DBS Bank (Singapore): VP, Data Scientist

Assess business needs and define analytical strategy, data & technology requirements. Develop models and perform statistical analysis to predict customer behavior across full range of consumer banking products.

DBS Bank Company: DBS Bank
Location: Singapore
Web: www.dbs.com.sg

DBS is a leading financial services group in Asia, with over 250 branches across 17 markets.

Headquartered and listed in Singapore, DBS has a growing presence in the three key Asian axes of growth: Greater China, Southeast Asia and South Asia. The bank's capital position, as well as "AA-" and "Aa1" credit ratings, is among the highest in Asia-Pacific. DBS has been recognised for its leadership in the region, having been named "Asia's Best Bank" by The Banker, a member of the Financial Times group, and "Best Bank in Asia-Pacific" by Global Finance. The bank has also been named "Safest Bank in Asia" by Global Finance for five consecutive years from 2009 to 2013. DBS was also awarded the Gallup Great Workplace Award in 2013 and 2014.

DBS provides a full range of services in consumer, SME and corporate banking activities across Asia. As a bank born and bred in Asia, DBS understands the intricacies of doing business in the region's most dynamic markets. These market insights and regional connectivity have helped to drive the bank's growth as it sets out to be the Asian bank of choice. DBS is committed to building lasting relationships with customers, and positively impacting communities through supporting social enterprises, as it banks the Asian way. It has also established a SGD 50 million foundation to strengthen its corporate social responsibility efforts in Singapore and across Asia.

With its extensive network of operations in Asia and emphasis on engaging and empowering its staff, DBS presents exciting career opportunities. The bank acknowledges the passion, commitment and can-do spirit in all of our 20,000 staff, representing over 30 nationalities. For more information, please visit www.dbs.com.

The Role:
VP, Data Scientist, Regional Analytics, Consumer Banking Group

Business Function
DBS delivers a comprehensive suite of innovative banking services and financial solutions to individuals, ranging from the man-in-the-street to the mass affluent. Providing sound wealth management and financial advisory services, DBS helps its customers make informed decisions about their money and are committed to helping them plan and achieve their life goals. Products and services within the Consumer Banking Group include loans, credit cards, investment and unit trusts, insurance and priority banking.

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  • Partner with business leaders across the organization to assess business needs and define analytical strategy including analytical approaches, data & technology requirements.
  • Develop models and perform statistical analysis to predict customer behavior (e.g. campaign response, usage and attrition) in full range of consumer banking products
  • Present key findings to senior management and/or other stakeholders with actionable recommendations
  • Help design and build processes for evaluating and leveraging a variety of new incoming datasets, especially unstructured
  • Guide and train junior analysts as required

  • Advanced degree in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operation Research, or equivalent quantitative fields preferred.
  • Strong mathematical and statistics background
  • 8 -12 years of experience in industry (ideally ecommerce, technology, consumer banking, telecoms, retail ) and/or academia with demonstrated track record of innovative research and insight generation and implementation of insights into tools/processes delivering front end business results
  • At least 5 years of data mining and machine learning on large amount of data, building and implementing various statistical models
  • Good understanding of technology tools especially those related to analytics, data & modeling.
  • Solid written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a perceptive team player who can manage multiple senior stakeholders

DBS offers a competitive salary and benefits package and the professional advantages of a dynamic environment that supports your development and recognises your achievements.