With over 14,500 stores and 4 billion happy customers across 24 markets in Asia and Europe, A.S. Watson is the world’s largest health & beauty retailer.
Application Manager
Hong Kong
Role Purpose:

As Application Manager, you will be managing the project delivery, enhancement and operation support in Retail Technology and Corporate Systems with a team of IT professional in specific Business Unit.

A typical day in this Role:
  • Analyzing business operations and the business's computer systems and determining which software applications could improve efficiency.
  • Making recommendations on whether to upgrade the existing systems or install new ones.
  • Leading teams of IT specialists in the implementation and upgrading of application and related systems.
  • Monitoring the roll-out of new software applications to ensure there are no problems.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving any problems with business application software.
  • Creating and overseeing protocols and procedures for the use of any new software applications.
  • Training employees on the use of any new software applications and maintaining a good work atmosphere.
  • Maintaining up-to-knowledge of the latest software developments
  • Focus on the successful achievement of time, quality and cost in order to deliver solutions to the business
  • Develop technical specification according to the requirement. Review impact on technical and functional side for integration with different systems
  • To agree with project stakeholders the key milestones for each project and communicate progress against these milestones.
  • To capture and prioritize the risks and issues that arise during the project, drive resolution of the issues and mitigation of the risks.
  • To manage quality assurance workforces to conduct various technical testing (e.g. system test, integration test, performance test, etc) and assist User Acceptance Test for all Technology projects


This job is a good fit for You if:

  • You have project management experience in Supply-Chain Management systems
  • You have strong leadership in Software Development Life Cycle
  • You enjoy teamwork

What we look for:

  • Tertiary Educated in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related disciplines
  • Strong experience in IT field including application design and development, implementation and post implementation support particularly in retail industry. Strong technical candidates without retail experience will also be considered
  • Work experience on large scale ERP or Retail system, easy to admire of operational requirement
  • Knowledge with Oracle DB and related products and ecommerce platform
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in a team and independently
  • Good communication in English and Cantonese both written and spoken with spoken Mandarin will be an advantage.
  • Candidates with less experience will be consider as Project Leader or Senior System Analyst


We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. The information provided will be treated in strict confidence and be used only for consideration of your application for relevant/ similar posts within the A.S. Watson Group.

Location
Watson House,1-5 Wo Liu Hang Road,Hong Kong,Fo Tan NT Hong Kong

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