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Job Description

You will originate, solution and drive Artificial Intelligence (AI) opportunities in ASEAN. As the Artificial Intelligence Lead for ASEAN, you will be identifying, solutioning, and managing analytics-led transformation initiatives across clients while playing a strategic and consultative partner to our clients.

Day to day, you will:

  • Define, develop and establish the go-to-market strategy for AI offerings
  • Have a deep understanding of industries, challenges and use cases for AI
  • Have an ability to bring together data science and business needs to address client challenges and solve them and demonstrate the whole value chain from data to business results
  • Drive relationships with customers at the senior management level
  • Facilitate working sessions with partner and client teams
  • Work with sales teams to provide subject matter expertise and solutioning support for important client proposals and RFPs, being comfortable presenting to a C-Level business audience.
  • Understand and translate buyer requirements into an AI solution providing deal approach, solution plan, proposal and cost estimate leveraging standard process methods, deliverables and the right mix of offerings
  • Independently ideate, conceptualize, develop and deploy analytical solutions to craft business impact
  • Responsible for leading a team of data scientists and analysts to deliver advanced analytics based solutions
  • Manage the health of the sales pipeline for the AI offering in terms of sales origination and attainment on an on-going basis
  • Collaborate with other Market Units, partners and business groups to build offerings
  • Collaborate with Analytics Centre of Excellence to leverage existing assets and contribute to the creation of new assets

Your skills

You’re an organized problem-solver with a talent for business, whose knowledge and experience helps turn business needs into solutions. You guide and support your team, whether at home or around the world, to provide successful and accessible data analytics that solve real-world problems

Your skills and experience include:

  • Have extensive experience in areas of data science and AI – machine learning, neural networks, deep learning including application domains like natural language processing, computer vision and speech analysis
  • Be proficient in statistical tools and languages – R, SPSS, Python, SAS, Cognitive Services or similar
  • Experience of working with Big Data Platforms and visualization tools
  • Demonstrate a proven ability to understand business context and integrate cognitive and advanced analytics levers for solutions
  • Have an ability to convey complex analytical concepts in simple business terms
  • Be comfortable across a broad range of industries and functional areas of analytics, while being expert in at least one functional area and one industry
  • Have experience in pre-sales and project delivery
  • Display and enthusiasm in supporting peers in designing and authoring proposals and RFPs
  • Be confident and articulative in discussions with C-Level audience
  • Have excellent verbal and written communications skills in English
  • Have an ability to work in a global collaborative team environment

You probably have a Master’s degree field in a field such as computer science or a quantitative discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You’re likely to have been in a similar professional position for around five to seven years.
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