Head of Digital Innovation

AIA International - Expires on Feb 16, 2018
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Malaysia
  • Kuala Lumpur
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 15+ years
  • Expat and local
Function
Marketing / Communication
Job Category
Finance / Investment / Securities
Salary
Not specified

Job Description

Strategic Digital Innovation
  • Works with board members, the CEO and other C-level executives to create a digital vision for the enterprise, and to identify the opportunities for differentiating digital capabilities and solutions.
  • Leads the process to identify and evaluate internal digital asset capabilities and strengths. Assesses external digital opportunities and threats as key inputs to making the best decisions on business strategy given digital realities.
  • Leads the development of the digital business strategy and road map, and ensures its integration with the enterprise strategic planning process, and the resulting business strategy and plans. Provides a single point of coordination and executive oversight for all digital initiatives and transformation projects.
  • Ensures that the enterprise is developing the digital assets and capabilities that will be needed to survive and thrive in the midterm and long term.
  • Defines and reports on metrics that represent progress against digital goals.
Digital Champion and Business Partner for the Enterprise
  • Acts as a champion and change advocate in leading the organizational changes required to create and sustain enterprise digital capabilities.
  • Acts as a thought leader on emerging digital business models and technologies, articulating the digital future and the enterprise's role in it internally and externally.
  • Builds and maintains external relationships in academia, as well as with industry bodies, vendors and technology analysts to learn and influence.
  • Partners with the business stakeholders to develop and exploit new digital business solutions to create a competitive edge for the enterprise.
  • Partners with the HR and business functions to develop digital talent in the enterprise.
Digital Champion and Business Partner for the Enterprise
  • Acts as a champion and change advocate in leading the organizational changes required to create and sustain enterprise digital capabilities.
  • Acts as a thought leader on emerging digital business models and technologies, articulating the digital future and the enterprise's role in it internally and externally.
  • Builds and maintains external relationships in academia, as well as with industry bodies, vendors and technology analysts to learn and influence.
  • Partners with the business stakeholders to develop and exploit new digital business solutions to create a competitive edge for the enterprise.
  • Partners with the HR and business functions to develop digital talent in the enterprise.
Digital Innovation Solutions
  • Lead the creation of the digital development roadmap across all channels, in line with our business and digital strategy, with the aim of releasing high quality and innovative products, features and enhancements.
  • Oversee the development of detailed product specifications in line with business needs, UI/UX, in order to guide and prioritize the efforts of the development team, whether internal IT or a third party developer.
  • Lead the management digital product development lifecycle to ensure that deliverables meet project timelines and requirements and to ensure that the direction for the product is in sync with set business outcomes.
  • Track and measure the success of tests and digital product launches, and perform post launch evaluations and develop plan for future enhancements and evolutions.
Team Management
  • Manages several teams to execute/drive key Digital initiatives within the organization.
  • Plans and monitors staff development and engagement
  • Trains and supervises staff execution of assignments
Performs other responsibilities and duties periodically assigned by immediate Superior in order to meet business requirements

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, system analysis or a related study, or equivalent
  • Fifteen or more years of business experience, ideally in business management, IT management or Digital
  • Five or more years of progressive leadership experience in leading cross-functional teams and enterprise-wide programs, operating and influencing effectively across the organization and within complex contexts
  • Preferably five or more years of experience in informationally intensive industries or digitally advanced enterprises
  • Experience in innovating business models and developing new channels, business models or business transformation
  • Strategy and management consulting experience advantageous
  • Deep understanding of the evolving digital world on both the demand side (how people/companies are using technology) and the supply side (emerging technologies)
  • Strong knowledge of related areas including digital marketing, business process management and CRM
  • Strong business acumen, including domain-specific knowledge of the company and its business units (and insurance/financial services industry)
  • Excellent analytical, strategic conceptual thinking and consulting skills
  • Strong influence and negotiation skills
  • Ability to effectively drive people, process and technology change in a dynamic and complex operating environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to explain digital concepts and technologies to business leaders, as well as business concepts to technologists

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