Senior Specialist - Digital Assurance Solutions (Data Scientist)

Senior Specialist - Digital Assurance Solutions (Data Scientist)

DP World
7-10 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Purpose
This role would actively contribute to drive the Digital Transformation of Group Internal Audit (GIA) by providing innovative digitalized solutions to enhance the deliverables and overall performance of the department.
The role is responsible to build new analytic dimensions to provide strategic insights to the Group Internal Audit, Enterprise Risk & Resilience and Fraud Risk Services teams by analyzing both internal and external data sources.
Provide subject matter expertise in digital innovation within internal audit universe.
Contribute to expansion of DAS Universe a digital map of the DAS footprint, and achievement of DAS objectives i.e. provide real time updates on potential risk triggers related to Risk, Control and Governance stand point of DP World from strategic to operational levels.
Key Accountabilities
  • The role is responsible for delivering cutting-edge analytic services to GIA team, enabling them to make fact-based decisions. Based on multiple data sources, to manage the generation of insights that help Group Internal Audit team to gain understanding of potential risks, governance and audit concerns.
  • Design and implement predictive models to provide insights and early warning to the GIA highlighting areas of importance and escalation.

  • Assist Manager of DAS to Drive Smarter Audit identifying opportunities for continuous improvement through digitization.
  • Advise and guide GIA stakeholders on how to adopt digital assurance and what tools and technologies could be utilized to change the way we work to enable smarter audit.
  • Develop and maintain a strong stakeholder network with high level of trust that facilitates action-
  • Assist & guide DAS Analysts where assigned on specific project implementations.

  • Build a strong internal and external network, informing the GIA community on the latest trends and technological advances and continuously strive to identify use cases for adopting such technologies and practices.
  • Identify avenues for improvements within GIA through analytics
  • Stay current with emerging tools and techniques in machine learning, statistical modeling & analytics and identify opportunities to educate the GIA team and apply on DAS work.

  • Identify valuable data sources and automate collection processes in collaboration with relevant IT teams.
  • Undertake preprocessing of structured and unstructured data.
  • Analyze large amounts of information to discover trends and patterns.
  • Build predictive models and machine-learning algorithms to support predict potential control failures or risk exposures.
  • Combine models through ensemble modeling.
  • Present information using data visualization techniques.
  • Act as a thought leader for cutting edge technology topics.
  • Contribute to internal audit activities for overall process improvements and innovation.
  • Able to understand business requirement and communicate effectively with business stakeholders.
  • Clearly explain what the data and results indicate and how it can be utilized to support the GIA objectives.
  • Demonstrates know-how of company and business process flows and company's business and applies this knowledge to identify recommendations.
  • Perform all assigned audit duties in manner that reflects the highest professional standards and complies with the guidelines of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • Complies with Fatal Risk Standards, Health & Safety Policy and safe working practices, ensure responsibility for safety and discipline in work area and report accidents and near misses in accordance with defined safety procedures.

  • Act as an ambassador for DP World at all times when working promoting and demonstrating positive behaviors in harmony with DP World's Principles, values and culture ensuring the highest level of safety is applied in all activities understanding and following DP World's Code of Conduct and Ethics policies.
  • Perform and assist on other related duties as assigned

Qualifications, Experience and Skills
Qualifications and experience
  • University degree or Masters in the field of Statistics, AI, Data Analytics or equivalent
  • 7+ years of experience in delivering advanced analytics projects
  • Programming -expert in one or more of the programming languages like R, Python, SAS etc.
  • Hands on experience in scripting, data modelling, data mining, managing ETL processes.
  • Proven visualizations expertise that understands the right output for each audience and creates best in class visually stunning and intuitive materials.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in using visualization tools like Power BI, Tableau, QlikView etc.
  • Strong knowledge and experience in implementing RPA or AI based solutions to resolve practical problems would be advantageous.

Other skills
  • Personal Drive - willingness and desire to go the extra mile in solving difficult business problems, even when it lies outside traditional boundaries
  • Team Player - willingness desire to be part of a strong team and contribute to a strong culture within and across organizations in support of Sales, Product, Ops and other organizations.
  • Understanding of benefits od digitalization, value adds, and how these ties back to risk, controls, business needs
  • Ability to adapt to changing environments and willing to take challenges
  • Strong communication skills and a desire to work in a team environment
  • Proven experience communicating technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Good cultural awareness and ability to work with employees from different cultural and national backgrounds

Job Details

About DP World

We are the leading provider of smart logistics solutions, enabling the flow of trade across the globe. Our comprehensive range of products and services touches every aspect of life. We're a global network of 181 business units in 64 countries across six continents. From marine services and inland terminals to industrial parks as well as technology driven customer solutions. Wherever we operate, we integrate sustainability and responsible corporate citizenship, striving for a positive contribution to the economies and communities where we live and work. Our dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 56,000 employees from 64 countries are committed to bringing every customer and partner unrivaled value. We do this by building and growing long lasting relationships - with governments, shippers, traders, and other stakeholders along the global supply chain. We think ahead, anticipate change and deploy industry-leading technology to create the smartest, most efficient and innovative trade solutions, while ensuring a positive and sustainable impact on economies, societies and our planet. DP World is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO). We strongly believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, race, religion or belief. By submitting your resume and application information, you authorize DP World to transmit and store your information in the world-wide recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies.

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