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General Manager NEVDIS

Job Title: General Manager NEVDIS
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-08-12
Reference: BH-28727
Contact Name: Tara Pospelyj
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 13, 2021 15:14

Job Description

The National Exchange of Vehicle and Driver Information System (NEVDIS) is a national system that exchanges information between different government agencies about vehicles and driver licenses. The system enables road authorities to interact across state borders and directly supports the transport and automotive industries. In addition to information supplied by road agencies, NEVDIS collects Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) data for compliance from vehicle wholesalers and stolen information from police. It also provides information to public and private sector organisations to facilitate provenance checking on vehicles, matching of biographic details on licenses, motor insurance underwriting and vehicle safety recalls.

NEVDIS is a business unit of Austroads which is the collective of Australian and New Zealand Transport Agencies, representing all levels of government. Austroads is a diversified member-based organisation that solves problems for transport agencies through high-quality, practical and impartial advice, information, tools and services. Its focus is on making mobility safer and more reliable for all users and our transport infrastructure sustainable and future proof. It also provides national services that help transport agencies to operate seamlessly across state borders and bring national efficiencies to their operations.

As the General Manager NEVDIS reporting to the Austroads CEO, you will be an Executive Team member contributing to the leadership of Austroads to deliver the Strategic Plan 2020 – 2024 which has a focus on harnessing the data resources and expertise across the group to generate new data products and create greater value for their members.

You will be responsible for strategic advice and direction to ensure service delivery and governance of the partnership agreement between Austroads and its members, and manage an information system interfacing with multijurisdictional driver licence and registration systems, plus a range of other entities, such as the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Department of Home Affairs, vehicle manufacturers and importers as well as the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator.

We are seeking a leader with the ability create a culture of service excellence and continuous improvement. It is essential that you bring outstanding governance skills for a technology service environment, and that you are commercially astute with the ability to generate data products to meet your customer and stakeholder’s needs.

This is a great opportunity to take responsibility for building the capability of a business to meet strategic objectives, and having an impact through leadership, governance, and product development.

Candidate information:

Please click here to download a copy of the candidate information pack. For more information, please contact Derwent at or call Andrew McEncroe or Kate Bromley on 02 9091 3230.

To apply:

Please provide a cover letter highlighting your suitability for the role and a resume by the due date.

Closing date: Sunday, 29th August 2021

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