Chief Information Officer - 000662

  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • May 14, 2024

Job Description:

Having a diverse workforce that represents the wider Tasmanian community is very important to us and we actively encourage applications from people with disabilities, from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people who may identify as LGBTQI+, and all genders. We recognise the value, unique skills and knowledge that Aboriginal employees bring to the workplace and welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal people.

We are committed to putting the rights and wellbeing of children and young people at the centre of what we do. We will employ the right people. We will embed a culture of self-reflection and continuous improvement. We will have the courage to change what needs to be changed. We will regularly review our policies and structures through a child and youth safety lens. Our people will be equipped with the skills to recognise and respond to signs of harm. We are growing a culture where everyone takes responsibility, shares information, and speaks up if something doesn’t seem right. Together, we’re creating a place where all children and young people are safe from harm.

We support reasonable adjustment requests in any stage of the assessment process to remove barriers and facilitate full participation in all aspects of employment for applicants. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in an interview or recruitment activity, please inform the contact person listed for this vacancy.

We understand that people have different needs to manage their work and life and to support people we embrace the benefits of flexible working arrangements. Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Period of Appointment

Senior Executive Appointment, Fixed Term five (5) years

Hours per fortnight

Up to 73.5 hours - flexible options available.


Lead the development and drive the implementation of the Tasmanian Government’s Information and Digital Services Strategy. This includes, in collaboration with agencies, undertaking detailed analysis and planning to deliver significant transformation, innovation, creativity that ensures the government as a whole achieves strategic value through digital and ICT services.

The key result areas include:

Desirable Requirements

Tertiary qualifications (e.g Bachelors Degree) in a relevant discipline, equivalent industry experience or post-graduate qualifications in a relevant discipline are highly desired.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

(image) SoD - Tasmanian Government Chief Information Officer - 000662.docx

(image) SoD - Tasmanian Government Chief Information Officer - 000662.pdf

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(image) Advice for applicants for positions at DPAC.pdf

How to apply

To apply, please provide a copy of your CV with two referees and a one page summary outlining why you are the best person for the job and how your skills and experience align to the Senior Executive Service Capability Framework. It is suggested applicants make themselves familiar with the Senior Executive Leadership Capability Framework for the Tasmanian State Service: For more information click here

Once completed, apply online by clicking the blue ‘Apply Now’ button.

If you have any difficulty uploading your application, please contact us prior to the closing date on (03) 6270 5607 or (03) 6270 5599.

For More Information

Nolene Kelly
A/Deputy Secretary, Corporate and Government Services
Phone: 0417 120 320