Technical Director - Research & Development

  • General
  • Vietnam - Hanoi

Our client is an international instant service and electronic equipment group. Their innovative solutions are developed in Japan, China, Singapore, Vietnam, and South-Korea. They are now entering into a period of transformation of managerial practices and looking for new talent to bring a new approach within the company.

Job description

The candidate will be in charge of all the topics related to Innovation and technical subjects for the current and future business. He / She will cover Japan, China, Singapore, Vietnam, South Korea projects. Experienced in multi-disciplinary team management (mechanical, electronic and software), the candidate will demonstrate an ability to define the best development strategy within a system including connected products, control and management layer.


He / She will handle:

  • Software platform and other equipment
  • Relationship with all external IT and Technical partners in Japan, China and Europe
  • Implementation and set-up of new equipment in relation with Chinese vendors and R&D team
  • All technical topics related to mechanical parts, light items and printing issues of the machines
  • Implementation of the new software platform in relation with the Development team based in Vietnam
  • Ideal Candidate can show real multi-cultural abilities within an international context, managing internal resources, external resources and partners.
  • Problem solver, he is able thanks to his skill and experience to identify the key points and animate the team to overcome the problems. 
  • Able to communicate clearly the solutions, architecture and direction to reach the target.
  • Manage with marketing team all specifications within the product mission profile and customer experience. 
  • Build the team to carry out all the activities (Software and Hardware)
  • Animate the technical architecture definition in accordance with the target (Time, Cost, Quality)
  • Identify key points, main steps and risks
  • Build a reliable schedule considering all the system approach
    • Front end Ui/Ux or GUI animation
    • Back End architecture and backbone communication options
    • Connected product Hardware /Software definition
    • Risk anticipation
    • Animation of  the verification and validation plan
    • Animate transverse teams (Purchasing, Manufacturing, Partners ….)
  • Proactive follow up of the schedule. Alert, animate and solve issues
  • Synchronize all the disciplines within their specific process Agile for Software, V model for Hardware
  • Animate the beta and field test phases


  • Vietnamese citizen or foreigner, Male or Female. Ideally based in Hanoi
  • Master in Engineering with more than 7 years of experience, ideal candidate will lead the development and maintenance
  • Technical or software background - Open to Innovation
  • English fluent level
  • Reporting to the APAC General Manager

Information and Application        

If you are interested in and qualified for this position, apply online on, candidates /jobs page and post your resume on the “Technical Manager - Research & Development” job offer or emailed to Suitable candidates will be contacted within a month upon application.

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