The Department of Science, Information Technology and the Arts (DSITIA) in Queensland has gone to market for a new CIO to lead the state government’s recently announced ICT reforms.
The DSITIA posted an advertisement on Seek on Friday for a new CIO to drive “significant transformation, creativity and change in partnership with agency CIOs.”
The role is paying between $331,456 and $393,355 per annum, which includes superannuation and a motor vehicle allowance.
On July 5, the Newman government released the Queensland Government ICT Strategy 2013-07, aimed at shifting from wasteful methods of accessing and delivering technology services to more efficient ICT-as-a-service agreements.
Late last month, the government also unveiled an ICT action plan for better managing ICT rollout, in the hope that it will avoid a repeat of QLD Health’s high profile $1.2 billion payroll project disaster.
Under this plan, the progress of the Queensland’s government IT projects is now being made available through an .
The plan includes a range of new initiatives, which will be rolled out between now and 2014.
Applications for the position close on September 20.