Digital technology is transforming our clients businesses and reshaping operations across every industry vertical. Retailers are embracing omni-channel commerce, bots and artificial intelligence are reshaping customer experiences, and the internet of things is streamlining manufacturing and logistics operations. In order to adapt to these exciting new technologies, organisations are developing new digital strategies and aligning their people capabilities and processes.  Our Advisory team is at the forefront of this change, guiding them through every step of the journey with strategy, insights and frameworks.


Join the Datacom Advisory team and play a crucial role in leading some of NZ's largest enterprises through their transformation journey, working from our new office in the Wynyard Quarter. As a Principal Advisory Consultant, you will be working closely with clients, combining consulting frameworks with your technical expertise to assess, recommend and build their unique strategy and architecture for the future. Once complete, you will have the satisfaction of overseeing the Datacom implementation teams actioning your strategy and bringing it to life.


You will need to be people-centric, working closely with our customers’ key business and IT stakeholders to lead and advise them through their journey.  As a seasoned practitioner in consulting with organisations on their IT strategy and roadmaps, you will familiar with managing a diverse range of stakeholders at all levels, and challenging their thinking.  You will have a successful track record of delivering IT consulting services across both business and technical teams. You will also be a thought leader both internally and externally, regularly presenting at events, blogging and posting on social media.


Skills and experience

  • Deep consulting experience in helping customers align business and IT strategies, then translating into work packages in roadmaps
  • Able to apply proven advisory frameworks and a process-driven approach to assessing and guiding customers through organisational and technical change
  • An understanding of enterprise architecture models and how they can be aligned to IT strategies
  • An ability to translate desired strategic/business outcomes into solution architecture/design and to present these to customers
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills to be able to work effectively across both the customers’ business and IT teams
  • A track record of delivering IT transformation programmes and projects in leading roles, applying traditional SDLC and modern Agile and DevOps methodologies.
  • A team player who enjoys working within a team of multi-disciplined consultants who are committed to helping our customers via the delivery of high value strategy and consulting engagements
  • Accredited in project management either Prince2, PMP or equivalent
  • Tertiary qualified with a degree in commerce, information systems, computer science or relevant discipline.



Datacom is New Zealand's largest supplier of Information Technology professional services. As a New Zealand-owned company, we have managed to maintain a dynamic small-business feel that is often diluted in larger organisations of our size. It's our people that give Datacom its unique culture and energy that you can feel from the moment you meet with us.


At Datacom you'll be recognised and valued for your contributions. We're growing year on year and can provide stability, career opportunity and a collegial, flat-structured environment that empowers people and promotes autonomy. We care about our people and provide a range of perks such as fresh fruit, chill-out spaces, a gaming zone, flexi-hours, professional development courses and health insurance to name a few. We operate at the leading edge of technology, so you will never run out of interesting new challenges and opportunities.