Senior Data Scientist - D&A - BAT

Date Posted: Jan 18, 2021

Job Detail

  • Remote/WFH:
  • Location:
    Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
    First Shift (Morning)
  • Career Level:
    Experienced Professional
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    6 Year
  • Degree:
    High School
  • Apply Before:
    Jul 31, 2022
  • Visa Sponsor:
    No only open for local candidates

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Job Description



The Data Scientist/ BI expert in D&A will lead & deliver projects of Data, Reporting, Visualization as assigned by the Team Manager. In addition, this role is expected to be an expert in delivering decision science solutions in domains like Pricing, Promotion, Assortment, and Shopper analytic solutions. The projects thus delivered is expected to help the business to take better decisions and create value for them.


PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: The candidate is expected to -


  • Support 2 to 4 projects at a given time
  • Independently deliver end-to-end D&A solutions / outcomes as per specifications
  • Engage & manage global stakeholders with the acumen to translate business problems into D&A asks and D&A outcomes to business solutions
  • Deliver on assigned monetary value targets (Revenue / EBIDTA / Costs / Cash Flows) by driving implementation of D&A solutions in supported business
  • Expertise in RGM concepts like strategic pricing, optimisation, promotional effectiveness, Assortment planning and trade optimisation
  • Follow agreed processes to deliver outcomes efficiently & within agreed SLAs with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Embody the – D&A culture and ways of working and strive to constantly work towards creating a better D&A brand within the company
  • Coach junior team members to help them ramp-up into the organization




  • Educational qualifications: Graduate in Engineering / Statistics / Economics / Maths / Analytics
  • Minimum of 7 years of hands-on working experience in Dashboarding / Data Visualization / delivery out of which minimum of 3 yrs in domain of Sales & Marketing.
  • Expert hands-on experience in anyone of the following areas:
    1. Fluency and expertise in Visualization tools like Qlik, Tableau, MicroStrategy, Power BI along with understanding of UI / UX tools
    1. Good Understanding modelling, AI, ML and other modern techniques will be a plus
    2. Experience in Dash/Flask will be preferred
    3. Experience in Azure  and Microsoft stack
    4. Experience in Azure cloud, parallel processing will be preferred  
    5. Exposure to RDBMS tools like SQL, Oracle along with SAP will be an added advantage
  • Minimum experience of 2 years in managing & engaging global stakeholders independently is a must
  • Good communication skills with the ability to articulate ideas & solutions is must
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office would be necessary
    1. Delivering in ambiguous & dynamic situations as a part of a global multi-functional team by building partnerships & working diplomatically
  • Drives innovation & knowledge sharing


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Company Overview

Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

British American Tobacco plc is an American British multinational company that manufactures and sells cigarettes, tobacco and other nicotine products. The company, established in 1902, is headquartered in London, England