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Head of Data - based anywhere in Australia

  • LocationMelbourne, VIC
  • Work TypeFull Time - Fixed Term
  • Applications Close AtClosed a month ago
    Published on 19 Oct 2021
  • Job no: CRKRE

Hi! We’re Telstra Purple 👋 People bringing Purpose to Technology

We are Australia’s largest owned technology services business, focused on outcome-based, transformative tech solutions that help our customers cut through IT complexity to achieve their bespoke goals, faster. If solving unique problems sparks your interest to help change a business, a community or the environment for the better – we’re in sync.

About the role

The Service Technology Strategy team is responsible for developing our technology direction and strategy to drive growth for professional and managed services in Telstra Purple. 

As a member of the Services Technology Strategy team, the Head of Data will:

  • Develop the technology strategy for our Data & AI services and offerings 
  • Identify and work with strategic technology vendors to devise and uplift our joint go to market  
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to drive the execution of the technology strategy 
  • Provide insight and direction for our Data & AI go to market activities 
  • Provide internal and external community leadership and advocacy 

This role will initially be offered on a 12 month fixed term contract basis

About You

We’re looking for a servant leader who is self-driven, curious, and able to work with a wide range of stakeholders to create and drive effective strategies in the ever-evolving landscape of technology, vendors, and market. 

Ideally you:

  • Have broad experience in Data & AI including data engineering, data architecture, data warehousing and data lakes, Business Intelligence, and data science, ideally across Azure and AWS.
  • Know the Data & AI industry including vendors and market trends well.
  • Have strong credentials and brand in the Data community.
  • Have great business and commercial acumen and strong communication skills.
  • Can manage and influence stakeholders by building strong relationships founded upon trust.

Perk Central

We understand it’s not all about what you bring to the job. It’s also about what we can give back! We ask the question - “What can we give in return, to help you be your best self?”  

Here are a few perks to get you started: 

  • Work-life balance - we understand life happens when you're busy making other plans 
  • Access to our professional development program 
  • Access to our Purple Short Term Incentive plan 
  • 15 days of personal/carers leave each year  
  • 16 weeks of paid parental leave for both primary and secondary carers 
  • A 'Purple Day', which is an additional day of annual leave each year 
  • Telstra 20GB Wi-Fi hotspot  
  • Laptop/Device allowance renewed every 2 years 
  • An epic (free) Telstra mobile phone plan 
  • Discounted Telstra products and services 

We're after the right blend of experience and enthusiasm, and look for cultural add, rather than cultural fit. Get in touch with any questions, and hit apply now to submit your CV! We look forward to learning about you!

  • Closed a month ago - 01 Nov 2021
  • Published on 19 Oct 2021, 3:25 AM