Senior Manager, Portfolio Management

Location Hong Kong
Experience level Executive Role
Job details sector Information Technology
Apply before 09/25/2017

Purpose of the Role:

This position is responsible leading large and complex project teams and/or programs and is accountable for the overall management, planning and delivery of the portfolio of the Hong Kong Technology projects/programs.  

Key Accountabilities:

This role is instrumental in managing and executing integrated internal and vendor technology solutions and proposing strategic roadmaps.

Support and coach your team using your knowledge and experience to drive best practice and ensure capability is optimised.


  • Experienced program manager with a focus on innovation and creativity
  • Direct complex projects affecting multiple functions or businesses
  • Serve as a dedicated resource working directly with senior division leaders and staff to support the solution delivery.
  • Partner with the business units; understand the strategy and driver to make sure that projects meet the requirements
  • Build strong relationships to enhance collaboration
  • Engage people and develop them through team work and a high level of participation
  • Assess change readiness and prepare plans for helping stakeholders through change
  • Drive for high quality, actionable results

Program Management:

  • Provide assistance with evaluating business projects and proposing and sizing the related technology builds and integrations.
  • Create transparency into the PMO and ongoing production support capital and operating expenses and budgets
  • Direct and coordinates the delivery of multiple projects from idea to implementation.
  • Proactively leads the team and vendors to deliver high quality products with minimal defects.
  • Partner with the PMO to contribute best practices and transform the organisations software development capabilities.
  • Oversee the development and deployment of IT project delivery methodology and templates based upon best practice
  • Oversee the development of the IT plans and budgets in relation to project delivery, ensuring transparency.

Financial Management:

  • Partner with Finance to develop and track project metric
  • Monitor performance and improvement in key metrics

Deliver operational improvement and financial benefits to meet or exceed annual targets

Experience / Qualification:

  • Typically require a tertiary qualification in an IT discipline or related field
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of proven IT leadership and program and project delivery experience in the financial services industry
  • Deep understanding of the delivery methodologies of Agile and SDLC
  • Ability to make insightful, successful decisions
  • Competent delivering results through ownership & drive
  • Proven ability to lead, motivate and develop a team
  • Exposure to transformational change within a business
  • Ability to think creatively and ensure solutions meet stakeholder needs and are fit for purpose.
  • Experience developing digital solutions across mobile, web and tablet
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks, work to tight deadlines and monitor team members’ targets and KPIs
  • Proficient in MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) 

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.


In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.

AXA Hong Kong, a member of the AXA Group, prides itself of serving over 1 million customers in Hong Kong and Macau. Besides being one of the largest health protection providers in Hong Kong, it is also the number 1 General Insurance provider1 and a market leader in motor insurance.

AXA Hong Kong is committed to helping its customers achieve stability and prosperity through providing a comprehensive range of life, health, property and casualty protection, as well as wealth management and retirement solutions.

We believe it is our inherent responsibility to support the communities we operate in, hence creating a sustainable business via constant and considerable contribution in the dimensions of health, environment and the community.

1Based on 2013 Office of the Commissioner of Insurance market share statistics

We offer excellent career prospects and attractive remuneration package to the right candidates.