Regional IT Director

Location: Hong Kong
Reference: 2928789
Contact: Karan Lakhani
Email: email Karan
The Role:

This Regional IT Director is to align the Global IT road map with the APAC  needs and objectives. It is to maintain productive and strategic business relationships with all key stakeholders in the APAC region. It will serve within the Global IT Management Team reporting to the CIO.

Your Responsibilities:

To ensure global alignment between the regional business and the Global IT road map. You will be the overall escalation point for all IT matters and IT Planning for the region. You will be managing teams in the APAC incl. Hong Kong, Australia, Shanghai, Macao and Singapore.

As Regional IT Director of APAC, it's your responsibility to:
  • Represent the Region as a member of the Global IT Management Team
  • Manage Regional IT Budget / Budget Tracking Needs
  • Sits on key Global IT Projects as a Steering Committee Member
  • Identify demand/regional nuances and ensure Global IT responsiveness
  • Ensure that business objectives are correctly represented in the Global IT road map
  • Provide anchoring to local functions (e.g. HR, Finance, Payroll, Facilities Mgmt. etc.)
  • Ensure the proper working environment for the local team
  • Connect the local team with Global IT and ensure a sense of belonging to the global team
  • Assist in global recruiting’s (hiring manager situated elsewhere)
  • Assist in local HR matters
  • Manage the day-to-day workplace issues
The Requirements:
  • Can set high standards and deliver
  • MUST have Mandarin 
  • Are well founded in the ITIL framework
  • Understand the importance of IT influence and impact on a retail-driven business
  • Are able to communicate clearly and bring people together
  • Know how to facilitate change and ensure buy-in from key stakeholders
  • Modern leadership mindset
  • Ability to withstand very demanding internal stakeholders
  • Proactive attitude
  • Results oriented with a dynamic profile and the ability to motivate, develop, change and teach.
  • International mindset and cultural understanding
If you match these requirements then just press the below button or send an email to karan.lakhani@xpand.com.hk