IT (Senior) Director, Multinational Media Group, South China

IT (Senior) Director, Multinational Media Group, South China
Responsibilities:
  • Executive Management: should be able to engage and strike a balance between Regional Leadership in China and Central IT Leadership. Ability to manage & set expectations of diverse leadership groups in China & India
  • Precise Status Reporting as per agreed cadence
  • Vendor Management: Liaise with Vendor for system changes, estimates, timeline & costs
  • Budget Management: Capex & Opex and both projection & track spend
  • Translate business strategy into an executable program of delivery and provide leadership of workstreams.
  • Handle multiple programs and implementations in parallel with appropriate prioritization.
  • Plan projects & tasks based on business priorities, team availability and budget -Outline goals and outcomes, gather data, brainstorm on solutions, evaluate pros and cons.
  • Manage & mentor project team members and manage delivery in a matrix organization -Manage escalations and effectively utilize higher management in resolving challenges (as appropriate)

Skill Set/Preferred Qualifications/experience:
  • At least 15 years of experience; with some techno financial background (ERPs, financial systems) in an IT Shared Services organization for a multinational company -Experience in handling multiple large complex implementations under the constraints of critical business requirements and time constraints
  • Good Program Management skills with proven experience in program, project management, account management and software delivery.
  • Sound understanding of SDLC & overall technical knowledge of different applications (not limited to) ERPs, system integration, workflows, databases, archival systems.
  • Able to speak, read & write – Simplified & Traditional Chinese and English (must have) -Willing and able to travel to Hong Kong & Taiwan as needed (The client prefers foreign passport holders due to a number of travel reasons.)
  • PMP/Prince certification is a strong plus.

Application:
If you or anyone in your network seems suitable, please contact Hayley Yang, Consultant at Hays through Hayley.Yang@hays.cn

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Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Industry
Advertising, Media and PR
Location
Guangzhou
Specialism
Technology
Ref:
1254285

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Talk to Hayley Yang, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Guangzhou / South China
Unit 01,08 15/F, Agile Center,No.26 Huaxia Road, Zhujiang New Town, Tianhe District

Telephone: 02038110361