Manager, IT Strategy & Planning

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 18 Oct 2020

Job no:504116
Work type:Continuing - Full-time
Categories:Information and Communications Technology, HEO10

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.

Lead a high performing IT Strategy and Planning team at one of Australia’s top universities

The Manager, IT Strategy and Planning will lead a multi-disciplinary team of experienced IT Architect and Planning and Analysts professionals and is responsible for the curation of Information Technology and Digital Solutions (ITDS) plans including the Strategic Plan, Annual Technology Investment Plan and ITDS Operational plan.

As the primary curator of enterprise architecture models and solution architecture design the role will ensure strong alignment between the University of Adelaide Strategy, ITDS Strategy, technology investments and business benefits. The role will also hold responsibility for leading the ideation, definition and approval of technology investments. 

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated experience working in a senior level role in architecture and planning domains, in a large and complex organisational environment, including working with governance committees, Executives and senior managers to effect strategic change and collaborative engagement.
  • Demonstrated business experience in strategic and operational planning, IT portfolio management, enterprise architecture and business analysis.
  • Extensive knowledge of information management practices, system development life cycle management, IT services management, infrastructure and operations, Business Analysis, EA and ITIL frameworks.
  • Demonstrated 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.
  • Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills, capable of inspiring others, proficiency in providing high level and fearless advice to senior management, and an ability to apply a consultative and collaborative communication style to the delivery of high-level negotiations and engagement.

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 all selection criteria. Application close 11:55pm, 18 October 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Mr Vince Condina
Director, Strategy, Planning and Governance, Information, Technology & Digital Services

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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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