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IT Infrastructure Manager

Hays Leadership

Base pay $140k - $170k
Permanent Standard business hours
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Full job description

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:

  • Design and implement technology roadmaps
  • Liaise with business unit leaders to identify technology needs and requirements
  • Conduct reviews and gather intelligence on emerging technologies and assess their suitability
  • Coordinate with other technology leaders across the organisation
  • Conduct senior personnel reviews and management meetings
  • Establish a positive culture of growth and collaboration within your teams

What you'll need to succeed
You will need experience/knowledge across the following:

  • Leadership capabilities
  • Working across and with large scale enterprise level solutions
  • Proactive leader capable of managing large and dispersed teams
  • Ability to view technology from a business perspective and an understanding of strategy to translate into a desired architecture and implement the technical solutions for servers, networks and end user compute
  • Experience leading a Cyber Security team desirable
  • Fiscal discipline
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Full Australian working rights

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:

  • 13.5% super
  • 4 weeks annual leave
  • 10 days Personal/Carers Leave
  • 14 weeks paid Parental Leave
  • Domestic and Family Violence Leave
  • Natural Disaster Leave
  • Long Service Leave available pro rata after 7 years
  • Salary Sacrifice opportunities
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Fitness Passport program
  • Employee Loyalty Program offering discounts at selected local businesses
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Active Family Social Club
  • Flexible working arrangements

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.

LHS 297508 #2643707


Perks & benefits
Paid parental leave
Salary sacrifice
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Job details
Date posted
28 Apr 2022
Information Technology
IT Management & Senior Leadership
Base pay
$140k - $170k
Work type
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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