Head of IT Strategy, Planning and Finance

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Work type: permanent
Location: Port Macquarie and Mid North Coast NSW

At Essential Energy, we operate the electricity distribution network in regional NSW, supplying electricity to more than 800,000 homes and businesses. We are a customer focused organisation passionate about safety and delivering satisfactory outcomes to our shareholders.

The opportunity

We have a new opportunity for a Head of IT Strategy, Planning and Finance in our Port Macquarie office. Working closely with our CIO, this role will lead the IT strategic planning and budgeting process driving alignment of IT objectives and investments with business objectives. This role will drive the vendor management strategy whilst overseeing architecture alignment efforts and the technology roadmap.

As a key conduit between IT and the business, the Head of IT Strategy, Planning and Finance will take ownership for business relationship management, performance measurement and effectively communicating strategy and performance to IT and the broader business.

The successful person will have a strong commercial finance background with experience in strategic planning, IT governance formulation and organisational change. You will also have experience in applying portfolio management principles to the identification, evaluation and prioritisation of potential IT investments in ways that drive business value. You will have a proven track record in vendor management and specific experience in IT strategic planning and architecture would be advantageous.

A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business or a related discipline together with financial and project management qualifications is highly desirable.

If successful in this role, you will join a supportive and appreciative team based in the idyllic coastal town of Port Macquarie.

For more information on this opportunity, please call Catherine on 02 6588 4805.

To apply please click on the 'Apply now' button below.

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