Executive Director - Regional Head of Wealth Management Development

  • Excellent Remuneration
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Pinpoint Asia Limited
  • 13 Oct 18

Our client, a leading global investment bank, is looking for a strategic technology leader with proven experience in private wealth management and large-scale development management to join their growing team.

They are in the midst of a multi-year build out of a world-class technology platform to enable significant business growth over the next few years. This is a leadership position at an Executive Director (ED) level. The candidate will join the Asia Wealth Management Tech leadership team. 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the global development team and define the staffing requirements to support the development needs of the project 
  • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the highest level of quality 
  • Work with application support teams to ensure timely issue resolution and thorough support processes 
  • Play a leading contributing role in driving platform strategy 
  • Play a major role in the enhancing and maintaining the Platform 
  • Work closely with Business Unit and Technology teams to understand the core business problems and deliver optimal IT solutions 
  • Work with senior Business Partners and Program Management team to define strategy 
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior team members in technology space 

Requirements: 

  • 12+ years of relevant industry experience at a wealth manager, broker dealer or asset manager firm 
  • A proven ability to build strong collaborative working relationships with business partners and department leads 
  • Proven track record managing the development of large scale multi-tiered applications in both distributed and mainframe environment 
  • Strong people management and development skills 
  • Demonstrated track record of managing multiple development projects at once
  • Proven knowledge in wealth management
  • Functional knowledge of investment products mutual funds, sub-accounting, alternative investments 
  • Proven stakeholder management skills 

Technical Skills: 

  • Deep technical proficiency and advanced level experience with Core Java, Database (Preferred DB2 or Sybase), Unix 
  • .NET/WPF experience a plus 
  • 7+ years of hands-on experience during the career span with designing, developing and delivering complex applications at major financial services firms 
  • Experience in driving DevOps oriented SLDC practices leading to faster time to market of solutions without compromising product quality 
  • Proven track record of delivery solutions that are equally strong on User Experience aspects 
  • An in-depth understanding of the critical aspects of major transactional production systems; scalability, reliability, service oriented architecture, distributed systems, etc.

If this outstanding opportunity sounds like your next career move, please send your resume in Word format to Danny Kwan at resume@pinpointasia.com and put Executive Director - Regional Head of Wealth Management Development  in the subject header.

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