Head of Development, IT Department, Head Office

Public Bank Vietnam (PBVN)

Hội sở chính: Số 2 Ngô Quyền, Phường Lý Thái Tổ, Quận Hoàn Kiếm, Thành phố Hà Nội
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Head of Development is responsible for orienting, building and executing the strategy of developing information technology application solutions to meet the requirements of business and development strategy of the Bank. You will be in charge of critical platforms, solutions and engineering teams within the bank from an IT and engineering point of view. 

As a Head of Development, you are expected to drive engineering excellence, modern engineering practices and help create high performing teams to deliver high quality solutions for customers. 

We are seeking a visionary leader with proven track record of driving excellence in software development.

Your role & responsibilities

Management and Task coordination:

  • Build application development plan and orientation. Supervise, assign, review to ensure the quality of application operation execution in order to achieve set goals in development strategy of IT application solutions which serve the whole bank operation.
  • Orient, analyze, and assess whole-bank new technology application trend in order to update appropriate roadmap and standard
  • Coordinate with functional units to define the requirements and business development strategy which are the foundation of building development strategy of IT application solutions which serve the whole bank operation
  • Orient, follow, and support implementation process of investment projects, technology solutions development for the whole bank
  • Oversea the planning, execution and delivery of developments projects, ensuring alignment with Bank goals and objective.
  • Establish and maintain project timelines, resource plans and budgets.

Risk management and compliance:

  • Adhere to Bank policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with management guideline and Bank’s policy.  
  • Recognize risk and self-assess risk of the department in operation, make plan to deal with risk and cooperate with relevant units to build methods of measurement, assessment and risk mitigation
  • Ensure department's activities comply with policies, regulations, processes, internal guideline...and commit to service quality (SLAs)

People Management:

  • Oversee human resources planning and execution (headcount & costs) of their function/ sub- function.
  • Attract, onboard and retain the right talents for a high-performing team.
  • Establish and communicate sub-function/ function and individual KRAs/ KPIs, goals, action plan, expectations and results to reporting line
  • Manage sub-function/ function performance & provide feedback regularly (following the annual performance management cycle)
  • Define team’s capability requirements and enable team member’s professional and personal development through capability assessment, training, coaching & feedback, mentoring, etc.
  • Motivate and recognize team members’ contributions towards the team’s shared goals
  • Responsible for developing talents within the function/ sub-function
  • Act as a role model and promote corporate culture at function/ sub-function level
  • Understand & communicate relevant HR offerings to team members.

Other tasks:

  • Establish application solution standards to orient and monitor sustainable, flexible, efficient technology solutions.
  • Participate in building policies, regulations, processes, guideline on application solution development.
  • Perform other duties assigned by IT Controller.
  • Lead subordinates to participate in building Bank's corporate culture.

Your skills & qualifications

  • University degree or higher, majoring in finance/ economics/ banking/ business administration/ computer science.

Work Experience: 

  • At least 12 years of experience in Software Engineering, with 7+ years leading SWE teams building customer-facing software applications
  • At least 7 years of experience in Leadership or management. Experience in managing a team of more than 50 people
  • Strong technical background with expertise in C#, VB6, MVC, Razor Pages, Blazor Pages, Windows Form, Devexperess is a plus.
  • Experience in Banking Industry and Bank product is also a plus.
  • You will need to come from a technical background ideally with experience implementing large scale cloud or distributed systems using microservices, web and mobile applications. You should be comfortable being involved in architecture and solution design discussions as well as working with developers and dealing with senior business stakeholders.
  • You must be pragmatic and able to deal with ambiguity and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Automation and speed to market are also critical and you should drive initiatives within engineering and testing practices to help achieve this.
  • Foreign language: English: fluent communication
  • Other requirements: Have a solid knowledge of application systems serving the operation of the whole bank

Benefits for you

  • Outstanding career development opportunities
  • High performance & dynamic working environment
  • Great employment benefits
  • Negotiate
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Allowance & additional salary payment
  • Salary Review Annually
  • 18 days full paid leave per year
  • Training & Development
  • Annually Health Checkup


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