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Digital Innovation Advisor

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Digital Innovation Advisor $120,000 - $180,000

If you are looking for the opportunity to be part of a new innovative team in a large well renowned internationally focused business then this role will be a great fit.  Your work will shape the digital priorities and future capabilities across the business and you will be responsible for creating forward thinking solutions to various different objectives across the business. The position sits within the Digital and Data team which is separate to the other functions of the business and exists to set a strategic agenda that enables more confident, timely and connected responses to digital and data opportunities and risks. The successful candidate will work with the Director of Data and Digital to influence the strategies, policies and processes during a critical start-up phase that will shape the development of sustainable digital capabilities across the business.

You will be a key enabler of advancing the digital maturity, platforms and approach to service design.


Key Responsibilities

Provide expert advice on digital strategy and the business architecture it requires, with a critical eye for assessing emerging technology trends that will impact the organisation.


Leading and helping implement the digital strategy for the business, as well as related policy and governance frameworks. Connecting the digital strategy with broader strategic, operational, enterprise technology roadmap and commercial digital priorities across the business.

Lead the design of a Digital Living Lab framework and related platform(s) to support faster, more visible and more connected rapid prototyping in partnership with key stakeholders

Influence the institutional capabilities needed for the organisation to implement its digital strategy

To work with the Director of Digital and Data to meet financial targets, set digital service levels and metrics for the team and identify new opportunities to engage people around the businesses digital strategy and policies, and make improvements

To build the collaborative working relationships with other teams across the business - as well as external partners - who have important contributions to develop and deliver the businesses digital strategy. Liaising and assisting the IT team and project sponsors in implementing online and technology projects

To demonstrate thought leadership and digital best practice by example in creating new ways of working, and shifting mindsets to new ways of thinking

To promote increase of digital literacy across the organisation.


Here are some essentials if you are thinking of applying for this role;

A relevant qualification and significant relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training

Experience in applying Agile, Lean and Design Thinking methodologies and their practical application to projects, solution design or process improvement

Strong ability to influence, persuasive communication, facilitation and consensus building skills

A solid understanding of data and digital trends and technologies, and the ability to identify and assess opportunities, risks and challenges

Experience developing and/or implementing digital strategy, policy and governance frameworks

Ability to develop compelling value propositions and business cases for digital capability investments

A self-motivated, flexible and collaborative approach to work

Ability to pragmatically translate future vision into a set of clear, tangible and commercial deliverables

Experience leading / playing an influential role in ‘digital’ transformation within a large and complex organization


And here are some desirables...

A strong understanding of the digital domain from a business and (somewhat) technical perspective

Creative approaches to problem scoping and solving

Dev Ops Program or Product management skills

Comfort dealing with ambiguity


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