Head of IT - Retail Innovation and Digital Transformation

Job Title: Head of IT - Retail Innovation and Digital Transformation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Causeway Bay, Wan Chai District
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 44039_1592202961
Contact Name: Karen Cheng
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 15, 2020 14:36

Job Description

About our Client

Our client is a leading retail chain in Hong Kong that offers an array of renowned brands and private labels. As one of the fastest-growing retail business in Hong Kong, they are now seeking for a Head of IT to cope to digitally transform their business and cope with their expansion.

About the Role

Reporting to the CEO and managing a team of 6, you will develop and maintain application strategy and take a leadership role in all application implementation, enhancement, and integration projects. As a team lead, you will drive partners' engagements leading to e-solutions and showcase references of how cloud technologies, analytics and e-platforms can enhance customer experience through digital transformation and innovation. In addition, you will work with internal stakeholder and external vendor to ensure hardware, network, server impacts are coordinated for project delivery; and to ensure appropriate help desk support for application first level support. Lastly, you and your team will keep up to date with innovative learning practice, market trends, competitive insights and industry requirements to nurture the development and new generations customer approach.

The Successful Applicants

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of 10 years of diverse experience in multiple areas of technology, including Application Management.
  • Knowledge of Retail Applications and in depth knowledge of IT functions and systems.
  • Strong software development lifecycle management background.
  • Strong knowledge of Business Intelligence systems and reporting.
  • Experience with end user IT support.
  • Having SAP experience is a plus but not a must
  • Ability to organize and plan effectively to meet both short and long-range goals and objectives.
  • Highly organized, with strong project management skills and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
  • Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with peers, clients, vendors and IT management.
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate others in accomplishing goals.
  • 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.