Level 18/1, Nicholson St, East Melbourne VIC 3002
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Job Ref: 12780

Systems Manager

The Role

  • You must have experience as an IT Consulting Senior Consultant or Manager and have led teams on-site.
  • You must also have excellent communication skills, commitment to this specialty and the ability to work under pressure while delivering the highest quality outcomes.
  • 5+ years\’ experience managing an enterprise operations environment.
  • Previous experience in the operation and management of a large enterprise WAN/LAN environment.
  • You must also be able to fit into a really interesting, proactive business that is constantly looking to improve and innovate.
  • If positive change doesn\’t suit you then this role won\’t suit you.


  • Responsible for the departments IT infrastructure, ICT security and network communications – managing the performance, service levels, procurement, installation, upgrading, operation, policies, procedures, and maintenance (including storage and communication of data, voice, text, audio and images) * The preparation for new or changed services, management of the change process, and the transition of new capability into production
  • Networking & infrastructure
  • Systems support
  • Software support including MRP, food supply Chain, ware housing, transport, maintenance, farm management, milk production software and other related software.
  • Managing two technical resources
  • Standardisation of processes and procedures
  • Liaise with senior management to maintain access pertaining to sensitive staffing/business issues
  • Risk assessment and maintenance of security (networking/software and physical access/building)
  • Disaster recovery processes (assess, strategy and implementation)
  • Staff appraisal, performance management and bonus reviews
  • Staff interviewing, hiring and mentoring/shadowing
  • Hold weekly meetings with staff to maintain transparency, departmental direction and staff focus
  • Assist with IT budget
  • Purchasing of all hardware and software
  • Time management and coordination of staff for projects on a weekly, monthly and annual scale
  • Ensure projects are completed and deadlines are met
  • Regular meetings with other managers to maintain direction and support for their staff Occasional travel to regional offices for project purposes.


  • Technical experience in the Microsoft application environment eg. MS Exchange, MS Server, SQL, SharePoint is desirable
  • Networking (LAN/WAN/Switching/Routing) experience
  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of infrastructure projects
  • Strong knowledge of client software needs and server hardware
  • Manufacturing and farming Industry related IT management experience (preferred but not essential)
  • Good communication skills (verbally and written)
  • Confidence to deal with all levels of staff and management
  • Staff management at a local level
  • High level of confidentiality
  • Good leadership skills (decision making, consistent approach, suitable management of available resources).