Data Scientist - P&G

Data Scientist

Full Time / Singapore


Overview of the role

Do you love building algorithms and analytic frameworks? How would you like to use your creative and analytical skills alongside business leadership in your everyday work? If this sounds like fun, we would love to hire someone with your skills and abilities!

As a Data Scientist in P&G, you will be building algorithms / Analytic IP targeted at transforming strategic decisions and operations by bringing advanced analytics and cognitive science into our core work processes. This role will begin as part of our regional Babycare business unit and focusing primarily on the Japan and Korea markets.

Your Team

This role is located in Singapore and you will be part of regional Data Science team for APAC P&G. You will report to a Senior Manager within the Babycare Business Unit and be accountable to a multi-functional team.

What Success Looks Like

You have a passion for understanding the wicked problems in organization, crafting new algorithms & advanced predictive & statistical models to solve identified problems. You have strong collaboration skills to partner with other IT professionals to embed the models into new systems of activity.

You should own the engagement with business leaders for problem identification, recommending data sources inside or outside of P&G to resolve problems, and advising junior team members on technical aspects of modeling.

Responsibilities of the role

  • Evaluate available data sources and propose strategic acquisition or crafting of new data sources to assist ongoing problem resolution.
  • Work with IT teams to support data collection, integration, and retention requirements based on the input collected with the business.
  • Identify and / or create appropriate algorithms to resolve the problems, design experiments to validate initial assumptions and provide scenario modelling as required.
  • Lead discovery processes with business stakeholders to identify business requirements and expected outcomes.


  • Have Master’s Degree or PHD level qualifications. Preferred quantitative fields include; Operations Research, Economic Theory, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Analytics, Physics

  • 2-4 years of experience as Analyst, Lead Developer in BI systems, or Data Scientist with proven record of embedding advanced analytical models into business processes

  • Possess strong technical skills, comfortable with SQL, R and/or Python and various modeling approaches

  • Strong leadership record, exhibiting both ability to engage clients and work within a team

  • Excellent written and good communication skills to influence others to take action

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities and work across geographies and cultures

Additional Skills (Optional):

  • Business Intelligence Tools such as KNIME, Tableau, Spotfire

  • Artificial Intelligence / Big Data Ecosystem such as Hadoop, Spark, TensorFlow, Hive

  • Scientific Computing such as C++, Java, Scala

  • Advanced analytical models such as Bayesian, Optimization (global, local, stochastic methods), Uncertainty Quantification, etc

About us

We produce globally recognized brands and we grow the best business leaders in the industry. With a portfolio of trusted brands as diverse as ours, it is paramount our leaders are able to lead with courage the vast array of brands, categories and functions. We serve consumers around the world with one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Neurobion, Sangobion, Vicks, Always®, Ariel®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Herbal Essences®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, Tampax® and more. Our community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide.

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Our consumers are diverse and our talents - internally - mirror this diversity to best serve it. That is why we’re committed to building a winning culture based on Inclusion and our ideal candidate is passionate about the same principle: you will join our daily effort of being “in touch” so we craft brands and products to improve the lives of the world’s consumers now and in the future. We want you to inspire us with your unrivaled ideas.

We are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We do not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.

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