IT Associate Director
Base in Guangdong, Foshan, Group Associate Director, Information Technology
Lead 80+ manager level employees, organizes IT department to improve efficiency
About Our Client
My client advances in manufacturing and production, business lines in China, APAC and European areas. Revenue reached to more than 1.2 billion dollars during the past serveral years.
-Understands business objectives and processes and align IT direction and activities with business, collaborating with business to create effective IT solutions;
-Plans, organizes, and directs the activities of various sections of the IT Department; provides leadership and guidance for operational activities to achieve the department's goals and business objectives;
-Assists the Group Director of IT in formulating and implementing strategies, policies, IT plan, programs, procedures, and standards of the IT Department;
-Exercises considerable independent judgment to develop and recommend plans and solutions to operational, management, business process, architecture and platforms, and utilizes effective leadership skills to implement;
-Recruits and evaluates staff; assigns and reviews projects with PM to determine progress and work priorities; ensures adherence to standards and procedures; identifies, recommends and initiates training for division staff;
-Ensures a team of motivated and competent staff is developed and maintained;
-Directs managers, IT staff, support teams to closely collaborate with Business Units, analyze, consider, challenge or otherwise accomplish work requests, and recommend viable technical improvements to business processes;
-Collaborates and works closely with other IT sections and Business Units to identify opportunities, objectives, plans, and methods to satisfy business requirements and acts as catalyst for innovation and change;
-Identifies opportunities to develop and deploy systems that will enhance operational efficiencies and revenue opportunities; evaluates and recommends new tools and methodologies that will expedite or enhance the development process;
-Prepares, monitors and administers annual budget for division including staffing and hardware and software services; negotiates contracts and services with vendors; coordinates, reviews and analyzes requests for proposals including ensuring compliance within technical specifications.
The Successful Applicant
-Bachelor degree or above in Information Technology/Information Systems;PMI Certified;Experienced inSDLC methodology;
-At least 10 years' experience in software development with at least 6 years in managing systems developments and project management;
-ERP System implementation experience is preferred; Deep knowledge of supply chain management;
-Able to present complex ideas or situations to senior management in a clear, concise and precise fashion;
-Strong leadership skills; Strong people and management skills; Strong experience in managing change; Fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
What's on Offer
Opportunity to be promoted to Director Level