Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer

Innovative? Collaborative? Thrive in a high performing leadership team that values ​​respect and community?

  • Lead Policy, Product and Strategy for WOG
  • Job share, part time and other hybrid arrangements
  • Regional NSW and Metro locations are available

Flexible and hybrid working arrangements: job share, part time or part year, and other flexible working opportunities available from home locations of Sydney metro, Tweed Heads, Gosford, and Bathurst NSW

About the role

Following the promotion of the previous incumbent, an amazing opportunity has been presented for an engaging and dedicated individual to lead and champion the NSW Telco Authority’s role in delivering the Whole of Government Connectivity strategy and internal innovation and product development. The program of work will be a critical collaboration to drive innovation in delivering state-wide connectivity and optimize further opportunities across the public sector

You will measure progress in strategy execution and support the executive team to manage risks and solve problems.

NSW Telco Authority has proudly introduced many innovations in connectivity and improved the service for our emergency response providers across this great state. Inherent in this work is interpreting data and trends and utilizing your knowledge to develop a strategic roadmap of deliverables and ensure adequate resourcing and support is available to support successful outcomes.

For more information on the role and its responsibilities, click apply to access the role description.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will be a dynamic leader with a natural desire to work with others collaboratively to achieve common goals. You will understand the importance of integrity and transparency when dealing with key stakeholders including ministers and members of parliament and be a strong communicator to influence in a positive way.

You will have experience in building strong strategic partnerships and be able to demonstrate astute commercial acumen. An ability to work at both the strategic level and at the detail level is required.

You will have a sound understanding of the complex nature of transformative change and be proactive in identifying risks and managing change. Your experience will include both strategy development and implementation as well as relationship management will be key to your success.

About us

The NSW Telco Authority leads the connectivity strategy for the state and is responsible for delivering a large portfolio of construction, digital and business projects.

NSW Telco Authority is working with emergency services organizations and other partners to design and build the next generation of operational communications services to help protect NSW communities. This includes the $1.4bn Critical Communications Enhancement Program which is delivering a state-wide Public Safety Network for frontline responders.

The NSW Telco Authority operates as a standalone Statutory Authority within the NSW Department of Customer Service.

Culture is key to the success of the Authority’s fast-moving environment, where partners and stakeholders operate to a ‘one team’ charter, based on the Authority’s values ​​of Service, Trust, Accountability, Integrity, Respect and Safety.

The NSW Telco Authority is a high-performance organization with a diverse and inclusive workplace culture. 50% of our leadership team are women and 45% of our workforce comes from a non-English speaking background.

Understand more about the Department of Customer Service – here or to find out what it means to be part of DCS, visit our Career site.

For inquiries regarding this position, please contact Sarah Kerr, Acting Senior Advisor, Talent and Operations via [email protected]

Closing date: Friday 19 August 2022 at 9.59AM.

Your application should include an up-to-date CV which clearly details your relevant skills and experience to this position. Cover Letter and Selection Criteria are not mandatory.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Flexibility

We are committed to diversity, inclusion, and new ways of working.

The Department of Customer Service serves all the people of NSW and we want to reflect that diversity in our people. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQA+ community, veterans, carers, refugees, people in regional NSW and people of all ages. We strive to be an inclusive workplace where all our people can bring their authentic selves to work without judgment.

We understand that there are different ways of getting the job done and offer flexible working arrangements where and when possible.

If you will require an adjustment during the recruitment process, please notify us on your application form or contact the recruiter via email or phone.

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