Technical Lead, Finance Modernisation

Swinburne University of Technology
July 16, 2024
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  • Technical Lead opportunity within Swinburne University
  • Full time, fixed term, (18 month) position at our Hawthorn campus
  • Attractive salary and benefits with flexible working options
  • About the Role We are looking for a Technical Lead, Finance Modernisation. Working closely with the Digital Solution Manager you will be responsible for overseeing the corporate application portfolio. This position is to ensure the successful implementation of the Finance Modernisation Program by delivering the necessary technology solutions that align with Swinburne's Digital IT strategy.

    This role will be effectively engaging various IT departments at the appropriate stages of the project to drive positive business and technological outcomes. The objective is to facilitate the adoption of a modern and tailored Finance ERP system. Collaboration with the Digital Solution Manager, Finance Modernisation Business Lead, and Project Director is essential to ensure a comprehensive solution that encompasses all functions of the Finance ERP being replaced.

    You will possess the ability to solve complex problems, operate within a professional project management framework, and unite stakeholders to ensure successful project delivery. Strong collaboration, coordination, and communication skills are vital for managing and engaging team members, including Subject Matter Experts, IT professionals, Enterprise Project Management Office professionals, finance teams, and external vendors.

    About You To be suitable for this role you will need to have experience in the below key accountabilities:

    • A broad understanding and appreciation of the various functions of IT including architecture, security, infrastructure, integration, applications development, application support and maintenance • Extensive and broad Program + Project Management experience across all areas of organistional change including significant Transformation projects • Experience in a large-scale project environment • Expertise in project management approaches, tools (including proficiency in MS Project) and phases of the project lifecycle • An understanding of Finance and ERP Platforms

    Further information about this role can be found in the attached position description.

    Qualifications • A postgraduate level qualification in a relevant discipline and extensive relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training

    About Swinburne University of Technology Swinburne Horizon 2025 draws upon our understanding of future challenges. With this new strategic plan, we choose to build Swinburne as the prototype of a new and different university – one that is truly of Technology, of Innovation and of Entrepreneurship, and proud of it. We are committed to a differentiated university proposition in education and research, so that:

    • Every Swinburne learner gets a work experience • Every Swinburne graduate gets a job • Every Swinburne partner gets a tech solution • Swinburne is the prototype of global best practice

    The achievement of our 2025 moon shots depends on our capacity to work collectively, always, as One Swinburne.

    To Apply Please submit your CV and cover letter addressing your suitability for this position.

    To review the Position Description and to apply, please scroll down to the bottom of the page.

    If you are viewing this advert from an external site, please click ‘apply' and you will be redirected to Swinburne's Jobs website to access the Position Description at the bottom of the page.

    For more information on this role please contact the Digital Solution Manager (Corporate) Kosta Nicolaou via [email protected]

    Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children Check.

    If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Swinburne Talent Acquisition Team on [email protected].

    Applications Close: July 16th at 11pm.

    Swinburne offers flexible working options, leave and parenting/carer policies to support work life balance.

    Equity and Diversity Swinburne is a large and culturally diverse organisation and we are proud of our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion through key initiatives. For further information on all our initiatives visit our Equity & Diversity website.

    We welcome and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

    We are committed to making the recruitment process fair and equitable for all our candidates. If you have specific accessibility or support requirements please contact [email protected].

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants We welcome and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

    For any support please contact [email protected] or for more information on our Indigenous strategies please follow the link to our RAP Reconciliation Action Plan.

    Victoria's Commitment to Action: Improving international student employment outcomes. As a signatory to Victoria's Commitment to Action, Swinburne seeks to remove barriers to international graduate employment. We welcome and encourage applications from international graduates.

    We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant


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