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Senior Information Technology Manager - International Buying

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Role Purpose:

As Senior IT Manager, you will be leading a team of IT professionals and work closely with Business Units (International Buying) to deliver and support application systems that meet with the business expectations and technology blueprint.  

A typical day in this Role: 

  • Formulate annual IT master planning and conduct post implementation review on how the project delivered can improve business KPIs and operation efficiency and effectiveness
  • Accountable for the overall management of assigned projects through the Project Delivery Framework phases: initiate, plan, execute, and close which include the management of project Risk, Issue, and Change Management processes, analysis, reporting, and escalation
  • Provide regular status progress reports to Group IT Director and Head of Finance/ Supply Chain to assist with the overall tracking and management of the Project Portfolio
  • Be responsible for managing in-house and outsourcing system development, implementation and testing
    Plan, monitor and manage all phases of the System Development Life Cycle in and Agile manner
  • Design and perform system analysis to convert business requirements into technical specifications for the detailed system development
  • Acts as the project manager and mentor to provide guidance and advise in the project team
  • Study project feasibility according to user requirements and recommend solution options
  • Monitor the project plan and system specifications to ensure the deliverable will meet the business needs and user requirements
  • Communicate effectively with the project team members, system users and outside parties about the project progresses and schedule
  • To perform user training and compile technical manuals documentation for application systems
    Innovatively resolve technical and business challenges

This job is a good fit for You if: 

  • You have great Passion in IT Management, especially for Business Intelligence / Insights
  • You are Pro-active, positive mindset independent and well-organized
  • You are motivated to lead a multi-cultural team

What we look for:

  • Degree holder in Information Technology, Computer Science or any relevant disciplines or related discipline
  • 6-8 years relevant working experience in system development and 2-3 year in managerial role
  • Experienced in Enterprise Sourcing and Procurement system development is a definite advantage
  • Working experience in sourcing company is a BIG PLUS
  • Solid Web-based system development experience with Visual Studio 2008/2010, Team Foundation Server, .Net Framework, C#, ASP.Net, DHTML, XML, AJAX, MS SQL Server and Crystal report
  • Strong supervisory, communication and interpersonal skills who can interact with people at different level and different culture
  • Self-motivated, independent, responsible, detail-oriented, able to handle multi-tasks and meet tight deadlines
  • Good command of both written and spoken English

We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. The information provided will be treated in strict confidence and be used only for consideration of your application for relevant/ similar posts within the A.S. Watson Group.


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