Technology Innovation Manager

The role:

Reporting to the Executive Director, IT & Operations, the primary purpose for the Technology Innovation Manager is to lead and manage the strategic technology innovation agenda and initiatives across the business and with our partners. This ranges from strategic thinking and researching new technologies through to exploring how they can be applied across OES’ current and new product offerings. The role provides subject matter expertise on technology, implementation, and, most importantly, the vision for how technology innovation can enhance our student experience.

To be considered:

To successfully assist in the delivery of high impact technology initiatives, only applicants with experience from both management consulting and online/tech start up industries will be considered.

About you:

  • A minimum tertiary level qualification is essential (Digital Technology/Business or other related field)
  • Minimum 10+ years extensive experience working with technology innovation initiatives with evidence having successfully designed, piloted and scaled where appropriate
  • Previous experience within Management Consulting plus complementary industry experience is essential
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Ability to influence change across OES with competing business priorities
  • Extensive experience conducting desktop research
  • Previous experience assessing and customising new technologies
  • An understanding in online pedagogical models and their use and application is desirable
  • A passion for the positive use of technology to enhance teaching and learning in education
  • The ability to synthesise information into clear, compelling strategies, growth plans, business cases, project proposals and research papers
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Learning Management System administration and integrated applications is desired but not essential

Next steps:

Applications close Friday the 25th of September 2020.

Apply now with a cover letter and resume outlining how you would be the right for this dynamic role, and our exceptional team. Confidential enquiries can be directed to Valerie, at

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Applications close
25 September 2020

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