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Head Of It Strategy, Architecture And Emerging Technologies

Griffith University - Nathan, QLD

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The Opportunity

Digital Solutions is a value-driven strategic IT partner for the University. Focused on delivering leading digital experiences for our students, colleagues and community. We work within a contemporary operating model and are modernising our technologies and ways of working to create value and build a digital future for Griffith University.

We are seeking a Head of IT Strategy, Architecture and Emerging Tech to join our Digital Solutions, IT Value Management leadership team. Reporting to the IT Director for Value Management, the Head of IT Strategy, Architecture and Emerging Tech is a thought leader who understands and applies existing, new and emerging technologies to transform and optimise the University operating models.

The scope of this position encompasses:

  • Strategic Planning including driving the creation of IT strategies and roadmaps to meet the needs of the University.
  • Creation of processes, policies, standards and guidelines that ensure strategic management and alignment to strategy is embedded in management and operational plans.
  • Maintaining an awareness of the global needs of the University and promoting the benefits of a common approach to information and communications technology deployment.
  • Provision of consultancy and thought leadership across the University including the engagement and management of external experts.
  • Leading Digital Solution’s innovation and investigation of new and emerging technologies to more effectively deliver against University priorities, including building the capability for ongoing innovation.
  • Leading the uplift of the University’s Enterprise Architecture capability including people, process and technology.
  • Shaping, securing buy in and leading significant improvement programs to uplift strategic and architectural capability across Digital Solutions.
  • Management of a small team of high skilled enterprise level architects.

This is a continuing, full time position based at the Nathan campus. Griffith is a multi-campus university and therefore it is understood that this position may be required to work across campuses as required.

About you

As Head of IT Strategy, Architecture and Emerging Tech you will have end-to-end responsibility for the University’s technology strategy and roadmap. You will be data-driven, committed to continuous improvement and adept at translating complex concepts into outcomes driving change for your area.

To be successful within this role, you will be a strong communicator with outstanding relationship skills at Executive level. You will have evidence of a passion for technology driven business improvement and have a strong desire to build a career within a purpose led organisation making tangible positive change to society.

Salary range

A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Further information

Griffith University is partnering with Emanate Technology for the recruitment of this role.

For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, or to submit your application, please contact Heath Adcock via heath.adcock@emanatetechnology.com.au, or 0410 650 673.

For application queries, please contact People Services on +61 (0) 7 373 54011.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. If you wish to discuss First Peoples Employment further please contact the Talent Management Partner (First Peoples) – Joshua Long on (07) 37355403 or joshua.s.long@griffith.edu.au

How to apply

Please submit your application directly with Emanate Technology and ensure your application includes the following:

  • A covering statement outlining your suitability for the role (please refer to the position description)
  • Current curriculum vitae, including name and contact details

Obtain the position description by clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description.

Note: Application attachments should be saved as .doc, .docx or .pdf only. File names should be no more than 25 characters long and should include letters and numbers only.

Applicants must have unrestricted work rights.

Successful candidates may be subject to a criminal history check.

What Griffith University offers

Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia–Pacific region, you will join a University that spans five physical campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith University, we’ve worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith's strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Closing date: Thursday 6th May 2021 at 5 pm AEST.