Data Scientist

British American Tobacco
Full time Full day

BAT is evolving at pace- truly like no other organisation

To achieve the ambition, we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!


EXTERNAL TITLE: Data Scientist

FUNCTION : DRA | GBS | Operations

LOCATION : Malaysia or Pakistan


The candidate is expected to:-

  • Support 1 to 3 projects at a given time

  • Independently deliver end-to-end DRA solutions / outcomes as per specifications

  • Engage with global stakeholders to translate business problems into DRA asks and DRA outcomes to business solutions

  • Deliver on assigned monetary value targets (Revenue / EBIDTA / Costs / Cash Flows) by driving implementation of DRA solutions in supported business

  • Follow agreed processes to deliver outcomes efficiently & within agreed SLAs with a continuous improvement mindset

  • Embody the GBS – DRA culture and ways of working and strive to constantly work towards creating a better DRA brand within the company

  • Buddy with junior team members to help them ramp-up into the organization


  • Educational qualifications: Graduate in Engineering / Statistics / Economics / Maths / Analytics

  • Minimum of 3 years of hands-on working experience in Dashboarding / Data Visualization / Advanced Analytics / Modelling / delivery in the domains of Operations / Sales & Marketing / Finance / HR

  • Advanced hands-on experience in anyone of the following areas:

    • Analytics programming languages like R, Python, SPSS, SAS to deliver analytics data preparation, modelling, AI, ML and other modern techniques

    • Visualization tools like Qlik, Tableau, MicroStrategy, Power BI along with understanding of UI / UX tools

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office would be necessary

  • Good communication skills with the ability to articulate ideas & solutions is required

  • Exposure to RDBMS tools like SQL, Oracle along with SAP and Cloud / Big Data environment will be an added advantage

  • Experience in managing global stakeholders will be useful

  • Ability to deliver in a dynamic environment as a part of a global multi-functional project team while securing support from other parts of the organization diplomatically

  • Good at building partnerships within & outside the team while always striving to innovate & learn

Global BAT DNA

  • Act commercially and in a consumer centric way

  • Collaborate and influence

  • Develop leaders and teams

  • Drive and own results

  • Think strategically and prioritize

  • Ambitious, courageous and resilient


At BAT we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at BAT.

  • Global Top Employer with 53,000 BAT people across more than 180 markets

  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries

  • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations

  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner

  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies


Collaboration, diversity and teamwork underpin everything we do here at BAT. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!

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