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Head of Technology
- Key executive position
- Hong Kong based
About Our Client
Our client is a multinational hospitality group with presence around the globe where their businesses include retail, restaurants, events management as well as hotel operations. An opportunity has arisen for a executive level talent to join and lead their Technology function in Hong Kong.
The Head of Technology will be responsible for developing and leading a business oriented Technology team that delivers optimal efficiency, service and value to the company. Key functions include spearheading the applications development to help drive sales through providing top notch digital solutions for the marketing team, strengthen system architecture, develop strong database for CRM strategies, system security and compliance as well as helpdesk support. This is a key management position where you will be responsible for planning and developing strategies in technology related investments and process improvement to further create value in the business whilst being up to date with emerging technologies to determine their maturity and applicability to the company. In addition, you will implement governance and ensure all functions in the company meet all audit and compliance standards. Candidates must have experience leading sizable teams and be able to work well in a dynamic and matrix environment.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will be degree qualified in Computer Science or Information Technology where Master Degrees and above will be an advantage. This is an executive level position where candidates will have a minimum of 18-20 years experience from an MNC environment. You will possess extensive experience in leading the entire Technology function across application and system development, infrastructure architecture, information security as well as strategy development and budget management. A solid, results driven and charismatic leader, you will be the ambassador of Hong Kong and engage in global corporate level strategy meetings and discussions. Candidates with experience managing sizable teams from multinational and matrix reporting environment will be a great fit for our client.
What's on Offer
This is a key management position and the head of the technology function in Hong Kong. The role will involve some travelling to China and US, and you will have the exposure to meet with global teams at the headquarters. Competitive package and low turnover.