Manager - Enterprise Architecture



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Full Time


Information & Communication Technology


$135000 - $146000 per annum

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Scott Pegg

NSW Rural Fire Service
Manager Enterprise Architecture
Permanent Opportunity - Job Grade / Classification: RFS Level 12/13

Talent International are currently supporting the Rural Fire Service in order to successfully recruit a Manager Enterprise Architecture, on a permanent basis, based from their head office, at Sydney Olympic Park, NSW.

This is rare opportunity to join a leading NSW State Government department at the leadership level; and a fantastic opening in a growing and highly strategic ICT function, where the successful candidate will have influence and decision making ability at the executive level.

The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) is the world's largest volunteer-based fire service. The NSW RFS plays a key coordinating and strategic role in the overall planning and management of fire prevention, protection and suppression in NSW.

The Role:

The Manager Enterprise Architecture will be responsible for building a holistic view of the organisation's ICT strategy, processes, information & information technology assets; so that the business and ICT are aligned and linked to corporate level planning and organisational objectives.

Key accountabilities for this role will include: -

* Develop ICT architectures and standards that support the implementation of the organisation ICT strategy.
* Provide high-level strategic advice for the future investment of ICT systems and processes.
* Integrate ICT strategy with corporate level planning & reporting.
* Continually analyse business processes relating to Business & Enterprise Architecture and make recommendations for change where required.
* Leadership of a team of architects and management of collaborative relationships with corporate level stakeholders.

The Candidate:

To be successful in this role, you must be able to clearly demonstrate the following: -

* Demonstrated experience operating at the Enterprise level within a complex ICT environment.
* Proven capability to build, manage and engage with stakeholders at the corporate level, as well as leading project teams.
* Experience of overseeing the successful delivery of enterprise wide architecture strategies.
* Strong leadership ability.
* Integration architecture experience in a project based environment would be highly desirable.

On Offer:

* A permanent role in a highly regarded organisation, where supporting the local community is at the forefront of their business strategy.
* A leadership role, reporting directly through to the CIO.
* An attractive salary package & leave loading component.
* Flexible working arrangements
* The opportunity to work in a complex, and growing ICT environment where 24-hour systems are continually in operation.

Location: Lidcombe, relocating within Sydney Olympic Park in 2018
Job Grade / Classification: RFS Level 12/13
Vacancy ref: RFS 18/32

Applying for the role:

Candidates should address their suitability to the role by:

* Providing a cover letter (maximum one A4 page), including the vacancy reference - RFS - 18/32
* Attaching a Resume, which clearly details skills, experience and capabilities required for this role as per role description.
* Candidates MUST answer the 2x targeted questions as outlined in this advertisement for your application to be considered.

Targeted Questions:

1. Detail your experience where you have led Enterprise change within an organisation, include the personal qualities you hold that assisted with this change. (Maximum one A4 page).
2. How do you remain conversant with current technologies and future directions of technology innovation? Detail a recent experience where you had to recommend a new technological direction / innovation to senior management? (Maximum one A4 page).

Job Note:

* The NSW Rural Fire Service welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability.
* Relevant criminal history, referee checks and prior employment checks will be conducted on recommended applicants.


All applications for this opportunity should be directed for the attention of Scott Pegg at Talent International. Any 3rd party applications from alternative suppliers will not be considered.

Applications Close: - Sunday 07th October 2018

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