Information Technology

Regional Director, Applications and Software Engineering (Corporate & Advisory Services)

Job details

Location: Singapore
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: IT/RL/RDASECAS/09112021
Posted: 24 days ago
Consultant: Ranelle Liew
Consultant Email: email Ranelle
Consultant Phone: +65 6950 0389

Job description

​Our client is in the Accounting, Finance and Payroll services space.

This role involves collaboration with senior business leaders, as well as functional areas and is responsible for leading multiple teams of full-time and contract professionals in various regional locations.


  • Understand the needs of the client, manage the client relationship and deliver solutions with strong customer and business value.

  • Offer strategic guidance on application solutions, architectures, integration strategies, governance, quality assurance and business support processes.

  • Integrate disparate development teams with diverse practices, technology and toolsets into a cohesive, collaborative, standards-based development organization.

  • Deliver a combined business and technology roadmap to support business and technology strategy for the delivery of increased business capabilities, improved technology operational stability and reduced time and cost of delivery.

  • Develop the technology plan in support of key business objectives and with consideration of external trends and competitive forces.

  • Plan and execute development projects, ensure that teams have appropriate product and technical specifications, direction and resources to deliver projects on a bold but achievable timelines.

  • Manage on-going user stories, change requests, incident reports and bug fixes towards achieving business and system goals.

  • Define and deploy transformational technology capabilities while maintaining service levels.

  • Execute continuous improvement of existing software applications and architecture and consistently ensure quality deliverables.

  • Influence and implement change strategies that will improve end-to-end execution of technology projects to reduce cost, improve quality and time to market.

  • Effectively partner with other technology leaders to ensure communication and collaboration across a diverse business and technology community. Form relationships that enable shared solutions across the enterprise.

  • Provide technical leadership and guidance on software development tools, technology and development methodologies.

  • Provide technology vision and leadership and cultivate culture of empowerment and accountability.

  • Attract, develop and retain technology staff, primarily in software development, application support, business analysis and project management.

  • Coach, motivate and lead team members and organizations to achieve their optimal performance.



  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science / Information Systems / Information Technology / Information Systems.

  • At least 10 years of relevant working experience, with 2 years of managerial responsibilities.

  • Experience in architecting and managing software development of web-based applications, APIs, and web services.

  • Knowledge and experience in software development processes (Agile, Waterfall, Hybrid)

  • Experience in migrating legacy applications to cloud. Familiarity with AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc.

  • Knowledge of the professional services / financial / investment industry will be advantageous


Please contact Ranelle Liew at +65 9836 1864 or for a confidential discussion.

EA License no: 16S8066 | Reg no.: R1874529


Only successful candidates will be notified.

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