Manager, Data Governance & Transformation (Automation & Data Analytics)

Direct Search Global
November 25, 2022
Malaysia, Malaysia
Job Type



  • Lead and manage development and implementation of data science solutions to support business objectives and goals
  • Provide advisory on data science related matters and promote awareness on data schience use cases to support objectives and goals


  • Manage, capture and consolidate data science requirements received across the business
  • Manage prioritization of data science requirements through assessment of business case benefits (e.g. value, complexity, technology, effort and external vendor) to ensure business needs are met while optimizing resources
  • Manage, design, develop and implement data science solutions to meet business requirements
  • Review and determine approach for usage of data attributes to be translated into actionable decisions and recommendations within data science solutions
  • Review correlations identified and patterns discovered within the developed statistical model
  • Manage, design, development and implementation of UI/UX solutions to meet business requirements
  • Manage maintenance and support for data science solutions developed in-house to allow continuous enhancements to be delivered as and when required to meet business needs
  • Manage and expand inventory of data science use cases for prototype/demo and awareness sessions as reference, and to scale to other departments/business units where applicable
  • Manage development of Minimum Viable Products for selected use cases to determine feasibility and value to business
  • Provide recommendations and advisory on suitable data science solutions to solve business challenges/pain points
  • Guide staff capability building to ensure proper continuity and career development
  • Carry out people management responsibilities in accordance with policies and applicable laws, continually striving to build a culture of high performance


  • Degree in Data Science/Data Analytics or equivalent with academic exposure on accounting/finance/investment/business
  • Degree in Actuarial Science/Statistics/Mathematics or equivalent with academic exposure on accounting/finance/investment/business and data analytics /data science is preferred
  • Degree in Finance & Accounting or equivalent with exposure to statistics/mathematics and minimal certification data analytics/data science is preferred
  • Professional accounting qualification or a postgraduate degree (CIMA or Chartered Fianncial Analyst (CFA) or MBA) is preferred
  • At least 10 -1 2 years of relevant working experience
  • Exposure to managerial capacity/position with working experience in Data Analysis or Management Reporting
  • Experience in system integration between operating systems and SAP as well as Management Accounting (Marginal Costing) is an added advantage
  • Experience in database systems (MS Access), visualization tools (Power BI) and programming (Python, R, VB Programming…) is preferred
  • Experience in SQL scripting of BigQuery equivalent
  •  Knowledge/Certification on statistics/data analytics and ERP Financial Solution/SAP especially FICO is highly preferred

*2 Years Contract*