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Head of Digital Transformation, Regional Financial Institution

  • Digital Transformation & Channel Buildout
  • Expanding in Hong Kong & Asia
  • Function / Team Buildout Role

Our Client is a Leading Regional Financial Services Group with diversified businesses across Wealth Management, Securities Brokerage and Global Markets activities. The group has an established and growing presence in Asia. As part of strategic growth in Hong Kong with significant investments from the Group head office, an outstanding leadership role has arisen for an experienced Digital Transformation professional to join the Hong Kong Management Team in building and expanding their digital capability and digital channel.

The key responsibilities for this position are as follows:

  • Report to the CEO, this is a key leadership role in the Hong Kong country management team driving the expansion and development of the digital capability across all business lines in Hong Kong.
  • Working closely with the management team and Group Chief Digital Officer, lead and expand the Digital Transformation team to drive the innovation, change management, digitalisation and digital adoption across the organization.
  • Act as the Digital Subject Matter Expert, design, develop and execute the digital strategy in line with Group strategy and Hong Kong business strategy.
  • Be the lead to communicate the value propositions and initiatives to the businesses and teams involved.
  • Drive and lead digital transformation projects, identify and assess the tools and resources required, measure ROI and success of projects.
  • Liaise with Group head office on Hong Kong and regional digital initiatives, work with the businesses to generate innovative digital solutions for products, services, business solutions, customer experience, customer initiatives, sales, marketing as well as functional processes.
  • Be the Digitalisation Champion, manage and grow internal and external digital innovation ecosystems, partnerships and networks.

Successful applicants will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree qualified.
  • Minimum 15 to 20 years relevant experience in Digital Transformation, Digital Channel development / management, Digital Platform design / launches.
  • Experience gained from one or more of these businesses - Retail Banking, Digital Banking, Wealth Management / Private Banking, Securities Brokerage, Global Markets, Investment Banking.
  • Experience in specialist consulting firms focusing on Digital Strategy / Transformation for the Financial Services sector would also be considered.
  • Track record in delivering Digital Transformation and Strategic Projects.
  • Strong interests in new technologies and innovation.
  • People leadership, coaching and management experience.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English, additional ability in Cantonese / Mandarin would be beneficial but not a must.

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