Senior Manager (Life Admin Systems)

RM16,000 - RM17,000 monthly
  • GMA Tech Consulting
  • Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Dec 03, 2018
Full time Systems/Business and Data Analysts Managers, All Other

Job Description

Position Objective:

Responsible for overall application development on the IT applications assigned through agile resource management and innovative technology implementation to support business demands. As well, lead the change and develop a high performance team for application delivery and champion technology innovations.Responsible for overall application development on the IT applications assigned through agile resource management and innovative technology implementation to support business demands. As well, lead the change and develop a high performance team for application delivery and champion technology innovations.

Roles and Responsibilities:

IT Application Management (Time - 60%)

  • Manage and execute the development, design and implementation of new applications and changes to existing information systems and software packages.
  • Maintain a strong focus on effective delivery with cost efficiency in ensuring that the investment in IT realizes the intended benefits.
  • Define action plan to support IT strategy through sound planning, established methods and resourcing to deliver projects within agreed timelines.
  • Manage, enforce and review system change adhered to software development life cycle and software quality management.
  • Manage and optimize system delivery through REUSE strategy via proper adoption of Service Orientated Architecture design.
  • Manage application availability with timely resolution of issues and problems
  • Implement policies, procedures, standards and best practice to drive center of excellence for IT application development

Stakeholder Management (Time - 20%)

  • Manage, optimize and prioritize business demands in relation to business value generation and resource capacity with all business unit heads.
  • Manage relationships with senior management and business managers to deliver credible and consistent solution services.
  • Manage vendor, business partner and GroupIT relationships to provide delivery flexibility in application development

People Development &  Management (Time - 20%)

  • Lead, attract and retain high quality individual contributors to build the strategic and operational capabilities and sustainable by;
    • setting clear direction, goals and engaging staff to translate these into personal actions;
    • developing the leaders and high performers through effective learning and development;
    • driving right way for effective and quality processes mind set
  • Manage and optimize resource planning and utilization to deliver maximum output to support business demands
  • Coach and mentor team to acquire the technical and soft skills to execute their jobs.
  • Manage performance and individual development plan in alignment to IT strategic plan

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Degree in IT from an accredited institution. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • 10-12 years of experience in IT application development environment, with at least 8-10 years in supervisory or management capacity.
  • Subject matter experts in Life Asia system and integration technologies supporting Life Asia
  • Sound experience in managing IT projects with high level of expertise in system application and technology implementation delivery.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to communicate with middle management team, internal & external stakeholders 
  • Strong analytical and decision making skills.
  • Strong leadership capabilities that can lead, influence and motivate to create a high performing team
  • Domain proficiency in insurance business and its operations including distribution channels modus operandi is essential

Years of experience

10 years and above  

Required Languages

English  

Do you accept foreigners

No

Additional Information

Reporting Structure and Supervisory / Managerial Responsibilities:

  • Direct reporting headcount of 5-10 fte

Reports to: Associate Director, Life Admin Systems