Chief Information Officer

The Ombudsman provides a free, independent, accessible and impartial service to Victorians. Her role is to ensure that state and local government services are delivered in a fair and reasonable manner that is compatible with the rights protected by the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006. The Ombudsman also investigates allegations of improper conduct referred by the Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC).
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Department: Victorian Ombudsman
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Information Management
Classification: EO3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/401668
Closing Date: 22-Jul-2018
Salary Range: $182,070 - $236,068
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Chief Information Officer VO PD July 2018.DOCX (Word, 51KB)
Job Specification

Application Form - Chief Information Officer.docx (Word, 46KB)
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Contact: Chief Operating Officer - Dr Marija Maher
0437 219 409

Position Details

Position Details
Want to make a difference to the Victorian Public Sector?

  • $182,070 - $236,068  per annum inclusive of 9.5% Employer Superannuation
  • Fixed term, full time role (3-5 years, executive contract)
  • Melbourne CBD Location
  • Flexible and dynamic work environment

About us
The Victorian Ombudsman (VO) is seeking applicants for an exciting and challenging role in a dynamic public sector office whose purpose is to ensure fairness for Victorians in their dealings with the public sector and improve public administration.

The Ombudsman also promotes excellence in public administration in Victoria through systemic investigations, publication of authoritative reports and engagement within both the government sector and the broader community.

VO is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing an inclusive, accessible and safe work environment. We want to ensure all applicants and employees with disability are treated respectfully and equitably in all stages of the recruitment process.

We encourage job applications from people of all genders, sexual orientation, ages, religions, disability and cultures including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

VO is committed to supporting our employees balance their work and life commitments. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements. The types of flexibility may differ from role to role.

About the role
The Chief Information Officer (CIO) oversees the delivery of the ICT strategy and roadmap that sees stable delivery whilst capitalising on the opportunities for digital innovation. This position provides leadership to the IT and information management functions including developing a culture that focuses on high performance, fostering technical expertise and creating the next group of leaders.

About you
You will have a high level of strategic and technical expertise with experience in leading by example, inspiring, motivating and developing technical experts with a commitment to exceptional service delivery.

Applications should be submitted online via the ‘Apply Now' button. To be considered for this role, you must include:

  1. Full Resume
  2. Completed Application Form

Applications close midnight Sunday 22 July 2018.

If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirement or adjustment to the recruitment process, then please contact the People and Development team on (03) 9613 6181 or email

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