Head of Technology Operations

Job Title: Head of Technology Operations
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Wellington
Contact Details: Chris Kent
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Job Published: 19 days ago

This role will see you driving  the success of the technology value chain through building collaboration and discovering new ways to incorporate technology.  

Leading a large team of around 80 people you’ll embed the structure required to bring existing technology through to modern day capability, effectively transitioning to a modern, responsive, client-centred solution.

You’ll be a proven, highly experienced and credible manager who can lead from the front, influencing stakeholders across all levels, contributing to the strategic planning of the groups deliverables as part of the Technology strategy.  Working within a highly collaborative environment, you be at home with an Agile and DevOps based setting which provides a smooth journey from design, to implementation through to ongoing support and maintenance, setting the vision for delivery.

The person we’re looking for will have substantial experience in leading large teams within a highly complex technical environment.  You’ll be able to show how you’ve modernised and transitioned legacy technology solutions. 

Other key skills and experience:

  • Proven  experience leading large teams in a complex and changing technical environment  
  • Influencing and building credibility across a range of senior level stakeholders  
  • An understanding of technology methodology and frameworks  
  • Aware of new technology and ways of working
  • Focus on the automation of technology

The organisation are a large, well known government agency.  This role will give you the opportunity to play a key, high profile role, with the aim of transitioning both technology and culture.
If you have the experience as listed above and are keen to be involved, click apply and send your CV.  If you’d like further information, please contact Chris Kent on

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All applications will reviewed as soon as possible with suitable candidates being progressed quickly.  It is highly preferable you have the right to work in New Zealand already in place.