Senior Director - Professional Services
Full-time Temporary

Closes: 01 June 2020

Classification: Principal - ACT Audit Office
Salary: $153,261 plus superannuation
Position No: 60341
Directorate: ACT Audit Office
Advertised (Gazettal date): 18 May 2020
Contact Officer: Caroline Smith on Caroline.Smith@act.gov.au or (02) 6207 7829

Details: The Senior Director, Professional Services is a key position in the Audit Office and a member of the Office’s Executive Committee, Quality Assurance Committee and is the Chief Internal Audit Executive.

In this role you will be responsible for the corporate and quality, human resources and finance functions of the ACT Audit Office. You will lead the Professional Services team and work under the general guidance and direction of the Auditor-General.

In leading and managing a team responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day running of the Audit Office, you will be required to have advanced people skills and will be allocated responsibility for staff development and training, procurement and contract management, office computer systems and other corporate activities.

The role requires excellent communication and prioritisation skills, high level professional judgement and technical expertise and the ability to effectively represent the Audit Office to the ACT Legislative Assembly and its Committees.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Relevant tertiary qualifications are highly desirable.

All Audit Office employees are required to undergo employment screening. This position is a Position of Trust 1 and therefore, if you are selected for this position you will be required to gain and maintain an Australian Government Security Vetting Agency clearance at ‘Baseline’ level while employed at the ACT Audit Office. If this clearance is not successful, your employment in the role will not commence or, if already commenced, will be terminated.

Note: This is a temporary position available from 9 June 2020 until 1 December 2020. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. This position is available to ACT Government officers and employees only.

How to Apply: Applicants are asked to provide a copy of your curriculum vitae and a pitch (no more than two single sided A4 pages) outlining why you are the best candidate for this role. 

Applications should be sent to the Contact Officer.


This is a temporary position available from 9 June 2020 until 1 December 2020.

Career interest categories:

Administration and Governance
Leaders and Senior Management