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Decision Scientist - Valuation, Business Modelling, Transaction Advisory Services, Singapore

Transaction Advisory Services
SIN004LB Requisition #
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The opportunity
We currently have an opportunity for a Consultant specialising in data / decision science to join our talented Valuation, Modelling and Economics group within Transaction Advisory Services in Singapore. We work across all industries and operate in a broad range of disciplines including data analytics and visualisation, operational research, simulation and optimisation, transaction and decision support modelling, advanced economic modelling and bespoke model development.
Your key responsibilities


In your role, you will have a primary focus on decision science and decision modelling. Your focus will be on the application of analytics, operational research and modelling techniques across a range of industries and problem types. You will use advanced simulation modelling and experimentation techniques and have a strong grasp of the use of statistics. You are resourceful, know how to solve problems and have a good understanding of mathematical optimization. Your work will provide in-depth insights and inform the strategic decision-making of our clients on their key capital investment and operational issues. This will allow you to develop and maintain positive, productive and professional advisory relationships with clients and stakeholders.

Skills and attributes for success 

  • Good commercial acumen with excellent interpersonal and client management skills
  • Experience and understanding of the operational aspects across a range of industries
  • Strong data analysis and presentation / visualisation skills including the ability to identify, extract, manipulate and use statistical methods to analyse large data sets, identify trends and patterns and the ability to uncover stories and in-depth insights
  • Good model building skills combined with an ability to connect these with real world strategic alternatives, decisions and applications
  • Intellectual curiosity, strong problem solving abilities and a commercial mindset
  • Excellent analytical, communication and teamwork skills

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree (or higher) in statistics, applied mathematics, data science, engineering, operational research, computer science / software engineering or similar
  • Knowledge of operational research, management science and optimisation techniques
  • Experience in the use of statistical programming packages (SAS, SPSS, R, Python) and making this accessible to others (e.g. through related software such as R Shiny)
  • Experience with data visualization (Tableau, Power BI and/or Spotfire)
  • Experience in the use of bespoke simulation modelling tools (e.g. AnyLogic, Arena, WITNESS, Extendsim, FlexSim, Simul8 etc.)
  • Familiarity with web technologies (HTML, CSS, Javascript etc.)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and SQL / database environments
  • Capabilities in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint are required
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills

Ideally, you also have


  • Programming experience in Java/C#/VB.net/Javascript etc.


What we look for

What’s most important is that you’re dedicated to supporting your colleagues as part of a high-performing team. You’ll need to thrive in picking up new skills and talents as you go, so natural curiosity, a lot of questions and the confidence to speak up when you see something that could be improved are essential. If you’ve got the right combination of technical knowledge and communication skills, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers
EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Plus, we offer:
  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you


About EY


As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.



If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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