Digital Strategy, Innovation and Architecture Manager

Job title : Digital Strategy, Innovation and Architecture Manager
Location : Brisbane
Job type : Permanent / Full Time
Job reference : 1160745
  • Australia’s largest Council
  • Drive transformation as Council moves toward a digital platform-based approach
  • Be a part of a values-driven organisation delivering essential services to the community
About the Organisation
Brisbane is a great place to live and work with an enviable lifestyle. It's a vibrant, green, prosperous, and safe city that nurtures opportunity, innovation, values sustainability and supports strong economic growth. In achieving this vision, Brisbane City Council needs dynamic, passionate and forward-thinking leaders to help guide the organisation. As Australia’s largest local government with more than 9,000 employees, an annual budget of more than $3.6 billion and assets in excess of $32.4 billion, Council is dedicated to ensuring Brisbane remains a great place to live and work and maintains its enviable lifestyle.

Council employees are responsible for delivering on the plan to shape Brisbane into a city that residents will be proud of, support an economy where businesses can thrive, and design a world-class destination for the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

About the Position
Reporting to Chief Information Officer, the Digital Strategy, Innovation and Architecture Manager owns and maintains the enterprise architecture, formulating digital strategies, component and product roadmaps, delivering against the prioritisation requirements across Council. The Manager ensures the strategy, information and data, EA, and Innovation teams are aligned to support the business and emerging citizen services.

 It will manage and lead a team of up to 50 highly skilled and experienced strategists, architects, planners, data engineers and integration specialists to ensure they are focused on priority deliverables in a complex and demanding environment.

Council is moving towards adopting next generation and live business systems to help inform citizens and drive outcomes. This role will design and transition the Council to the next generation digital services with real-time data integration of line-of-business systems, public registers and data-feeds from smart-places and sensors.

About the Person
You are a values-driven senior leader who brings a high standard of professional ethics and integrity. Your will bring experience from within a large, complex ICT function in a significant commercial organisation or similar public sector environment. You can demonstrate knowledge and experience in strategic planning for digital services, working with enterprise reference architectures, information hubs and integration platforms. You will also ideally bring deep experience preparing information insights, creating business intelligence views, data integration and exchange mechanisms, and real-time dashboards. You will be adept at navigating complex stakeholder environments, and be passionate about driving a strong customer focus.
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link below. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Tim Wallis on 0439 817 992 or