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    Director, Education Systems Engagement

    Job Reference QLD/CO253010/17
    Closing date September 27, 2017
    Location Brisbane - South
    Type Full-Time
    Status Permanent
    Contact 0735135214

    About this job

    As the Director you will have responsibility for the following: 

    • Provide the strategic leadership required to create a shared understanding and commitment to achieve organisational goals and objectives and encourage a culture of customer service.
    • Provide high level quality advice to senior management, influencing the effectiveness of the department’s business processes and ensuring the efficient and effective management and delivery of the ICT platform and associated services for the department.
    • Establish and promote the overall vision and direction for ICT within the department, working with stakeholders and suppliers and identifying industry developments that create strategic opportunities for the department.
    • Lead and manage the delivery of the unit’s program of work by monitoring, evaluating and reporting on outputs, service delivery and performance.
    • Initiate and influence relationships with and between key stakeholders to facilitate improved business outcomes for the department and whole of government.
    • Assess the effectiveness of customer service delivery channels, developing and implementing business improvement initiatives to ensure ongoing best practice standards are maintained.
    • Monitor and report on the performance of the ICT Platform through analysis and interpretation of customer satisfaction and operational data relating to achievement of performance targets, customer service standards and cost effective and efficient ICT support services.
    • Provide high level strategic advice to the Assistant Director General, Information Technology Branch, and other key stakeholders on integrated service delivery issues.
    • Develop the capacity of others through effective mentoring, coaching and professional development.
    • Ensure that the unit business plans are aligned with branch, department and whole of Government policies and strategies and provide input into ICT strategic and operational plans and the department’s strategy for corporate governance.

    To apply please provide the following information:

    •    a brief resume including contact details for 2 referees (one of whom should be your current supervisor)

    •    a maximum 2 page response outlining how would you apply your current skills and experience to deliver these key capabilities for the school and corporate sectors

    1. Lead and manage the organisation’s delivery of education systems training, capacity and capability building particularly relating to digital practice, online environments and digital content. 
    2. Manage and oversee digital resources, technologies and necessary systems and processes to maximise efficiency and effectiveness and deliver quality products and services to clients across Queensland.

    Applications remain current for 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for appointment to identical or similar vacancies within the Department.


    Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.