Vice President of Data Science

    • Indore, India

So what does a Vice President of Data Science really do? Think of yourself as the one who will be charged with driving a coordinated team of experts in delivering holistic and integrated workforce services and data strategy solutions for the Southeast Asia region, focused on Business Intelligence, Sales Solutioning, and Workforce Operations Consultation. We are searching for the best of the best, since we are a ridiculously good company, so we need your full concentration as we take you through our requirements for this crucial role. 

Imagine yourself going to work with one thing on your mind: You must be able to direct the company's staffing goals and strategies to support productive and profitable business operations. You will be responsible for leadership, direction and management of data strategy - to ensure our data collection and analysis solutions are coordinated and integrated to provide actionable insights to Workforce, Technology and Operations partners. As you tackle your new tasks for the day, you know that it will lead to one thing: You will develop a vision and strategy as it relates to expanding our data driven culture. 

You will shape our data strategy and communicate a roadmap to stakeholders; act as the chief advocate of data efforts across multiple leadership teams; you will build and implement business transformation through direct engagement and relationship building with your stakeholders; and you will build an analytics and reporting competency that derives insights and operational decisions from complex data sets. 

Crucial to your role is the ability to build, lead and develop a motivated data and analytics core team - driving top talent at the interface of data analytics, technology and business; and working directly and collaboratively with current and potential partners. You must be able to work closely with senior leadership to identify opportunities to accelerate business transformation and drive outcomes; collaborate with technology teams on evolving our data strategy; and ensure transformed services meet or exceed senior leadership expectations, while achieving business objectives. 

As Vice President of Data Science, you must be able to manage your budget; oversee long term solution architecture; assess, engage, and apply new and emerging technology; and manage vendors to provide best service at the lowest cost. 

Lastly, you must be able to communicate and present on data related matters to top-level executives as well as to our clients. 

So, do you have what it takes to be the Vice President of Data Science at TaskUs? 


What is it we’re looking for? Well since this is a Vice President role, we need someone with at least 3-5 years in an executive role, with demonstrated experience as a top performer in Data Science and/or Analytics. 

What else? We need someone with a Bachelor's degree in mathematics, business, statistics, economics, computer science or related fields. If you possess a Master’s Degree in relevant studies, then you’re someone we want to speak to! 

As for technical know-how, we’re looking for someone who demonstrates previous exposure in Operations and Workforce; a thought leader and innovator in the development of new tools, methodologies and problem solving approaches; we want someone with a deep understanding and demonstrated ability to adapt to complex business environments and situations; must have a broad understanding of latest Data Science, Analytics and Technology trends and their impact on business 

strategies; possesses the ability to articulate, persuade and communicate actionable insights; and extensive experience defining, motivating and driving change at the executive level and across multi-functional teams. 

In addition, you will assess the data needs and delivery strategy for operations and support groups; and have a demonstrated understanding of statistics, structured and unstructured data analysis, predictive modeling techniques and data visualization. You must have the flexibility to work across various time zones, and travel anywhere across the globe as you take on some tough challenges. 

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