Title:  IT Development Manager Stores


Bentleigh East, Victoria, AU

About us

Our purpose at Officeworks is to help make bigger things happen, for our customers, our team, and our community.

We’re a fast paced, growing, innovative and inspiring Australian brand employing over 8,000 team members, with a national footprint of more than 165 retail stores and a dedicated team supporting the Business to Business market. Our people are our biggest asset and we wouldn’t be where we are today without the collective skill, dedication and talent of our team members who embody the Officeworks spirit every day – whether that’s in store, support office or in a CFC.  We are passionate about supporting the communities in which we live and work, and want our team members to take ownership and accountability to help make bigger things happen every day.

About the role

We are currently seeking an IT Development Manager to lead a team of developers across our IT stores team. As a key part of our leadership team, you will have the opportunity to input into our team culture, who we are and most importantly, what we wish to become in the future.

Reporting to the IT Stores Manager, your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the implementation, development and support of Officeworks IT Applications that are used primarily within the store environment.
  • To provide the above in a cost effective manner which maximises business benefits and is aligned to our Officeworks strategy.
  • Provide leadership for continuous improvement and a wider implementation of Agile software development principles.
  • Develop ,implement and achieve key performance indicators that are aligned to the overall strategy and strategic objectives of our IT function.
  • Research and understand software technologies and trends as they relate to Officeworks
  • Ensure performance monitoring and optimisation, and continuous improvement of relevant technologies.
  • Contribute to the development and integrity of all relevant Disaster Recovery Plans for store-based Applications
  • Maintain best practice standards and procedures in relation to Incident, Problem and Change Management.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to coach, motivate and lead a team of developers to deliver on goals effectively and efficiently.

About you

The successful candidate will possess:

  • At least 3 years as a Development Manager or similar leadership role
  • A preference for working in fast paced environments with fluid requirements.
  • Excellent technical leadership experience across a broad range of technologies
  • Strong Communications skills, ability to translate technology solutions to all audiences
  • Solution architecture experience, especially with micro services architecture
  • Is a competent leader and thrives on coaching staff to reach their full potential
  • Experienced with Cloud based architecture specifically AWS

Our culture

At Officeworks, we focus on creating an empowering and fun culture where people enjoy coming to work. We value our team's uniqueness and reward our team members by offering some great #officeworksperks including:

  • An inclusive and supportive team environment
  • A key focus on wellbeing
  • Potential flexible working arrangements to help you best manage your priorities
  • Generous discounts at Officeworks, along with team member discounts at Kmart and Target
  • Ongoing training and development with real opportunities to progress your career

At Officeworks, we operate best when our team is representative of the communities we serve and proudly commit to providing a safe and supportive work environment for all team members. We actively encourage applications from all candidates, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTI community and people with disabilities.

Residency note: Application eligibility requires Australian/NZ citizenship or an unrestricted Visa to live and work in Australia.