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Manager, Data & Analytics

Date:  09-Sep-2021
Job Req ID:  1187
Company:  John Swire & Sons (HK) Ltd.
Location: 

HKSAR, HK

John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited

 

The Swire group is a multi-national, multi-disciplined commercial group, with its principal areas of operations in the Asia Pacific region, and centred on the Greater China area.  We pride ourselves on being original and forward-looking, setting standards for operational excellence wherever we do business – qualities that have guided our operations for over 200 years. 

 

John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited is the holding company of the publicly-listed conglomerate, Swire Pacific Ltd.  Our IT Team invites applications for the following position:  

 

Manager, Data & Analytics

 

The Job:

 

  • Working with people and finance data from a head office perspective, drive development of capabilities and skillsets to foster a culture of applying data & insight driven culture in decision making across disciplines in a young function
  • Lead study and implement appropriate methodologies, including quantitative and qualitative analysis, to develop quality insights
  • Challenge business processes/decision making processes and be able to influence key stakeholders to ensure insights are used to maximise value
  • Anticipate needs and lead implementation of capabilities such as data modelling, algorithms, new technology & partners. Translate unstructured business questions into hypothesis and decision framework
  • Derive an operating support model with policies & procedures to drive insight creation, knowledge sharing and improvement in analytics skills across IT, Digital and relevant business units. Oversee smooth operations and readiness of related system and capabilities.
  • Work together with Information security and data governance teams, design and push for transparency in analytics data policies (quality, integrity, security and privacy) and ensure they are adhered to
  • Work closely with parties including but not limited to directors & managers who have analytics needs especially cross-functional usage, business owners of data systems, DPOs and Information Security teams, vendors and partners on data management and analytics tools, etc., in additions to IT & Digital Department

 

Requirements:

 

  • University degree in IT, Statistics, Mathematics or related disciplines, applicants with postgraduate qualifications and multiple disciplines will be advantageous
  • Minimum 8 years’ work experience in a leader capacity, knowledgeable in at least 3 of the following areas: data governance, data lifecycle management, data modelling, data visualization & reporting, and advanced analytics
  • Expert in performing analytics & insight creation, experience in leading data scientists, analysts and researchers will be advantageous
  • Have a questioning mind, self-motivated, resourceful with strong influencing and interpersonal skills. Experience in Digital transformation and roll out will be advantageous.
  • Sound project or product management skills with solid experience in working with IT experts and managing vendors, participating in cross departmental work and business process review. Experience in agile methodology will be advantageous. 
  • Working knowledge with leading analytics tool sets such as Alteryx, Qlik Sense, PowerBI & SQLs 

 

Application:

 

We offer competitive package to the right candidate.  Qualified and interested parties please send us your application by clicking “Apply Now”.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
 

We are an equal opportunity employer.  All applications received will be used exclusively for selection purposes and handled confidentially by authorized personnel only.  Your application may also be considered for other suitable positions within the Swire group.  (Please indicate clearly on your application if you would not like to be considered for other positions within the group.)  Unsuccessful applications will be destroyed after an appropriate time.

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