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Data & Analytics Lead

Data & Analytics Lead

  • Location Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Finance Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ080143
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Finance Group

Job Description:

About the Role:

The key focus of this role is to help shape Credit Risk function MI and be at the leading edge of data exploration activities to help drive innovation, efficiencies via automated tools, provide valuable insights as well as solve business problems using data.

Given the breadth of knowledge and experience provided by this role, it is expected to demonstrate capability and passion for continued professional development, forming part of the future talent and leadership pipeline for the broader credit team and trading organization.

Key Requirements:

  • Contribute to the development of current and new Credit MI, metrics, dashboards, and decision tools in order to gain accurate and timely insight into bp’s Credit Risk drivers.
  • Work closely with Credit and other T&S teams to identify issues and use data to propose solutions for effective decision making.
  • Support various technology and systems initiatives.
  • Develop strong understanding of Credit Risk frameworks as well as acquire strong commercial awareness.
  • Develop knowledge to build algorithms and design experiments to merge, manage, interrogate and extract data to supply tailored reports to Credit function, bp Senior Leadership Team or the wider organisation.
  • Understand and utilise machine learning tools and statistical techniques to produce solutions to problems.
  • Maintain clear and coherent communication, both verbal and written, to understand data needs and report results.
  • Create clear reports/visuals that tell compelling stories with data.
  • Assess the effectiveness of data sources and improve data collection methods.
  • Remain up to date with the latest technology, techniques and methods.
  • Stay curious and enthusiastic about using algorithms and data exploration techniques to solve problems and enthuse others to see the benefit of your work.

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required – along with a strong business / analytical mindset
  • 5+years of experience in credit research, including work-out/distressed asset experience.
  • Demonstrated ability be able to interpret complex business scenarios and produce accurate analysis and MI/Data solutions under pressure.
  • Prior exposure to commodity trading, credit risk roles.
  • Experience in database interrogation and analysis tools, such as SQL, Dataiku.
  • Python coding experience a plus.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Teamworking skills and a collaborative approach to sharing ideas and finding solutions.
  • Drive and resilience to try new ideas.
  • Must be willing to work on UK shift (3pm – 12am)

At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly. There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life! These benefits can include flexible working options, paid parental leave policy among others!

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Analytical Thinking, Collaboration, Commercial Acumen, Commodity Risk Management, Creativity and Innovation, Curiosity, Data visualization and interpretation, Decision Making, Exposure Management, Group Problem Solving, Internal control and compliance, Market Knowledge, Market Risk Management, Operational Risk, Portfolio analytics, Resilience, Thought Leadership, Trade discipline and compliance, Trade execution and management, Trading and shipping data knowledge, Trading knowledge

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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