Head of IT (Resources/Commodities)

Job Title: Head of IT (Resources/Commodities)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: China
Reference: YQ/HEAITCOM/160
Contact Name: YQ Tan
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 11, 2018 15:47

Job Description

  • Stable and reputable organisation
  • Senior Role
  • Excellent compensation package

Our client, a global group of resource-based manufacturing companies, is looking to hire a Head of IT as part of its growth strategy. This will be a permanent role, to be based in Nanjing, China.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead & manage China Project Services Team, as well as Site IT teams in North & South China regions.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the teams, in line with group business strategies and business units’ priorities in China.
  • Work with group businesses in China to understand their operations and support the businesses in developing and implementing their IT plans.
  • Implement corporate IT policies and standards in group’s China operations, including architectural alignment, information security, and business continuity.
  • Oversee and manage application implementation or enhancement projects to support the growth of China business units.
  • Manage IT assets in North & South China regions, including telecommunications infrastructure and enterprise applications.
  • Manage professional and career development of staff and foster a performance-driven team culture.
  • Develop annual IT work plan and budget for the teams managed, set performance targets and monitor performance against targets.

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or engineering discipline is required. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years senior management experience with operational and financial responsibility.
  • Proven hands-on experience in implementation and management of IT infrastructure and Applications  in large-scale, distributed, diversified business environments.
  • Good knowledge of IT trends, technologies and applications, including SAP, Microsoft, Cisco, internet/mobility, and information security technologies.
  • Preferably with good understanding in SAP Architecture, SAP modules and SAP implementations.
  • Preferably with good understanding of manufacturing process OR supply chain process.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Mandarin & English fluency is a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain good relationships at senior levels of the organization and influence key stakeholders.
  • Ability to drive, energize and coach people to achieve excellent business outcomes.

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