Deputy Chief Information Officer - Architecture & Strategy

Job posted: 08/07/2024
Applications close: 24/07/2024 (Midnight)
9 days remaining

9 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Parliament of Victoria

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: VG/080724

Reference: VG/080724

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

At Parliament, our employees are the key to our success. Together, we deliver innovative, professional, and apolitical services to support our elected representatives and the democratic process. Our Parliament should be reflective of the community, and that’s why we seek to recruit the best, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background.

Deputy Chief Information Officer – Architecture & Strategy

  • Department of Parliamentary Services
  • Ongoing, full time role
  • PoV STS: $177,488 - $241,387

* A new Parliamentary Officer Enterprise Agreement will be negotiated during 2024. It is anticipated that the salary range for this role will increase potentially to $182,813 to $248,629.

About the Role

This is a unique opportunity for a passionate IT leader to spearhead the development and implementation of a transformative Technology Roadmap. You'll guide a multi-year journey, shaping a contemporary ICT ecosystem that enables the Parliament of Victoria and the parliamentary departments.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and deliver a strategic multi-year Technology Roadmap alongside senior management.
  • Oversee complex projects through leading and directing development and delivery teams to achieve program outcomes.
  • Lead the creation of ICT architecture, policies, and standards aligned with strategic business goals.
  • Champion innovation, identifying emerging technologies to enhance organisational efficiency.
  • Foster a high-performing team environment, promoting staff engagement and a diverse workforce.

About you

Do you have proven track record in architecture development and project management? Do you thrive in fast-paced environments and possess exceptional communication skills?

We're seeking a highly motivated individual with:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of leading practices in ICT Architecture and IT project and program management.
  • Proven experience in architecture development and program delivery that support achievement of organisational objectives and ensuring compliance with relevant standards and policies.
  • Demonstrated experience in resource management (staff and contractor), scheduling, project risk and issue management, stakeholder engagement and progress reporting. 
  • Demonstrated capabilities in well-honed negotiation, relationship management and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven success in managing and motivating individuals and small teams to deliver high quality project delivery and outcomes.
  • Demonstrated capability to communicate technical material to non-technical stakeholders.
  • A passion for building a collaborative and high-performing team culture.

A relevant postgraduate qualification would be highly regarded.

Why join us?

We offer hybrid work and are working in the office three days per week to capitalise on our collaborative working environment.

Your professional development is important to us, that's why we have a dedicated learning and development framework, along with leadership development programs and targeted in-house training.

When you excel at your work and initiate innovative solutions or go above and beyond to demonstrate our values, you will be recognised for your efforts through our reward and recognition program.

For more information about a career at Parliament visit our website.

How to apply

Using the "Apply Now" button, please include your resume and a brief cover letter (1-2 pages) broadly outlining your experience and how it directly relates to the position.

The process from here

We are accepting applications until 24 July 2024.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview conducted by a selection panel, which may take place in our offices located in the Melbourne CBD or online.


If you require assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application or interview process for this role, please contact Parliament's Recruitment Team via email recruitment@parliament.vic.gov.au  or on (03) 8682 2675.

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COVID-19 compliance

Successful candidates will be required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status or medical exemption prior to commencing employment.

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Corey Tonkin | recruitment@parliament.vic.gov.au

Deputy Chief Information Officer - Architecture & Strategy