Manager, Data Governance

The Department of Justice and Regulation delivers high quality services to Victorians and supports a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

We provide professional, value for money services that are driven by our values: working together, making it happen, respecting other people, serving the community and acting with integrity.

Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported.

Our employees are key to our success, and bring new and creative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work and the delivery of quality services to the Victorian community. We proactively seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds. In addition, we have a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

Working flexibly is considered business as usual at the Department of Justice and Regulation. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

Department policy stipulates that salary upon commencement is paid at the base of the salary range for the relevant grade. Any above base requests require sign off by an executive delegate and will be by exception only or where required to match the current salary of Victorian Public Service staff transferring at level.

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If a career that can give you the opportunity to contribute to a safe and just Victoria appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your application.
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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ1143
Closing Date: 29-May-2018
Salary Range: $115,136 - $154,076
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: Position Description - Manager, Data Governance.doc (Word, 858KB)

Applying for a position at DJR.pdf (PDF, 159KB)

Contact: Catherine Andersson on (03) 868 41810

Position Details

About us

The Crime Statistics Agency (CSA) is a business unit within the Department of Justice and Regulation (the Department). The CSA is responsible for the production of official crime statistics for the state of Victoria independent of Victoria Police, and undertakes statistical, research and evaluation activities related to crime and criminal justice issues.

The CSA has a key role in providing advice and support on data related issues across the Department, and representing the Department in interdepartmental fora on data management and data reform.

About the role

The Manager, Data Governance, is responsible for leading the development of internal policies and processes across the Department for data governance to enhance the access, sharing and use of data to provide a timely and robust evidence base to inform policy and practice.

Reporting to the Chief Statistician, CSA, the Manager will demonstrate innovation and best practice in data governance to support the work of the Department. The role involves significant stakeholder management across the Department, and is a trusted advisor to the Chief Statistician and senior managers in relation to data governance. This is a newly created position available initially for a fixed term of 12 months.  Your responsibilities will include:

  • leading the development and delivery of a data governance program across the Department to effectively and efficiently govern and manage data assets.
  • developing and maintain effective stakeholder relations on behalf of the CSA.
  • providing high level, authoritative advice on data governance, data management and data quality.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will be required to demonstrate:

  • experience in managing the development and implementation of data governance or related projects across large organisations
  • an understanding and awareness of the key issues impacting data management and data use in Victoria
  • an understanding of data management and data quality processes and protocols including data collection, classifications and standards.

 How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note: When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

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