Head of IT - Local bank

Location: Hong Kong
Job Type: Permanent
Industry: Technology | Retail & Corporate Banking
Reference: 33594
Job Published: November 30, 2020
  • Strategic head stationed in HK.
  • Fintech-savvy change agent in banking.
  • HKD1.3M annually.



  • Acting as the primary liaison between business, operations, risk, and technology units.
  • Oversee the development, implementation and use of technology throughout the firm, to meet business growth.
  • Perform business requirement analysis, feasibility study and requirement prioritization, manage project implementation and iteration.
  • Manage day to day IT deliverables, including but not limited to UAT, production launch, incident management, and change management.
  • Manage vendor, outsourcer, and consultant’s performance, SLA, contract and service agreement.
  • Responsible to establish and execute a detailed implementation plan to meet governance requirements like series SPM of HKMA.
  • Provide regular reports to the regulators, address technology relevant risks and conduct follow-up actions.
  • Manage technology assessment and audit.
  • Provide regular updates to the senior management teams, partners, and intra-group management units on the state of IT governance and ongoing initiatives.
  • Manage IT budgets and spends, fully align with business objectives and ongoing expansion.
  • Play an active role in Group’s technology units through sharing, adoption of best practices or leveraging.



  • University degree holder or above in Information Technology, Computer Science or related disciplines
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in banking or FinTech industry
  • Experience in Core Banking system such as Accounting, Customer Information, CASA, Deposit, Loan, Payment system, e-wallet, Regulatory reporting system, etc.
  • A deep knowledge of IT governance, development, implementation, business analytics and project management
  • A deep knowledge of financial data, a comprehension of regulatory, compliance, and risk management
  • Experience in FinTech development model is preferred.


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