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WeLab - Head of IT - WeLend

Entry Level
Hong Kong
Head of IT
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About Us

WeLab aims to bring joy to everyone’s financial journey. We strive to improve people’s lives by reinventing financial services through game-changing technology. We put our people first, whether it’s our customers or our employees.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for an energetic Head of IT to join our WeLend team.

Reporting to the HK GM, the incumbent will be a key member of the HK management team to own and manage all aspects of the development and system infrastructure of WeLend’s online lending platform.

What you will be doing
  • Oversee the IT department to ensure stable systems performance
  • Lead the local infrastructure, application development and support teams as well as offshore shared services team
  • Develop strategic IT plans to the Management to achieve company goals and objectives
  • Lead and manage IT projects with different teams to ensure successful project deployment
  • Work proactively with business users to understand their needs
  • Manage external vendors and outsourcing service providers
  • Prepare and control annual budgeting on IT department
  • Project management ensure project go live on time, and within budget
  • Provide mentorship to team members and setup a platform environment to nurture organic growth
Who you are
About you:
  • You're a go-getter with mad juggling skills (or multiple hats) who can thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • You have a strong thirst for knowledge and are driven to find solutions that don't exist yet
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and extremely resourceful (in your past life you could've been a detective)
  • You always find a way to get things done without sacrificing the quality of your work, integrity and values. No task is off limits for you
  • You are humble and prioritize the success of the team over your own with an eagerness to help those around you
  • You don't shy away from challenges and have the ability to bounce back from setbacks
What is required and what we’re looking for:
  • Bachelor degree of Information Technology and any related disciplines
  • Strong experience in application development, architect and project management
  • Experience in acting as the IT head or solution head
  • Successful track record of managing multi project delivery and roll out
  • Good command of Chinese and English
  • Good communication skills, leadership skill and interpersonal skill
What we offer
  • Competitive salary
  • Learning and development stipend, because we value lifelong learning and believe the best way to invest in our employees is to encourage them to continue to learn
  • Work hard and laugh lots (chicken wings and french toast, etc.) with a high-performing, fun and diverse team
  • Happiness Dollars for spending on anything that makes you happy
  • Coffee stipend
  • Conveniently located office surrounded by diverse and delicious lunch options
  • Lively office with gaming consoles and a ping pong table
  • Fun extracurricular activities with your colleagues like hiking, yoga, badminton, wine tasting, rock climbing, etc.
  • Employee referral bonuses

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