In 2010, DuluxGroup was publicly listed after demerging from its parent company Orica. As we demerged, an IT function was born - a combination of new employees, transferred employees from the parent company (I was one) as well as some outsourcing. Our datacentres, infrastructure and service desk were all outsourced while our core application support was kept in house with some boutique companies providing contingent and project labour as required.
Fast forward to 2019, we were acquired by Nippon Paints which has given us a great opportunity to explore new markets, share knowledge and start to think about how we contribute to the larger group.
In 2020, after an iteration of single-sourced offshoring for most IT services a review of our operations led us to decide to move away from this model, replaced by a more dynamic blend of internal teams and smaller niche providers.
This decision will see the creation of up to 40 new jobs within the DGTech team across a broad range of capabilities. A bold move during a pandemic. This change is critical to DuluxGroup realising its ambitions and one I’m very excited to be involved in.
We have some great partners, a supportive executive leadership team and an amazing leader. If you want to work with great tech, help us deliver awesome projects and be part of an wonderful company, come and join the team.
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