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Head of Technology

Type
Permanent
Location
Auckland
Posted
18 November 2019
Ref No
COS66794OCG
  • Strategic and operational management
  • Relationship management with all levels of this organisation
  • Exciting programme of work across all verticals of Technology
My client is an NZX listed, specialist real estate investment management business managing approximately $2.2 billion of investment property across multiple portfolios.  The company has expanded significantly in the last 3 years, with further growth aspirations on the horizon.   As a result, they are now looking for an IT leader to own and drive their technology strategy and operation to deliver an improved service to its business. This will in turn, enable it to deliver enhanced business outcomes and user experience across the organisation through a streamlined and future proof technology solution.  
In this role your key responsibilities will include:
  • Setting and delivering the strategic IT vision 
  • Establishing and maintaining an organisation wide IT governance framework 
  • Building trusted partnerships and effective relationships within the business to bring the IT strategy to fruition
  • Ownership of key IT project initiatives and ensuring the strategic vision is delivered across the business 
  • Vendor consolidation and management to enable a more consistent, improved IT capability and service to end users
  • Daily operational management of the IT function through the management of third-party support
  • Influencing and managing change, and providing guidance internally in this services industry
  • Enhancing the reputation of Technology within the business
To be successful in this role you will have the following experience:
  • 10+ years' experience in relevant technology management roles 
  • Ability to articulate where you have delivered programme transformation across all verticals of Technology, including infrastructure, ERP, BI, application and web 
  • Excellent communication skills where you have worked across all levels in an organisation and can talk in layman's terms where needed  
  • Proven experience in Technology strategy implementation
  • Strong commercial and negotiation expertise 
  • Proven ability to deliver results through setting the agenda and taking others with you on the journey
This role reports to the GM Corporate Services but has visibility at all levels up to the Executive team and the Board of Directors.  You will enjoy working in an environment where your knowledge is valued, your skills are utilised, you have support of management, and flexibility to deliver improvements. 
 
For all of this you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, the opportunity to work for an ambitious and growing property business, and within a genuine, values-based organisation which is clear on strategy and direction. 

To be considered for this amazing opportunity please apply online or contact Clare O'Sullivan on 09 307 8613.

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Please quote Ref No: COS66794OCG
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