IT Governance Specialist

Updated: 6 days ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 09 May 2021

Job no:505231
Work type:Continuing - Full-time
Categories:Information and Communications Technology, HEO8

(HEO8) $100,261 to $112,481 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% superannuation may apply

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate’s employment at the University.  The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement.  Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Ongoing position available immediately

Exciting opportunity to join a small, supportive and high performing team, providing strategic support and advice to senior IT management across a broad range of governance related matters.

Receiving broad direction and working with a degree of autonomy, the IT Governance Specialist will be responsible for the development, implementation, communication and maintenance of governance, risk and compliance policies, processes and procedures and the provision of specialist advice and support to senior IT management and other key stakeholders within the Information Technology and Digital Services branch.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated understanding and extensive experience in undertaking governance audit, risk, compliance and quality assurance related activities in a large and complex organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and analyse complex information, strong financial acumen and experience with undertaking commercial analysis and interpreting financial reports and budget related information.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organisation, including senior executive and establish strong working relationships with stakeholders to achieve required outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with initiative to navigate ambiguity and use strategic problem solving skills set priorities and balance the demands of a complex working environment.

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 culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills knowledge and capability of all our staff. Learn more at:

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging: 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 all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 9 May  2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Andrew Gardiner
Manager, IT Governance
P: 831 34741

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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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