Job Details
  • Reference354895B_1588137145
  • LocationSydney
  • SalaryAU$120000 - AU$160000 per annum
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted7 months ago
  • ConsultantNeil Fawcett

Lead application development and support of enterprise applications within budget, timeframes and quality standards to drive innovation and build digital capability within the organisation.

Key accountabilities

 Manage and maintain the City's application platforms to ensure they are current, efficient and effective.
 Develop architecture for applications development and support to drive knowledge transfer and technical architecture governance.
 Develop and oversee the delivery of projects that deliver applications projects that meet quality standards and are delivered on time and within budget.
 Manage resources, vendors and contractors and consult with relevant parties to ensure projects are delivered to agreed quality standards.
 Prepare and evaluate tender documents and liaise with suppliers to negotiate levels of service and supply of products.
 Maintain knowledge of current and future technology to enable thought leadership and contribute to strategic planning and research digital development to drive innovation at the City.
 Ensure quality of development through code review with development teams.
 Management of suppliers and contractors.

Key challenges

 Enhancing technology and digital capability within the Applications and Development team.
 Drive standardisation across enterprise application development architecture.
 Resource supervision to ensure that architecture and code standards are maintained.
 Receive advice and report on progress towards business objectives and discuss future directions
 Provide expert advice and contribute to decision making
 Identify emerging issues/risks and their implications and propose solutions
 Guide, support, coach and mentor team members
 Lead discussions and decisions regarding key projects and deliverables
 Provide expert advice on a range of project related issues and strategies
 Optimise engagement to achieve defined outcomes
 Manage expectations and resolve issues
 Engage in, consult and negotiate the development,delivery and evaluation of projects
 Manage expectations and resolve issues
 Communicate needs, facilitate routine business transactions and resolve issues
 Negotiate and approve contracts and service agreements
 Manage contracts and monitor the provision of service to
ensure compliance with contract and service agreements

This position will have contractors report into them from time to time.

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Experience

 Relevant degree or industry certification in Information Technology.
 Demonstrated digital experience in a commercial environment.
 Commercially minded.
 Strong understanding of UX and UI.
 Strong understanding of customer journey.
 Experience in leading and managing consultant resources.


 Past experience in Digital Agency working on concurrent high profile digital development campaigns.
 Strong enterprise application development background within a corporate environment.
 Advanced .NET experience must be hands on and full stack.
 Advanced SQL Server experience.
 Experience in developing enterprise web applications.
 Experience in or exposure to the development of revenue generating digital products.
 Leadership experience in designing and developing application solution architecture.
 Understanding of or exposure to MS Dynamics, SharePoint.
 Experience in the development of middleware applications.
 Exposure to complex enterprise IT environments.
 Competency in technical project management.
 Demonstrated high level analytical and written skills and the ability to develop business cases.
 Tertiary qualifications with minimum bachelor's degree in computer science/engineering.
 Certified in Microsoft .NET development techniques.


 Prince 2 Certification.