Head, Group Information Systems & Technology (Based in Singapore)

Employment Type:  Permanent
Location:  Singapore

The Role

The Head, IS&T will lead the IS&T teams in driving IT strategy, digital transformation & building a reliable and scalable IT system to support the rapid business growth across the Group. To be successful, you should be a strong leader with extensive team management experience and have an in-depth knowledge of the current and up-and-coming trends in the IT field.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to the overall IT strategy of the Group including drive and implement IT strategy to support business growth across different regions and keep the Group competitive in a fast-changing global marketplace.
  • Design and develop a robust IT infrastructure to promote quality service delivery.
  • Establish scalable roadmaps and steer Group-wide digital transformation to meet the needs of the organization, its people and those it serves.
  • Anticipate new computer technology trends that enables the Group to be agile have an advantage over others.
  • Cultivate a strong relationship with internal and external stakeholders and ensure the IT teams provide the required support effectively across the Group.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, IT Management, Engineering or relevant field.
  • Proven experience as IT Department Head or a similar role with at least 10 years in leadership role with regional experience/exposure.
  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in information technology and data management, and have successfully implemented IT roadmap strategies on a global scale. 
  • Strong in people and stakeholder management.
  • In-depth knowledge of data administration and management processes.
  • Highly analytical with superb problem-solving skills.
  • Savvy with technology trends and embraces innovation.
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills.
  • Good understanding of modern databases and information system technologies including technologies relating to cloud, data centre, AI, robotics and analytics.