Associate Director, Data Scientist
Lead Consulting Group Tokyo, Japan
- Posted on
- Apr 12, 2021
- Job type
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Associate Director, Data Scientist
We are seeking Senior Data Scientists with a growth mindset, to work closely with cross-functional business teams adopting agile ways of working to create business values and outcomes with data and Advanced Data Analytics.
Provide business outcomes Not only design solutions leveraging analytical approaches and best practices, but also build prototypes, code and documents, to deliver actionable insights and business outcomes to stakeholders and management.
Implement technology modernization Implement modern technologies related to analytics, Machine Learning and AI, to improve business process and efficiency of our company.
Drive agile delivery Leverage our new ways of working to deliver business outcomes with agility and significant productivity, based on iteration and experimentation principles.
Foster global collaboration Establish effective trust partnerships with cross-functional teams and global communities.
Lead decision making Make and execute decisions by using data science techniques and data architecture, to solve critical business problems and achieve business goals.
Uphold behavior standards Maintain behavior standards and mindset built on principles of collaboration, learning and sharing.
We are seeking professionals with the following qualifications, skills and experience
At least 5 years of broad experience in the domains of Advanced Data Analytics, Data Science, Machine Learning and AI, Business Insights and visualization
Hands-on experience within the end-to-end Advanced Data Analytics process, from data extraction, EDA, data preparation and preprocessing, to predictive model building, validation and deployment
Knowledge and experience with best practices and frameworks utilized in the fields of Advanced Data Analytics and Data Mining
Ability to clearly understand business requirements and translate them into data-driven processes and services, while consulting stakeholders on optimal solutions and managing expectations
Experience with designing analytical solutions, as well as storytelling and presentation of insights and outcomes to business stakeholders
Strong hands-on programing experience with open source languages like Python and R, with experience in SAS being a plus
Ability to extract, design and link datasets from diverse internal and external data sources, by writing SQL queries as a part of the ETL process, and prepare modeling master datasets for analysis
Understanding of Big Data foundations, as well as of modern Data and Analytics ecosystems and technologies, such as AWS and Azure cloud environments and services
Superior analytical maturity to provide business outcomes with proficiency in a broad range of marketing methodologies, including qualitative and quantitative design, Data Analysis and statistics
Strong interpersonal and communications skills
Ability to lead data-driven initiatives, which sometimes include changing existing systems, operations or mindsets of others, based on prioritization
Native level Japanese proficiency
Fluency in English is desirable
Degree(s) in Computer Sciences, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, Public Health, (Pharmaco-)Epidemiology, Pharmacy
Proactive, results-oriented, creative and flexible thinker with a growth mindset
Enjoys working in diverse and inclusive global and matrix environment across functions and geographies
Ability and willingness to speak-up and to challenge the status quo. Upholds high standards of ethical and intellectual integrity
Experience or knowledge about the pharmaceutical commercial business and data sources (e.g., prescription and sales data, patient claims data, promotional data); ability to design future ideal state of Data Analytics in it
Experience in validating quality or reliability of data
Experience in the consulting business
Experience working in agile methodologies
Understanding of Advanced Analytics, AI and IT products
- pharmaceutical industry, ai, big data, data analytics
- Education level
- Bachelor's Degree
- Japanese Level
- English Level
- Annual Income
- JPY 15M - 18M
LocationHIGASHISHIMBASHI (TSUGINOBIRUONOZOK, Minato-ku
105-0021 Tokyo, Japan
Lead Consulting Group
About UsLead Consulting Group is an executive recruitment consultancy company based in Japan.
We work closely with multinationals, midsize to small companies, governments and educational institutions in the areas of human capital management and related services in Japan.