Your new company
Based in tropical QLD city of Townsville which boasts 300 days of sunshine per year, Townsville City Council, the largest local government authority in Northern Australia, are seeking an IT Infrastructure Manager (titled Team Manager Infrastructure and Architecture) to lead the council on several new and existing infrastructure programs.
Your new role
This new role reports directly into the newly appointed Chief Digital and Information Officer (CDIO) and leads the specially created (and multi-disciplinary) Infrastructure and Architecture function whose aim is to build, design and run all related IT infrastructure and networks throughout the council.
As the Team Manager you will oversee 28 permanent technical members of staff plus any additional contractors and 3 party vendors. The Townsville City Council staff in this department are broken down into four specific teams: Technical Operations, Technical Delivery, Architecture and Cyber Security, each with a team lead who will report directly into you.
As the leader of the infrastructure and architecture function your duties and responsibilities will vary across a multitude of areas including planning, strategy, budgets, technical management people leadership, personnel reviews/management, and resources management.
The successful applicant will ideally have come from an IT infrastructure/systems engineering background and would have progressed throughout their career into senior management and gained some exposure to architecture.
Under new management, the IT/Technology division direction is changing with their focus shifting to customer experience which will see greater interaction between IT and the wider business which will see this role having a major impact.
An insight into some of the day-to-day responsibilities of this role are as follows:
What you'll need to succeed
You will need experience/knowledge across the following:
What you'll get in return
For your commitment to this outstanding opportunity, Townsville City Council offers a competitive salary of between $140,000 - $170,000 base Additionally, it also provides numerous benefits including:
What you need to do now
If you are interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ or email an up-to-date resume to Toby.Applegate@Hays.com.au.
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