Head of Digital Technology

Job Title: Head of Digital Technology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Salary: THB4800000.00 - THB6000000.00 per annum + attractive
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -102019-444913
Contact Name: Anya Buthsing
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 22, 2019 06:54

Job Description

Argyll Scott is helping the client looking for Head of Digital Technology. This role will responsibility for articulate the vision of the digital platform as a business driver and to develop effective platform strategies and execution plans to build a 'best in class' service layer to fulfil the vision.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To champion a consultative framework focussed on addressing business issues and identifying opportunities (or gaps) where the application of digital solutions will deliver value against strategic priorities
  • To define, prioritise and oversee the delivery of services through close collaboration with internal stakeholders, external partners and management of vendor solution providers
  • To develop and own measurable objectives to track the delivery and adoption of services, utilisation and derived business outcomes
  • To formulate a Platform Services programme by showcasing solutions utilising Platform Services to drive adoption through interactions with internal stakeholders, business owners, external partners and the larger developer community
  • Display dynamic leadership working with partners throughout the organization and leading platform teams focused on innovation, entrepreneurial spirit, growth and success
  • Recruit and nurture top talent, networks and partners - identifying and building relationships with candidates for key open positions and future positions created by growth

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor/Master in Business/Economics, Finance, Marketing, Strategy, Engineering, Comp Science, IT or equivalent
  • A minimum of 10+ years in a lead position in or more of the following disciplines: Digital Product Development, Technical Partner Management, API Development or Platform as a Service
  • Experience in consulting for digital businesses, technical partner management or as an API Evangelist for consumer facing digital channels and applications
  • Familiar with technical architecture and solutions, as well as enabling business capabilities and objectives through technology
  • Experience managing complex projects with multiple timelines and stakeholders.
  • Entrepreneurial self starter who is self motivated, but also a team player with a professional presence
  • Demonstrated thought leadership and ability to influence at all levels in the organization.
  • Knowledge of lead and agile software development processes
  • Understand and leverage analytics and data to develop actionable insights that will grow the business
  • Understand information architecture and design to deliver a coherent and unified tech stack development
  • Ability to evaluate the latest technologies and infrastructure and platforms available to scale the company
  • A deep understanding of the solution architecture of various solutions to ensure we are future-proofed for scale and agility
  • Full understanding of the testing methodology for release management
  • Full understanding of UX/UI design development methodologies and workflows to enhance usability
  • Competitor and market analysis driven thinking to grow competitive advantage
  • Critical path analysis combined with a complete understanding of the product development life cycle
  • Full knowledge of the agile development methodology
  • Experienced in the product management life cycle model
  • Familiarity with modern development practices, technologies and protocols
  • Well-rounded expertise in the digital solutions space (tech, analytics, UX, commercial, legal)
  • Work 5 days a week (flexible hour) and on holidays as needed and to travel abroad when required
  • Excellent logical thinker with strong problem identification and solution design skills
  • Solid understanding of architectural design and processes
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills at all levels
  • Strong leadership and ability to logically present arguments
  • Drive delivery of highest standards within required timeframes
  • Ability to self-manage and take ownership
  • Ability to prioritise, considering bigger picture and be flexible with regards to changing priorities

Argyll Scott Asia is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.