IT Manager - Applications/Infrastructure

Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Job Type: Contract
Posted: 12 days ago
Contact: Doug Hitos
Reference: 186545_1532306179
  • Greenfield Environment
  • Sydney CBD
  • Applications & Infrastructure focus

We are looking to hire an experienced IT Manager for one of our premier clients (this is an exclusive role to Peoplebank). This role plays an integral part of a multi-disciplinary team to ensure that goals and objectives of new business development requests are accomplished within prescribed time frames. The incumbent must consistently aim to deliver quality services and/or solutions that meet business requirements and ensure that goals are accomplished in line with business objectives.

Ideal candidate - please read before applying

The ideal candidate will be someone who has previous experience in working for a small sized company (i.e. 200 - 500 staff) and has built their IT landscape from scratch (currently in the hands of vendors). This person will need to demonstrate similar experience (not looking for experience with large multinational companies that have an established IT landscape) and is able to wear multiple hats from a day to day perspective (i.e. Propose business cases to senior executives, consult the stakeholders, manage/negotiate contract agreements, right through to being hands on when required - doesn't mind rolling up their sleeves)

Our shortlist will be based on the above - you will be contacted if you are shortlisted


  • Experience in both an Application/Software & Infrastructure
  • Contribution to & driving technology strategy
  • Project Management
  • Implement software solutions
  • Ongoing application support
  • SLA/KPI management
  • Constantly monitoring systems and proactively making recommendations for improvements
  • Vendor management
  • Change management
  • Incident/Problem management
  • Stakeholder management

Minimum requirements:

  • 10+ years experience as a Senior IT Manager
  • Previous experience in managing small team environments
  • Strong experience in managing both Application and Infrastructure environments
  • Vendor Management
  • Stakeholder Management - Business savvy & able to influence
  • Strategic thinking - understands the longer-term impacts
  • Customer focus
  • Outcomes focus
  • Autonomous - Able to set goals and drive outcomes
  • Experience in Windows environments (Ideally Office 365)
  • Experience with Disaster Recovery (DR)
  • Experience with Security Systems (Cyber)
  • Need to have valid Australian working rights as my client does not sponsor

We are in a position where our client can make an informed decision at speed to capture the best available candidates.

If you are looking for your next permanent opportunity, then act fast as this opportunity will not be available for long.

If you're interested, then please submit your resume by hitting the APPLY NOW button