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IT Manager

Staff Vacancies

Tearfund is looking for an IT Manager

  • An opportunity to work with one of Australia’s most-loved international development agencies
  • Combine your excellent strategic thinking and IT management skills with technical expertise to help build the systems and tools needed to help Tearfund achieve its mission.

About Tearfund

Tearfund is a Christian development, relief and advocacy organisation responding to global poverty and injustice. We work in partnership with local Christian agencies to end poverty, challenge inequality and build sustainable communities. We go where the need is greatest, acting with courage to tackle injustice so that all may experience fullness of life.

To work at Tearfund is to live out your vocation; a space where your faith, passion for justice and skills intersect. Tearfund offers you the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need it the most. As part of the Tearfund team, you are part of a movement which works toward a just and compassionate world in which all people can achieve their God-given potential.

Tearfund offers a friendly and flexible work environment, generous salary packaging benefits, and the challenge to grow and explore in your faith and justice journey.

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About the role

When you are successful in this role, you’ll have the satisfaction of helping Tearfund work for a just and compassionate world through integrated and optimised IT systems and solutions.

This full-time role will play a critical part in Tearfund’s mission of engaging Australian supporters and partnering with locally-based Christian agencies around the world, through leading our IT team and building out integrated technology, tools and solutions.

Is this you? To be successful in this role, you will have;

  • An empowering leadership style that enables teams to do their best work
  • The ability to design innovative and resourceful solutions to complex problems
  • Strong strategic and systems thinking, balancing both big picture thinking with great attention to detail
  • A knack for quickly understanding the needs of non-technical teams and translating that into technical requirements and building fit-for-purpose IT solutions
  • Database management experience, along with programming abilities
  • System integration and software testing experience
  • Experience in managing IT teams and budgets, prioritising projects and resources in order achieve organisational objectives
  • A love for learning and staying on top of emerging trends and the latest in IT best practices, particularly in the area of cyber security.

Position Description

Download the position description

How to apply:

Send us your CV to [email protected]

In a short cover letter, tell us about:

  • Why Tearfund? How do your values align with ours?
  • Why the role resonates with you
  • How your experience aligns with the role requirements in the position description.

Position Location

A mix of in office at Blackburn, Melbourne or remote, depending on any State based restrictions and business needs.

COVIDSafe office requirements apply.


Please contact Kate on Ph: 03 9264 7000

NOTE: Short-listing of candidates will commence prior to the closure of this role, so please do not delay submitting your application.

Tearfund Australia’s recruitment and selection procedures and checks reflect our commitment to the well-being and protection of children and vulnerable adults. Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, such as a National Police Check and/or a Working With Children Check.

We seek to be a diverse workplace, in which people of different backgrounds, genders and ages work together and are equally appreciated and respected. People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for Tearfund roles.

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