Technology and Innovation Manager
University of New South Wales

Technology and Innovation Manager

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Information Technology

The Opportunity

Working closely with the Head of School you will be in a leadership role to oversee the successful end-to-end delivery of the School of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) technology services to support the School’s administration, research and teaching objectives. To achieve this, you will lead and transform a team of technical staff with competency across Applications, End-User-Computing, Infrastructure and Cloud services to meet changing operational and strategic objectives.

This is an opportunity to join an organisation that is helping to shape the future direction of computing in Australia. The students and research produced in CSE can impact the world!

This role reports to the Head of School and will have a line management responsibility of 7 direct reports.

  • Salary, Level 9: $127,781 to $135,589 per annum + 17% superannuation
  • Full time
  • Fixed-Term role – 3 years
  • Location: Kensington – Sydney, Australia

About UNSW

UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university.

Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary qualification and/ or extensive experience in technology related roles, specifically related to Strategy Development, Enterprise Architecture, Technology release management and Project Management.
  • Demonstrated leadership and stakeholder management in complex matrix environments.
  • Strong experience leading and motivating a team of IT professionals to deliver the key customer requirements in line with the School’s teaching and research objectives. Motivates others by creating a climate in which people want to do their best.
  • Solution focused with the ability to demonstrate high levels of negotiation and consultation expertise.
  • Solid understanding of Cloud Services, on-premise Infrastructure, Applications, Networks, End user services and Linux, and more broadly digital infrastructure.
  • Appreciation of “open systems” and an understanding of open-source software development methodologies.
  • Demonstrated superior interpersonal and communication skills focusing on customer satisfaction using customer centric approaches to customer management.
  • A demonstrated appreciation and high-level understanding of service management approaches.
  • Demonstrated capability in innovation thinking to drive future state technology outcomes for future proofing CSE.
  • Demonstrated ability to build effective reports that articulate the current state of actual, delivery, future requirements, risk and issues and financial tracking.
  • An understanding of and commitment to UNSW’s aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training.

Additional details about the specific responsibilities for these positions can be found in the position description.

To Apply: Please submit your CV, Cover Letter and Responses to the Selection Criteria nominated in the Position Description. Please note applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below.


Eugene Aves – Talent Acquisition Consultant


Applications close: 11:55 pm on Tuesday, 7th December 2021

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds.

UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

Advertised: 16 Nov 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 07 Dec 2021 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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