head of data in Singapore

sarah yang, randstad
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S$ 150,000 - S$ 200,000 per year
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information technology
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working hours
S$ 150,000 - S$ 200,000 per year
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sarah yang, randstad
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job description

about the company
Our client is a large e-commerce company with regional presence, looking for a committed individual to lead a growing and dynamic data team.

about the role

You will take ownership of the development of best practice processes for managing data, play a strategic role to develop and execute data strategy and roadmap, lead and evolve data science capabilities, as well as manage a data team. This includes:

  • Integrate data insights from business processes and partner with business leads
  • Work with various functions to gain a deep understanding of overall business and generate use-cases
  • Establish a vision for Data Engineering and Data Science, with regards to higher-level business objectives
  • Deliver impact through the management of multiple data sources, the deployment of ETL pipelines and ML products, serving the aforementioned vision for Data in the company.
  • Identify improvements to existing data architecture and data flows
  • Analyse structured data to drive cognitive analytics with data regression models
  • Provide technical leadership and knowledge to the data team. Be the subject matter expert in Data Engineering and Data Science - the bridge between business and technical teams

skills and experience required

  • At least 5+ years of experience with data engineering and data science with at least 2 years of experience managing a team
  • Good project knowledge and experience applying various Machine Learning Techniques and modelling
  • Solid technical expertise from coming up with data strategy and roadmap, setting up big data flows and architecture, end to end ETL pipeline to warehousing
  • Good understanding of statistical competence such as regression modelling, A/B testing, etc
  • Strong technical capabilities using Python, Node, BigQuery, Hadoop, Spark, Hive, SQL
  • Experience with Cloud Services (AWS, GCP, etc)
  • Developing predictive modelling for their supply chain, demand forecasting, personalisation/ recommendation features in the app, etc
  • Excellent communication and cross functional stakeholder management skills

To apply online please use the 'apply' function, alternatively you may send your CV to sarah.yang(@)randstad.com.sg or contact Sarah Yang at +65 6510 3633.

Referrals are greatly appreciated!

(EA: 94C3609/ R1657816)


no additional skills required


no additional qualifications required

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree