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Job Description

Core Responsibilities:

Strategy, planning and innovation

  • Develop vision and strategy for China Digital IT solutions including:
  • In direct alignment with our strategy, conceive and design digital strategies that directly support the company’s key business initiatives and priority topics.
  • Implement targeted digital programs, communications, etc. that support the execution of above.
  • Collaborate with business leaders to plan and identify strategic digital solutions to elevate mobility program throughout our organization.
  • Design and implement the process, people and technology infrastructure needed to enable world-class digital IT services that support the growth strategy of the company
  • Drive thoughtful innovation through research of leading edge solutions and external “next best practices” which will support the needs of the next generation of mobile solution & strategy
  • Oversee the preparation and monitoring of digital program and financial budgets to support digital business cases needs
  • Engage with commercial leaders in designing digital IT solutions, promoting mobility across the business and embedding into the business process.

Consulting and collaboration

  • Consult across commercial and functional teams with business Leaders, sales / marketing peers, IT team to:
  • Evolve digital business strategy in alignment with business needs
  • Gather input on plans and
  • Ensure appropriate change management
  • Maintain productive, strategic relationships with key vendors, key professional organizations and global peers
  • Consult with global, regional and local IT leadership on trends and strategies for leading mobility practices
  • Demonstrate deep subject matter expertise in the topic of digital and strategic business initiative enablement for the purposes of best customer experience and creating cross-border collaboration / knowledge sharing opportunities through the implementation of programs, etc.
  • Use data and metrics to make critical decisions; identify patterns; report findings and trends.
  • Collaborate with Finance and IT on leading technology solutions to support reporting and tracking of digital solution based services

Team leadership

  • Manages, mentors, and coaches the digital IT team
  • Actively manage change for clients, team and self
  • Consistently provide timely, specific and balanced feedback to help team achieve optimal performance levels
  • Create an environment of continuous and collaborative learning
  • Establish expectations and priorities for team and aligns work accordingly
  • Delegate effectively with successful completion of activities
  • Responsible for ensuring quality in delivery of services at all levels
  • Develop team’s knowledge of key industry and organizational metrics to support alignment with the strategy of the company
  • Oversee demand intake (projects and initiatives) impacting mobility team
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders on supply and demand for current and future need
  • Oversee on-going operations, issue resolution, and end user experience

Required Skills and Experience

  • A business-minded leader with 5 years of increasingly responsible digital IT leadership positions with demonstrated ability to thrive in a culture that is collaborative, service-oriented, and consultative.
  • A functional specialist who delivers services with a pragmatic approach to business partnership and operations.
  • An individual who is experienced operating in a matrixes professional services organization.
  • An individual who has experience in capacity management or resource management and comes from an environment where digital solution is both a function to support workforce management as well as a strategy for developing leadership talent.
  • An outstanding coach and mentor with an engaging and approachable personality. Will have significant history of working successfully with all levels of staff, from front-line through senior executive.
  • A proven expert in prioritization and negotiation with demonstrated ability to be effective in supporting multiple business leaders/Partners working in various teams across different business units.
  • Highly collaborative and action-oriented, with a leadership style characterized by strong influencing skills
  • A change agent who can build collaborative relationships across a matrix organization.
  • A thought leader with a strong point of view who can consult on a matter and who is willing to take other’s feedback and refine that point of view
  • An implementer who can develop and execute action plans for change as well as endure excellence in the execution of day-to-day activities
  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT or business-related field
  • 10 years of increasingly responsible IT or Business projects within international organizations
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing digital IT strategies and related processes.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills in English
  • A reputation for discretion, integrity, judgment, responsiveness, and strong attention to detail.

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