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ID:  1628
City:  Hong Kong
Job Function:  Technology and Innovation

Deputy Director, Applications

At Kerry Properties, we commit to employing people who are passionate and dedicated. We look for people who always strive for excellence and possess a positive attitude. In turn, we offer our people boundless opportunities in career advancement and realization of their potential. 

What You'll Do (Job Summary and Key Roles & Responsibilities)

Job Summary:

This position is part of the KPL T&I leadership team, reporting to the VP of T&I and will co-shape and co-drive the overall T&I strategy, roadmap and plan of the Company.

Acts as a Technology & Innovation (T&I) business partner and focal point of contact for the business leaders in Hong Kong. Leads the Applications team to provide application solutions that support the Hong Kong business. Collaborates with T&I’s Centre of Excellence (CoEs) to develop, drive and execute strategic T&I plan, in alignment with Hong Kong business objectives and Corporate directions.

 

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

As Head of T&I Hong Kong / Applications Team,

  • Be the partner to KPL Hong Kong Business Leaders and Functional Leaders (Sales & Marketing, Leasing, Property Management, Project Development, Commercial/Retail, etc.), advise, define, align and deliver T&O strategy, business cases, budget and action plans
  • Lead and manage the Hong Kong T&I application team and vendors, collaborate with T&I COE teams to define T&I plan, execute and support for Hong Kong businesses as well as certain Corporate Systems;  Own and oversee Hong Kong business and certain T&I projects/products, design and review the application architecture, in alignment with overall T&I framework
  • Ensure system performance and quality under management
  • Build rapport and engage with key stakeholders, including Hong Kong business and functional leaders, T&I leadership, team members; establish necessary operating and communication rhythm
  • Be part of T&I leadership team, shape and embrace the overall T&I strategy, roadmap, architecture, organization, policies and processes 
  • Stay abreast of technology trends; Introduce new technology and innovation to enable business objectives
  • Strengthen Hong Kong T&I organization; Provide leadership and coaching to Hong Kong T&I Applications team, acquire and develop talents

 

Who You'll Work With

  • KPL T&I Leadership team, COE teams
  • KPL T&I application development team (own team in Hong Kong and China)
  • Hong Kong Business leaders and functional leaders
  • Solution vendors and service providers

 

Who You Are (Education, Experience, Professional Qualifications etc.)

  • Degree in Computer Science or related technology disciplines
  • 15+ years of experience in information technology development, delivery and management
  • Real Estate / Retail industry experience
  • Business engagement and enablement
  • Application development/coding experience, particularly in modern applications, cloud, mobile
  • Application architecture experience a plus, e.g., microservices
  • Knowledge of SCM, CD/CI methodology and tools
  • PMP, Business Analysis, Agile/SCRUM, ITIL

 

Competencies

  • Self-motivated; Customer oriented
  • Team leadership and people management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both business and technical
  • Adaptable, analytical, problem-solving skills

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