Senior Manager - IT, Arrow ECS ANZ

Arrow ECS Australia Pty Ltd (St Leonards NSW, Australia) 4 days ago


Senior Manager - IT, Arrow ECS ANZ

Job Description:

We are looking for the next star leader for a global Fortune 500 organization with a strong presence in ANZ

  • Be part of an outstanding transformative growth-oriented management team 

  • Opportunity to ‘make your mark’ by delivering Digital Transformation at one of ANZ’s most successful value-added IT distributors

  • Immediate start with a highly competitive salary package plus bonus

  • St Leonards based role allowing for office and flexible working as required

What You'll Be Doing

Reporting directly into VP/CIO of Arrow ECS IT with a dotted line into the ECS ANZ GM, the Senior Manager IT role is responsible for leading the delivery of technology capabilities (including business systems, development, infrastructure, business analysis and release management) and act as a trusted partner in IT and digital enablement to the Arrow ANZ business. You will work closely with both the corporate IT and Australian executive team to build, operate, and maintain a portfolio of hybrid-cloud and on-premises solutions that are critical to the organization. You will be expected to:

  • Develop large-scale plans based on organizational priorities, resource availability and functional objectives

  • Align IT operational processes with business needs

  • Provide leadership to managers, supervisors, and professional staff from multiple functional areas of responsibility and disciplines within assigned business unit

  • Execute and set the example of appropriate project management oversight by overseeing multiple projects in assigned area(s) of discipline

  • Manage a significant operational area of the organization

  • Ensure employees are positioned for success by providing guidance and championing performance and development opportunities

  • Assume a natural collaborative approach to the role and with the team

  • Make recommendations about technical or professional solutions that would significantly improve business performance

  • Work with peers and stakeholders to plan and deliver key projects and initiatives

  • Take responsibility for developing and delivering the strategic plan for a key part of the organization, including communicating the needed actions to implement IT Strategy

  • Develop and deliver projects and workstreams, considering corrective actions, risk management, interdependencies, and Change Management considerations

  • Engage and collaborate with customers to improve operational excellence and surface opportunities for differentiation

  • Build the capabilities and talent within functional areas of the organization as appropriate

  • Manage relationships with several suppliers, outsource partners and vendors on a global basis. Exercise strong influential and persuasion-based position when making decisions on behalf of the organization

  • Set, lead, manage and report on objectives, some of which are projects already underway

  • Manage the overall IT budget, ensuring IT investments are optimized

What We Are Looking For

Given the seniority and importance of the role in the organization, we are looking for:

  • 10+ years with a 4-year degree; or 8+ years and an advanced degree; of equivalent experience in a relevant IT management or leadership role and appropriately qualified experience in the IT relatable industry

  • Strong commercial acumen, deals well with ambiguity, is a critical & decisive thinker

  • Leader by example not by business card, reputation for results and wins through and with others

  • Able to build strong collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Can build the culture based on Arrow’s winning values

  • Works well in a highly principled, ethical global environment

  • Proven ability in setting up and/or improving Governance and Risk practices such as Service Management, Change Management, Security Management, Audit, and best-practice IT Processes

  • An understanding in what it takes to partner and collaborate with senior managers, executives, and domain experts to successfully deliver key initiatives

  • Self-motivation

  • Effective communication skills

You must have exposure to a wide range of technology areas covering:

  • Multi-Cloud Platforms and Services

  • Digital Transformation Projects

  • Architecture and Strategy

  • Networks and Security

  • Support and Service Management

  • Engineering, Integration and Automation

What’s In It For You

At Arrow, we recognize that financial rewards and great benefits are important aspects of an ideal job. That’s why we offer a competitive remuneration package along with the following benefits: 

  • Supportive, collaborative, and high-performing team environment, with a strong open-door policy 

  • Company funded monthly staff lunches, coffee carts and daily supply of fruits and cereals 

  • Group life insurance  

  • Additional paid leave on top of statutory leave entitlements such as birthday leave, parental leave, study leave and charity leave 

  • Employee Award Program for outstanding performers  

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)  

Arrow ECS ANZ is one of the industry's leading distributors of IT products, specializing in security, networking, storage, unified communications, and product service renewals. Currently Arrow ECS employs over 170 staff members across its Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Canberra, Auckland, and Wellington. The company's flat management structure, open door policy, open communication and focus on staff development and career progression have created a uniquely fresh and innovative working environment and culture. 
Arrow ECS ANZ works with a range of market-leading vendors to provide advanced and emerging technologies that solve real-world business challenges. We back it with an unparalleled channel services model that goes beyond traditional channel distribution. We help match the right vendor and solution to our customers' challenges, helping them solve complex business issues and translating complex technology into tangible business benefits. Learn more at [...] more job opportunities, please visit [...] Leonards, Australia (Herbert St)

Time Type:

Full time

Job Category:

Information Technology

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