Coordinate with Release Management to plan systems deployment to production.
Manage a group of application specialists and consultants to perform application analysis, design, development (where applicable) and quality assurance activities of all IT projects assigned.
Manage and engage the vendors to build, integrate and deliver RLS.
Monitor daily activities to ensure application solutions meet AXA’s policies, standards and quality requirement.
Manage projects throughout the delivery life cycle aim at controlling the scope, schedule and cost for IT projects.
Develop and manage the performance of the team to ensure knowledge retention for key platforms via proper resource planning and backup.
Drive capability development of the team to build specialization in their responsible application domain area.
Facilitate discussions and help vendors understand business requirements and improve vendor performance.
Review and approve deliverables to ensure quality assurance.
Oversee the delivery of trainings and knowledge transfer to the production support teams to ensure necessary knowledge is transferred.
Manage vendor resources to ensure a right mix of external vendors to support multiple IT projects running in parallel, achieve utilization goal and on / offshore work ratio target.
Define, monitor and track overall vendor and project performance against SLA and KPIs to ensure value achievement.
Planning and Budgeting
With strong business acumen, negotiate and liaise with business divisions to define project scope and planning during project initiation phases with clarity on business objectives and outcomes.
Define the project timeline for the implementation approaches.
Monitor the project costs against the budget.
Help customers fully understand the value of the applications to the business. Provide inputs to business proposals to ensure technical contents are covered correctly.
Review, challenge and contribute to the Solution Architect's proposed solution architecture to ensure the architecture meets the demand of applications.
Experience and qualifications :
University degree in Computer Science or related fields.
Minimum 8 years’ experience in IT solution delivery, with at least 5 years’ experience in the insurance / financial services field.
Experience in managing teams of technical professionals to evaluate solution on technical suitability, especially implementation and future maintenance, according to business requirements.
In-depth understanding of Insurance solution delivery
In-depth formal system development experience, preferably in AS400 RPGILE system development, Individual Life products, operations, finance and actuarial functional knowledge.
Solid experience in large scale project delivery involving multiple teams, applications from both AS400 and non-AS400 platforms, and transition of the application implementation and maintenance to Delivery Centre / Vendor.
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
Working experience in Asia countries, with understandings of the country characteristics, cultures and work style, is an advantage
Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life?
Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.
In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.
About the Entity
ABOUT AXA HONG KONG AND MACAU AXA Hong Kong and Macau, a member of the AXA Group, prides itself on serving over million customers 1 in the region.
In addition to being the #1 global Property & Casualty commercial lines insurer 2 , we are also one of the largest health protection providers in Hong Kong and Macau.
Empowering people to live a better life’ is the goal of AXA Hong Kong and Macau, which is reflected in everything we do.
We are one of the most diversified insurers, providing a full range of coverage for individual and commercial customers.
We offer all-round, integrated solutions across Life, Health and Property & Casualty to address all their insurance needs.
AXA is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to promote Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) by creating a work environment where all employees are treated with dignity, respect, and where individual differences are valued.
We welcome and treasure diverse profiles to join our big family, and to build an inclusive culture together which allows everyone to maximize their personal potential.
1 Including customers of AXA China Region Insurance Company Limited, AXA China Region Insurance Company (Bermuda) Limited (incorporated in Bermuda with limited liability), and AXA General Insurance Hong Kong Limited
2 AXA Corporate Solutions, AXA Matrix Risk Consultants, AXA Insurance Company, and AXA Art with AXA XL’s insurance and reinsurance operations combined
What We Offer
We offer excellent career prospects and attractive remuneration package to the right candidates.