General Manager (Blockchain-driven venture)

Hong Kong Permanent
  • Blockchain-driven supply chain venture
  • Agile, energetic and start-up culture

About Our Client

Our client is a digital venture with aims to capitalize on new digital opportunities transforming and sustaining the supply chain and logistics industry. To cope with their business expansion to Greater China, they are hiring a General Manager to define the corporate overview, strategy and roadmap planning; manage 5 departments in HK & China, develop intelligent solutions/ products on strong digital foundations of blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), big data, and artificial intelligence (AI) to drive the industry forward and respond almost instantaneously to supply chain disruptions.

Job Description

  • Report to Group CIO, dotted line to Group CEO and COO
  • Define corporate overview, tactics & strategy, roadmap and planning
  • Manage ~50 staff in APAC mostly in HK and China offices across 5 departments
  • Work with the department heads to define P&L, KPI and success metrics
  • Drive Agile Scrum methodogy, encourage open communication across all levels, lead meetings and townhall to encourage people to feed ideas and challenge status quote
  • Attend regional/ global conference and events; respresent the corporate as guest speakers
  • Drive and develop intelligent solutions on strong digital foundations of blockchain, the Internet of Things (IoT), big data, and artificial intelligence (AI) to drive the industry forward and respond almost instantaneously to supply chain disruptions.
  • Develop strong bondings with b2b stakeholders of shippers, freight forwarders, carriers, terminals, and financial institutions. Empower them with digitized solutions to meet emerging business challenges throughout the supply chain.
  • Help to develop IT development centre in China in 2024

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor in Information Management, Computer Science or relevant disciplines
  • 10+ years working experience in Information Technology. Currently at C-level position as Co-founder, Co-Owner, CIO/ CTO/CDO/ CEO, General Manager, Managing Director
  • Strong in management consulting, corporate planning, strategy, overview and roadmap
  • Experience in managing and growing multiple teams & pillars
  • Experience working at tech start-up or digital ventures with around 50+ people is a plus; able to manage P&L, balance sheet and cash flow management, and general finance and budgeting
  • Strong commercial sense, Agile mindset, able to drive innovative and dynamic corporate culture
  • Strong R&D mindset, upbeat with the latest technology in town, track record in leading teams on (multiple) digital & analytics products development and innovation
  • Strong experience in emerging technologies especially in Blockchain e.g. blockchain platform featuring instant and security payment under multiple currency exchange
  • Experience any supply chain technologies including IoT, track and trace is a plus
  • Experience in AI and Big data is a plus
  • Strong stakeholders management with prior connections across b2b freight-forwarders, logistics, terminals enterprises and goverment utilities
  • Good command in Mandarin and English, Cantonese is a plus

What's on Offer

Our client offers attractive compensation with sustainable career path to the candidate.

Contact
Eliza Lai
Quote job ref
JN-112023-6248475
Phone number
+852 2848 4741

Job summary

Function
IT
Specialisation
Senior IT Management / CIO / CTO
Industry
Transport & Distribution
Location
Hong Kong
Job Type:
Permanent
Consultant name
Eliza Lai
Consultant phone
+852 2848 4741
Job Reference
JN-112023-6248475

Diversity & Inclusion at Michael Page

We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this role and are committed to building inclusive, diverse workplaces where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know.