Director - Core Systems

  • Up to 1.3mil HKD
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Oliver James Associates
  • 12 Aug 18 2018-08-12

This extremely established insurer leads the way at the forefront of technology innovation and is embarking on an aggressive growth plan enabled through their superior IT and Business Strategy. As pioneers in this space, their technology landscape is already smarter, faster and more scalable than most other insurers around the world. As a result of this extensive growth plan and opportunity, this company needs a Director of Core Systems. With any leading role you are required to manage all aspects of success, a major area being stakeholder management - This role is not entirely technical but also strategy based.


  • Develop strategy for core business systems across GI & Life
  • Deliver sustainable long-term benefits 
  • Work with local business units to align stratregic platform
  • Work with supplies and local IT functions to develop relationships
  • Collaborate with local business units to assess Core System alignment
  • Work with reigonal stakeholders to define core application landscape including policy, billing, claims, product configuration, general ledge, BPM and other systems


  • University degree in Information business/economics, computer science, engineering, mathematics or natural sciences
  • 10 years experience in IT and project management
  • Extensive experience and knowledge in API or microservices
  • Extensive experience of core system delivery - Life Asia and/or Polisy Asia
  • Strong experience of agile an devops based delivery of complex core transformation projects
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship skills, adept at managing stakeholders