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Corporate Solutions Lead

Shanghai , China

Ref#: 19025138

Date published: 8-Jul-2019

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The Corporate Solutions Lead will own and drive end to end solutions throughout CBRE Greater China. As a localization lead, the person must be detail oriented, yet able to see the big picture and work with the overall business, both in the day to day and at management levels, to drive a strategy which optimizes CBRE’s IT investment. The person works with product team to develop, test, and release/support teams throughout the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process. In addition, work with business representatives to define operational processes, drive launch, adoption, and training, support program development and execution, and track customer feedback  to build improvements into future solution requirements. In summary, this role will require the person to collect stakeholder requirements, analyze the needs and gaps, develop a localized solutions, construct project plan, manage expectation, review system design and development works, develop test scripts, conduct functional and integration tests, arrange and/or provide end-user training, supervise user acceptance test, arrange system cut-over, support system deployment, coordinate with Infrastructure, IT operation and vendors on various reviews and approval activities through the project period, actively manage project risks, timeline, budget and resources, arrange supports during the post-implementation critical periods, conduct post-mortem review, close off the project and document all project activities in a project repository folder

1) Collaborate with all of business lines to find alternatives and solutions to business challenges. Seek out and promote use of internal systems solutions that can be leveraged to meet business requirements. Rationalize our business applications
2) Engage the business client early and effectively building solid relationships and pushing IT value upstream as key business direction is being set
3) Identify, understand, negotiate and document business requirements with various groups. 
4) Facilitate the IT solutions planning and estimating phases
5) Manage the delivery of business cases, project scope and requirements documents, test plans, and rollout communications
6) Act as primary liaison with business functions and solution management during the development lifecycle, from needs analysis and bug tracking to UAT and rollout
7) Develop and manage direct relationships with key stakeholders and subject matter experts to ensure the business solutions are aligned with their goals and priorities, and how process automation through IT solutions will help them reach their goals
8) Conduct the localization works by working with various D&T teams located globally to ensure that the value of the localization project is realized. Clearly understand, articulate and document existing “as-is” systems & business architecture and define strategy for “to-be” architecture
9) Responsible to land the localized corporate solutions in China on AliCloud or a cloud/data center/server selected by client for customized solutions
10) Ensure compliance to global standards in developing methods, techniques, architectures and standards for obtaining solutions. Ensures scalability and international capabilities of technology
11) Create and maintain a cohesive, coordinated plan to deliver solutions that meet the stakeholders’ priorities within budgetary and product requirements
12) Provide in-depth business & technical strategy for systems solutions, identify business gaps and correlate to potential solutions-reuse global solution / component, develop solution that meet the local business requirements with alignment

• Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field of study for software development project/program management preferred with good English (written & speaking)
• Good knowledge in infrastructure, network, information security and cloud hosting (Azure, AWS and AliCloud)
• Ability to understand current/changing business processes, participation in defining application and platform functionality with business identification and risk mitigation's development
• Holds sound understanding of IT technology infrastructures, concepts and software architectures
• Exceptional communication, problem solving, cross-group collaboration, negotiation skills 
• Demonstrated expertise using written & verbal communication skills to distill technology projects into understandable and compelling executive level presentations
• Extensive product and program management experience with techniques such as use case analysis, data / process flow diagramming, process mapping and requirements documentation is highly desirable