Head, Insights & Analytics Technology Head, Insights & Analytics Technology …

Standard Chartered Bank
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Jul 20
Standard Chartered Bank
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 03 Jul 20
Head, Insights & Analytics Technology
About Standard Chartered
We are a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.

We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.

The Role Responsibilities
  • This role in Global Banking Technology is within CIB ITO for the senior position of Technology Head for Insights & Analytics.
  • Position will be key to building the strategic Data Analytics Platform for Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Bank (CCIB)
  • The Data Analytics platform we are building is an AI and smart intelligence platform for a cloud-powered future. This will be a reliable, safe and secure advanced intelligence platform leveraging machine learning, analytics, and insights powered by artificial intelligence, showcased with an omnichannel front end across the web and mobile devices. It will become the new digital launchpad for the RMs and Sales people in CCIB.
  • These projects and products have extremely senior visibility in the Bank and aims to deliver Delivers Relevant, Contextual Content to front-line staff, with content drawn from multiple internal & external sources. The platforms will provide AI-Driven Client Insights, Opportunity Generation and Predictive Recommendations and connect front line staff with Strategic & Timely information to improve Client Outcomes.
Description of the Role

In the role of Head, Insights & Analytics, you will provide leadership and delivery management of our Sales Enabler platforms, products and teams. You will work closely with senior sponsors, end users, solution architects, delivery leads and senior management and will lead a team of developers, testers, data scientists and other delivery leads across Singapore, Bangalore and Chennai. You will also be trusted advisor for best practice machine learning development. You will collaborate with the ML/AI algorithms team and other engineering teams to bring industry-leading machine learning solutions to the Banks RMs and Sales staff. Your responsibilities will include:
  • Driving the vision, defining strategy, the roadmap and plan to deliver.
  • Build effective relationships and manage relationships with stakeholders.
  • Lead the platform development teams building AI/ML tools/solutions
  • Delivering data analytics solutions into production
  • Be comfortable with AI, ML, Big Data, Data Analytics and modelling
  • Be comfortable delivering cloud solutions with a micro services architecture
  • Be able to deliver integration with internal and external sources of data
  • Coordinating internal resources and vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Manage teams across Singapore and offshore in Chennai and Bengaluru
  • Ensuring the project is delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks

Our Ideal Candidate

Ideal candidate must have proven credentials of delivering in world class engineering teams with relevant experience fulfilling responsibilities of the position and demonstrated successful delivery of Insights & Analytical platforms from innovation to delivery ground up. Candidate will define the end-to-end vision of our machine learning strategy as it relates to testing and product development, you will contribute innovative ideas and ingenious implementations to the team, and be capable of planning out scalable, maintainable data pipelines, services, and products. You will be interfacing with digital thought-leaders, data scientists, engineering consumers, industry specialists, and business stakeholders through various areas of the Banks ecosystem. You must be a confident self-starter with ability to collaborate and devise end-to-end solutions. Relevant industry certifications are an added plus.

Must Have Core Competencies:
  • With a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, engineering or equivalent discipline
  • 10+ years delivery experience, in the Banking Industry driving transformational change
  • Possess a very good analytical ability to attack problems that are very unusual and extremely difficult
  • Must be comfortable with ambiguity
  • Entrepreneurial minded, strong analytical problem-solving skills, and an aptitude for learning systems quickly.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience delivering Data Analytics platforms as applications
  • Additional experience with data visualization, data analytics, and data mining
  • Experience in using distributed, highly available, low latency systems for analytics or data processing
  • High level of autonomy and influence to unblock delivery of results (evaluate and solve difficult problems involving various teams ranging from data instrumentation to analytics tool development)
  • A strong desire to establish standards of "Best Practice"
  • Ability to explain and present analyses machine learning concepts to a broad business and technical audience
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops; reviewing intranet/external publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional working groups
  • Experience in delivering projects in agile model
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Provides periodic status reports to project working groups
  • Proven experience dealing with Risk & control related actions and artefacts to supporting internal audit
Highly Desired Additional Competencies:
  • Experience with architecture and design of RESTful based systems
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure or AWS
  • Experience with container technologies such as Docker, Singularity and Kubernetes
  • Designed and implemented scalable cloud-based web applications for PaaS, IaaS or SaaS
  • Experience in cloud development principles and patterns, particularly loosely coupled architectures and micro-services

Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.

To view information on our benefits including our flexible working please visit our career pages . We welcome conversations on flexible working.
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