Business Insights Director

  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: Negotiable

Our client is an established business insights and data agency based in Singapore and they’re seeking for a director for their Business Insights team.

As a Director of Business Insights, you will work with clients to address their business ask with the agency’s Business Insight products, data solutions, or consultation. With a deep understanding of market data sources, market and category dynamics & opportunities, you will proactively drive the use of analytics and insights to support their business growth pillars.

In your job, you will oversee the full value chain:

  • Product Development: support the customisation of BI products to the local markets as well as developing local propositions.
  • Business Development: from positioning the agency’s Business Insights, to identify prospects, to closing sales as well as identifying go-to-market partners and establishing capabilities.
  • Delivery: delivering BI services and products to client satisfaction with support from your team; technical consultant, data scientists, project manager etc.
  • Thought leadership: Act as a leader in the data & insight community to build relationships and collaborate on business needs, and you create a culture of accountability, collaboration and inclusion through your influence and performance.

Define the effort and the solution required for those opportunities.

  • Lead the delivery of the work, from project initiation to project completion.
  • Build and maintain a great relationship with clients and the broader industry.
  • Manage a team encompassing and not limited to a Technical Consultant and Project Manager, supported by Data Science team.
  • Manage the agency, client, contractor, alliance partner people working on the project, acting as a Client Director
  • Deliver against the agreed project milestone and commercials
  • Be present in market to advocate the agency’s and its service
  • Support the creation of product offerings related to the agency’s Analytics and Consulting solutions
  • Support hiring activities and the growth of the Analytics & Consulting practice
  • You will report to the Country Director with a dotted line into Regional Head of Business Insights.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree / MBA preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of related professional experience with global consultancies, data consultancies, or research/ analytics agencies/ industry
  • Solid industry experience in at least two industry verticals: Telecommunications, Retail or E-commerce or regional/ global brands in APAC
  • Experience in creation and leading data strategy workshops.
  • Ability to collaborate & communicate well across various team functions.
  • Sales and revenue targets in excess of 1mil USD
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and problem-solving skills. Fluent written and spoken language skills in English and local language

If this sounds like you, please email your cv to [email protected]

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