Chief Information Officer - Financial Institution

Hong Kong Permanent
  • Report to CEO
  • Lead 200+ pax

About Our Client

Our client is a Well Established Financial Institution with an excellent reputation withn the market. As part of their expanding business in Asia, they are currently looking for a CIO to join their team.

Job Description

  • Be the catalyst to drive the IT strategy and direction whilst working closely with various senior business leaders to understand the organizational needs and long-term vision
  • Manage a large technology division compose of application, infrastructure, and security
  • Manage the application technology team to ensure the application delivery standards, availability, and support
  • Identify the latest technology and development in order to help the organization develop new digital initiatives
  • Engage with senior management and various stakeholders to drive and obtain projects buy-in, and acquire necessary resources to complete these projects.
  • Track record managing overall IT budget and resources.
  • Manage and maintain the IT strategy and policies to achieve high safety and efficiency to comply with the regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain the infrastructure availability and stability including Data Centers, DR sites, BCP and continency drills, etc.
  • Manage a large-size technology team, with appropriate human resources planning, training, and review.
  • Manage large-scale firmwide program which could impact the major business development of the firm.

The Successful Applicant

  • 10+ years of experience in software developments / architecture role
  • Ability to strategically lead and develop long term technology roadmap
  • Proven and successful track record in building large scale enterprise grade applications, as well as development and delivery in various SDLC methodologies (including Agile/Scrum, Waterfall, Kanban)
  • Successful track record and experience at scaling growth stage start ups, preferably within FinTech or Financial Services related industries
  • Ability to drive execution of technology roadmap across research and analysis, budget planning and vendor management
  • In-depth understanding across all technology spectrum including but not limited to software development, database design and modelling, network, cybersecurity, information technology, technology management
  • Excellent communication skills, leadership and organizational abilities
  • Broad understanding and curiosity of the latest technologies such as AI & Machine learning
  • Experience in establishing recognizable technologies / industry standard, including understanding of financial IT compliance is highly preferred

What's on Offer

  • Sizeable Team
  • Top Brand
  • Stable Environment
Eddie Cheng
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Phone number
+852 2848 9564

Job summary

Senior IT Management / CIO / CTO
What is your area of specialisation?
Financial Services
Hong Kong
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Consultant name
Eddie Cheng
Consultant phone
+852 2848 9564
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