Head of Software Delivery (Trading Systems) Head of Software Delivery (Trading Systems) …

Mainstay Asia
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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Mainstay Asia
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Our client is a large global Enterprise who are currently undergoing an extremely large greenfield program of work, to develop the next generation trading and information processing systems. They are currently hiring a Head of Software Delivery to oversee an Engineering team of circa 250 resources. You will help to direct and manage people and highly agile processes to ensure a complex software build is delivered by meeting milestones on time.

This role would suit a Project/Programme Manager who has come from a software background and managed projects at scale.


  • Be accountable for the end to end Delivery of the development workstreams within the programme.
  • Ensure a portfolio of Projects are broken down into clear milestones (requirements gathering, system development schedule, deployment, testing)
  • Manage People, Systems and Processes within the Engineering teams
  • Organise delivery tasks with a team of Development Managers executing your direction
  • Report various Project and Programme status to key stakeholders in technology and business regularly
  • Engage and manage stakeholders
  • Collaborate with internal teams to ensure Projects remains on schedule
  • Identify and Manage Project/Delivery Risk
  • Ensure ALL Project Governance and Dev Managers are managing builds to required standards
  • Manage the development activities and deliverables
  • Ensure development requirements are met
  • Monitor and report on progress in accordance with the requirements.
  • Identify and manage relationships through effective communication with all stakeholders including third parties, and acts as the primary point of contact.


Required Skills:

  • University degree holder in Information Technology, or related disciplines
  • At least 20 years hands-on experience in IT project/programme management and software delivery
  • A good understanding of system development life cycle in real time systems
  • Experience of DevOps environments and Agile Software Delivery
  • Effective communicator to different levels of stakeholders and can present complex ideas and technical details into layman terms
  • Demonstrate a proactive working attitude to achieve common goals with good influential and negotiation skills
  • Strong oral and written English language skills
  • Professional Project management certification (PMP, Prince2, etc)
  • Proficiency in English
  • Experience in managing large complex programmes in a multi-tier environment


If interested in this exciting opportunity, please send your CV in word format to rcarter@mainstayasia.com and put "Head of Software Delivery" in the Subject Heading.