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Equities IT Delivery Project Director - Leading Investment Bank


17 January 2023

Hong Kong

Our client, a leading investment bank with a strong presence in the region, is looking for a Delivery Project Director for their Equities IT. The ideal candidate would have seasoned project management experience, deep knowledge of Asia equity markets, and keen technical know-how to guide developers, PMs, BAs, architects, QA, support, and infrastructure engineers. Director Level perm position to work with Front Office Traders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Partner with end clients and front-office professionals to service their needs and formulate permanent solutions to address long-term requirements, including Derivatives, Market connectivity, and so on.

  • Leading the Project Management Team including PMs and BAs on delivering trading systems solutions.

  • Provide broad oversight for cross-functional projects to achieve strategic business goals.

  • Collaborate closely with multiple technologies and business teams (sales & trading, ops, compliance, risk) and translate them to actual business requirements.

  • Execute large-scale, distributed projects involving a wide array of business stakeholders.

  • Build partnerships with stakeholders in the business and IT management.

  • Ensure branches are informed and engaged with strategic projects.

  • Work with the QA, Development, Platform, and Support Team to ensure smooth delivery and execution.


  • At least 12 years of experience in delivering equities trading systems projects, including client connectivity, onboarding, order management, market connectivity, and risk management.

  • Working experience with the entire trade cycle of various equities businesses: high-touch, program trading, electronic trading, block trading, client facilitation, proprietary trading, and error trade management.

  • Working experience with Equities buy-side client engagement, brokerage and FIX onboarding.

  • Understanding of Asia markets and regulatory environments.

  • Excellent communicator, and team player; Able to contribute to and command presence in large meetings.

  • Build relationships at senior levels.

  • Leadership experience in leading a group of Project Managers and Business Analysts.

  • Track record in development and driving change projects.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems or related discipline.

  • Spoken and written English and Chinese (Cantonese and/or Mandarin).

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