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IT Team Lead ANZ

Green Chef

Green Chef

Sydney, Australia
Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2023

About HelloFresh

At HelloFresh, we want to change the way people eat. Over the past eight years, we've seen this mission spread around the world and beyond our wildest dreams. Now, we are the leading global company in the meal kit delivery market.

So, how did we do it? Our weekly boxes full of exciting recipes and fresh ingredients have blossomed into a community of empowered home cooks which expands across the globe. We are one of the fastest growing meal kit businesses and are active in twelve different countries across three continents. In Australia and New Zealand , our growth trajectory and expansion has been phenomenal ... We have launched facilities across both countries!

We are proud of our collaborative culture. Our diverse FreshFam enables us to connect with our customers and turn their feedback into meaningful action—from developing new recipes to constantly improving our process of getting dinner to our customers’ homes. Our culture attracts top talent with shared values and forms the foundation for a great place to work.

If you would like to join a dynamic and highly motivated team, and work in a high-growth industry where you can have an impact and make a difference every single day, then join us!

Job Description

We are looking for an IT Team Lead, Asia Pacific, who will be responsible for leading the team through the next stages of their growth. Your portfolio will extend across Australia and New Zealand and include all Distribution Centres, Logistics Hubs and Corporate Offices that are home to more than #### employees and counting.

You will ensure alignment of all IT aspects at these sites in accordance with a globally unified approach. We are looking for a self-motivated and communicative person who thrives in a fast paced environment with constant change and wants to be part of one of the most rapidly growing food companies in the world. Reporting to the Associate Director of Enterprise IT, you will be an integral part of our IT posture that has leadership backing and a strong network of peers to support and guide you as you traverse our Enterprise, Operations, SaaS and IT Security pillar.

Above all, we are looking for people who will make HelloFresh better. We belive there are many different ways of developing skills and we love diverse experiences! So even if you don't "tick all the boxes" but think you'd thrive in this role, we would really like to learn more about you.

You will…

  • Define and deliver a vision for IT in Asia Pacific
  • Act as a trusted advisor to the organization, facilitating well-informed decision making and strategic development.
  • Nurture and manage an established IT Team
  • Lead, mentor and develop team members to drive positive change that is aligned with organizational vision and goals.
  • Manage all risk, auditing, compliance and information security partnerships for the region.
  • Work closely with the Finance Team to manage the CAPEX/OPEX budget and optimize cost savings wherever possible.
  • Evaluate new products and services against the existing technology stack to align with the business needs, and maintain vendor relationships.
  • Be responsible for delivering all IT Projects within the region.
  • Set and achieve OKRs through strategically aligned global and local initiatives. You will be a key contributor to our yearly planning process.

You have…

  • Ideally but not a must a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • 10 years of progressive experience working in the IT sector, with 3-5 or more years in a Senior Leadership Role
  • Excellent project management skills and a strong ability to prioritize. Ideally you have experience in leading and managing medium to large IT projects and rolling out IT infrastructures across various technologies
  • Excellent working knowledge of computer systems, security, network and systems administration, databases and warehouse technologies
  • Advanced knowledge and hands on experience with IT Operations best practices and Service Delivery/Management frameworks
  • IT Certifications (ITIL, CCNA, CompTIA, etc.) are not essential but are desirable

You are

  • Excited to work for a food-tech business that is transforming the way people shop and eat
  • A person who thrives under pressure and is excited about bringing your experience to an ever changing business
  • Someone with strong critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • A person with strong communication skills who is able to work successfully in flexible team structures around the world
  • Able to work with stakeholders at all levels of the organization and explain complex problems, and your proposed solutions, by tailoring the information and language used to suit the audience

What you'll get in return...

  • The chance to have a significant and tangible impact on the world’s largest meal kit provider
  • Company discount - 70% off HelloFresh boxes
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Egoless environment, constant learning with room for personal growth
  • Free access to Headspace
  • HelloFresh Academies - monthly internal learning & development
  • A diverse and vibrant international environment, with offices in 18 countries

Start date: Immediately - Can wait notice period

Duration: Full time role. You must have the right to work full-time in Australia.

Location: Chippendale Head Office - with the option to work partly from home.


We are committed to building and nurturing an inclusive community for our employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or other legally protected status.

To put it simply, everyone is welcome at our table.

Are you up for the challenge?

Please submit your complete application below including your salary expectations and earliest starting date. After submitting an application our team will review this and get back to you within 5 business days.