Business Systems Manager


  • Bring your IT skills to this diverse management position!
  • Exciting opportunity to join an established, global organisation!
  • Enjoy working with a close-knit and supportive team!

About Knauf Australia

Knauf is a multinational supplier of plasterboard, metal and associated products. Symbolic with quality and innovation, Knauf, is a 90-year-old German manufacturing company with over 26,000 people worldwide and a massive global footprint across 60 countries and over 150 manufacturing sites. Knauf entered the Australian marketplace in 2010 and have since expanded across both the Australian and Asia Pacific markets.

Knauf has plasterboard and compounds manufacturing facilities in Matraville (New South Wales) Bundaberg (Queensland) and Altona (Victoria) and metal profile lines in Beenleigh (Queensland). With over 280 employees and a national distribution PlastaMasta network, Knauf is a major supplier to the lightweight construction industry and a one-stop-shop for a complete wall framing solution.

About the Opportunity

Knauf Australia now has a full-time opportunity for a Business Systems Manager to join their team in Matraville, NSW.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you will be responsible for developing the business systems vision and strategy to align with the organisation's strategic objectives.

More specifically, some of your key duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Engaging with multiple stakeholders throughout the organisation;
  • Ensuring master data is well defined and consistently maintained;
  • Establishing methods to monitor process health, ensuring swift problem identification and correction;
  • Establishing and maintaining a central framework to capture regional system documentation;
  • Planning, coordinating and closely monitoring cutover and training for new systems and processes; and
  • Conducting appropriate risk assessments and testing.

Who is Knauf Looking For?

This role will suit someone who has qualifications and extensive experience in an IT or systems related field who is looking to step up into their next challenge.

This is a highly varied, fast-paced position that will require you to have excellent attention to detail, time management and problem solving abilities. The successful candidate will be an entrepreneurial self-starter who is ready to take ownership of the role and drive real improvements across Knauf business systems.

It is essential that you hold the following technical competencies:

  • Writing and developing Structured Query Language (SQL) - AzureSQL, MySQL, MS SQL, etc.;
  • Extensive experience with database design;
  • Building informational databases and designing systems and processes;
  • SAP Business Objects/Business Warehouse experience; and
  • Strong understanding of Accounting Information Systems, Financial Accounting and Compliance issues.

In order to be successful in this role, you must be an exceptional communicator who is able to engage and manage multiple stakeholders at all levels of the organisation. Your ability to communicate problems and solutions back to the business in a clear and concise manner will be crucial. As such, strong written and verbal communication skills will be essential to your success, as will your initiative and a team player attitude!

Why Join Our Team?

Knauf is a corporate group of global dimensions but is a typical "family" business in spite of its size. Its amazing success stems from the short and direct decision-making paths, courage to tackle new ideas, innovation, investment and the wealth of ideas contributed by all Knauf employees. At Knauf, the HEALTH & SAFETY of all employees, customers and suppliers has the highest priority of all business goals.

These are the things that we're proud to offer our people:

PRIDE: Join the global leaders in lightweight construction materials.

OPPORTUNITY: Progress your career in a performance culture that spans 130 countries.

REWARD: Fulfil your potential, be recognised for your commitment to succeed and drive your own future.

SUSTAINABILITY: Be part of a global company that has thrived since 1932 and is passionate about thriving into the future through economic, social and environmental sustainability.

CHANGE: Challenge yourself by embracing innovation and growth with us.

Working at an industry recognised, world-class manufacturing facility, you'll be joining an expert team that truly strives for excellence in everything they do. Setting the standard for safety and quality, it's not surprising that Knauf is well recognised and highly respected, not only in Bundaberg, but around the world.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive remuneration package, negotiable based on your skills and experience.

This is a fantastic opportunity to enhance your career with an industry leader. Future Career Opportunities in abundance - Apply Now!