SEEK Asia Style Guide

Data ScientistPrime Insight
Data ScientistPrime Insight

Job Highlights

  • Degree in Mathematics/ Computer Science/ BI & Data
  • 5+ years in data related roles in private sector
  • Programming skill in R & Python is a must

Job Description

Our client is a publicly listed real estate company, based in Hong Kong and focuses on property, infrastructure and services, department stores and hotels.

Over the last four decades, the group has also actively participated in various businesses in Mainland China and established itself as one of the largest foreign direct investors in the country.

As a Data Scientist at you'll be working with engineers and analysts to gain insight, optimize systems, and drive revenue. Your responsibilities will include designing, producing and improving ML & AI systems that will optimize some of the most crucial aspects of the group's monetization strategy.



  • Collaborate with business teams and senior management to ideate and introduce new data science innovations into business areas;
  • Prepare visualizations and present key analytical insights to business team and senior management to facilitate buy-in with actionable recommendation;
  • Plan and facilitate the implementation of enterprise wide big data / analytics projects and related integration with enterprise solutions;
  • Analyze structured and unstructured data, visualize findings to uncover patterns and discover insights for operation improvement, services optimization, predictive maintenance and business model enhancements;
  • Facilitate data architecture design including data definition, data modeling and data re-architect;
  • Conduct training and sharing session to facilitate awareness of best practices, know-how in data discovery;
  • Engage external strategic partners for evaluation, collaborative development of innovative solutions from proof-of-concept to realization;
  • Collaborate with application & technology infrastructure teams for addressing seamless integration and protection of business data;
  • Drive the rollout of analytic solutions as Group standard to all business units.



  • Bachelor or higher degree in Quantitative Analysis, Statistics, Decision Science, Mathematics or Computer Science or related discipline, degree holder with strong association with data science, machine learning and analytics will also be considered;
  • At least 2 years relating to data analysis, data mining, statistical modeling, predictive analytics, machine learning or data science related work;
  • Experience working with complex data from multiple sources, database marketing and database management;
  • Proficiency in Python, R, SAS or other statistical / data science language;
  • Experience with statistical modeling tools and data visualization tools;
  • Strong understanding of the key trends in technology innovations, particularly real estates and customer services;
  • Strong communication, negotiation, influencing skills, with the ability to interact with senior management and external partners;
  • Hands-on experience in Microsoft SQL, BI, Hadoop, Cloud based tools an advantage;
  • Well organized, independent, self-motivated and good team player;
  • Proficient in both written and spoken English and Chinese, including Putonghua.
  • Candidate with higher qualification will be considered as Senior Data Scientist.

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
Not Specified
Employment Type
Contract, Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Prime Insight specialises in recruitment spanning Data Analytics, Market Research, Technology and Digital. Established in 2008, we have built strong relationships with clients across industries, helping them with talent identification and acquisition across these hard-to-find rapidly developing skillsets.

We want to be the best at what we do, connecting the best candidates with the best jobs, while changing the experience for everyone involved, starting with our candidates. We work through a quality-driven candidate-first approach, delivered by our highly experienced consultants in London, Dubai, Singapore and Hong Kong.

At Prime Insight, we are Passionate, Bold and Genuine. So, be connected and let us change the experience.

Prime Insight is a subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange quoted Prime People Plc. 



Additional Company Information

More Jobs from this employer

Project Manager
Posted on 2 mins ago
Software Engineer (Python, Golang)
Posted on 18 mins ago
Assistant/ Interior Designer (Hong Kong)
Posted on 21 mins ago
View all jobs from this employer