Executive Manager IT Planning

  • Deputy CIO role 
  • Ensure the IT strategy is clearly aligned with the organisational strategy and the linkages clearly articulated and aligned to goals and outcome
  • Implement and Review IT Functions, Programs, Initiatives and IT Project

Client Details

Leading essential services company to Australia.  Be part of something every person in Australia relies on. 


Our client is seeking an IT leader who is to be a trusted business partner. In this role you will review, evaluate and implement an ICT strategy which identifies the future direction of the use of technology within the organisation to drive efficiency's. Key responsibilities include:
Strategic Planning:

  • Provide advice to the leadership team on the application and use of ICT to provide excellent services working closely with the management team to overcome business challenges with the use of technology
  • To identify solutions and opportunities to improve organisational performance
  • Manage the IT vendor options.  You will be the front door to the ICT function and a key role in the IT's leadership team
  • Research options for future ICT development
Project Management:

  • Be a champion of transformation change, optimising current IT solutions whilst promoting innovative solutions to operational challenges
  • Apply a structured methodology and lead change management activities
  • Prepare and implement project plans to achieve the desired outcomes

  • Procure, negotiate, manage and monitor of contracts for ICT services provided by third parties ensuring effective service delivery
  • Manage the relationships with contractors and suppliers
Leadership and Management 

  • To be the senior technical manager and to contribute to the development, implementation and review corporate strategies, annual project plans, policies and procedures
  • To develop and maintain positive relationships with key partners and business function (Ops, Marketing, Finance etc)
  • Manage a small team


  • Proven experience as a Senior IT Manager with a tertiary qualification in IT/Computer science or related discipline 
  • Experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specification
  • Sound hands on understanding of managing an information and technology function
  • Experience in controlling information technology budget
  • Excellent organisational, communication, leadership and influencing skills

Job Offer

Our client offers a competitive remuneration package.  

For a confidential conversation please send an email to to arrange a suitable time to discuss the role.