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Environment and Energy Vacancy N.N. 10765563
Bureau of Meteorology Closing date: Thursday, 12 December 2019
Job Title: General Manager, Data
Division: Data & Digital
Branch: Data
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Location: Docklands - VIC
Classification: Senior Executive Service Band 1
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 84
Agency Website:

Job Description


The Bureau of Meteorology (Bureau) is Australia’s national weather, climate and water agency. The Bureau assists Australians to prepare and respond to the natural environment. Through regular forecasts, warnings, monitoring and advice spanning the Australian region and Antarctic Territory, the Bureau provides one of the most fundamental and widely used public services. The Bureau delivers its products and services to all Australian people and institutions directly, through multiple channels. Its services are vital to Australia’s emergency services, defence, agriculture, aviation and other industries.

The Bureau is now seeking a General Manager Data to join the Data and Digital Group. This Group provides the data, technology and digital services to enable the delivery of outstanding customer experiences. This role if the Chief Data Officer of the Bureau where data is the lifeblood of the organisation. The role encompasses a wide range of responsibilities across the organisation’s data value chain, including data requirements, data quality data governance and data services. The General Manager Data will develop a viable roadmap for the Bureau to expand its capabilities in data analytics and data science, exploiting new technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine leaning to deliver improved and more responsive services to the Bureau’s customers.

High quality candidates will have provided strategic leadership in data management in a scientific context. They will have a demonstrated background in data quality, data governance or data science. They will have a track record of successful leadership of professional teams in a science and /or operational environment. They will have excellent communication and engagement skills suited to internal and external outreach and collaborating with executive managers across the Bureau and within partner agencies.

To obtain the Information for Candidates booklet, including the role description, or to apply, please email, citing J15741. Should you require further information after that document, please contact Dr Marianne Broadbent, Managing Partner, or Dylan Knight, at NGS Global on either of the following numbers: 1300 138 863 or +61 3 8626 0600. Applications are requested by 11.30pm on Thursday 12 December 2019 and should be addressed to the NGS Global Managing Partner named above.



A degree in science or a related discipline. The successful candidates will be required to obtain and maintain a Negative Vetting 1 security clearance.


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

Position Contact: Dr Marianne Broadbent, NGS Global, (03) 8626 0600
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 PS48-Thu - 28 Nov 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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