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Assistant IT Manager - UK HQ, base in HKAmbition
Assistant IT Manager - UK HQ, base in HKAmbition
Job Highlights
  • MNC
  • Dynamic Working Culture
  • Good Benefit
Job Description


  • Oversee and enhance IT business systems and applications development in Hong Kong
  • Responsible for IT budget planning and control, and implementation of IT related policy
  • Ensure data and systems security to comply with Hong Kong, Kaplan International and corporate standard and audit requirements (e.g. SOX)
  • Liaise with Global and Regional IT teams, Business Units, external vendors and service providers on technical design, delivery and support
  • Develop and execute IT projects by managing and coordinating resources to ensure that the projects are successfully completed within defined constraints
  • Coordinate with Kaplan International Business System and Applications Development teams to support and enhance the global computer systems
  • Act as architecture owner and is responsible for facilitating architecture decisions
  • Technical lead in Application Development and ensure that coding standards are followed
  • Provide feedback to developers or vendors through a structured peer review process
  • Own and improve deployment procedures and prepare technical release notes
  • Conduct regular inventory and documentation check and update
  • Assist Regional IT Director and Vice President to perform any ad-hoc projects or tasks.


  • Degree holder in Information Systems, Computer Science or other related disciplines. Candidates without degree may be assessed based on work experience
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience, with 2 years in supervisory role
  • Good technical knowledge in server, web, mobile and cloud technology
  • Relevant experience in the following areas:
    • Modern JavaScript frameworks such as Angular
    • LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, PHP, MYSQL)
    • Modern PHP Frameworks preferably YII
    • Cloud infrastructure environment in AWS
  • Strong business sense and business operational experience
  • Self-motivated, goal oriented and with technical leadership ability
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and presentation skills
  • Confident, innovative, open-minded and communicative with a can-do attitude
  • Good communication and writing skills, in both Chinese and English
Additional Information
Career Level
Years of Experience
5 years
Employment Type
Full Time, Permanent
Company details
Ambition is a leading global boutique recruitment business listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. With coverage across Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and London, we specialise within the areas of Banking & Financial Services, Finance & Accounting, Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain & Procurement and Technology.