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Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 31 Mar 2019

Job no:502011
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:Information and Communications Technology, Senior Manager

Attractive remuneration package on offer to the successful candidate. Total salary package offered will depend on qualifications and experience.

Lead the successful delivery of IT programs that enable digital transformation and business growth across the University.

Fixed term position for 5 years

The ITDS Branch is a part of the University’s Division of University Operations, which provides enabling services and resource capabilities to support the University’s teaching and research objectives and activities. ITDS provides services and support to the University of Adelaide community of over 25,000 students and 3500 staff members.

We are seeking a senior member of the Information Technology and Digital Services (ITDS) Leadership team who will be responsible for the successful delivery of IT programs that enable digital transformation and business growth across the university. The incumbent will lead a team of project professionals, including Program Managers, Project Managers, Project Business Analysts, Testers and virtual teams. The teams will comprise technical specialists and business subject matter experts, that partner across the University to plan, develop and deliver cost effective and efficient programs of IT change, while fostering and nurturing a positive and high performing culture.

To be successful you will need:

  • Extensive demonstrated experience working at a Director level in a large and complex organisational environment, including working with governance committees, Executive Directors/Deans, Executives and boards to effect strategic change and enhance collaborative arrangements
  • Proven leadership skills and extensive demonstrated experience in delivering multiple concurrent programs of complex, organisation-wide change initiatives within a multidisciplinary business environment (for example in the University context, Research/Students & Academics/University Operations)
  • A well reputed technology professional who has a broad experience of project management approaches, methods, tools and processes - Prince2, PMBOK, Agile. Substantial ‘leadership’ experience across ALL three delivery methods is a must; with experience in Change Management
  • A Thought Leader in developing cost optimisation strategies who has provided leadership in the design and ongoing management of a Delivery Management framework that supports bi-modal delivery methods with the aim to achieve cost optimisation and rapid delivery of products
  • Extensive ability to apply contemporary strategic management and business practices and methods to lead teams of professional staff in the planning of major, complex and/or multiple IT projects that support organisational goals.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. And our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to the key selection criteria listed above. Please ensure your cover letter and selection criteria responses are contained in one document of no more than three pages. Applications close 11:55pm, 31 March 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

David Ball
Senior HR Officer (Divisions)
Human Resources

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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