Data & Analytics Innovation Head

Data & Analytics Innovation Head

Prudential Singapore
5-8 years
Not Specified

Job Description

At Prudential, we understand that success comes from the talent and commitment of our people. Together, we have a shared vision in securing the future of our customers and our communities. We strive to build a business that you can shape, an inclusive workplace where everyones ideas are valued and a culture where we can thrive together. Our people stay connected and tuned in to whats happening around us, keeping us ahead of the curve. While focused on the long-term, we look to the future to bring growth, development and benefit to everyone whose lives we touch.Data & Analytics Innovation Head is part of the Analytics Centre of Excellence (CoE), responsible for embedding data analytics solutions, emerging technologies and regulatory changes throughout the entire organization. She/he is a crucial contributor to the PACS strategy utilizing innovation in data analytics and market intelligence practice. She/he runs the data analytics projects from discovery to early-stage experiments to production in collaboration with CoE, senior stakeholders, business and technology partners.
Job Description:
  • Facilitate and manage innovation and regulatory-driven enterprise-wide initiatives in the area of data and analytics.
  • Partner with Strategy team and build and lead market intelligence capability on the insurance industry and new business developments in financial services in Singapore and globally.
  • Identify and report potential use cases and solutions, build business cases, perform feasibility studies and prioritization.
  • Identify potential AI, analytics and technology partners and perform due diligence.
  • Solve problems and provide constructive ideas and solutions to challenges across the organization.
  • Educate and collaborate with business units to adopt data analytics solutions and become more data driven.
  • Lead day-to-day development including the build and commercialization of new data products and AI/ML solutions.
  • Manage agile projects delivery with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Build excellent documentation and presentations for different audiences.
  • Lead and coach teams with the latest developments in data analytics

Who we are looking for:
  • Proven track record in leading transformational data science and data analytics projects that bring value
  • Experience in work with developers, data scientist and stakeholders to build AI, data and analytics products and solutions
  • Expertise in building end-to-end solutions, encompassing UI, data, AI & analytics, visualization, cloud infrastructure
  • Experience in agile products and solutions development from inception to deployment
  • Strong project portfolio management skills such as refining business cases, building product roadmaps, prioritization, budget management, staffing
  • Demonstrated experience in market research and value management analysis
  • Strong knowledge of advanced analytics tools and languages to analyse large data sets
  • Practical knowledge of most areas of mathematical analysis methods, machine learning, statistical analyses, and predictive modelling
  • Expertise with large datasets and distributed architectures like Hadoop/Spark and open-source data mining and machine learning frameworks
  • Demonstrated experience in leveraging cloud technologies (preferably Microsoft Azure)
  • Project delivery toolset experience in one or more database tools (preferably SQL) and open source data integration tools (such as Kafka)
  • Experience in advanced analytical (R/Python) and visualization (Qlik, Power BI, Tableau) toolset will be an advantage
  • Strong consulting, presentation and communication skills
  • Proven problem-solving skills with the capacity to devise and implement innovative solutions
  • High energy, driven and entrepreneurial with high tolerance for ambiguity
  • Excellent project management and execution skills
  • Demonstrable experience in successful recruiting, managing, coaching and developing staff

Masters degree or PhD or equivalent work experience in Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Business Analytics, Economics, Physics, Engineering, or related discipline.
  • 5 years of experience in the space of building data analysis and data analytics products.
  • 10 years of experience working for the Financial Services
  • Knowledge of life insurance industry.

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Prudential plc is an Asia-led portfolio of businesses focused on structural growth markets. The business helps individuals to de-risk their lives and deal with their biggest financial concerns through life and health insurance, and retirement and asset management solutions. Prudential plc has 20 million customers and is listed on stock exchanges in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and New York. We are proud to be one of the 380 companies across 11 sectors included in the 2021 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index. The reference index measures gender equality across five pillars: female leadership and talent pipeline, equal pay and gender pay parity, inclusive culture, sexual harassment policies, and pro-women brand. Our inclusion in this global index is testament to our commitment to nurturing diverse talent. #BloombergGEI. plc is not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc., a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America or with the Prudential Assurance Company, a subsidiary of M&G plc, a company incorporated in the United Kingdom.

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