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Director/ Associate Director, Investment Technology Solution

Date: Jul 27, 2019

Location: Hong Kong, HK

Company: AIA Careers

Job Summary

 

  • Lead the Investment Technology Solution team to design and roll out business solutions to our function and other stakeholders
  • Manage a team of business analysts and architect and supervise their work to ensure they deliver the high quality solution within appropriate timeframe and parameters to our business
  • Manage key vendor relationship to improve quality of solutions

 

Responsibilities

 

  1. Lead the Investment Technology Solution function by setting the focus and priorities, reviewing work from business analysts/architects and communicating with business users to deliver the right solution to our business\
  2. Lead the design and development of solution by combining system, data and process tools and AIA specific knowledge to address business problems
  3. Lead the team to ensure the quality of their design work and focus on the right problem in order to improve our overall platform
  4. Work closely with business and vendors to ensure adoption of new solutions, including digital and other automation improvements
  5. Manage relationship of all key group wide technology and data services used by AIA Investment and track enhancements and issue resolution from vendors
  6. Define our combined IT and data architecture on how we use technology and data to help our organization move towards a new platforms. Identify new opportunities for innovation including data collaboration, digital ecosystem, automation, machine learning

 

Requirements

  • Education – Minimum undergraduate
  • Experience – 10 years of experience of which at least 5 years of managerial experience with technology focus from asset management industry, software vendors and/or technology consulting
  • Solution and Problem solving orientated – with skills to break down problems into root causes and addressing underlying issues which may not be system, but due to other reasons
  • Flexible and creative in solving problems Customer service mindset and culture, with patience to listen, understand and help with difficult and challenging clients
  • Strong language skills required – good written and oral English, able to deliver training and presentation in public, and experience in writing presentations and business case
  • Able to manage a team of business analysts and ensure their focus and delivery
  • High level influencing and interpersonal skills


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