Alison Hawkins

Alison Hawkins

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Alison has over 30 years’ experience in project management, business analysis and information management, with the last 17 years spent at Nous Group. Her strengths are in business effectiveness and information quality; client liaison and successful project delivery. She is a highly experienced manager of stakeholders and an acknowledged expert in strategic project management and governance. Alison has extensive experience in business process change and digital governance, with her work providing critical support to business transformation projects.

Influential work

  • Project managed the four-year rollout of digital technology for a large Victorian government department, ensuring sustainable infrastructure
  • Developed a comprehensive business case for a nationally shared information system in law enforcement that aligned state-based processes and improved data quality nationally
  • Developed a business technology strategy for a division of 1,000 staff in a Victorian Government department that helped appropriately focus community work
  • Assessed corporate information service effectiveness in a large government department and developed a business case to remodel the service to focus on the customer and achieve best value
  • Developed knowledge management strategies for several large government departments to enable efficient information sharing and the elimination of paper-based labour processes
  • Managed Nous’ strategic information technology and management, including acting as chief information officer.

Outside of Nous

Alison has managed business operations for organisations in education, hospitality, service and manufacturing. She has experience in financial reporting and is particularly interested in implementation of systems and structures to improve organisational effectiveness.

Alison is a qualified Electronic Content Management Practitioner and holds Associate Diplomas in Applied Science (Technology Management) and Commerce (Management). She is also a Project Management Institute member and a Microsoft Certified Professional.

In her spare time...

In her spare time Alison enjoys travelling, keeping fit and generally enjoying life. She is a keen bushwalker and a hobby photographer.