Technology Change Management Specialist
Farmlands Co-operative
Christchurch, New Zealand
6h ago

Farmlands is a top 20 New Zealand company and the largest farmer owned co-operative in the country, found at over 80 locations nationwide.

Did you also know we have one of the largest IT teams in Christchurch?

At Farmlands we have recently completed a transformational journey - an organisation wide technology implementation that will place us at the forefront of our industry for years to come.

We seek an experienced Technology Change Management Specialist to join our Christchurch based Technology team, and ensure that all Farmlands infrastructure, systems and application changes have undergone rigorous testing, change and release activities prior to execution.

In this role you will own and manage the end to end change release process. You'll be responsible for ensuring that there is a recovery plan in place that minimises change impacts against the Farmlands network prior to the execution of any change or release.

You'll also provide leadership and direction for the development, management and alignment of the release management function, with a heavy focus on core technology / engineering platform upgrades and shared services applications.

You will be an integral part of Major Incident Management : co-ordinating cross-disciplined teams, capturing actions and decisions, and providing feedback to senior management.

Ideally you will possess :

  • Experience in a similar role and IT environment with responsibility for system and / or infrastructure operations / deployment
  • Knowledge of industry release tools and best practices
  • An understanding of data and systems relationships
  • Experience with large scale technical efforts, from requirements to installation and operations of solutions
  • You will demonstrate a high degree of end user engagement and a knack for working and communicating with a wide range of people.

    Other skills and personal attributes required for this role include :

  • Well-developed customer service, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Time management skills with the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Analytical and attentive to detail
  • Self-motivated team player
  • Farmlands offers career opportunities that can't be found elsewhere. If you are motivated to develop your skills with an organisation that invests in large scale leading edge technology solutions, then submit your application today!

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