Our client is a leading global retail business, headquartered in Hong Kong with extensive operations globally. Due to growth and continued investment into their Technology offering, they are currently seeking a senior Technology professional to join their team. This is a senior level, highly strategic...
Our client is a leading global retail business, headquartered in Hong Kong with extensive operations globally. Due to growth and continued investment into their Technology offering, they are currently seeking a senior Technology professional to join their team. This is a senior level, highly strategic role acting as a deputy to the Group Head of IT and acting as a senior member of global IT Executive Management team advising on IT strategy globally & within the region.

Director - Business Systems APAC (Technology)

Job level Senior
Work exp Minimum 10 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Retail - Catering / F&B
Job function Information Technology > IT Management
Digital / Web / Mobile > Others
Health / Fitness / Beauty Care / Recreation > Others
Published On 30/09/2016
Salary (HKD) Min. $120,000
ref. AS00039373_21180
Our Client

Our client is a leading global retail business, headquartered in Hong Kong with extensive operations globally. Due to growth and continued investment into their Technology offering, they are currently seeking a senior Technology professional to join their team.

Key Responsibilities:

This is a senior level, highly strategic role acting as a deputy to the Group Head of IT and acting as a senior member of global IT Executive Management team advising on IT strategy globally & within the region. As well as day to day management and support of all existing corporate systems and IT processes, this role will require delivery of upgrades and implementation of new systems to improve business processes and increase efficiency within the business as well as enhance customer service. You will need to work closely with key stakeholders within the business to drive business process improvements and must stay up to date with the latest technologies, especially those applicable to within the retail or FMCG sector in order to pro-actively recommend usage to the business where relevant. Finally, the incumbent will have responsibility for financial management of IT system spend including budgeting, forecasting, and cost control as well as developing & coaching a strong team.

The Successful Applicant
  • Bachelor's degree in in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or relevant discipline
  • 15+ years' experience in IT field ideally in both consulting and in-house environments
  • Extensive Retail or FMCG industry exposure is a must
  • Extensive experience in ERP System Development & systems support
  • Up to date Knowledge of Oracle database, Oracle PL/SQL, Unix, Java, MS.NET
  • Proven leadership / change management experience and strong team player
  • Strong financial management skills in budgeting, forecasting, and cost control.
  • Excellent communication skills