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Attorney-General Vacancy N.N. 10743653
Attorney-General's Department Closing date: Thursday, 14 February 2019
Job Title: Senior Information Manager
Division: Information
Job Type: Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Salary: $100,970 - $122,855
Location: Barton - ACT
Classification: Executive Level 1
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 1006/ID

Job Description


To obtain a copy of the Vacancy Information Kit for this vacancy, please click on the ‘Apply Online’ button at the bottom of this advertisement.

The Senior Information Manager will undertake the implementation of WoG Digital Continuity 2020 (DC2020) policy targets and manage information governance initiatives to deliver business efficiency and accountability within the department.

The role includes research and analysis of the diverse responsibilities of the department and the business systems used to support these responsibilities. It involves consultation, data collection and detailed risk assessments to identify the classes of information the department may need to manage to mitigate business risk. The role includes contributing to the development of internal policies, translating WoG policies to action, and working to align information management processes and rules in business units across the department.

The successful applicant will need excellent analytical, research and risk analysis skills as well as the ability to engage with staff and document outcomes of the engagement. Extensive liaison and negotiation will be required to successfully achieve the requirements of this role.

We are committed to providing a flexible, diverse and inclusive workplace. We are open to a range of flexible work arrangements including part-time, and flexible work hours.

Who are we looking for?
We seek people who bring external ideas, diverse experience, and global perspectives, and are willing to explore innovative ways of working. People who work for us will display leadership at all levels, apply information effectively in order to solve problems, and work collaboratively to achieve outcomes.

The successful applicant will drive a number of initiatives supporting information governance across the department. This will involve:
• The identification and translation of applicable WoG policies to the department’s operating environment.
• Contributing to the development of internal policies and guidance including information governance framework documents and tools.
• Working with the department to align and enhance information governance awareness and capacity across all business units.
• Working with the department to support the department’s data strategy, architecture and governance.
• Assisting with detailed risk assessments to identify the classes of information and data the department may need to manage or retain to mitigate business risk.
• Assisting with detailed risk assessments of departmental business systems to inform robust and fit for purpose systems design.
• Developing the annual Digital Continuity 2020 Policy report to the NAA.
• Participating in relevant working groups and project teams to represent information governance interests within and external to the department.
• Assisting with annual copyright reporting, management of copyright agreements and general copyright queries.
• Any other duties as directed.

Additional job-specific criterion:
• qualifications or experience in Information Management.



A merit pool of suitable applicants may be created from this process, and will be active for 12 months after the date of this gazettal.

Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

Non-ongoing opportunities will be offered for a specified term of varying periods up to 18 months, with the possibility of extension. The maximum initial engagement period is 18 months which can possibly be extended to 3 years as per the Public Service Regulations 1999, Sub-regulation 3.5(3).requirements.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see:

About Attorney-General's Department 

The Attorney-General’s Department serves the people of Australia, and supports the Attorney-General as First Law Officer, by providing high-quality legal services to the Commonwealth.

The department operates in a diverse and complex environment to address challenging issues. We have a highly-skilled and engaged workforce with includes practitioners in policy development and implementation and program administration. The department also has a large contingent of practicing lawyers, particularly within the Australian Government Solicitor, an element of the department.

The department is committed to having a flexible and inclusive workplace and recognises and values the diversity of the wider Australia community.

To Apply

Position Contact: Marianne Wishart, (02) 6253 7176
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS06-Fri - 01 Feb 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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