Strategic Technology Principal

There's no other communications company in Australia that has the range of opportunities on offer like at Telstra! We are creating a brilliantly connected future for all Australians.  Networks is responsible for the planning, design and construction of Telstra's World Class Networks and products across fixed, wireless and media. This ensures we continue to deliver new and innovative products to our customers in order to maintain our position as Australia's leading telecommunications provider.

Within the Networks and IT business the Quality and Risk team were established to embed quality standards and practices across the group. In this newly created role as Strategic Technology Principal you will work as a key member to provide business support required for decision-making and strategic directioning of the business.  You will lead the management of the Networks and IT key risk deep dives, program updates and Top Risk dashboards across all N&IT functions as required for the Management Risk Committee (MRC) and the Audit Risk Committee (ARC) in line with the Telstra Enterprise Risk framework. 

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage, implement and monitor the performance of complex risk management and compliance programs, including the development of risk control frameworks to enable compliance reporting for MRC and ARC
  • Oversee the analysis of current and /or proposed business operations to identify areas of risk and quantify impacts and mitigation activities
  • Partner and engage with key stakeholders across the enterprise providing risk and compliance advice and support for complex programs and projects
  • Manage the orchestration of process and content of Network & IT deep dive papers, program updates and Top Risk Dashboards submitted to the ARC and MRC
  • Provide inputs and help define improvement and /or resilience efforts to E2E improvement and E2E Network & IT Resilience respectively. 

A bit about you:

  • You don’t need to be a credentialed risk professional but it is essential that you are able to identify risk and work with the business owners to write the paper while holding an independent view and provide a “quality check” on the content in terms of  factual accuracy and relevance.  
  • A deep understanding of Telstra’s operating environment
  • Demonstrated experience in transitioning strategy into actionable roadmaps
  • Proven capability in delivery of Executive reporting
  • You will possess exceptional stakeholder engagement skills and be to drive outcomes in a range of complex matters

If you are committed to building your own capability, have a desire to always achieve more, then we want to hear from you.  Above all, you bring passion and dedication to your job, are not afraid of hard work, and thrive on the satisfaction gained from achieving success in high pressure situations.

We support and reward great performance by offering competitive salaries, employee benefits and incentives.  There are also many generous rewards and discounts on offer. As well as discounted broadband, mobile plans and FOXTEL, we can also help you save on your gym membership, health insurance, and even your next holiday. 

Join the Telstra journey and apply today!

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. To enable everyone to participate, we’ve developed an ‘All Roles Flex’ policy to consider flexible ways of working for every role. To learn more, visit our Telstra Careers Website:

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