CTO or IT Director - Platform Development

Job Title: CTO or IT Director - Platform Development
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 48960_1640851593
Contact Name: Karen Cheng
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Job Published: December 30, 2021 16:06

Job Description

About the Client

Our client is a well known and highly reputable listed company with business in Hong Kong and Greater China. With their continuous expansion in their business and constantly seeking for new innovation, an excellent opportunity has arisen for a high caliber professional to join the company.

About the Role

Reporting to the CEO and managing a sizeable team, you will develop a holistic and forward looking view of the relevant technology space for the company and understand the level playing field in order to have robust external references to assess market attractiveness and competitive position of new business ideas or value propositions. As a team leader, you will connect with relevant innovation players to stay in touch with the latest trends and position the firm as a source of thought leadership and a credible partner for digital innovation to create an online platform. You will identify and oversee implementation of 3rd party vendors and technologies to drive an effective customer experience and implement roll out planning of all key phases for the ecommerce platform. In addition, you will develop and evolve clear technology road maps to stimulate and focus generation of new ideas in the most promising intersections between different stakeholders' needs and digital technologies & business models. Lastly, develop investment governance and manage innovation pipeline stage gates from idea origination to incubation, acceleration and finally a scalable business.


  • Degree holder in Information System, Computer Science or related discipline
  • At least 8+ years of working experience and 4 years of solid IT innovation on new platform or ecommerce development
  • Passionate about the digital transformation of the natural & built asset space
  • Any industries welcomed. As long as candidate has a strong entrepreneur mind set
  • Proven leadership capabilities in start-up / high growth environment
  • Broad and strategic perspective on the global technology landscape and the way it can be leveraged in the natural & built asset space, able to create digital technology road map and articulate powerful innovation themes
  • Existing relationships with innovation networks and world leading technology, intrinsic understanding of the level playing field
  • Strong facilitation and leadership skills: bringing multiple stakeholders from broad backgrounds and positions together towards defined outcomes
  • Proactive, practical, entrepreneurial, open-minded, flexible and creative
  • Excellent command of Chinese English, both spoken and written

Click "Apply Now" to apply for this position or call Karen Cheng at +852 3180 4921 for a confidential discussion. All information collected will be kept in strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purpose only.