IT Director - Retail, Education or E-Learning

Job Title: IT Director - Retail, Education or E-Learning
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 43882_1630133604
Contact Name: Karen Cheng
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 28, 2021 14:53

Job Description

About the Client

Headquartered in Hong Kong, our client is a leader in the education business with various entities which have a significant presence and impact in the education business. With an aggressive expansion plan in place, they are seeking an experienced IT Director to rebrand their business and support their growth.

About the Role

Reporting to the CEO and managing a sizeable team, you should be dedicated in driving the product strategy and creating a leading EdTech platform that will bring life in the classroom, making learning fun and more interactive. As a team leader, you will support management to provide a short and long term digital roadmap by introducing innovative solutions to their digital assets from a strategic and tactical perspective. In addition, you will work alongside with the IT team to expand their product offerings, lead go to market strategies with the goal of gathering enough traction from existing education institutions, and the education community in general.

The Successful Applicants

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information System or related discipline
  • 10+ years of experience in education platform development with specific responsibilities for e-learning and online education programs and/or digital asset development
  • Extensive knowledge of learning and organizational development methodologies and tools
  • Excellent relationship building skills with ability to communicate and collaborate across all organizational levels
  • The ideal candidate will be self-driven, adaptable, resourceful and able to apply their entrepreneurial experience and analytical thinking
  • Should be passionate about technology applications to disrupt the way education is managed today
  • Should understand current trends and challenges in education.
  • Learning agility which would facilitate the acquisition and application of new practices and information in a constantly changing environment
  • Strong project management, planning, and organization skills, including ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • 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.