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Group IT Applications Manager , Retail
- Entrepreneurial and westernized culture
- Hong Kong based
About Our Client
Our client is a high-end home decoration and furniture multinational company with their own manufacturing sites, retail presence and project business with major hospitality groups in Asia. A newly created role now exists for a department head with strength in ERP, POS, CRM and preferably EDI to lead the applications team.
Reporting to the Group CFO, you will lead a small team of application developers in Hong Kong and China to meet business needs. You will work closely with internal stakeholders around the globe to determine their needs, develop IT strategy and translate requirements to technical lead, prioritise and drive complex projects and be able to communicate this well throughout the process. You will be the ambassador of the IT division and be able to communicate, explain and influence senior management, uncover critical information, and display leadership in IT-related discussions. Budget control, time line and vendor management will be a key part of the role. Focus will be on BI Tool, CRM, Retail POS, ERP and EDI systems development, improvement and integration with business process across countries.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5-8 years in a management position with focus in application development specifically in ERP, BI Tool, POS and CRM ,experience implementing EDI will be an advantage. Our client's company culture is fairly westernised hence an entrepreneurial mindset, flexibility, language, presentation and communication skills will be key. You will need to demonstrate a strong grasp of complex projects, decide on a course of action and be able to manage and present it well to senior stakeholders. English and Chinese language skills required, minimal travelling.
What's on Offer
Entrepreneurial and westernised environment, rapidly growing company with businesses around the globe.
Suitable for candidates with a strong track record working for sizable multinational companies now looking for an exciting challenge where there are lots of opportunities to drive different projects worldwide.