SVP Applied Analytics

SVP Applied Analytics

Job Title: SVP Applied Analytics
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Al Gharbia, Abu Dhabi
Salary: US$650000.00 - US$1300000.00 per annum + sign-on, housing allowance, relo
Reference: HQ00080364_1538056660
Contact Name: Tim Tirabassi
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 27, 2018 14:57

Job Description

This is a unique an exciting opportunity to work for a Analytics start-up function focused on Digital transformation but with Applied Technologies such as AI as part of a bigger established organization to work on some cutting edge & advanced business problem.
This group will be advanced building analytics/AI platforms & solutions to meet customer demand & solve business problem. This business is in huge growth mode & an opportunity to become Market Leader for UAE.
The SVP will need to have the below criteria:
1) Technical credibility across AI & Analytics
2) Be able to build teams & have strong people management expertise
3) Be able to advise on other products, but also have the capability to look at the market need & build products/solutions to answer the market need
4) Strong Business acumen Be able to sit in a board room & talk about how AI/Analytics can be used to solve business problems.

Who we are
As part of a larger holder company, the analytical arm helps our clients deliver smart and safe digital transformations to deliver better results and services to their communities and customers. We are a full-service provider of smart and safe digital transformation to clients in the public and private sector.
The teams are dynamic and multi-disciplinary combining clients, internal members, and strategic partners to deliver tangible impact. We bring the brightest talent to tackle the most challenging tasks facing our clients; whether a government agency aiming to improve citizen journeys, and leverage analytics to make more effective fact-based policies, or a private sector company seeking to improve productivity and accelerate creative product development. While being a fast-growing organization, we offer all the benefits of being part of a leading full-service provider and the dynamism and autonomy to thrive in a dynamic entrepreneurial culture.
What we do
We work hand-in-hand with clients in key sectors including public sector, transport, energy, financial services, and telecom to enable their digital transformations and build targeted analytics solutions. We serve our clients through:
• Leveraging superior applied analytics techniques and technologies to make informed decisions faster and more confidently
• Leveraging design thinking and agile methodologies to deliver distinguished customer experiences and transform their operating model

• Building and delivering scalable and future-proof platforms to fast-track deployment of digital and analytics solutions more efficiently
• Building internal digital and analytics capabilities through an integrated offering of embedded teams and tailored training programs

Who you are
You will be SVP of Applied Analytics, leading the Applied Analytics function and a key contributor and member of the senior leadership team driving the strategic path of the organization, shaping our offering and value proposition, building our team and capabilities, steering the team to deliver impact to our client, and representing the organization credibly and honorably with clients and the community. Our aim is to be THE leading reference for applied analytics regionally in the Middle East and a respected contributor in the domain of applied analytics globally. You will lead us to achieve this vision. You will be working closely with other members of the leadership team to architect solutions that best address the clients' challenges and ensuring that your team successfully deliver on the promise.
This strategic role requires someone who is capable of building senior relationships, balancing business and technical needs to shape a long-term roadmap. A practical thinker, capable of leveraging technology to solve real-world challenges.
You are a visionary leader capable of setting the direction and leading by example. You are naturally enthusiastic and enjoy sharing your passion with others. You are highly collaborative individual who is capable of laying aside your own agenda, listening to and learning from colleagues and clients, challenging thoughtfully and prioritizing impact.
You are a team builder, passionate about attracting, mentoring, and nurturing top talent, effectively turning teams into something bigger than the sums of their individual members.
You are a reference in your field, your team and clients look up to you for insights and advice.
Most critically, you are a trusted leader to work in the best interests of all colleagues and clients and to achieve the best outcome for and our clients.
What you will do
Leadership Team Role
• Contribute to the development and delivery of the strategy formulation, business planning and budgeting
• Contribute to the development and delivery of the knowledge agenda
• Contribute to the development and delivery of partnering and technology acquisition agenda
• Provide oversight and steering of client programs delivery and impact realization
• Work closely with other leadership members to steer scoping, definition, and design of impactful solutions that address client needs

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