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Director of IT & Innovation - Hospitality & F&B

Job Title: Director of IT & Innovation - Hospitality & F&B
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 50987_1655635038
Contact Name: Karen Cheng
Contact Email: karen.cheng@kos-intl.com
Job Published: June 19, 2022 18:37

Job Description

About the client

Our client is a Hong Kong conglomerate that has a strong portfolio of acclaimed subsidiaries in the F&B, retail, hotels, and infrastructure they are seeking for a Director of IT and Innovation to cope with their group expansion.

About the role

Reporting to the MD and leading a sizeable team, you will be expected to lead the development and delivery of technology services coordinating across technology leaders from around the organisation. You'll also lead on community-developed standards and APIs that promote interoperability and federation of data, technology, governance, and analysis. Your role as Director of IT will include championing user-centred design through collaboration with various vendors and develop strong and enduring relationships with relevant technology leads externally and you will be expected to effectively engage and influence a wide range of external stakeholders to build trust and accountability for the organisation. Lastly, you will review the organisation's strategic opportunities and projects to ensure that they conform with a consistent enterprise architecture and provide specialist input to projects to ensure the quality of project deliverables.


Requirements:

  • Degree holder in Information System, Computer Science or related discipline
  • At least 12+ years of working experience and 4 years of solid IT innovation on digital assets
  • Considerable experience in leading teams / organizations in bringing high quality digital products to market
  • Experience in driving the success of both mature, digital innovation as well as new and innovative retail tech concepts
  • Deep knowledge and extensive track record in leading teams in the development of Web and mobile solutions, with a deep understanding of how to get consumer-centric solutions to market with a high degree of success
  • Deep knowledge of digital technologies, with an eye toward the continual change in consumer technology
  • Good command in Chinese and English

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.