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HCL In Australia

HCL was established in Australia in 1997, headquartered in Sydney. With offices and delivery centers across 6 locations in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Hobart and Perth, HCL is one of the few IT companies in Australia catering to large customers with global chains across multiple industries including banking and financial services, retail and consumer products, hi-tech, manufacturing, energy and utilities, government, mining, and travel and logistics. HCL provides software development services in Australia and is an endorsed federal government supplier with strategic relationships with some of the largest local Australian financial institutions, supermarket chains, telecommunications companies, and the largest city council in Australia.

By providing these companies with integrated services, HCL ensures that the value it delivers is clear, focused, and measurable. Fuelled by its “Employees First” culture that is based on trust, transparency, and value centricity, HCL’s philosophy of contributing to the growth of the local economy has borne much fruit and ensured consistent growth.

Key Engagements

  • Sydney Trains awarded HCL with a five-year, $34.9 million deal to provide bespoke systems and support services encompassing application development, support and maintenance services.
  • HCL is digitizing the field force and customer experience processes using mobile, analytics and cloud applications at a fast growing, global financial services company
  • HCL recently won a significant Human Capital Management engagement with one of Australia’s largest retailers, to implement SAP SuccessFactors Employee Central
  • HCL is delivering application maintenance and enhancement services for an Australian multinational bank with businesses across New Zealand, Fiji, Asia, USA and the United Kingdom
  • For a large Australian provider of project delivery and consulting services to the resources & energy sectors and complex process industries, HCL is delivering an enterprise end-to-end 100% cloud-based IaaS solution across 6 continents
  • HCL is providing application integration, business intelligence, big data, and managed services for critical network components for Australia's leading provider of mobile phones, mobile devices, home phones and broadband internet
  • HCL is delivering transformational business services and application solutions for a leading global construction company
  • For a major Australian company with extensive retail interest throughout Australia and New Zealand, HCL is managing the data migration from its legacy systems to SAP
  • HCL is delivering transformational infrastructure and applications solutions for the third largest bank in Australia
  • For one of Australia's Big Four Banks, HCL is providing application development, management, support and testing for Wealth Management and Lending Origination
  • HCL is working with a top Australian University to assess and optimize its IT infrastructure portfolio for the Cloud
  • HCL is implementing a new Enterprise Payments Portal to improve payment processes, for a leading Australian Bank

Case Snippets

For one of Australia's leading banks with operations in New Zealand, HCL enabled single point access to the bank’s wholesale managed funds, listed securities and cash, through a secure Internet service. HCL consolidated the bank’s insurance product along with its other products and integrated its advisors across the WRAP platform, which improved the product’s performance by 65%.

An Australian multinational bank with businesses across New Zealand, Fiji, Asia, USA and the United Kingdom engaged HCL to integrate its other acquired banks into a common infrastructure. HCL achieved this by conceptualizing a new payments architecture called “Unified Payments Capability (UPC)" to simplify payments, implementing multiple components of the payment hub in partnership with product vendors and extending and configuring the platform to achieve the desired capabilities of the bank. HCL was able to delight this customer by providing the flexibility and scale of operations required to implement and integrate the payment hub.

HCL helped one of the top 3 Australian multi-national banks through application maintenance and enhancement, and vendor management services. HCL helped it operate with zero SLA violations and proactively proposed and implemented several initiatives in its Lease Management System that helped reduce the turnaround time of the IT team in providing support to business users whenever a new branch was added. This saved the bank considerable monthly effort on such activities.

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Our Differentiators



Dynamic business environments, competition, and challenging economic conditions have resulted in a rapid escalation of operational costs which have a direct impact on a company’s P&L. The answer to this conundrum lies in the company’s enterprise functions such as Finance, Procurement, Marketing, Legal and HR, that form the central support to the organization.

HCL’s unique technology-driven proposition - “Enterprise Functions as a Service” or EFaaS™ - enables a reduction in the cost of business operations. While traditional IT and BPO focuses only on optimizing IT costs, EFaaS™ integrates business.



HCL’s vision is to enable the Mining & Natural Resources Industry adopt a ‘Synchronized Digital Mining’ information strategy, which supports a dramatic improvement in mining efficiencies, and reliable production to overcome the challenges of fluctuating commodity prices, escalating costs, and diminishing shareholder return.

This HCL proposition is powered by ‘Mineral Resource Throughput Management’ and helps establish a systematic and reliable solution deployment that analyzes and manages the impact of variable quality of raw materials on the performance of the mining value chain.



HCL’s ALT ASM™, which dwells on the concept of Proactive Obsolescence, is creating a paradigm shift in applications outsourcing.

While other IT vendors are motivated to keep growing their ASM engagements, we proactively try to eradicate this. By focusing on a cut down of wastes in an ASM engagement, we work towards achieving the ‘ZERO Incident’ status for many of our customers, allowing CIOs to strategically benefit from their ASM offshoring engagement.



HCL puts its employees first, empowering them to believe in everyday ideas that create immense value for customers, making HCL the world's largest Ideapreneurship™.

Our fixation on “value centricity” is dedicated to delivering more value for clients, putting their interests ahead of ours and delivering value that goes beyond the contract. Our belief in “trust, transparency and flexibility” drives us to step into our customers' business reality, guaranteeing outcomes with great enthusiasm. Our Ideapreneurs are transforming global businesses one relationship at a time.



