Position Title

Head of IT

Report to Position:

Chief Executive Officer

Business Unit:

IT, Insights and Innovation



Date Effective:

February 2019


Contract Position with view

to Permanent


FTE – 1.0

Kidney Health Australia is the national peak body for kidney disease. We are a profit for purpose organisation dedicated to providing valued, sustained programs that empower and improve the lives of people affected by kidney disease. Our mission is to promote kidney health through education, advocacy, research and support. KHA is a close-knit and passionate organization caring for the Kidney Community throughout Australia.

The Head of IT will be part of the business strategic plan development. The elements of technology data, digital platform and digital innovation will be critical as an enabler of the Kidney Health Australia strategy and success so we are looking for someone with insight and vision. 

The Head of IT will form part of the Senior Leadership Team. The role will also work very closely with key stakeholders, both internal and external, to ensure KHA is well positioned to deliver on its strategy and to provide the trajectory for KHA to grow the organisation to provide ongoing vital support to the kidney community. The opportunity for transformational change is immense and challenge considerably.


  • A tertiary degree in IT or other relevant qualification
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant IT experience with progressively responsible management duties, as well as at least 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • Thorough understanding of IT & Digital principles and related strategic planning
  • Exceptional communications/interpersonal skills to clearly articulate ideas, frame challenges, highlight opportunities and offer solutions
  • Significant experience working with external organisations from a range of sectors, disciplines and backgrounds and effectively managing stakeholder relationships
  • Competent in the use of Javacript and C-sharp also SQL programming within a Microsoft environment

How to apply

Send your covering letter addressing the selection criteria and resume via Seek, or forward your application to people@kidney.org.au

Candidates will be required to be in possession of a Police Check and Working with Children Check.

To view the PD and for more information, please see.

Applications close Sunday 24 February 2019.

Please note that due to the high volume of response anticipated for this role, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

**No Recruitment Agencies**

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