Director, IT Digital Transformation

Job no: 503716
Work type: Fixed term - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Information and Communications Technology, Senior Manager

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

Fixed-Term position available immediately

As part of the leadership team take on responsibility for the leadership, growth and operational excellence of the digital delivery program.

The Director, Digital Transformation is accountable to the CIO for the delivery of digital transformation initiatives in line with the approved Technology strategy. This position is a customer-facing Business Transformation role focused on the delivery of key digital investment programs. Providing thought leadership and focused on fuelling new digital capabilities and enabling agility across the University this role will drive interactions and facilitate alignment with University Senior Executive Management. 

Responsible for leadership, program delivery and creating operational excellence of the digital transformation suite of projects, this position will drive individual and team productivity, quality and technical skill development to ensure exceptional execution of strategic projects linked to the digital strategy while ensuring customer satisfaction with digital adoption.

To be successful you will need:

  • a working industry knowledge of key digital transformation methodologies, approaches and market trends;
  • demonstrated leadership skills to influence at a Senior Executive Management level in a large and complex organisational environment, including working with governance committees (i.e. Council), Executive Directors/Deans, and Executives to effect strategic change and collaborative arrangements;
  • proven experience in modernisation of operations of large size IT teams; with an understanding of IT Operating models, and the implications on financial management, vendor management, contracts, and program management;
  • demonstrated experience in the implementation of large-scale Digital Programs.

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. Our 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. 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.

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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 four selection criteria listed above. Applications close at 11.55pm, 28 January 2020.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

David Ball
Recruitment Specialist, Human Resources

You'll find a full position description below: (If no links appear, try viewing on another device)

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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