Head of IT


Salary:

$800 - 900 / day

Location:

North Sydney

Date posted:

10 September 2018

Employment type:

Project

Job reference:

88977

Specialisation:

IT and technology


Description

The Company

We have an exciting opportunity for a seasoned Head of IT to work with a well-respected Education provider in Sydney's Lower North Shore. You will play a pivotal role for the business in a 6-12-month contract during a time of technical transformation. With the support of a hands-on CEO you will help to lead the technology team and deliver vision and long-term road maps to the business.

The Role

Your duties will include:

  • Review the current technology vision and assess/suggest improvements including cost effective infrastructure strategy and business applications,
  • Ensure technology decisions are aligned with company strategy,
  • Be the voice for technology with management and engage in major corporate conversations and decisions,
  • Provide guidance to major projects and develop corporate policy,
  • Develop disaster recovery and business continuity plans,
  • Manage Group infrastructure and IT support and partner with various business units to offer integration solutions,
  • Monitor performance of all IT systems, applications and operating systems,
  • Monitor computer security such as firewalls, patches and viruses,
  • Manage stakeholder relationships and inform on necessary changes to vendor relationships,
  • Manage current and future relationships with technology vendors and partners,
  • Forecasting and planning for software purchases,
  • Ensure IT systems are supported on a seven day, 24-hour basis,
  • Provide leadership to the IT and infrastructure team members.

Your Profile

  • Experience working in a management role within IT including infrastructure/services,
  • Working in a multi-site organisation would be highly advantageous,
  • Experience with integrated systems design, development, deployment and support,
  • Understanding of IT infrastructure including servers, desktops, networks, operating systems, platforms and configurations,
  • Strong financial acumen and highly strategic mindset,
  • Integrity with a passion for managing staff,
  • Interest in Education sector.

Apply Today

Please send your resume by clicking on the apply button. Your application will be assessed within 3 working days. Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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