Retail Solutions Lead

Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Technology
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH233200_1558615152

My client is one of the biggest cosmetic MNC in the world, they are looking for APAC Retail Technology Lead to join their APAC IT Development.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee all retail and consumer facing applications and implementation of projects that contributes to the improvement and standardization of the business, technology infrastructure and/or systems and applications in alignment with business and user needs.
  • Has deep understanding of the Retail, and OmniChannel business and available technologies to support Retail strategies
  • Complete basic project management tasks including project plans, timelines, cost / benefit analysis, and project updates
  • Deliver large scale digital and retail transformation projects on a country and regional scale, working closely with stakeholders such as key business leaders Senior Executives, and various functional teams within IT organization to achieve business goals
  • Manage vendors and have operational oversight for delivering innovative, effective and sustainable solutions in the region
  • Support in the ongoing maintenance and business as usual work required of each Retail solution
  • Work with business to support process improvement and data analysis needs and ensure timely communication to business stakeholders regarding system / process changes, training updates and other pertinent related information
  • Collaborate with Business Units and IT application development teams in project management, requirements study and testing according to established procedures
  • Mobilize large teams and drive both internal and external parties commit to their work responsibility and project deadline
  • Ensure consistent communication to all stakeholders across all levels on project status, issues and risk reporting

REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree holder in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration or related disciplines
  • Min 10 years of experience in Project Management and large scale implementation projects
  • Retail working experience is a must
  • Experience working across both the Retail, Omni, and Consumer facing business and IT to deliver high touch solutions
  • Min 8 years of solid experience in retail technology projects implementation
  • Strong analytical mindset and able to manage complexity with good problem solving skills
  • Strong communication and people skills, enjoy hosting and presenting in front of big group
  • High attention to detail and attentive to risk
  • Ability to work independently on complex tasks which require analysis and action.
  • Ability to work well with employees and user community at all levels of the company, especially with senior business leaders
  • Fluency in English (Mandarin preferred)
  • Flexible to travel