Head of IT

  • Hands on end-to-end IT delivery and support for a small close-knit financial services business.
  • Provide effective leadership, vision, direction and drive the execution of the IT plans.
Client Details
Seeking a hands-on Head of IT who will provide effective leadership, vision, direction and drive the formulation and execution of IT project plans. You will be an active member of the Leadership team, participating in driving the growth of the business from both a general management perspective, as well as being the IT specialist in the business. You will support the CEO ensure that business cases are considered for IT changes. You will ensure that all system and related management processes meet and adhere to compliance and regulatory requirements. You will engage with other IT professionals in group companies to contribute and seek guidance. You will work with the team to understand and live out the group’s values.
You will be responsible for:
  • Developing and implementing the IT strategy, ensuring it is aligned with the overall business strategy.
  • Review IT Strategy to ensure continued alignment and achievement of goals and budgets.
  • Partner with the leadership team to understand business opportunities, threats, needs, and issues where IT can make an impact and bring forward practical and innovative solutions.
  • Translate IT strategy into medium term and short-term goals and drives execution of goals with ‘Customer First’ mentality.
  • Provide project management for on-going and future initiatives to support the business needs.
  • Oversee the health and technical longevity of existing applications and infrastructure.
  • Manage the relationship and agreements with third party suppliers.
  • Ensure IT governance, security and compliance processes are adhered to.
  • Responsible for keeping abreast of technology trends and how it can be leveraged as a competitive advantage by the business.
We are looking for an exceptional, up-and-coming IT professional with the following skills and experience:
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with small teams, including Marketing, Sales, functional areas, and IT to implement technology solutions that enhance the consumer value.
  • Bachelor’s degree; Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or equivalent qualification.
  • Proven experience conceiving and delivering innovative solutions leveraging technology and information.
  • Demonstrated ability to align key stakeholders and influence business outcomes.
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal communication, including demonstrated ability to condense data to synthesize crisp and easily understandable deliverables.
  • Experience and a comprehensive knowledge of information systems, financials, contract management, and business processes.
  • A pro-active team player capable of supporting a high level of operational activity with a ‘hands on’ approach.
  • Design and deliver strategies that place customers at the centre of business decisions.
  • Ensure the effective delivery of high-quality solutions and services that meet or exceed customer expectations.
Job Offer:
  • Design and deliver strategies that place customers at the centre of business decisions.
  • Work with diverse and high-performance colleagues.
  • Be part of an enriching culture born on values, purpose, imagination, and spirit.
  • Flexible working environment.
Click the 'Apply Now' button ASAP! If you have any questions or would like to have a confidential discussion, please call Corin Roberts in our Sydney office on 0457676048