Head of Technology Operation

Job Title: Head of Technology Operation
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Auckland
Contact Details: Clare Saunders
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Job Published: 14 days ago

Head of Technology Operations | Auckland

About the role:

Well known New Zealand enterprise organisation is seeking a Head of Technology Operations.   The role of Head of Technology Operations is to lead and manage the operation of technology outcomes.

This role is part of the Technology leadership team and is key to driving, leading and delivering key initiatives and outcomes as part of a Technology Business Plan, as well as leading and embedding the structure and cultural change shift that will modernise the approach to technology and investment in people.   The role has 7 direct reports and 40 indirect reports, so strong people management/coaching and mentoring skills are a must have.

Key accountabilities:  

  • Contribute to the strategic planning of the groups deliverables as part of the Technology strategy  
  • Lead, design and deliver key initiatives as part of assigned accountabilities within the Technology strategy   
  • People Management/Coaching/Mentoring
  • Set the vision, principles, and standards for managing and measuring the delivery of technology operations      
  • Proactively seek new effective and efficient ways to operate technology
  • Accountable for joint outcomes with Head of Engineering and Head of Product
  • Manage insource/outsource services and resources including leveraging common capability contracts
  • Focus on the ongoing automation of technology operations     

Skills and experience required: 

  • Extensive experience leading and managing technology operations teams including new technology operating models
  • Leadership experience in a complex technology operations environment with significant expertise in sustainable technology operations   
  • Proven experience in leading, influencing and building credibility across a range of stakeholders
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of multiple modern operations methodologies
  • Knowledge and experience of technology methodology and frameworks
  • Knowledge and experience in proactive technology risk management  

Please apply online by following the prompts below, or contact Clare Saunders on 09 374 0876

Candidates must have the legal right to work in New Zealand.

Ref: 100787

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