Finance and Services looking for a CIO

Finance and Services looking for a CIO

The NSW Department of Finance and Services is looking for a visionary CIO to drive its ICT strategy

The New South Wales Department of Finance and Services division is recruiting a chief information officer (CIO).

The CIO will be responsible for driving the ICT strategy of the department and leading the consolidation of technology requirements across the entire department. This will include promoting the department’s technology agenda and utilising leading-edge technology.

The CIO will also ensure the security and ongoing operational delivery of information systems is carried out, along with software applications, hardware and technology networks.

The CIO is expected to be visionary, pragmatic and able to find opportunities to drive change with innovative technology solutions.

The department requires job candidates to have experience managing costs and maximising results, have effective communication skills with stakeholders, be able to provide technical advice to the executive team and have success in using technology to drive change in large and complex environments.

The CIO will be in charge of an $85m operating budget and a $50m capital works budget.

The CIO will report to the deputy director general - corporate services.

The contract will be for up to five years.

Applications close 12 June, 2012.

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