Senior Manager Technology & Digital

Port of Newcastle

Location: Newcastle

Job Type: Full time


Port of Newcastle is more than a port. It exists to build Australia’s prosperity with responsible, integrated and innovative supply chain solutions.

With trade worth about $37 billion to the national economy each year, Port of Newcastle enables Australian businesses to successfully compete in international markets. As custodians of the region’s critical asset, Port of Newcastle is diversifying its trade as it strives to create a safe, sustainable and environmentally and socially responsible future.

At a time of huge potential and growth, key strategic development opportunities include, a new Multi-purpose Deepwater Terminal and a new Bulk Container Terminal.

Your opportunity
Reporting to the Executive Manager - Corporate Services, you will own and lead the technology and digital strategy for Port of Newcastle, across their cloud-first technology environment, transformational projects and investment in new digital innovation across their key strategic assets.

You’ll manage and plan the implementation of digital solutions, guide the business on technology trends and digital innovation to ensure business continuity, as well as meeting future requirements around automation, cyber security, digitisation, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), as the business grows.

In this newly created role, you will mentor and lead a current technology team of 6 (3 direct reports), translating business and customer needs into best practice people, process, technology and operational requirements.

You’ll be responsible for implementing solutions and architecture across data, applications and technology, managing risk, adapting to the changing demands of the industry, and ensure IT systems and infrastructure are secure and compliant with regulatory standards and in line with PON's cyber security strategy.

About you

An experienced strategic technology leader, you’ll have demonstrated experience leading teams, guiding and influencing business on technology and digital transformation. You’ll have experience developing and executing strategic technology plans, aligned with the overall business strategic plan.

You’re an inclusive, collaborative technology leader, delivery-focused, with a strong track record in inspiring and building capability in your teams and respectfully engaging stakeholders through positive cultural change. You have experience leading and managing large IT and digital projects and rolling out IT infrastructures across various technologies.

Naturally, you will first seek to understand the current state and use a consultative approach to advise and influence key stakeholders on the future digital strategy, roadmap and vision for Port of Newcastle’s Technology and Digital Strategy.

Next steps

This position will be based in beautiful Newcastle and The Hunter Valley. If you would like to know more, please feel free to reach out to Linda Apostolidis at NewyTechPeople for more information on 0420 845 795, alternatively please apply via the link.

Applications close on Thursday 1st December 2022

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