Business Data Lead


April 9, 2015 marked the birth of Asia School of Business (ASB), with the collaboration between Bank Negara Malaysia and MIT Sloan School of Management (MIT Sloan). ASB was founded in response to the need for qualified, industry-ready talents to fill the needs of the exponential growth and opportunities of Asia. Transformative and principled, the people of ASB embody and embrace the mission of the School. Though culturally diverse, we share the vision to build a global knowledge and learning center. The people of ASB are a community of curious, adaptive, and collaborative go-getters driven to contribute to a better future and advancing the emerging world.

Center for Sustainable Small-owners (CSS) is part of ASB with its mission to safeguard the interest of the independent small growers and improve their livelihood while ensuring ethical and responsible sourcing for oil palm with commitments to No deforestation, no new plantation on peatlands, and no exploitation in the supply chain, also known as the NDPE policy.

CSS was established in 2019 to deliver the P&G Smallholders program. CSS is a program by P&G for its Ambition 2030 initiative with a commitment to improving the livelihoods of palm smallholders by increasing their yields from existing lands through the training and implementation of best-in-class, good agricultural practices and to achieve more sustainable future within the P&G palm supply chain in Johor, Malaysia. In addition to that, through traceability and verification of its Oil Palm fruit (FFB) and implementation of RSPO’s Independent Smallholder Certification Standard (RISS) for its Independent Smallholders, P&G aims for a robust compliance of its responsible sourcing policy. These principles and goals form the basis of the P&G Smallholder program.

As a multi-stakeholder program, CSS runs various sustainability initiatives such as:

  • Certification and Verification through MSPO, RSPO and Sustainability Scorecard
  • Scaling GAPs (Good Agricultural Practices) through Diffusion
  • Establishing Tractability and Credence through the Oil Palm Supply Chain
  • Sustainability Reporting through Oil Palm for an MNC
  • Upstream Logistics Optimization
  • Supply Chain Finance
  • Digitization &
  • Recycling and Waste Management
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Data Management: Understand CSS operational and tactical (day to day to next quarter) needs for all ongoing activities for all initiatives across CSS. Align to achieve CSS Strategic Targets for December 2023 and beyond
  • Data Collection and Metrics: Design and own the processes for systematic and periodical collection of data with CSS and report metrics
  • Data processing and sharing (Internal): Design protocols and process for ownership, processing and sharing of data as reports or otherwise across and within CSS
  • Data Sharing (External): Interface with CSS partners, understand external partner requests for Data and collect from within CSS and share appropriately outside CSS
  • Communicate and follow up effectively and clearly, internally within CSS and outside with CSS stakeholders on all Data related needs
  • Keep content for CSS website continuously updated working with the Program Manager
  • Support CSS Managers for Quarterly reports and Metrics
  • Support Research Officer on data provision for writings and publications
  • Be able to support UAT and support BRD documentation
Qualification & Skills:


  1. Bachelor’s Degree
  2. Experience with Data Management
  3. Exposure to IT and worked with Software Development Teams directly or indirectly
  4. Data analysis using Excel (advanced level)


  1. Experience with software for Data and Project management tools
  2. Be able to write and run queries from Databases
  3. Experience in GIS & mapping is a plus

Interested applicants are urged to submit their resume, cover letter and any relevant additional documentation.