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VP/AVP, Strategic Analytics, Big Data Analytics Group, Data Management Office in Singapore at UOB Group

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

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Job Description

Functional area: Data Management Office
Employment type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent

The Data Management Office (DMO) is a business function that covers Enterprise Data Governance, Data Management, Big Data Analytics and Enterprise Data Strategy. It ensures that UOB meets all data governance standards set by data regulators and optimize data management and usage to help UOB make smarter, faster and more accurate decisions and to improve operational efficiency. The Big Data Analytics Group (BDAG) is a Centre of Excellence that leads the transformational build, use, and deployment of the banks next generation analytics capabilities across the organization. This exciting role will play a unique part in the strategic analytics team in BDAG to drive data analytics strategy, innovation and collaboration.


Job responsibilities:

  • To help develop enterprise analytics strategy and operating model
  • To propose and execute data analytics innovation initiatives under the business leadership team’s guidance and directives
  • To propose innovative use cases by leveraging different data sources and applying different data analytics techniques
  • To understand business pain points, formulate problem statements and translate them into data analytics requirements
  • To apply agile methodology in developing quick prototypes
  • To define and develop sound value propositions based on data analytics products and articulate their business benefits
  • To propose and execute engagement model with external collaborators

Job requirements:

  • Degree in analytical disciplines (e.g. mathematics, statistics, engineering or computer science)
  • Minimum 4 years working experience in analytics preferably in banking industry
  • Possess good understanding and experience with analytical frameworks and languages such as SQL, R, Python, Hadoop, SPARK and Hive
  • Well-versed in data analytics concepts, technologies and applications
  • Hands-on experience in implementing data analytics applications/solutions
  • Project management experience in proposal development, project planning, progress tracking and stakeholder management
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Innovative, agile and strategic thinking
  • Consulting and product pre-sales experiences will be a plus