Head, Information and Technology (#SGUNITED JOBS)

  • Job Category
    F&B, General Management, Information Technology, Others
  • Job level
    Senior Management
  • Contract type
    Permanent, Full Time
  • Location
  • Salary
    S$6500 - S$9000

Job Description

We are currently seeking an experienced IT professional with strong background in data analytics and business intelligence. In this role, the Head, Information and Technology leads and oversees the activities of the IT Department. The incumbent ensures that the organisation understands its own health, finds growth levers, and identifies opportunities for optimisation. The incumbent leads the business through all efforts that drive business performance and potential by using the existent and new data sources and techniques.

Job Responsibilities

- Responsible for championing the use of data in making key business decisions
- Creates new data-driven approaches for the purpose of generating business insights through data analytics, information visualisation, and addressing unanswered business issues in a proactive manner
- Creates high quality analyses for all functions of the business and in the definition of metrics that track the business’ performance at different fronts, and reports business outcome of data-driven insights
- Designs, develops and implements the foundational data infrastructure necessary to collect, store, manage, and analyze data, including definition of key metrics, robust data pipelines and business intelligence to support the business
- Develops training programs meant for improving the departmental heads’ understanding of the use of data, which improves decision-making across the business
- Works with cross-functional teams to gather requirements, understands business processes and conducts data cleansing in order to enable data visualisation to stakeholders
- Identifies external data requirements and the accompanying opportunities to gain said data through third party sources or strategic partnerships
- Ensures that the data strategy, initiatives, and infrastructure are all compliant with regulations
- Drives Group IT initiatives to the team

- Oversees the activities of the IT Department, including data analytics and BI.


- Bachelor degree in Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics, or similar quantitative disciplines
- At least 7 years of experience in the area of big data, data warehousing, BI and/or data management, including at least 3 years of experience in managing BI or big data team
- Experience in building and leading data/BI teams
- Strong knowledge of BI reporting tools such as Tableau and Microsoft Power BI
- Strong proficiency in data analytics tools, scripting languages, and querying languages such as SQL and Python
- Prior experience and knowledge in e-commerce and cloud
- Proven and successful experience in the execution of data analytics initiatives, leading to the development of useful insights and the improvement of a business’s performance and driving top-line growth
- Outcome-driven, team player and leader with strong communication skills and strong initiative

- Prior experience within the HORECA space will be at a strong advantage.

Closing on 10 Mar 2021