Business Technology Manager

Full Time
Listed on 15 March 2023

Who are we?

Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) is an accomplished airport operator which owns and operates Gold Coast, Townsville, Longreach and Mount Isa airports – connecting the Gold Coast and northern NSW, along with regional Queensland, to the rest of the country and beyond. We are an Australian-owned company with a vision to engage customers, connect communities and deliver exceptional experiences – and a commitment to delivering for the communities where we operate. QAL is formally recognised as a ‘Great Place to Work – Certified’ organisation – currently the only airport operator in Australia with this certification. QAL is dedicated to a target of net zero Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 2030. With strong passenger numbers, terminal upgrades underway, and the Gold Coast Airport’s new terminal expansion officially open – there has never been a better time to join QAL.

What you’ll contribute to;

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced Business Technology Manager to join the Technology team in a full-time role with a 38-hour working week. Reporting to the General Manager of Technology; the successful applicant will join a team of dedicated professionals and provide vertical coverage, being accountable for the entire life cycle of Technology – the Plan/Build/Run for their assigned business area.

Joshua Walz, who joined the Technology team in 2019 shares his experience of working with QAL;

“I joined Queensland Airports Limited for the opportunity to be involved in an organisation with a lot of opportunities and growth. Queensland Airports owns 4 airports, including Gold Coast Airport which is Australia’s sixth busiest. This has provided me with opportunities to expand my knowledge, experience and passion for the aviation industry.

QAL has given me the opportunity to deliver technology solutions for our business and to develop my skills in parts of IT and the aviation industry that I had not had the opportunity to work in previously. The learning and enjoyment I have gained from this experience keeps me coming back for more each day.“

How will you make an impact?

You will manage demand, lead strategy and roadmap, lead enterprise architecture, be the escalation point, accountable for the TCO of your portfolio, deliver cost targets, be accountable for projects, drive optimisation/efficiencies, own the relationship with stakeholders and provide support and insight to the business strategies, working seamlessly with Technology SME functions and provide business insights back into QAL Technology.

Key responsibilities, include, but are not limited to:

  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Partner Relationships
  • People Leadership
  • Financial Management
  • Technology Management
  • Project and Technology Governance
  • Project Participation / Innovation / Continuous Improvement.

Skills, Experience and knowledge to perform the role

  • Minimum 7 years experience in IT teams, with a focus in business engagement, project management disciplines
  • Minimum 5 years of team management experience.

What do we offer you?

This is an opportunity to be part of a progressive organisation and assist in the transformation and growth of the business. A remuneration and benefits package is available commensurate with the experience of the candidate. Flexible working options are available for all employees. At QAL, we uphold the philosophy that the smooth integration of life and work benefits all. We call it Living Well.

If you are interested in this role and would like to explore in more detail the key responsibilities, please obtain the role description on our careers page at:

QAL supports an inclusive approach and values diversity within the workplace. We aim to provide opportunities that allow individuals to reach their full potential regardless of their background, gender, age, work status, religious or cultural identity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be required to adhere to QAL’s Drug and Alcohol Management Plan (DAMP), which includes pre-employment Drug and Alcohol Testing.  The successful applicant will also be required to obtain an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC).

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