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Human Services Vacancy N.N. 10755061
Department of Human Services Closing date: Sunday, 28 July 2019
Job Title: National Manager
Division: ICT Infrastructure
Branch: Infrastructure and Applications Engineering
Job Type: Ongoing, Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Location: Canberra - ACT
Classification: Senior Executive Service Band 1
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Agency Website:

Job Description


As a Senior Executive in the CIO Group, you will join a multi-disciplined, complex and diverse organisation that provides Australians with access to social welfare and health payments and services.

With an annual budget of over $1 billion and approximatley 4,000 staff, the CIO Group is responsible for the direct delivery of government services and payments to the Australian public, communities and business through online channels. The CIO Group has a significant in-house technology workforce with a broad skills base to service government and is well positioned to service the changing needs and expectations of the community now and into the future.

The National Manager, Infrastructure and Applications Engineering is responsible for overseeing the development and build of secure, highly available and scalable ICT infrastructure capability in the technical areas of Mainframes, Midrange, Data Networks, Data Centres, End User and Logistics, while conforming to industry best practice.

The position is also responsible for the provision of an Infrastructure as a Service multiplatform capability that meets the needs of business, staff and customers against agreed service levels.

Positive and effective leadership is critical to your success in this role. The department expects its leaders to:
• Create and share the vision.
• Create and develop high performing teams.
• Create and sustain productive relationships.
• Create and reward an inclusive culture.

In addition to your outstanding leadership capabilities, to be a contender for this role you will have a proven record of delivering high quality outcomes, achieved through:
• Extensive experience in the provision of high level, evidence-based advice.
• The ability to engender respect and trust.
• An appreciation of the challenges of working in a large, geographically dispersed and complex organisation.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, sound judgement and stakeholder engagement skills.

Professional certification in project/programme management, and tertiary qualifications in a relevant field, will be highly regarded.

A merit pool may be established to fill other roles as they become available within the following 12 month period.



To apply you need to be an Australian citizen.

You will need to pass our pre-employment screening process which includes a police history check, and where relevant, a working with children and vulnerable people check.

You will also need, or have the ability to acquire an Australian Government security clearance, to the appropriate level for the position. This will be arranged for you, if successful.



For selection documentation and information on how to apply, please contact EQV Associates via email on

Please apply through and not online directly to the Department.

If you need further information after viewing the selection documentation, please contact Blayne O’Hara from EQV Associates on 1300 565 010.

Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

A non-ongoing opportunity may be considered for a maximum period of up to 5 years.

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:

To Apply

Selection Documentation: Blayne O'Hara, 1300 565 010,
Position Contact: Blayne O'Hara, 1300 565 010
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 PS29-Fri - 12 Jul 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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