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Director, Information and Communication Technology
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SAES 1 Classification | Newly Created Role | Outstanding Opportunity

Our client, the Department for Environment and Water (DEW) works to help South Australians conserve, sustain and prosper. DEW’s work is critical to South Australia’s future social, environmental and economic prosperity and wellbeing.  DEW’s aim is to be a flexible, responsive and influential adviser to Government and deliver high quality policy, programs and assets across their wide and diverse portfolio of responsibilities.

The newly created position of Director, ICT will be responsible for the strategic and operational ICT functions for the Department.  Reporting to the Executive Director, Strategy, Science and Corporate Services, you will lead the four units within the ICT branch, namely Infrastructure, Cyber Security, Business Information Systems and Service Management. 

As Director, ICT, you will ensure the delivery of a comprehensive range of high-quality ICT services including the provision of strategic advice and planning, large-scale infrastructure support, application management and desktop support that is cost effective, customer focussed, efficient and supports reliable delivery of business objectives.

You will instil a collaborative and constructive culture in order to achieve collective outcomes, lead a diverse but cohesive ICT group and identify opportunities for improving service delivery and the implementation of change and continuous improvement. Your effective leadership and management skills will be of immense value in providing direction, setting a vision and driving strategic outcomes. 

Incident management, cyber security and investigations, infrastructure, systems and applications will all be featured in your demonstratable experience, along with cross-agency/across-government collaboration and interaction.  You will be a highly effective leader of people, vendors, suppliers and strategic partners and bring energy, dynamism and a proactive mindset to the role. This is an outstanding career opportunity for a customer focussed Director and the role is available immediately. 

Applications close at 5:00pm on Monday, 8 March 2021.

Telephone enquiries to Nick Stillwell are welcome on (+618) 8212 0999.

A position description is available at 

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter in Word format.

Job Ref: TM000199
Submitted: 12-02-2021 03:32 PM
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