Head of Application Development - Financial Services - HK Head of Application Development - Financial  …

Ambition
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Feb 21
HKD100000 - HKD135000 per month
Ambition
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Feb 21
HKD100000 - HKD135000 per month
A top tier global financial services client is looking for a senior candidate to head up their Application Development teams across the APAC region.

Head of Application Development - Financial Services - Hong Kong

A top tier global financial services client is looking for a senior candidate to head up their Application Development APAC regional team.

Key responsibilities

  • Anticipate and collaborate in proposing technology capabilities in support of the business strategic roadmaps. Creates the supporting technology strategy.
  • Provide assistance with evaluating business projects and proposing and sizing the related technology builds and integrations.
  • Direct the execution of technology solutions that deliver client value and lasting business impact, including delivering the benefits outlined in the business case.
  • Ensure that development is highly strategic and focuses on maintaining the reliability and functionality essential to internal/external stakeholders.
  • Counsel on design and architecture, internal development or outsourcing and overall life cycle and implementation activities for a wide range of applications and services.
  • Create transparency into the PMO and ongoing production support capital and operating expenses and budgets.
  • Adopt and executes standards as established through business and enterprise architecture.
  • Drive delivery of new technology initiatives through combination of outsourced software implementation and internal services integration and/or development.
  • Direct and coordinates the delivery of multiple projects from idea to implementation.
  • Proactively leads the team and vendors to deliver high quality products with minimal defects.
  • Partner with the PMO to contribute best practices and transform the organisations software development capabilities.
  • Oversee the development and deployment of IT project delivery methodology and templates based upon best practise for both IT BA and Technical.
  • Oversee the development of the IT plans and budgets in relation to project delivery, ensuring transparency.
  • Direct complex projects affecting multiple functions or businesses
  • Serve as a dedicated resource working directly with senior division leaders and staff to support the solution delivery.
  • Partner with the business units; understand the strategy and driver to make sure that solutions meet the requirements.
  • Build strong relationships to enhance collaboration between the Solution Delivery team and divisional staff
  • Engage people and develop them through team work and a high level of participation
  • Assess change readiness and prepare plans for helping stakeholders through change
  • Drive for high quality, actionable results

Hiring requirements:

  • 8+ years of proven IT leadership and software delivery experience in financial services
  • Deep understanding of the solution delivery landscape, including delivery methodologies of Agile and SDLC
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills

Please submit your resume to Stephanie Tung: stephanie.tung@ambition.com.hk

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