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Manager Information and Communications Technology

Advertiser: BCI MineralsMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
6 Jan 2021
Perth, CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Information & Communication Technology, Management

The Company

BCI Minerals Limited (ASX:BCI) ("BCI") is an Australian-based company that is developing a salt and potash business.

BCI is focused on rapidly advancing its 100% owned Mardie Salt & Potash Project, a potential Tier 1 project located on the West Pilbara coast in the centre of Australia's key salt production region.

Mardie aims to produce 4.4Mtpa of high-purity salt and 120ktpa of sulphate of potash fertiliser via solar evaporation of seawater. Using an inexhaustible resource and a production process driven mainly by natural solar and wind energy, Mardie is a sustainable opportunity to supply the salt and potash growth markets in Asia over many decades.

A definitive feasibility study was completed in June 2020 and construction is targeted to commence in mid-2021.

The Role

This role is responsible for managing the end-to-end stability, integrity, and efficient operation of all Information and Operational Technology (IT/OT), IT infrastructure and (IT/OT/IoT) Software solutions. In addition, this role will also provide efficient management of technical resources to support the main BCI Minerals business, active projects, business partners and vendors. Technology services provided include the design, development, and implementation of fit for purpose, secure, robust, and scalable Infrastructure and Enterprise-scale Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive the Technology annual and strategic planning, ensuring that the Technology strategies (IT/OT/IoT) for the organisation are aligned with the company's business strategies.
  • Develop and maintain a Technology strategy and roadmap.
  • Develop and manage the Technology budget.
  • Monitor and direct the implementation of strategic business plans for Technology functions under direct control.
  • Proactive development and implementation of IT and communications strategies to meet immediate and long-term business projects and objectives.
  • Develop systems and tools to provide Technology and Operational information and make recommendations on both strategy and operations.
  • Assess Technology performance against both the annual budget and its long-term strategy. Oversee long-term Technology budgetary planning, forecasting and cost management in alignment with the BCI Minerals strategic plan.
  • Formulate, in conjunction with key business stakeholders, the strategic goals for Information Technology (IT), Operational Technology (OT) and Internet of Things (IoT) Systems.
  • Apply Technology Asset Lifecycle and Portfolio Planning to ensure Technology investments are secure, available, deliver against objectives and continue to meet business requirements at best cost.
  • Successful delivery of Technology projects essential to the strategic and operational objectives of the Mardie project.
  • Selection, development, operation, and maintenance of Technology systems (IT/OT and IoT).
  • Development and support of communications infrastructure to support commercial and technical applications across the business. This includes ensuring that Technology systems are secure and robust and maintaining operational capability and performance in all circumstances.
  • Maintain the overall availability, integrity, stability, and security of systems.
  • Maintain and enhance the IT Architecture roadmap.
  • Provide superior vendor/supplier management, from contract management to ongoing vendor governance.
  • Software Application selection and support.
  • Mentor and develop direct team reports by managing work allocation, training and capability development, problem resolution, performance evaluation, and the building of an effective team dynamic.
  • Review monitor and audit consultants and contractor’s performance against statutory obligations, contract requirements, technical standards, and procedures to ensure that quality, schedule, and cost risks are minimised.
  • Be responsible for progress reporting, cost control and forecasting.
  • Drive the resolution of any issues impacting the delivery of desired outcomes.
  • Proactively engage key decision makers, systems owners, and end users to define business, financial and operations requirements, priorities, and systems goals.
  • Ensure that defined solutions promote efficiency and effectiveness and follow the principles of continuous improvement.
  • Liaise and support Implementation, Training and Change Management Teams.
  • Act as the main contact and interface for Information Technology, Operational Technologies, Internet of Things, and automation technologies to be implemented.
  • Ensure compliance with budget and expenditure protocols and procedures.
  • Create relevant purchase orders and review invoices against scope of service/work.
  • Proactively drive technological innovation.
  • People care responsibilities for the Technology Team.

Role Requirements

  • Tertiary Qualification in Computer Science, Information Management, Information Technology or Engineering.
  • Experience in Enterprise IT/OT/IoT projects for the mining or resources sector.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a similar senior leadership role.
  • Experience in fast-paced green fields projects.
  • Demonstratable experience in Vendor and Outsourcer relationship and performance management.
  • Experience in Enterprise IT/OT/IoT projects for the mining or resources sector.
  • Proven track record in IT project management and delivery.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of existing business processes and solutions in the mining or resources sectors.
  • Significant technical expertise including, future cloud computing, virtualisation, data centres, high availability, middleware and databases, multiple network technologies, cross-platform integration, mobility, DevOps and security to ensure SLA’s are met and the organisation’s networks and infrastructure landscape performs at an optimum level.
  • Sound experience in large ERP environments preferably Pronto.
  • Proven effectiveness in leading a small team of people.
  • Knowledge and skills within Business Intelligence environments.
  • Solid technical understanding of:
    • Microsoft infrastructure, Microsoft Active Directory, Windows Server 2008-2016 Microsoft Terminal Server 2008-16
    • Email and Web Content Management (Office 365 and SharePoint)
    • Storage Area Networks (SAN) / Network Attached Storage (NAS)
    • Citrix XenApp / Gateways and Terminal Services
    • Virtualisation infrastructure (VMWare, Hyper V)
    • Disaster Recovery (DR) and backup
    • Enterprise antivirus and backup solutions
    • Network routing and switching (Cisco, Dell, Juniper) including wireless
    • Unified Communications (voice, data, telephony, video conferencing and collaboration)
    • Software as a Services implementation(s)
    • Cloud deployments (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS).
  • Advanced knowledge of technical infrastructure, backup systems and software (Azure highly desirable).

At BCI, we believe people are key to the success of the company. We are proud of our history and continue to strive for excellence. If you would like to be part of our team, and feel you have the relevant and required skills, we encourage you to apply.

BCI have signed the Veterans Employment Commitment declaring we value the skills and experience of ex-ADF members and will consider veterans for employment opportunities.

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The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years of people management experience do you have?
  • How many years of project management experience do you have?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

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