Technology is constantly changing, often making even the best contracts appear outdated or ill-conceived. That’s why at HCL we focus on developing relationships beyond the contract — not just by optimizing costs or enhancing efficiency but by thinking well into the future on behalf of our customers. Our alternative propositions such as ALT ASM, Enterprise of the Future, Digital Systems Integration, Enterprise Functions as a Service, Innovation Monetization, and zCMO ensure that we deliver “relevant” business value in real-time, despite the changing times.


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Our Initiatives


Women Lead Australia – A 1:1 Women Mentorship Program -For a nation with a 45% female workforce and only 3% of women CEOs among ASX500 companies (A similar ratio in senior management roles as well), Australia has a paucity of female c-level executives. This has been highlighted as a major concern area by Australian Corporations and the Australian Government, and leading companies across Australia are building programs to help create a pipeline of senior women leaders. Gender diversity targets are being instated for the coming years with immense focus on Leadership Development and Mentorship Programs targeted at nurturing women’s potential. As an organization recognized by the UN for women’s empowerment and the implementation of diversity initiatives, HCL in collaboration with Women & Leadership Australia launched WOMEN LEAD AUSTRALIA - an exclusive corporate leadership development program to provide a platform for Australia’s top emerging women leaders to receive 1:1 mentorship from leading C-Suite executives from Australia over a period of 13 weeks. Click here for more information.

Our Initiatives

Accelerating Market Growth
  • Strategic Partnership Programs that help disseminate Australian innovation and IP to foreign markets
  • Focused and pragmatic growth strategy – HCL reinvests a percentage of the revenue generated from its customer engagements in to new product/service innovation
HCL’s APAC Customer Advisory Council
  • Helps HCL align solutions with local market requirements
  • An exceptional platform for HCL clients and industry peers to exchange ideas and best practices
  • Recognized through several awards — including the Forrester Groundswell Award in the B2B category — for the trust it fosters between HCL and its customers
Fostering Good Management Practices
  • The Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) nominated HCL for the Fons Trompenaars Award for Innovation and Creativity, which recognizes companies for their outstanding initiatives that create and support a culture that stimulates innovation
  • In 2011, HCL won three prestigious recognitions at the “Asia’s Best Employer Brand” Awards
Strong Local Footprint
An extremely successful “glocalization” strategy enabled through
  • Centers in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra
  • Local Development Centers in Queensland (Brisbane), Tasmania (Hobart), and Western Australia (Perth)
Commitment to Local Job Creation
  • Actively works to address the challenges of the communities in Australia
  • Over 3000 HCL employees – mainly Australians, Indians, Britons, Malaysians, and New Zealanders provide professional services across Australia – onshore and offshore
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What Customers Say

“The ability to understand business problems together with the technical landscape, and bridging the two, cannot be overstated. I had been looking for someone who could influence, articulate, and hold a view. Your efforts have made considerable positive impact!”

– CIO, Leading Bank in Australia and NZ

“What an amazing result! Considering how long and how tough this year has been, the result on the weekend was a testament to the drive, dedication and commitment to quality that the HCL team continues to display. For those unaware of the details, we migrated over 400,000 business deposit and migration accounts with a success rate of 99.86%! Congratulations to all involved and a huge well done to a program that continues to deliver the big bank changing milestones."

– Program Director, One of the Largest Banks in Australia

“The combined efforts of our Asset Finance and Commercial Lending IT Service Delivery team and HCL have resulted in an 80% reduction in P1 and P2 incidents. This is a great testimony to Applications and Operations' dedication to embed strong service management disciplines, including incident, problem, change, capacity, availability and service continuity management.”

– CIO Retail & Business Banking ES, A Large Australian Bank

“Without the dedication, professionalism and hard work from the HCL team we could never have undertaken this transformational change. The end result was a website that has dramatically improved our customer’s online experience."

– One of the Largest Banks in Australia

"This is wonderful stuff, the type of activities that make a big difference to our customer. Truly great work!” (On the successful implementation of the WRAP project).

– CIO, Large Programs, A Leading Bank in Australia and NZ

HCL Offices in Australia

HCL Australia Services Pty. Ltd. (HQ)
Level 20, 101 Miller Street,
North Sydney, NSW 2060
Phone: +61 (2) 80815800
Fax: +61 (2) 94600953
HCL Australia Services Pty. Ltd. (Delivery Centre)
Level 9, 484 St. Kilda Road,
Melbourne, VIC 3004
Phone: +61 (3) 8506 9600
Fax: +61 (3) 9682 9837
HCL Australia Services Pty. Ltd. (Service Office)
Level 11, Brookfield Place, 125 St Georges Terrace,
Perth, WA 6000
Phone: +61 (8) 6189 8524
HCL Australia Services Pty. Ltd. (Service Office)
Level 20, 300 Queen Street
Brisbane QLD 4000
Phone: +61 (7) 3023 5069
Fax: +61 (7) 3010 9001
HCL Australia Services Pty Ltd,
Servcorp Virtual Office Canberra, Level 1 The Realm 18 National Circuit,
Barton Canberra, ACT 2600
Phone: +61 2 6198 3243
Fax: +61 2 6198 3232
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