Job Details
  • Reference395808A_1658293665
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted19 days ago
  • ConsultantDiksha Saini

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage a Data Policy & Governance Officer on a contract for 12 months with potential extension.

Position Description:

As a senior data policy and governance officer your role is instrumental in supporting departmental staff to use data safely, securely and legally. Working autonomously, you will need to lead and manage a range of data governance activities. You will have responsibility for improving data quality, managing the protection of sensitive data and information assets, and uplifting the department's data governance maturity. You may also have the opportunity to supervise other staff. You will be instrumental in modernising the department's data governance program by:

  • Developing and promoting the department's Data Governance Framework;
  • developing and leading critical priorities, including modernising enterprise data stewardship policies and practices, and implementing initiatives related to the department's Data Strategy;
  • problem solving, and providing high-level governance advice to internal and external stakeholders. This includes interpreting and applying data policies, processes, or legislation;
  • developing training and communication materials to promote the uptake and use of data governance policies, processes and tools;
  • contributing to the Australian Government's broader data sharing reform agenda through participation in various external networks and working groups; and
  • drafting briefs, reports and proposals for senior executives and key governance bodies.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience in a similar governance or policy role.
  • experience in managing multiple streams of work, competing priorities and resource capacity/constraints;
  • project management knowledge or experience (formal or informal);
  • demonstrated record of achieving results, with a focus on delivering business value and organisational outcomes; and
  • highly developed written and verbal communication skills and the ability to present ideas clearly and succinctly.
  • Other related/connected Services as required by the Agency

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Diksha Saini on 02 6268 9769 or email for further discussion.