Director, Information Technology

Position          : Director, Information Technology

Location         : Singapore

Company        : Our Client is a leader in Electronics Manufacturing Services



This is a senior leadership role responsible for the IT technological direction of the company. The incumbent will support the CIO in directing and managing computing and information technology strategic plans, policies, programs and schedules for business and finance data processing, computer services, network communications, and management information services to accomplish corporate goals and objectives. The incumbent is expected to formulate and drive the strategic use of SAP/.Net/Sharepoint/Mobile Solutions, while is familiar with IT infrastructure.



Strategic Direction and Operational Execution:-

  • Develop and implement strategic direction and objectives for the IT capabilities of the company to ensure the IT function value-add and is responsive to the needs of the company’s growth and objectives.   Implement and enhance Business Enterprise systems (Finance, Purchasing, Sourcing & Procurement, Manufacturing and HR, etc.) and.Net / SharePoint / Mobile Solutions
  • Consult with other department heads as an advisor of IT technologies that may improve efficiency and effectiveness.   Oversee the development, design, and implementation of new applications and changes to existing IT systems and software packages – identify effective or new IT technology so as to optimize IT architecture and infrastructure for most cost effective performance
  • Develop effective customer service platforms for company’s internal and company-and-Customer communication
  • Responsible for IT services Vendor/Supplier negotiations and management.  Negotiate and manage major contracts with IT hardware and service providers – establish partnerships with external third parties to increase speed of innovation, testing, implementation and enhance cost effectiveness
  • Formulate policies and ensure procedures in place for Information Security, Information back-up and Disaster Recovery.  Manage information risks using surveillance and audits.  Ensure effective physical security of all IT systems.
  • Manage a multitude of SAP and related project activities globally to ensure the successful completion of projects; lead the team to help users identify and execute against their Enterprise Resource Planning needs using SAP technologies

People Leadership and Teamwork

  • Forge cohesive teamwork and partnership across companies within the Group
  • Cultivate positive business and professional relationship with relevant stakeholders

Other Responsibilities

  • This job description is intended to guide the activities of the incumbent and is not intended to limit the thinking and creativity of the incumbent as to the effective functioning of this role, nor is intended to describe all the responsibilities and work that may be required of the incumbent



  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology discipline or equivalent.  A Master Degree in IT related discipline or Master in Business Administration from a recognised university is an added advantage
  • At least 12 years’ experience in IT roles in a manufacturing & B-to-B environment, or related industry in an MNC organization; Out of which, at least 5 years’ experience in IT senior leadership role
  • Familiarity in manufacturing methodologies such as Lean, Kanban and/or 6-sigma is a plus
  • Have latest experience in handling SAP (HANA, FIORI or Cloud) projects; knowledge and experience in integration of SAP with non-SAP systems, both internal and off-the-shelf software



Strategic Acumen

  • Skills, knowledge and experience in strategic planning and operational execution.
  • Skills, knowledge and experience of contracting, negotiating, and change management

People Leadership

  • Strong leadership in team development and teamwork enabled by strong interpersonal, influencing and conflict resolution skills
  • Track records in developing future leaders and key/critical IT functional experts 

Other Essential Attributes

  • Highly self-motivated; resilient; adaptable; able to take pressure; not knocked off balance by the unexpected
  • Highly self-aware; has an inquisitive mind; having humility to learn from others
  • Resourceful; quick to act but not hasty
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