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Senior Manager (Release Management) The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Senior Manager (Release Management) The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Job Highlights
  • Release and/or project management experience
  • Experience in information systems operations
  • knowledge in software development lifecycle
Job Description

The Department

The IT Strategy and Governance Department manages and drives new strategies for overall IT planning, manage strategic relationship with the business and external partners, oversee project management office, standards and resourcing, implement enterprise architecture and demand and release management.


 The Job

You will :

  • Build and manage the IT Release Calendar and cycles, across the Portfolios
  • Coordinate release content submissions
  • Communicate release details and schedules to the Business as required
  • Communicate all key project plans, commitments, and changes
  • Conduct Release Readiness; Milestone; and Business Go/No-Go reviews
  • Lead and co-ordinate Go-Live activities
  • Work with Project managers and IT Infrastructure Operations to produce Deployment, Run Books and Implementation Plans
  • Negotiate, plan and manage all release activities, across the Operational Initiatives which span a multi-year planning cycle


About You

You should have:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 2-6 years of previous release and/or project management experience, (Solid understanding of project management principles preferred)
  • 8-10 years of experience in information systems operations environment in systems analysis or development
  • Formal training in project management practices preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must
  •  General PC knowledge including Microsoft Office expert level knowledge of Excel, working Knowledge of Access
  • Exposure to Project and Portfolio Management tools (for example HP Project and Portfolio Management; PPM)


Terms of Employment

The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. A contract employment will be offered to the successful candidate. Contract renewal will be subject to mutual agreement between the Club and the individual.


How to Apply

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Additional Information
Years of Experience
8 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Company Website
Company details

Founded in 1884, The Hong Kong Jockey Club is a world-class racing club that acts continuously for the betterment of our society. The Club has a unique integrated business model, comprising racing and racecourse entertainment, a membership club, responsible sports wagering and lottery, and charities and community contribution. Through this model, the Club generates economic and social value for the community and supports the Government in combatting illegal gambling. In 2017/18, the Club made a record return to the Government of HK$22.6 billion in duty and profits tax and contributed HK$1.2 billion to the Lotteries Fund. Approved charity donations were HK$4.2 billion. The Club is Hong Kong's largest single taxpayer and one of the city’s major employers. Its Charities Trust is also one of the world's top ten charity donors. The Club is always "riding high together for a better future" with the people of Hong Kong.


香港賽馬會(「馬會」)成立於1884年,是致力建設更美好社會的世界級賽馬機構。馬會透過其結合賽馬及馬場娛樂、會員會所、有節制體育博彩及獎券,以及慈善及社區貢獻的獨特綜合營運模式,創造經濟及社會價值,並協助政府打擊非法賭博。2017/18年度,馬會透過各項博彩稅及利得稅,為政府庫房帶來破紀錄的226億港元收入,並向獎券基金撥款12億港元。另外,已審批慈善捐款達42億港元。馬會是全港最大的單一納稅機構,也是香港主要僱主之一,其慈善信託基金位列全球十大慈善捐助機構。馬會將繼續與香港市民「同心同步同進 共創更好未來」。