Position title
Head of Product
  • Strategic planning and management of the entire Octopus’s product portfolios
  • Lead a product team for product strategy, product development and product management
  • Define and align of the vision, strategy and roadmap of our product offerings in order to establish the competitive advantages
  • Manage the delivery of new product pipelines, enhancement of existing products, and other projects that will positively impact the company
  • Manage the full product development process from gathering requirements, concept generation, design, testing, and refinement, and pre-production following established company project management methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, to specification, in accordance to budget
  • Lead a customer experience team for UI/UX design and implementation, consolidate customer requirements and experience and enhance the product flow
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to support creation and execution of an effective marketing plan for new products launches
  • Lead a technical implementation team for software development and technology management
  • Manage all technical, quality and testing requirements are correctly identified, documented, communicated, and implemented within product development process
  • Provide leadership and coaching to the teams to ensure team's continuous development and high motivation to achieve the business targets
  • Ensure product performance meets the product specifications throughout the product life cycle
  • Build positive relationships with key industry technology organizations, forums, and industry leaders to remain current on leading industry technology trends and developments
  • Manage and reconcile conflicts on resources and expectations between stakeholders, act as an escalation point when required
  • Define KPIs to measure success of product along with post-delivery reporting to track product performance for multiple internal stakeholders
  • Bachelor Degree holder in Computer/Electronic/Telecommunication Engineering, Information Technology or Computer Science; MBA holder is highly preferred
  • At least 15 years’ experience preferably in banking, technology, Fintech, payment or contactless smart card, in which at least 5 years’ proven leadership experience in managing sizable product team
  • Good business acumen; independent, proactive, detail-oriented and well-organized with strong self-initiative; ability to work on multiple projects under pressure and handle tight schedules
  • Proven track record in project management, RFP and tendering (public sector), vendor management and agreement vetting
  • Ability to drive strategic planning for products and go-to-market implementation
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent presentation and writing skills; able to translate complicated technology concepts into tactical business ideas
  • Good command of both oral and written English and Chinese
Job Benefits

We offer successful candidate an attractive remuneration package and excellent career prospects.

Visit our web site: http://www.octopus.com.hk/

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Launched in 1997 by OCL, the Octopus system in Hong Kong is one of the world's leading and most extensively accepted contactless smartcard payment systems

Employment Type
Job Location
Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR
Date posted
October 29, 2021
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