Nominations are now open!
This award is to encourage and recognise the achievements of a young South Australian ICT professional who has demonstrated a significant commitment to excellence and innovation in the ICT profession and has worked to promote professionalism in the South Australian community.
The nominee should be under 30 years of age at the date of nomination, a member of the ACS, and be able to demonstrate a high level of achievement, commitment and innovation through their professional endeavours.
Previous winners indicate winning this award as one of the major highlights of their career.
"I was a working full time as a project management consultant while working as a lecturer at UniSA after hours. On top of that I lead the YoungIT group of the ACS to promote ICT among the next generation of professionals. Winning the YIT professional award was a huge recognition for what I do."
"Winning the award certainly boosted my personal profile and opened doors to meet new people - not to mention all the invitations to speak at various events at Universities. I think the award helped with my recent job hunt too."
Again this year, in addition to two years of ACS Membership, Hays Information Technology has agreed to reward the winner with $1000!
Ben Pearson, Senior Manager at Hays Information Technology in South Australia says "The ongoing development of new IT professionals is essential for future business success so we are excited to be sponsoring the ACS SA Young IT Professional of the Year Award. It is a timely celebration of the top talent that exists in the industry.”
“At Hays Information Technology, we recruit IT professionals at the leading edge of