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GENERAL MANAGER, IT & RISK

Maxima

Since 1985 Maxima has trained and placed into sustained employment thousands of people across Australia.  From its modest genesis as a Group Training Scheme, Maxima has evolved into a leading national, morally driven and professionally managed employment and training services provider. Maxima’s success has resulted in the significant expansion of services to 60 locations across SA, QLD, WA, TAS, NSW, NT and VIC.  Today Maxima offers an impressive array of programs and services encompassing; Disability Employment Service, Return to Work, Apprenticeships and Traineeship management, Labour Hire, Indigenous Employment and services under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Reporting to the Executive – Corporate Service, this pivotal role will provide leadership, direction and guidance to all information technology, security and risk management activity across the Maxima Group, including the development and delivery of holistic and forward thinking IT & Risk strategies.  Other key responsibilities include:

  • leading the IT and Safety, Quality & Risk teams, including WHS, RTW and the Helpdesk functions;
  • selecting and implementing suitable technology to streamline operations and ensure continuous improvement;
  • acting as an internal advisor to the Maxima Executive and Board on all IT and Risk matters;    
  • assessing organisational risks and developing processes to counteract/mitigate the risk;
  • managing the IT & Risk portfolio budgets.

Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified ICT professionals with demonstrated experience across a comparable Risk portfolio with a high degree of initiative and strategic thinking.  A sound understanding of Information Security Management Systems and data protection legislation will be a distinct advantage, as will experience in developing efficient strategies and business plans for IT system and security management.  The successful candidate will possess the ability to build rapport and communicate effectively across all levels of the organisation and will demonstrate resilience, attention to detail and a results-driven focus.  

This role offers a rare opportunity to be part of a flourishing national organisation with a positive, constructive culture and true community focus.

For a job and person specification, please click on the PDF icon above or below, and for further information on our client, please visit maxima.com.au 

Applications should be addressed to Andrew Reed.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

For a confidential discussion, please call Hannah Way on (08) 8100 8827.

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