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IT Application Delivery Manager


Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3194

Simplot Australia is a food manufacturing and agriculture business encompassing potato, vegetable, seafood, and sauce operations that supply chilled, frozen, and shelf-stable products to Australia's major retail and foodservice markets.


We are home to some of Australia's most loved and trusted food brands, including Birds Eye, Edgell, Leggo's, John West, and Chiko. We have six Australian manufacturing sites and employ more than 2,000 people across Australia and New Zealand.


As a leading provider of quality, nourishing and sustainable food, we are focussed on bringing to life Aussie grown produce. We embrace sustainable practices that care for our planet's precioius resources today and for generations to come. We are an integral part of the global JR Simplot Company.

Culture and Benefits


At Simplot, we are fuelled by our purpose: We Contribute to Feeding Our World. We imagine a better future and set goals to reach it. We are committed to working as one Simplot and are guided by our shared values: 


  • Respect for Resources
  • Spirit of Innovation
  • Passion for People


The safety and wellbeing of our people, contractors, and communities are priorities for us, which is why we require any new starter to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to work with us. 


We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion. We care about creating an environment that promotes safety and wellbeing and where our people feel supported, respected and empowered. We do not tolerate any form of discrimination and are committed to providing equal opportunities for all our team members.


Simplot is passionate about cultivating a future where good ideas and inspiring possibilities have the chance to grow. We want our team members 

The Perks


  • Flexible working arrangements and a variety of engaging Health and Wellbeing programs
  • Diverse Leadership Development Programs and Professional Development Support
  • Employee Reward and Recognition Program 
  • Bonus incentives 
  • Discounted Health Insurance and Gym Memberships
  • Sensory Club Program – Enjoy and taste our new product launches and access to our Culinary cooking sessions
  • Novated Car Leasing Agreements
  • Income Protection Insurance 
  • Opportunity to purchase additional annual leave 

About our role


  • Senior level IT management position with responsibility over a wide array of business applications
  • Reports directly into the USA global team
  • Senior leadership role – Managing a large well versed and capable team

What will you do


  • As part of a Global Application Delivery team, manage the SAPL Business Applications Team, architecture direction, and underlying solution sets to continuously deliver and meet company objectives  
  • Using Agile principles and IT Service Management methodologies, collaborates with global management team to define processes & procedures for application delivery
  • Establish and ensure the appropriate communications, change management, and delivery of solutions across the company
  • Manage all activities and development of delivery staff, including employees, contractors, and vendors
  • Manage IT application delivery financial performance and budgets
  • Provide strong leadership to an experienced technical team

About you


  • You will have demonstrated extensive experience in a similar IT leadership roles and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Significant leadership experience and well versed in managing a large team
  • Solid EQ and ability to lead and work with others collaboratively
  • Excellent troubleshooting and communication skills
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies and IT Service Management is desired
  • Naturally you have a strong attention to detail focus and the ability to work in a collaborative team in a busy environment
  • Your continuous improvement mindset coupled with your ability to prioritise and work with competing demands


Having the right attitude is key in this role, so if you thrive on working in a team environment, have a positive, committed and proactive approach to your work then we want to hear from you!


The successful leader for this team will have excellent interpersonal skills and experience leading highly capable team in the support and delivery of application enhancements and projects.  


If this sounds like you, then please apply online now! Applications close on 31st January 2022.

Simplot is an equal opportunity employer and encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply. If you feel you would be a great addition to our team please apply online today, we would love to hear from you.  If you require technical assistance, please email us at