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Business Consultant- Project management

Keywords / Skills : Project Management, PMP, Cloud, Infrastructure, Insurance

8 - 18 years
Posted: 2019-04-16

Job Description
Roles and Responsibilities:

Functional Duties (70%)

• Provides Infrastructure technical advises and support to IT initiatives according to business priority

• Leads the engineering team to implement the required Infrastructure platform

• Analyses and identifies the Infrastructure Road Map including EOL technology and makes recommendation to management

• Organize, plan, manage and monitor the activities in all project stages to ensure all requirements and milestones are met

• Exercise responsibility for liaison with all parties in feasibility study, system specification, infrastructure design, hardware / software evaluation etc.

• Evaluate new technologies / solutions to recommend optimal solution to management in alignment with corporate standards, meeting business requirements

• Report and present recommendations to management for review and approval

• Implement, design and deliver technical solutions in public and hybrid cloud environment

• Manage activities and provide holistic support for responsible systems

• Ensure compliance to IT Governance and Company Policies

• Review and update technical documents such as system diagram, system installation manuals

People Management (20%)

• Manage a team of staff (including outsourced/contract resources) with management responsibility

• Plan and organize training programs for enhancing overall knowledge on business, applications and technical knowhow for team member

• Perform review on team performance, training enrollment, leave approvals, staff goal setting, career development plan, and appraisal, etc.

Miscellaneous Tasks (10%)

• Work closely with IT Transformation & Infrastructure Program Office, Architecture Team to ensure the design solution to be implemented from Infrastructure standpoint

• Perform other responsibilities and duties periodically assigned by immediate manager to meet operational or business requirements

• Act as active driver on new IT technology to help business and operation

• Monitor latest cloud related technology update

Financial and Non-Financial Measures:

· Attainment of objectives and adherence to both deadlines and procedures of work

· Maintain a secure, robust and stable infrastructure for business application and systems

· Quality staff, vendor and project management skills

· Quality training identify to team member

· Ensure Quality of deliverables and completeness of work produced by team

Communication Requirements:

Effective communication having influential messages across and projecting the image of Confident and Competent Professional

Internal (85%)

· Communicate with IT users of all level, understand and clarify user requirement; present IT Infrastructure solutions to IT users

· Regular team meetings

· Discussion / meeting with application teams and IT teams and/or Group IT of design, standards and technology road map

· Formulate documentation for standards and guidelines

External (15%)

· Discussion / meeting with external vendors on project requirement, solution design & implementation, cost negotiation and problem solving

Minimum Job Requirements:

Education & Experience

· Undergraduate degree in Information Technology or related discipline

· At least 8 years of IT related experience in managerial position, preferably in insurance/financial industry

Specific Skills

• Good technical skill in Infrastructure solution design, administration & support on Windows and Linux OSI / Microservices / database / public cloud and hybrid cloud infrastructure

• Practical experience in networking, Active Directory, vendor and outsourcing, infrastructure projects, cloud admin and security

• Understanding and experience in implementing services in Azure and/or AWS on Docker and Kubernetes, databases/RDS, Azure Resource Manager/Cloud Formation, etc.

• Good project management and vendor management skills

• Good troubleshooting and analytical skills

• Understanding of Agile, DevOps, CICD pipeline preferable

• Certification of Solutions Architect for Azure or AWS is a surplus

• Fluent English mandatory

• Cantonese and Putonghua preferable

• Good written and communication skills

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