Data Manager

Queensland University of Technology

  • $133,220 to $149,003
  • Ongoing, full-time
  • Kelvin Grove (hybrid option available)

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a Data Manager to join Digital Business Solution, Administrative Division.

The Data Manager will provide strategic advice on data lifecycle management, integration, business intelligence and platform architecture.

The Data Manager is responsible for managing data collection, reparation, exploration, integration, cataloguing, data architecture, database administration and data platform performance.

The Data Manager will drive the execution of our data platform strategy and uplift capabilities on our cloud data and analytics platform.

The Data Manager acts as the subject matter expert within the organisation and liaises with technical staff, directors, product development and service delivery teams to ensure data goals and objectives are met.

We’re offering this role as a hybrid position as part of QUT’s commitment to embracing the opportunities created by a more virtual and connected world.

Real world impact

QUT is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a ‘real world’ focus. We are an ambitious and collaborative institution that seeks to equip our students and graduates with the skills they will need in an increasingly disrupted and challenged world.

About the area

Digital Business Solutions (DBS) provides support for staff and students across a range of information and technology services. DBS uses technology to create value for our students and customers through the portfolios of Learning and Teaching, Research and Innovation, and Professional Services.

DBS embraces digital transformation as being fundamental to our service in supporting QUT’s aspirations outlined in Blueprint 6. Digital Business Solutions is responsible for a wide range of services in delivering and supporting digital solutions for QUT.

DBS comprises seven business units with dynamic knowledge and expertise that work collectively with the University’s Faculties, Institutes and Divisions to provide quality Digital Solutions and Services in support of both QUT’s Strategic Objectives and in core operations for learning and teaching, research and innovation and professional services..

What you need to succeed

  • Education, training and/or relevant experience equivalent to postgraduate qualifications in computer science or related field with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in leading the design, development, implementation of data platforms, business intelligence solutions and data architecture.
  • High-level interpersonal and verbal communication skills. Ability to make professional presentations, communicate technical information, quickly establish rapport, manage collaborative working relationships and work effectively in a high performing team.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in building and maintaining on-premise and cloud data platforms. This will include integration, architecture and business intelligence.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply knowledge of systems, data, and customer requirements to identify problems, opportunities and recommend solutions.
  • High-level of strategic, conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills and demonstrated ability to translate complex business requirements into effective solutions.
  • Demonstrated strategic focus that determines long term directions, industry trends, and how they relate to organisational needs.
  • Proven effective leadership and management skills that drive collaboration, high performance, high quality outcomes and excellence in service provision.
  • Careers at QUT

    We’re committed to building a culture that fosters connection between people and purpose. Beyond personal and professional fulfillment, a career at QUT offers:

    • A healthy work-life balance with a blend of on-campus and off-campus work arrangements for applicable positions. 
    • Competitive remuneration with up to 17% superannuation. 
    • Generous maternity leave including primary carer parental leave of up to 26 weeks (including 17% super). 
    • Stay healthy with Fitness Passport and enjoy discounted rates on private health insurance. 
    • Leave loading of 17.5%. 
    • Purchased Leave Scheme – up to 8 extra weeks. 
    • Salary Packaging Scheme for additional superannuation contributions, vehicle leasing, and on-campus services such as childcare, parking, and gyms. 
    • Numerous opportunities for professional development including leadership programs and workshops, and our study assistance scheme.
    • Commitment to our Indigenous Australian staff through initiatives such as the Indigenous Australian Staff Network, Cultural and Ceremonial Leave, Staff Development Workshops, and representation on university committees.
    • We see diversity and inclusion as our strengths. 
    • Explore more benefits of life at QUT .

    In support of our

    Indigenous Australians Employment Strategy

    , we aspire to an Indigenous Australian workforce participation of 3.6% and we encourage Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islander people to join us in pursuing a fulfilling career. 

    We believe in creating safe spaces for inclusivity to flourish and we know that diversity is our strength –

    see our commitment

    . If you’re curious, innovative, and ready to experience what a career at QUT can offer, we’re ready to meet you.  

    Reference number: 23610

    Term: Ongoing, full-time basis

    Remuneration: $157,654 to $176,333 pa (HEW10) (inclusive of $133,220 to $149,003 salary pa, 17% superannuation and 17.5% recreation leave loading)

    Location: Kelvin Grove (hybrid option available)

    Job opens: 03-Jul-2023

    Applications Close: 17-Jul-2023 at 11.30pm

    Open to: Applicants who have ongoing full-time work rights in Australia. In support of our strategic priority of Indigenous Australian success, Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

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