Stephen Skehan

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

With over 30 years of corporate experience across a broad range of industries I have held senior leadership, consulting and practitioner roles in the information technology domain. Additionally, I have passion and expertise in Innovation Management and Strategic Planning.

My approach is business focused and coordinates the capabilities of myself and my teams to create continuous business value. I have an endless enthusiasm for the professional development of myself and others.

My technical experience includes Executive Management, Departmental Management, Strategic Planning, Innovation Management, Organisation Development & Restructure, New Product Development, Talent & Performance Management, Delivery Management, Business Consulting, Technical Consulting, Project Management, Mentoring & Coaching, Solution Design & Architecture and Business Analysis.

Work History

Work History
Jul 2014 - Oct 2015

Executive Manager - Operations

Intec Group
Responsible for the overall performance of the Intec Operations function
  • Leadership of the Operations function including ~30 staff
  • Managed multiple functions including consulting services, software development, IT support and help desk
  • Accountable for the delivery of multiple large projects across multiple clients and industries
  • Introduced Innovation disciplines and processes throughout the organisation
  • Headed the creation of a commercial Innovation workshop and associated innovation service lines
  • Business Planning & Execution
  • Departmental financial management
  • Directed the development of new products & services
  • Headed the continuous improvement & organisational maturity program
Jul 2012 - Jul 2014

Manager - Software Solutions

Intec Group
Responsible for restructure and subsequent delivery performance of the Intec Software Solutions practice
  • Leadership of the Software Solutions department including ~20 staff
  • Implemented a departmental restructure with the unification of disparate functions and the standardisation of delivery and support processes
  • Accountable for the delivery of multiple large  software development projects and execution of support service agreements across multiple clients
Jan 2008 - Jul 2012

Manager - Microsoft Development Team

Intec Group
Responsible for managing the Microsoft development team
  • Management of the Microsoft Development Team including ~10 staff
  • Implemented functional improvement and professional development program leading to  Intec achieving Gold Partner Certification
  • Provided Solution Design & Program/Project management capabilities
Aug 2006 - Jan 2008

Senior Solution Architect & Project Manager

Intec Group
  •  Business Process Design & Re-engineering
  •  Scope Definition & Requirements Aquisition
  • System Design
  •  Solution Prototyping
  • Object Oriented Design
  •  Project Management (including full SDLC)
  • Stakeholder management and liaison
Jul 1995 - Aug 2006

Development Manager

Bluize Hospitality Systems
Led the design and production of a full hospitality suite of software including POS, Stock Management, Membership Management & Financials.
Feb 1992 - Jul 1995

IT Consultant

SAS Computer Systems
Various IT Roles including software designer, lead developer and business analyst for clients including National Westminster Bank (London), Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), Bank SA & Data Action.
Aug 1989 - Feb 1992

Analyst Programmer

Medrecord Computer Systems
Analyst programmer working on greenfield development and product support. Software included medical practice management systems and hospital support systems.
Mar 1987 - Aug 1989

Analyst Programmer

Financial Computing Services
Analyst programmer working supporting a suite of banking software used primarily by credit unions throughout Australia.
Feb 1985 - Mar 1987

Programmer

CPS Credit Union 
Programmer supporting inhouse banking software for Railroad Credit Union and later CPS Credit Union.

Education

Education
2009 - 2012

Master of Management (Information Technology)

Charles Sturt University
1989 - 1994

Bachelor of Business (IT)

Univerisity of South Australia
1985 - 1987

Bachelor of Computer Science

South Australian Institute of Technology

Certifications

Certifications
2014 - Present

Certified Innovation Catalyst

Global Innovation Management Institute
2009 - Present

Prince 2 Practitioner

AXELOS 
2006 - Present

Microsoft Certified Solution Designer (MCSD)

Microsoft
2006 - Present

Microsoft Certified Professional - Analysing Requirements and Defining Solution Architectures 

Microsoft