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Various IT Director Roles


As a Director in our Technology and Security Division (TSD) you will be leading the delivery of an IT program, working closely with ABS business and ICT colleagues. You will work as part of a collaborative IT leadership and have the opportunity to develop culture and performance in diverse and highly virtualised teams. Our Director roles are largely grouped as responsible for infrastructure support and delivery, applications support and delivery, and project support roles, which include enterprise and ICT architecture and design, ICT workforce management, service provision and vendor management.

Whilst we have identified vacancies in the roles currently listed below, we expect staff rotations and staff changes over time to create other vacancies. If you have an interest in joining the ABS in a similar IT Director role (infrastructure support and delivery, applications support and delivery, project support roles) please apply. Our objective is to create a merit pool of suitable candidates to support current and expected EL2 vacancies (both permanent and temporary) across TSD.

Roles we are seeking to fill include, but are not limited to: • Infrastructure Support and Delivery o Cyber Security Director o Data, Middleware and Analytics Director o Information Management Director • Applications Support and Delivery o Data Sourcing Systems Director o Location (Geospatial) Technology Director o Applications Project Director - ABS coding capability o Applications Project Director (multiple, typically utilising cloud technologies) o Statistical Applications Support Director • Project Support o IT Work Program Management Director o Enterprise Project Support Director Whilst some of the roles have a higher level of specialisation, we offer career development opportunities and TSD may seek to move Directors across a range of roles over time to meet individual capabilities and interests, as well as work program requirements. For more information about the roles listed above please read the Applicant Information Kit available from the ABS Careers website. The key duties of the position include As a Director in TSD you will: provide professional and strategic leadership in the delivery of program objectives and business outcomes provide ABS and TSD leadership in your area of expertise engage with internal colleagues at all levels as well as external stakeholders (cross agency, international statistical agencies, vendors - including some contract management responsibilities) to shape ABS ICT for the future work as part of the senior leadership team to help evolve the future culture of the ABS communicate effectively, exercise good judgement and negotiate with influence to achieve agreed outcomes manage competing priorities and deliverables across a set of projects, or a collection of business as usual activities, with a focus on efficiency, innovation and early delivery of business benefits lead, manage and develop teams to regularly and consistently deliver.


Date27 August 2023

Location -

type Full Time

Salary $135,992

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