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Senior Director, Data & Applications, IT, Asia Pacific

Country : Area Hong Kong Area Hong Kong

Region : Kowloon

Town : Hong Kong

Category : Retail

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

As a key member of the Regional/APAC Information Technology team responsible for Applications and Data & Reporting solutions, we are looking for a high caliber leader to lead the Applications landscape in developing strategies and overseeing end-to-end implementations, from operational process automation through to key data reporting to SAP and financial reporting to Global teams.
What You Will Achieve
As part of our dynamic team, you will:
- Own the architectural vision and that underlies process re-engineering with RPA tools (AA / UIPath) and data reporting solutions development;
- Partner with other IT teams to ensure data domains are standardized for enterprise reporting and analytics with data cleaning and deduplication;
- Lead the Applications landscape rationalizing and normalization to reduce TCO of AP systems;
- Create data mode and reporting designs, ensures solution architecture is effective and be able to integrate with other application sets across business processes;
- Partner with other teams to execute data & reporting architecture roadmap, perform data modeling and configuration;
- Ensure external service provider and application architects understand and adhere to extend business solution architecture;
- Support Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and support incident management in the Change Advisory Board (CAB) or Emergency Change Advisory Board (ECAB);
- Understands customer and market trends; and provides information and advice on relevant emerging technology tools and platforms that may result in improvements to current processes


What You Will Need
- Solid experience in Application Development and Maintenance with focus on Big data and creation of data driven applications and dashboarding for AP support with focus on Mobile First and Cloud First; leveraging on RPA, BPM and Workforce Automation in a RAP / RAD approach;
- Self-motivated strategic thinker who can manage virtual teams with hands on development experience in the DevOps environment;
- Be able to leverage vendor partner for innovation problem solutions;
- Excellent communication and project management skills in managing complex business scenarios;
- Required expertise:
- ETL Tools e.g. Alteryx, SnowFlake, Funnel;
- SDLC using design thinking with agile approach;
- SAP IT / Business solutions knowledge with exposure to BI tools
- Data warehousing and Data modeling knowledge
- Logical and physical data modeling and big data analysis
- Preferred expertise:
- Data modelling (DMC or CBDM) and Architecture (TOGAF9 or Zachman)
- ITIL best practices with the SDLC, Release Management, Problem Management
- SQA, middleware technologies and enabling products
- BI tools such as Power BI, Tableau or Cognos and BObj
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