Senior Manager - Digital Solutions

Job level Middle
Work exp No work experience
Education Bachelor Degree
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Insurance / Pension Funding (MPF)
Job function Information Technology > Team Leader
Information Technology > IT Management
Information Technology > Application Development
Published On 08/11/2019
ref. 190005WA_70557

This is a Hong Kong application management role. The role is to manage a team of internal subordinates and external IT Solution Providers to perform day-to-day solution delivery activities, and be accountable for the solution estimation, quality and efficiency of all HK systems. This role is also accountable for the interface between HK systems and Regional systems, and ensures the successful launch of Regional systems for HK.

Responsibilities


  • Work with internal and external IT Solution Providers to provide application solution estimation for all system development work
  • Encapsulate technical details of the solution, translate and communicate them as benefits and risks to allow business to evaluate solutions in business perspective
  • Accountable for delivering application solution to meet agreed baseline estimate
  • Ensure application solution meet AXA's policies, standards and quality requirement
  • Support Project Managers in managing scope, schedule, and cost throughout the project delivery life cycle across multiple medium to large scale IT projects
  • Manage technical issues and mitigate technical risks
  • Manage maintenance work transition from Solution Providers to the Production Support team
  • Communicate confirmed scope and schedule change of IT projects with Solution Providers
  • Approve software migration package prepared by Solution Providers
  • Coordinate with Release Management for production migration and promotion

  • Requirements:

    • University degree in Computer Science or related fields
    • Extensive experience in IT solution delivery, with a minimum of 3 years in a managerial role, managing a team of subordinates to deliver IT solutions. Preferably in insurance & financial services field
    • Experience in managing external vendors to deliver applications that meet company defined quality standards
    • Strong solution delivery management skills and experience, and a proven track record of implementing multiple medium to large-scale systems in parallel
    • Solid experience of managing and coordinating delivery resources from multiple teams, onshore and offshore, in-house and vendor
    • Solid experience in managing solution delivery through outsourcing arrangement and offshore development centre
    • Experience in various domains of Insurance solution delivery (for example, distribution systems, business intelligence, CRM, printing solution, etc)
    • Experience in wide range of technical landscape
    • Strong inter-personal and presentation skills
    • Excellent verbal and written English communication
    • Fluent in Cantonese
    • Fluent in Mandarin is an added advantage