Job ref no.: JR00068674
Sun Life Hong Kong Ltd

Senior Manager, Data Management

Sun Life Hong Kong Ltd

Job Description:

This position will be responsible to manage the Data Enablement team to support different business lines of Sun Life Hong Kong. This position will lead the development and design of data enablement projects that advance our enterprise goals of realizing data-driven impact through delivering intelligent solutions across our technology counterpart.


  • Lead the development and design of data enablement projects/ initiatives that advance our enterprise goals of realizing data-driven impact through delivering intelligent solutions
  • Map and communicate current state of data landscape, catalog existing data sources, current business intelligent and operational data reports, analytical and visualization tools
  • Identify common data enablement terms and establish global data dictionary, facilitate future state elicitation of business intelligence needs, data availability, and deliver the data enablement solution to meet business need
  • Review existing policies and identify data requirements and expectations. Provide guidance to partners on conceiving efficient approaches to developing business insight, use of visualization tools, and creation of desired dashboards.
  • Work with cross-functional team to align technical solutions. Use modeling techniques (business processes, data, events), to discover and clarify the functional and data requirements
  • Work with the business counterparts to accurately capture all partner requests and translate them into system specifications which typically include functional, non-functional, user interface, reports and external interface specifications.
  • Responsible for solution engineering and estimations to support the creation of business cases
  • Manage the relationship and service levels for the offshore development centers (Philippines and India) and external vendors
  • Active team management to nurture continuous learning culture and keep improving the team on modern skills and knowledge in alignment with the market trend

Key Skills & Competencies

  • Proven leadership skills, including the ability to bring forward opinions/ideas and to inspire others
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of development services, methodologies and practices
  • Manage IT outsourcing/offshore team experience
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills; demonstrated practical judgment and resourcefulness
  • Ability to think creatively and make complex ideas or situations clear, simple and understandable
  • Knowledgeable about organizations and its culture and understands the reasoning behind key policies, practices and procedures
  • Customer and results focused. Has “Data-driven" mindset
  • Innovative thinking - looks for new, sometimes unconventional approaches to getting things done
  • Ability to assess risks and achieve a valued result
  • Adaptable, resilient, adjusts quickly, maintains effectiveness throughout periods of change, exhibiting tolerance for ambiguity and the ability to lead the team through change
  • Strong communication, presentation, interpersonal, facilitation, influencing, negotiation and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to execute quickly, effectively, and consistently
  • Works effectively and efficiently in a virtual, multi-site environment
  • Maintains effective communication with management and team members
  • Works with remote development center to manage the resources and technical delivery the resource management team to bring new ideas, solutions

Education and experience

  • Degree in Information Technology or equivalent;
  • 12 years relevant experience in data privacy, data governance, data management, and data quality concepts and tools.
  • 5+ years of experience within data engineering, data science, or related IT function
  • 2+ years of experience using tools such as Collibra, Talend, Informatica, Alation, Datum
  • 3+ years of experience in SQL development and/or NoSQL databases
  • 2+ years of experience with cloud-based data offerings (ex. Microsoft Azure, Snowflake, AWS, Redshift, Google GCP)
  • Experience with ETL/ELT Tools (ex. Data Factory, Matillion, Data Build Tool)
  • 5+ years of experience working/leading Agile Development Methodologies 

We offer 5-day work, attractive salary, MPF and excellent career development opportunities to the right candidate.We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Application forms and resume will be kept for a period of 24 months after completion of the recruitment process. (All information will be held in strict confidence and only be used for recruitment purpose).

More job information
Job ref no. JR00068674
  • 5-day week
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Insurance plan
  • Medical plan
Job Function
  • Hunghom
Work Model
  • On-site / At the workplace
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 12 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree