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Head of Data - Financial services

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My client is a reputable organization in financial services industry, who is looking to hire a senior leader to manage their advanced data analytics and governance strategy.


  • Drive the adoption of artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) models to optimize business decisions and operations.
  • Conduct in-depth analysis using advanced customer analytics and big data technology, utilizing both internal and external data.
  • Lead a team in applying a wide range of data science modeling and visualization techniques to solve business problems.
  • Provide timely and high-quality analytics to internal stakeholders.
  • Identify hidden customer financial and lifestyle needs to enhance business growth and improve customer experience.
  • Integrate big data technology, including AI/ML models, into sales and business processes to enhance the quality of sales leads.
  • Explore and implement cutting-edge analytical tools and approaches to improve the effectiveness of analytics and modeling.
  • Utilize customer data, both structured and unstructured, internal and external, to identify business and cost-saving opportunities.
  • Collaborate with business sponsors to identify opportunities, analyze trends, and interpret patterns.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable regulations, rules, codes, guidelines, and standards.
  • Adhere to established risk control guidelines, procedures, and measures to identify, assess, report, mitigate, and monitor risks in daily work.


  • Hold a university degree in Computer Science, Applied Statistics, Decision Science, Data Science, or a relevant discipline.
  • Possess a minimum of 10 years of working experience in Data Science, preferably in financial services or Fintech industries.
  • Strong knowledge of statistical techniques, data modeling, data science, machine learning, and analytics.
  • Proficiency in data management and analysis.
  • Experience in data preparation, such as SQL, and developing data products
  • Track record of solving complex analytical and technical problems.
  • Experience working in a cloud environment (e.g., GCP, AWS, etc.).
  • Familiarity with database systems like Teradata or similar technologies.
  • Experience in managing large-scale projects is advantageous.
  • Results-oriented with the ability to deliver under pressure.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a good team player.
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English and Chinese.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Tech & Transformation

Focus: Architecture, Interior Design, BIM

Industry: Financial Services

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Hong Kong

Job Reference: TTRUOM-79144BA2

Date posted: 04 June 2024

Consultant: Jennie Jiang

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