Director, Office of Data and Intelligence

Updated: about 8 hours ago
Location: Kent Ridge,

Job Description

To assist the Chief Data Officer in leading the Office of Data and Intelligence at the National University of Singapore (NUS) with the execution of data strategy initiatives such as data democratization, data governance, data culture as well as operational activities such as the collection, analysis, visualization of data and presentation of analytical results for regular and ad-hoc reporting purposes to meet multiple information and strategic requirements for the various stakeholders of the university. 

The successful candidate will perform the following activities:

  • Provide insights to senior leaders to support their decision making and strategic planning
  • Engage university stakeholders in the development and execution of NUS data strategy, particularly in enhancing data culture at NUS
  • Advise and guide on data related initiatives of various functional units and faculties to enhance their effectiveness
  • Supervise a team of data analysts and data scientists in the following operational activities: 
  • Create detailed reports on data sources, methodology, analytical techniques, analytical results and insights for stakeholders
  • Develop visualizations and presentations for dissemination of analytical results and derivation of actionable insight

  • Bachelor degree in Data Analytics, Applied Statistics or Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field, but higher qualifications (Master’s or PhD) is preferred
  • Experience in leading and supervisor a team of data scientists in effective application of relevant tools and techniques to harnessing value from data to support decision making and strategic planning
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for engaging senior leaders and other stakeholders
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills and critical thinking with the ability to articulate ideas with data
  • Some knowledge of at least one of the following scripting/programming languages: Python, R, Java, C++, C#.Net, SQL
  • Knowledge of machine learning techniques and designing algorithms that are scalable and production-grade
  • Knowledge of database, ETL and data API concepts

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Office of the President

Department : Office of Data and Intelligence

Employee Referral Eligible:

Job requisition ID : 25220

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