designops manager in Sydney

brendan burke, randstad
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sydney, new south wales
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Your new company

Our client, an international financial software company that develops and sells financial, accounting, and tax preparation software globally. Voted yearly as one of Australia's most desired and best workplaces.

Your new role

This is an international role with a global impact working with design teams in EMEA, LATAM, and APAC. You will utilise a full range of organisational, research, and interpersonal skills to help keep teams on track, execute specific design initiatives intended to grow team culture, industry expertise, and team impact, and you'll have an opportunity to work with cross- functional teams as you establish great ways of working together.

As a detail oriented and strategic thinker, you will be working with the DesignOps lead and support ongoing initiatives, drive and own specific initiatives that will increase operational efficiencies across all teams in the International Design teams’ portfolio.

Key Duties:

  • Lead one-off unique initiatives involving deep cross-functional and cross-geo partnership.
  • Evaluate how work flows through Design functions & cross-functional partners.
  • Identify opportunities that include both quick wins and systemic change.
  • Enable the company to increase the quality & efficiency of Design output through optimised tools, aligned processes, and methodologies
  • Support and coordinate Design Teams’ reach & impact by implementing processes that: Enable ICs to focus on the work that better serves our customers.
  • Quantify operational improvements in measurable terms.

Your skills and experience

  • 6+ years in Design Operations or similar Program Management or operations roles, with additional experience working with cross-functional Design teams.
  • Deep understanding of user-centered design principles and how to amplify them through operational excellence.
  • Curiosity and commitment to testing new ideas and innovating to drive business results.
  • Effective communicator, presenter, and negotiator.
  • Expertise delivering Design initiatives that impact on operational and/or spending efficiencies on time and on budget with measurable and quantifiable metrics.
  • Knowledgeable with key design and user research tools, methods, and processes.
  • Have proven experience working with Designers and design teams.
  • Experience managing globally distributed teams is a plus.

Your benefits

  • Work/life balance- We encourage and support flexibility.
  • Great culture- Our close-knit team is fun and friendly with social events from time to time.
  • Location- Our head office is located in Sydney CBD.
  • Innovative company- Take pride in joining a Global Software Organistion.

Your next step

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to or call me now on to discuss your next role.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact me for a confidential discussion about your career.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


Designops Manager


Bachelor Degree in Marketing

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree