TRANSFORMATION PROGRAM LEAD - INVESTMENT OPERATIONS

  • competitive package
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Recruitment Intelligence Consultants Limited
  • 27 Sep 16

An international asset management house is looking for high calibers to join as Transformation Program Lead - Investment Operations. The position is based in Hong Kong.

  • International Asset Management House
  • Excellent Exposure

Our client is an international asset management house with an unparalleled reputation across the Asia Pacific region. With the continued growth of the organization, the need has arisen to recruit high calibers to join them.

Responsible for the global initiative that is a comprehensive transformation of the Operations for the Investment Division including addressing transformation opportunities for retail wealth management operations in Asia. This will be executed across multiple workstreams and phases, encompassing systems / technology, processes, people and data.  It is excessively complex given the extensive systems implementations, interdependencies across workstreams and with other existing programs across the Company and the numerous stakeholders and interested parties across operations globally.  Has overall accountability for the successful delivery of the global Initiative within Asia. Monitor progress/ delays of the projects within the Asia program and outline any potential areas of risk, including completion percentages, expenditure on resources, and interim  dates for work activities, ensuring the Asia project plan and the Global Program plan integrates these measures and shows their collective impact. Lead a dedicated implementation team including, operations business analysts, program managers, workstream leads etc.  Responsibility over complex work packages where a high degree of judgments and independence are required to develop solutions and resolve unusual problem situations, both internally and externally as required. Provide regular updates on program status, risk, challenges and opportunities to the Asia Steering Committee and other governance forums where required. Build cross-functional relationships and provide indirect leadership, where persuasive skills, negotiation skills and considerable tact are required to gain support; conflicts will be resolved in an effective and productive manner. Maintains positive relationships with key customers and partners, and interfaces regularly with senior managers.

To be considered, you should be a Degree holder with a minimum of 10 years of increasingly senior experience working in asset management Operations teams and/or large scale operations transformation projects. Technical background in Finance and IT is an asset. Professional designation (e.g. CA, CFA) preferred. PMP designation or other industry recognized PM Certification preferred.

In addition, proven success in leading the program management office for large scale, global initiatives, involving transformations of investment and asset management operations, systems implementations, process improvement and reengineering disciplines. Working in a complex matrixed reporting environment with global program implementation teams including Asia territories. Prior experience in development and deployment of information technology systems, agile methodology, and business process management. Experience in managing IT vendors and defining business requirements for information management projects.

Interested applicants should send a detailed resume to Michelle Ho by email to mho@ric.com.hk or by fax to (852) 2838 3323 quoting reference eFC2654.

(Applicants not contacted within 4 weeks should consider their application unsuccessful.)