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Chief Information Officer

Salary Range:  $131,449 + super 
Benefits: Generous salary packaging, six weeks annual leave and flexible working arrangements
Location: Darwin or Alice Springs (relocation assistance available)
Maximum term contract until 30 June 2021

Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged for all NT PHN positions.

About the Opportunity
NT PHN is committed to strengthening our capability in Information and Data Management (IDM) and has established a new IDM function within the organisation. The IDM function will support information management at a system level and enable staff as the knowledge generators freedom to manage the development, handling and sharing of knowledge as required within a strong framework of data and information governance and safety. 

As Chief Information Officer, you will develop and lead organisationally aligned IDM and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) strategies to enable NT PHN to achieve strategic and operational goals.  The role will establish and lead a high performing team in information and data governance, data and information analytics and management, records management, information security and ICT infrastructure. 

The role is responsible for leadership and governance of the establishment, maintenance and communication of IDM and ICT strategy and architecture, ensuring alignment with organisational corporate governance requirements and industry practice. 

The role will also work with the Senior Executive Leadership Team (SELT) to drive long term strategy and governance with regard to quality, cost effectiveness, risk management and continuous improvement and provide high level strategic and operational advice to the CEO and wider organisation.

The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Degree in IT or related field required with 5+ years’, senior-level experience preferred. 
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and leading strategy, policy and standards for master data and information management for planning of effective storage, security, quality, sharing, availability, retention and publishing.
  • The ability to adapt to changing physical environments, work with differing levels of technology and keep abreast of the latest developments and innovations in the IT field including digital health.
  • Excellent knowledge of ICT systems and infrastructure with demonstrated experience in scoping, defining and managing project and change implementation processes to deploy and integrate new digital capability into an organisation including requirements definition and business process testing. 
  • Demonstrated experience in the overall financial management, control and stewardship of ICT assets and resources used in the provision of ICT services and the provision of advice, guidance and leadership to enable the organisation to invest in sustainable solutions.
  • Demonstrated superior analytical and problem-solving capabilities, with strong strategic and business mindset to support decision-making critical to organisational success.
  • Demonstrated transformation leadership style to drive change, with outstanding communication and engagement skills to motivate cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams and develop strategic relationships with internal and external stakeholders, partners, industry leaders and government.
  • Experience working in an environment requiring cultural sensitivity. 

What’s in it for you?

  • Working for NT PHN means being a part of an organisation with a bigger picture purpose to improve health care outcomes for Territorians.
  • Enjoy up to $15,899 of salary sacrifice and a generous base salary.
  • Enjoy a vast, fast paced and challenging work environment where you will work as a part of a dynamic, supportive and collaborative team.
  • Enjoy flexible working arrangements, work life balance and a positive, professional work culture.
  • Receive 6 weeks leave per annum plus 17.5% leave loading!
  • Enjoy the opportunity to develop your skills, knowledge and career.
  • Join an organisation focused on working towards being an equal opportunities employer and future employer of choice in the Northern Territory.
  • Have the freedom to apply innovative and creative thinking!
  • Enjoy bring your dog to work Fridays!

How do I apply?
If you want to lead this transformational journey with an organisation that supports work life balance, career progression opportunities and flexible working arrangements, then we want to hear from you!  

Applicants are required to submit a resume accompanied with a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and suitability for the position.  

To find out more about this unique opportunity review the role desciption, or alternatively contact Amber Savage (People and Culture Business Partner) on 08 8982 1057.

Applications close Sunday 1 March 2020. 
Previous applicants need not reapply

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