Head of Technology

We're looking for a Head of Technology to join our team

  • Permanent position
  • Flexible location – incumbent can be based at one of our head offices located in Armidale or Port Macquarie
  • To be considered for this role, applicants must have full time work rights for Australia

About Us

Regional Australia Bank is a customer-owned bank helping regional Australians achieve their lifestyle goals for over 50 years. It has a reputation for being flexible, personable and being able to make the complex simple. With roots in regional NSW and head offices located in Armidale and Port Macquarie, Regional Australia Bank has grown to be one of the premier banking alternatives to the 'Big Four' banks.

If you are an experienced IT leader and are passionate about people and creating a better, more sustainable place to live, then connect with us at Regional Australia Bank! We feel that being connected with regional Australia and its people is undoubtedly the most exciting and inspiring part of our brand. The success of our business is determined by how well we share our passion for championing regional prosperity, including the financial prosperity of the people residing here.

About the Role

The Head of Technology performs a critical role developing and enhancing Regional Australia Bank’s operational technology systems, including the Core Banking, Infrastructure, Security and Technical Services teams.

The role is responsible for a range of Information Technology (IT) related functions, including the development, support and maintenance of the hardware and software environment, network and server infrastructure strategy and planning, telecommunication systems, capacity planning and monitoring, testing and evaluating systems and compliance with regulation relating to system security.

The incumbent will also be responsible for establishing and maintaining the bank’s vision, strategy, and program to ensure information assets and technologies are adequately protected, and risks are mitigated with appropriate safeguards to enable the bank to deliver its services successfully and securely.

About You

You will have a strong technology background in financial institutions, understanding banking infrastructure and have direct experience with core banking systems. Your strong leadership, communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills will assist you in leading and motivating a high performing technical team and enable you to positively collaborate and partner with multiple stakeholders.

Knowledge and experience of current information technology and security trends, various cloud services and software development paradigms, frameworks and lifecycle models will be essential.

Further information

For a confidential discussion about this position, please contact Maryke Peet, Talent Acquisition Specialist by email [email protected].

View a copy of the position description.

Important COVID-19 Information

It is now a requirement that in order to be considered for any roles at Regional Australia Bank, you must already be or be willing to get vaccinated. This is to ensure both the safety of our employees as well as our members.


If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you! To showcase your skills and build your career with Regional Australia Bank, please submit your application (including a cover letter and resume) HERE, or email to [email protected].

Applications close 1 June 2022 at 5pm.