Head of Data Science, Credit Risk Modelling

Job details

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: BF/XY/HDSCRM/25072023C
Posted: 12 months ago
Consultant: Xavier Yap
Consultant Email: email Xavier
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Job description

​Our client is a global bank with a strong regional presence. They will be hiring for a Head of Data Science specializing in Credit Risk Modelling.


  • Head a team of data scientists to deliver business insights and champion credit risk initiatives

  • Utilize advanced analytical tools, data visualization ML models to build predictive models for early warning and credit decisioning

  • Understand business requirements and explain ML models that are produced to business stakeholders in a clear and concise manner

  • Implement and maintain ML models on production credit systems

  • Liaise closely with data engineers to build, deploy and scale data pipelines


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Data Science, Computer Science or equivalent with at least 8 years of Data Science experience

  • Minimally 3 years of project management experience and managerial experience

  • Experience in bulding ML models for production environment

  • Strong experience in Python, Spark, Hadoop, XGBoost and GBM

  • Excellent communication skills with business users will be required

  • Experience in building CI/CD pipelines and MLOps will be highly preferred

  • Experience in Banking, Credit Risk Modelling or Analytics will be highly recommended

Please contact Xavier Yap at for a confidential discussion.

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