Solutions Architect - Strategic Business | Full-time Temporary

Classification: Senior Officer Grade B
Salary: $118,319 - $133,197
Position No: 38672
Directorate: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development
Advertised: 16 April 2018
Closes: 23 April 2018
Contact:Amanda Maher on or (02) 6207 1384
This is a temporary position available until 30 June 2018. This position is available to ACT Public Service employees only.

Details: Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) leads the ACT Public Service and provides strategic advice and support to the Chief Minister, Treasurer, Minister for Economic Development and the Cabinet on policy, financial and economic matters, service delivery and whole of government issues. The Directorate facilitates the implementation of government priorities and drives many new initiatives, including Access Canberra which provides a range of ACT Government shopfront and regulatory services. The Directorate is also responsible for Shared Services which provides financial, Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Human Resource (HR) support across Government. The Director-General of CMTEDD is also the Head of Service. Treasury, within the Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate, is responsible for collecting and managing taxation revenue; managing the Government's financial assets and liabilities, including superannuation liabilities and investments; and providing advice to the Government and ACT agencies on the Territory's budget and financial management, economic and revenue policy, federal financial relations, and workers compensation policy. Treasury is also responsible for Shared Services which provides financial, IT and HR support across Government. Shared Services provides tactical and transactional finance and human resource services, publishing, mailroom and record services and holistic ICT services to ACT Government Directorates. Shared Services manages several whole-of-government business systems, as well as controlling critical ICT infrastructure on behalf of the ACT Government. Shared Services ICT provides a comprehensive range of ICT and allied services to all ACT Government Directorates as well as to all ACT Government schools and the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT). Shared Services ICT operates within a modern ICT environment which includes managing data centres, and an extensive optical-fibre voice and data network. Other services provided including desktop support, ICT project management and business system development and support. The ICT Education Program Delivery Team is looking to engage a Solutions Architect on a temporary basis to provide high level leadership, management and strategic advice to support and meet agreed project deliverables in a Prince2 and ITIL based environment; document and develop technical solution designs to support the implementation of the Education Directorate’s new School Administration System and integration with existing Directorate business systems. In this it is expected that the successful applicant will ensure business need is articulated and mapped to technical solutions using formal agreed business analysis processes; and will understand and work within the ACT Public Service (PS) Code of Conduct and ACTPS values of respect, integrity, collaboration and innovation, and model behaviour consistent with the ACTPS Respect Equity and Diversity framework. For further details, please read the position description.
Eligibility/Other Requirements: Prior to commencing this role, a current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required. For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to
Note: This is a temporary position available until 30 June 2018. This position is available to ACT Public Service employees only. Selection may be based on application and referee reports only. For enquiries, please send an email to the contact officer.
How to Apply: Please send your application containing a one to two page summary addressing the selection criteria along with your resume, and two referee reports to by the closing date on this advertisement.
Applications should be sent to the Contact Officer.

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Senior Management and Executive