Job ref no.: CT3119362-01#1873

Head of IT

Worldwide Consulting Group

Our client is A Leading Finance Institution in Hong Kong

Responsibilities:

  • Manage IT department in its daily operations for financial services;
  • Guide the development of the corporate architecture and design of technical blueprints;
  • Oversee the team to provide services for the architecture including cybersecurity, portal services, new technology, application management, enterprise integration, application architecture, data and related architecture;
  • Provide quality service to end users in requirement analysis, solution recommendation, system implementation & training and post-installation support;
  • Manage project teams to develop proprietary software for trading and risk management;
  • Propose improvements on systems development and computerization;
  • Initialize and develop solutions consistent with rapid growth of the business;
  • Implement new technology/systems to support the business strategy of the Group;
  • Perform IT strategic planning, governance and compliance;
  • Develop and review IT policies, standards & contingency plan (BCP) to reduce business and IT risk;
  • Develop and maintain cyber security standard, policy and guidelines;
  • Manage annual IT budgets & monitor appropriate budgetary controls.

Requirements:

  • Degree holder or above in Computer Science/Information Technology or related disciplines;
  • 10 years all-round IT management experience in financial industry in which at least 5 years in managerial role;
  • Knowledge of trading systems such as BSS, ATS on Securities and Commodities for Hong Kong and global market;
  • Knowledge of SFC regulations and compliance would be an advantage;
  • Proven experience in developing middle-back-office system
    • Risk management tools
    • Linking settlement with CCASS and DCASS
    • Involving account management
    • Connecting with execution platforms for various exchanges
  • Experience in large-scale enterprise projects in data center relocation, and web & mobile portal (mobile applications) development & integration projects;
  • Experience in data analytics, CRM, and cloud computing/migration solutions;
  • Enthusiastic about the latest technology and applying it to financial services;
  • Strong project management, excellent leadership & decision-making skills;
  • Passionate, visionary, self-driven & self-motivated;
  • Strong communication skill, able to work under pressure;
  • Proactive and strong sense of responsibility and a helpful attitude;
  • Good interpersonal skills and excellent organizational and leadership skills

Interested parties, please send your CV in MS Word format with an indication on present and expected salary to Mr. Lee 

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