will be a plus
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, organizing, and managing multiple analytic projects with diverse cross-functional stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to innovate solutions to solve business problems

If you are interested in exploring this role further, please send your resume to Anya Buthsing at or call directly on +66 2 701 2565 for a confidential discussion.