Managing Director - IT Assurance & Advisory
14 March 2019
Robert Half Executive Search has been exclusively retained by a global consulting firm to appoint a Practice Lead to lead their growing IT Assurance & Advisory practice. With a culture rewarding those who are entrepreneurial, passionate and collaborative, it promotes an agile and flexible work environment. It is for these reasons that the firm has been consistently endorsed by FORTUNE and Consulting Magazine as an Employer of Choice, with the firm's reach extending across approximately 70 offices in 20 countries.
In this Melbourne based leadership role, you will be joining a firm whose Australian operation has been achieving double digit growth in recent years and continues to provide significant investment into its people, thought leadership and service offerings.
With a proven strategic and operational business model, you will have licence to build a team, grow the practice and operate within an agile entrepreneurial firm backed by a global parent renowned for thought leadership and expertise in risk consulting, technology, business process improvement, analytics, risk compliance and internal audit.
Should you be seeking a leadership role within an entrepreneurial workplace and within a team of highly qualified consultants which values integrity, creativity and qualitative outcomes, you are highly encouraged to express interest in this unique opportunity.
Reporting to the Australian Practice Lead, you will lead the IT Assurance & Advisory practice in Melbourne. Within the IT Assurance function, the firm assists organisations to understand their key technology risks, with offerings around IT internal audit outsourcing and co-sourcing. Within the Technology consulting practice, the firm provides leadership to CIO's around designing and implementing their IT Strategies and Digital Transformation agendas with advanced solutions in IT governance, security, data management, applications and compliance.
A strong leader, you will have the ability to build sustainable relationships across a range of industry sectors , delivering subject matter expertise across at least two of the areas below ;
- IT Assurance
- IT Governance, Risk and Compliance (including Technology Risk Frameworks/Methodologies and Standards such asSOC2/ASAE 3402).
- May include industry-specific IT compliance standards
- Cloud Computing Strategy and Governance
- Information Security Management Standards (e.g. ISO27001, NIST)
- IT Strategy and Transformation
- Data Governance, Data Quality and Data Management
- IT Program/Project Management and Software Development (Agile / DevOps preferred)
- IT Operational Processes and Process Improvement (e.g. ITIL processes)
You will have extensive leadership and advisory experience at Senior Director/Partner level of a Big 4 firm or specialised consultancy, with relevant consulting and risk advisory experience within IT Assurance & Consulting, IT Governance and/or Technology consulting.
Your clear focus on practice leadership and business development within the markets you serve will be supported by an authentic, credible and ambitious approach, with a commitment to adding value to your clients.
Whilst specific industry alignment is not essential, it would be preferable that your IT Assurance and consultancy experience has been sourced within relevant sectors such as Mining & Energy, Healthcare, Government, Financial Services or Retail/ FMCG.
For a confidential conversation please initially apply to this advertisement, addressing your application to Lindsay Steinour (9691 3643)
140 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000 03 9691 3631