Head of IT

$Competitive Base + Superannuation + Bonus

Taren Point, Sydney

Description

Dyson is a rapidly growing and agile global technology company. Our growth rate is planned to accelerate in line with our strong pipeline of innovative new machines. The ANZ (Australia & New Zealand) business is at the forefront of the global organisation and is developing a business model that could become the template for the future of Dyson. In order to support this growth, we are currently recruiting a Head of IT to drive the development of our ANZ IT strategy. 

Market Overview

As a company, Dyson is a strong market leader. Dyson is not just #1 fastest growing vacuum cleaner company in Australia, it is also the #1 small domestic appliance brand in Australia. Further, with cutting edge product innovation across personal care, fans, humidifiers, purifiers and vacuums, Dyson is now expanding out of small domestic appliances and competing within the top 10 leading consumer durable products in Australia (this includes mobile phones), where Dyson is the fastest growing. 

With quality engineering, Dyson’s reputation in the Australian market is also very strong. Dyson is rated Readers Digest most trusted brand in Australia in 2016 (across all categories).

Function Overview

IT supports the business from a technology perspective and ensures the business has all the necessary tools to run effectively.

Accountabilities

Reporting into the Finance & Operations Director you will drive the development and delivery of an ANZ Information Technology (IT) strategy that optimises quality and cost efficient business and operational outcomes, creating a future ready IT environment. You will act as a valued business partner, and provide cross functional leadership and direction, implementing best practice and industry standards that help to establish an innovative, solutions focused and agile IT team. 

What will success look like? 
  • Establishing an agile, stable, high performing, scalable IT environment, and team, that is future fit
  • Consistently leveraging IT to add value to the business and make working more efficient and effective
  • Providing an exceptional IT service culture that really delivers for the organisation and all stakeholders
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships across all functions of the business, with local and global stakeholders, and establishing creditability and expertise across the AU Leadership Team

Skills

At Dyson, we solve the problems that others ignore. Every year, we disrupt new markets and industry giants by engineering ground-breaking technology – and honestly explaining how our machines work and why they’re better. To be successful as Head of IT you will need a strategic mind set and the ability to driving continuous improvement, exceptional relationship building and influencing skills, and experience managing change with a passion for harnessing technology to improve efficiency and organisational effectiveness. 

In addition you will require: 
  • Demonstrated experience in an IT leadership role
  • Methodical business planning capability
  • Strong service management skills
  • Experience managing IT projects using a structured project delivery approach such as Prince 2
  • Demonstrated experience inspiring, leading and motivating a team 

Our pursuit for perfection and a better way permeates throughout Dyson. Our engineers set the pace and direction, and our commercial teams partner with those bright and creative minds to maximise the potential of their emerging technologies. They invent new ways to market and new strategies for looking after Dyson owners and empowering Dyson people. 

This unique partnership, driven by our shrewd and inspiring leaders, enables you to plot a career on your own path. We’ll give you trust, progression and stretch opportunities in roles all over the world. How far you go is up to you.

Benefits Overview

Dyson Australia monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries. Beyond that, you’ll enjoy an annual bonus and generous product discounts. But financial rewards are just the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our creative engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fueling and realising ambition.

Posted: 20-Mar-2017

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