IND (New) - Analytics - Lead Analyst

Hyderabad, Telangana, India Full-time

For over 15 years Quantium have combined the best of human and artificial intelligence to power possibilities for individuals, organisations and society. Our solutions make sense of what has happened and what will, could or should be done to re-shape industries and societies around the needs of the people they serve.

As one of the world’s fully diversified data science and AI leaders we operate across every sector of the economy and we’re growing fast - with growth comes opportunity! We’re passionate about building out our team of smart, fun, diverse and motivated people.

 

We combine a team of experts that spans data scientists, actuaries, statisticians, business analysts, strategy consultants, engineers, technologists, programmers, product developers, and futurists – all dedicated to harnessing the power of data to drive transformational outcomes for our clients.

 

We actively foster a culture where our people can stretch themselves to reach their full potential.
We also know that work has to work for you, and modern life is fast-paced and balance can be tricky. You want to work where you are respected and valued as an individual, not a number. Quantium embraces a flexible and supportive environment dedicated to powering possibilities for our team members, clients and partners.

 

Based in Hyderabad, Quantium India provides vital support to the global business.  The teams in India work alongside global teams to deliver high quality analytics solutions to clients.

 

Role summary

As a member of the Quantium India leadership team, this person builds, leads and manages a vertical within the India team to deliver a broad range of data driven solutions for Quantium’s global business. This person has direct responsibility for the vertical appointed team’s quality and success. This person will work with the India Product & Technology Lead to deliver Retail Product solutions in India. This role requires working closely with Australian management and Australian technical leaders to develop a deep understanding of Quantium quality standards and the capability to build and manage a team in India to consistently deliver Quantium quality.

 

Key responsibilities

  • Lead the team in the appointed vertical (Banking & Wealth, or Property, or FMCG, or Retail) to deliver analytical solutions that meet Quantium quality standards and support the global Quantium business (primarily Australia)
  • Lead the appointed team to deliver projects on time and on budget including resourcing of project teams
  • Talent recruitment, development and management of the Quantium India Analytics function: recruit, develop and manage a high performing team to deliver outstanding client value. Work with the broader business to support activities to attract and develop the talent we function
  • To build, lead and manage a high performing team of analytics and technical people of the size and quality required to support the global Quantium business and to improve the overall technical capability of the India office
  • Lead pro-active innovation for the appointed vertical in India
  • To be a technical and commercial subject matter expert for all large scale engagements in the appointed vertical for India
  • To build strong relationships with, and become a trusted advisor of Australian stakeholders and more broadly, the global business
  • To work with other members of the Indian management team to build a culture in the Hyderabad office aligned with the global Quantium culture

Key activities

  • Work with Executive Managers and other key stakeholders to develop and implement a strategy and associated roadmap for the appointed vertical in India
  • Work with project teams to design and develop solutions to address business and client needs
  • Proactively identify challenges faced by project teams and work with relevant stakeholders to ensure delivery is not impacted
  • Champion analytics best practice to ensure quality objectives are met for all projects delivered by the India team
  • Oversee project delivery to ensure projects are on time and on budget
  • Understand projects from a deep technical perspective and appreciate the teams’ perspective in guiding them as a technical engineering leader
  • Partner with key stakeholders in a collaborative manner to ensure projects are delivered in compliance with wider organisational policies
  • Develop and implement reporting to track and measure project and team performance metrics
  • Guide team leads or senior analytics to come up with an accurate estimates of work effort, timeframes for deliverables
  • Manage R&D workstreams to develop new solutions
  • Work with Executive Managers and other key stakeholders to develop and implement a workforce plan for the India teams
  • Work with the Indian recruiting team to attract and recruit high performing staff and support the global business with recruitment efforts where required
  • Monitor staff performance providing regular feedback, coaching and determine strategies to help improve performance. Address issues promptly
  • Develop and manage staff performance including setting objectives and KPIs, career mentoring, career path development and execution of annual / bi-annual reviews
  • Work to motivate and engage the India teams to ensure high job satisfaction, low attrition and meaningful career progression
  • Work with Australian leaders to set clear performance standards for analytics at different levels
  • Develop and implement a plan to grow capability within the India team to achieve identified capability standards
  • Lead and drive continuous improvement across the India team
  • Instil a passion for and commercial understanding within the team
  • Develop trusted advisor relationships with Australian stakeholders and more broadly, the global business
  • Contribute to sharing technology knowledge and experience across projects in India

What does success look like?

  • High performing project teams in India delivering output to support the global business at the quality level required (Quantium quality)
  • Managing Indian resources to deliver output on time and on budget
  • Motivated teams with high job satisfaction (4 out of 5 on staff satisfaction surveys)
  • Trusted advisor of Australian and Indian stakeholders

Experience and education required

  • Experience in a technical analytics environment, carrying out data analytics or data science work
  • Experience working in a cross functional team with other highly technical disciplines e.g. Software Engineers, Data Engineers etc
  • Experience in supervising the work of others as a senior team member, project manager or team leader
  • Tertiary qualifications in engineering, mathematics, actuarial studies, statistics, physics, or a related discipline
  • Sound knowledge of technical analytics discipline, including data preparation, feature engineering and foundational analytics concepts, machine learning model development, evaluation and implementation
  • Sound knowledge of one or more technical tools and coding languages that are used for analytics
    • A broad range is used at Quantium and the concepts are transferable, so we do not require a specific set of tools
    • However, some tools and programming languages that might qualify include (in no particular order): R, Python, SQL, Scala, Haskell, SAS, MATLAB, S-Plus, C/C++, Perl
  • Ability to implement and manage analytics best practice within a particular discipline of analytics or data science, under the guidance of an SME in the relevant area
  • Commercial acumen to understand business needs and the commercial impacts of different analytics solutions or approaches
  • Structured communication (written and verbal), influencing key stakeholders including Executives
  • Problem solving skills – both creative and structured
  • Strong attention to detail

More about Quantium

As one of the world’s fully diversified data science and AI leaders we operate across every sector of the economy and we’re growing fast - with growth comes opportunity! We’re passionate about building out our team of smart, fun, diverse and motivated people.

 

We combine a team of experts that spans data scientists, actuaries, statisticians, business analysts, strategy consultants, engineers, technologists, programmers, product developers, and futurists – all dedicated to harnessing the power of data to drive transformational outcomes for our clients.

 

We actively foster a culture where our people can stretch themselves to reach their full potential. We also know that work has to work for you, and modern life is fast paced and balance can be tricky. You want to work where you are respected and valued as an individual, not a number. Quantium embraces a flexible and supportive environment dedicated to powering possibilities for our team members, clients and partners.

 

Quantium are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We are a multicultural team of various beliefs, sexual orientations and gender identities. We celebrate our diversity of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status and disability status.

 

Please note, this role is not suitable for Graduates. If you are a graduate and you’d like information about our Graduate Academy please visit https://au.gradconnection.com/employers/quantium/about-us/

 

If you submit an application or expression of interest to The Quantium Group Pty Ltd, we may disclose your application or expression of interest on a confidential basis to our related companies, and joint venture companies, including Quantium Health Pty Limited.  We will only make such disclosures for the purpose of considering your application or expression of interest and opportunities in those organisations.