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Architecture Manager

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Work type: Continuing / Full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Information Technology

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  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW is currently implementing a ten year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. We aspire to this in the belief that a great university, which is a global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.

About the role

This position sits in the Strategy, Architecture and Customer Experience practice whose role is to build technology strategy and future state technology architecture and work with the Divisions and faculties to facilitate and develop the business technology strategy, architecture and technology roadmap, prioritising the key strategic initiatives and developing implementation plans to support the business to deliver these initiatives to uplift the technology capability of the division or faculty to support the drive of the 2025.
The Strategy, Architecture and Customer Experience practice is the connection point between the Division and the Faculty and the operational working of IT and supports both the strategic and operational IT deliverables for the Faculty.
The Architecture Manager supports the completion of the IT strategy, business capability mapping and technology architecture stack for the future of UNSW, in conjunction with the IT Strategy, Architecture and Portfolio Lead. The Architecture Manager plays a key role in supporting the translation of the business strategy into technology strategy and assessing the current and future state required technology capabilities and supporting the design of a future technology architecture. The role reports to the IT Strategy, Architecture Lead and has no direct reports.

Responsibilities (snapshot)

  • Play a key role in supporting the co-ordination and development of the IT Strategy, business capability maps and technology architecture both current state and future state.
  • Support the IT Strategy, Architecture Lead to consolidate the IT technology strategy and the Faculty and Divisional Strategies are aligned and clearly communicated to all stakeholders.
  • Work effectively and collaboratively with the IT Strategy, Architecture Lead and the Business Partners to drive the implementation planning for implementation of the IT strategy for Divisions and Faculties.
  • Proactively support the creation and review of business capability maps to technology strategy that meets the requirements of both the business and IT.
  • Support the management of the strategic technology portfolio, prioritise the portfolio within IT and with the faculties and divisions and develop and own the portfolio high level budget for the strategic initiatives.
  • Develop effective relationships with, and work closely with the PPMO to recommend strategic priority and approve ITPB projects for alignment to architectural standards.
  • Proactively contribute to the development of a UNSW future enterprise system architecture landscape view and identify key decommissioning projects to move to the future state and identifying cost efficiencies and value creation.


About the successful applicant

  • Degree in a relevant discipline, together with 5+ years’ experience in information technology. Relevant experience would include: Extensive experience in technology and business architecture development using TOGAF models and approaches or similar.
  • A demonstrated deep understanding of architecture and strategy development frameworks and their application.
  • Excellent presentation skills and high-level ability to facilitate workshops and effectively manage streams of work.
  • Extensive successful experience with, and in driving and supporting technology innovation. • High-level problem solving and analytical skills, with the ability to research and analyse material, identify and understand key issues and produce high level robust solutions / outcomes in both autonomous and team-based activities.
  • A strong team orientation with an ability to work effectively, with a highly collegiate approach in a complex and large organisation.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.
Download File Position Description - Architecture Manager - Final.pdf


Ralph Hitti, Talent Acquisition Consultant


T: 0466 201 395

Applications close: 23rd January 2019

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UNSW is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity


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