Project Manager (Applications)

Lead (more than 10 years)


Technical Skills

  • Application Development
  • Project Management
  • Project Planning
  • UNIX
  • Vendor Management

Job Description

Project Manager (Applications)

Location: Hong Kong

Our Opportunity

Zurich Insurance (Hong Kong) is part of Zurich Insurance Group.  In Hong Kong, we offer a full range of flexible insurance solutions to individuals, as well as commercial and corporate customers.  If you are interested in working in a dynamic, challenging environment, for a company that recognizes and rewards your creativity, initiative and contributions, just simply click "Apply online".

Your Role
  • Manage the enhancement of in-built cross-countries' general insurance core system, and its intranet & internet front as well as interfaces with other internal and external application systems
  • Collaborate and support BAU application team for production support and small changes
  • Responsible for IT vendor management starting from commercial terms setup, timely check points for monitoring qualified resources and services delivered, risks identification and mitigation
  • Responsible for the IT project management in full lifecycle from project inception to successful rollout of systems and embedding of required processes into the operational business areas; coordinate with business users and internal & external resources to achieve project outcomes
  • Develop and manage the business case and project plan to support the activity, resources and project dependencies
  • Manage the risk mitigation strategy and ensure risks are handed-over for operational management when the project goes live
Your Skills and Experience
  • Degree holders in Computer Science or related disciplines
  • 10 years of relevant experience in application development with minimum 3 years are in managerial capacity
  • Application development experience in using Oracle and UNIX environment is required
  • Sound knowledge in insurance business is required, preferably in General Insurance
  • Familiar with general insurance operation processes and systems is preferable
  • Solid experience in project management; qualification in Project Management (e.g. PMP, PRINCE, etc.) is advantage
Additional Information
Primary work location is Hong Kong. You can apply by clicking on the button “Apply online”
Who we are
Looking for a career that will excite, challenge and inspire you? Thinking about insurance? Perhaps you should. Working for us is a totally different experience to what you probably expect. How do you feel about the things you truly love? Don’t you want to protect them in the best way possible? Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. This is no easy task. In today’s interconnected world, tackling risk is fast, unpredictable and invigorating. You’ll have to think on your feet as you manage risks big and small, from flooding to cyber crime. You’ll be tackling issues like these in over 170 countries. It’s a big challenge, but you’ll have a truly diverse network helping you. As part of an international team, every day would provide opportunities to learn, grow and share ideas.
As you make an impact across borders, you’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company. A long-standing player in the insurance industry, we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future.
So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us.
Zurich Insurance has the policy to be an equal opportunity employer. We aim to attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to criteria such as race/ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.  

At Zurich we believe that having a culture of inclusion is essential in delivering good results. Attracting, retaining and developing a diverse workforce where employees feel valued, respected and empowered allows people to reach their full potential. As a business this diversity helps us to better reflect and understand our 4 million customers’ needs to allow us to drive better outcomes. As a global organisation, with an increasingly agile workforce, we're happy to consider flexible working arrangements.

Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelLead (more than 10 years)
Education LevelNon-specified
Zurich Insurance GroupInsurance and Reinsurance

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd 25-26/F, One Island East 18 Westlands Road, Quarry Bay

directions_walk9 mins walk from Tai Koo Station