Chief Technology Officer

A large FI in KL is looking for a capable CTO, leading more than 100 people, paying RM720k maximum per annum.
Your new company
One of the largest and most prestigious banking groups in Malaysia. This is a leading Financial Institution which grows steadily and dynamically in the market. It is well recognized as the key financial solutions provider in Malaysia and it offers a world-class working environment with state of the art office facilities. The company has very strong financial status and it has paved its way to achieve a greater international connectivity. Due to market growth, a permanent CTO is needed to join the team.

Your new role
  • You will lead and manage a large team of IT subject matter experts (with 5-9 direct reports) across different functions and processes; in ensuring technology services are designed, planned, implemented and improved in line with both current and future organization needs.
  • You will provide technology service continuity planning and support, within the context of overall business continuity plans.
  • The functions you will manage consist of Infrastructure (DC Operations), Application Services (core apps), architecture, security management, service management, and transformation management office for digital transformation projects.
  • You will recruit, lead, motivate, develop and manage the performance of direct reports, building a high calibre team with the skills and capabilities needed to deliver the required results.

What you'll need to succeed
To ensure your success in this highly visible leadership role, you will have:

  • At least 10 or more years of working experience in the similar capacity of Technology Operations and IT Management.
  • Experienced in FSI regulatory requirements such as BNM RMiT, ISO27001, MAS Technology Risk Management Guidelines etc.
  • Strong understanding and hands on technical experience, having long term vision for digitalization and transformation agenda.
  • Proven track record in scaling up and leading a group of technical hands-on individuals, this job requires a lot of executions with all level of hands-on talents together, not just acting as a "brain role" and providing the strategies.

What you'll get in return
  • You'll be offered a salary of RM720k based on your skills and experiences.
  • This is an exciting opportunity to work for a business that delivers excellent remuneration, work life balance and career progression.
  • You could also use this opportunity to leverage your strengths and greatest skills in your career as a CTO/CIO in financial services industry.
  • Besides, you'll enjoy a dynamic and stimulating fast-paced environment with a team of bright professionals supporting you.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Please call Celeste Yau at Hays on 03-27868600 to find out more about the opportunity as well.
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Job Type
Technology & Internet Services
Closing date
28 Feb 2023

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Celeste Yau, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Kuala Lumpur
Level 26, Menara 3, Petronas

Telephone: +60327868600