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Head of Data - Up to 2.4 Mil HKD per annum - Leading Company

  • Location

    Hong Kong / Shenzhen / Shanghai

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Salary:

    150,000 HKD Per Month - 180,000 HKD Per Month

  • Contact:

    Sunny Mirchandani

  • Contact email:

    s.mirchandani@hamlynwilliams.com

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    HDATA325

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    Perm

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-20

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Head of Data - Up to 2.4 Mil HKD Per annum + Beneftis

The Head of Data will be instrumental in establishing, planning, executing, and administering the overall strategy, goals, and policies of the data function across the company. This person will provide strategic guidance and overall direction for analytical efforts, focused on driving value creation for the company.

The ideal candidate will have experience hiring and mentoring outstanding data professionals distributed globally, have experience influencing enterprise change and digital transformation, possess excellent stakeholder management skills to achieve mutual success in value creation, experience with machine learning, particularly in ranking and deep learning models, and a product and entrepreneurial mentality.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of data scientists, engineers, architects, governance, and product and analysts to improve the company's competitive position, including data collection, storage, management, distribution, usage
  • Set the vision, roadmap, and priorities that aligns to the corporate and business goals and creates meaningful value to stakeholders
  • Ability to envision and articulate how data can be used as an asset to serve the organizational strategy and end user
  • Partner with stakeholders to achieve business outcomes through the delivery of data products and advanced analytics
  • Design and build a single source of truth data repository and make it accessible across the business
  • Make use of analytics, machine learning, statistical analysis to create actionable insights that can be used across different use cases
  • Define and implement data governance standards and processes alongside with businesses to improve data quality, data security, and data management
  • Liaise with internal legal, security and compliance teams to ensure highest data security and compliance standards are maintained and met 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably in Information Technology, Data, or a related field
  • 15+ years of experience in information technology, business analysis, operations research, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in a senior-level data management role including effective participation in leadership teams, facilitating teamwork, establishing work priorities, supervising management staff, establishing and managing planning processes, and creating and presenting reports
  • Proven track record in driving digital transformation and change management
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills, ability to work with various departments across the organization and build good rapport with internal stakeholders by striving for a win-win outcome
  • Strong business intuition and conceptual thinking, with the ability to readily map business processes to the appropriate metrics and suggest hypothesis-driven analysis that efficiently deliver insights
  • Good understanding on cloud-based storage and data processing platforms
  • Practical knowledge of predictive analytics/statistical modelling/data mining algorithms/data modelling
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present results of complex analyses clearly and simply
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment and able to juggle multiple tasks and roll up the sleeves
  • Demonstrated self-direction, with a desire both to learn new techniques and teach others
  • Proficiency in English, Mandarin

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