The Opportunity

Chief Information Officer

Job Title: Chief Information Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney CBD
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-10-28
Reference: BH-28750
Contact Name: Tara Pospelyj
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 29, 2021 14:44

Job Description

  • Enable a digital first and truly flexible working environment
  • Join a unique, progressive, people focussed culture
  • Lead best practice cyber security and resilience 

The Audit Office of New South Wales (AONSW) is recognised as a centre of excellence within the professional services sector. For almost 200 years, the Auditor-General has assisted the Parliament of New South Wales in holding the government accountable for its use of public resources. They conduct independent audits across a diverse client base in industry sectors, including health, education, transport, local government, superannuation, and energy.

The AONSW have a people focussed culture built on trust, support, and respect. Their culture is supported by values of integrity, curiosity and open-mindedness, courage, and ultimately taking pride in the important work they do.

To advance the Audit Office’s commitment to delivering high quality and best practice professional services to the NSW Public Sector, it is focused on becoming a market leading digital-first and genuinely flexible, modern working environment.

As the CIO, you will be a member of the leadership team, contributing to the vision, mission, values, goals, and strategies. This exciting role will be central to enabling enhanced customer and employee experience through collaboration, data, and smarter ways of working while also providing best practice cyber security and resilience. You will also be responsible for the delivery of the organisation's digital roadmap and technology strategy.

We are seeking an engaging leader who builds capability to meet the future needs of an organisation, champions new ways of working and delivers transformative digital and cyber strategies. It is essential that you hold relevant tertiary qualifications, are certified in Amazon Web Services platform, and have experience in Microsoft Endpoint Manager suite of products.

This a great opportunity to join a sophisticated organisation with a clear strategy and continue to drive their pursuit of excellence in technology.

This role is at a similar level to a Senior Executive Band 1 role, and a suitable package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

The Audit Office of New South Wales values diversity and inclusion in the workplace. They welcome and encourage applications from people of all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse groups and those with a disability. A range of flexible working arrangements are available. However, you must be an Australian permanent resident or a citizen or New Zealand citizen.

Candidate information:

Please click here to download a copy of the Candidate Information Pack. For more information, please email your request to or call Kate Bromley at Derwent on 02 9091 3210.

To apply:

Please provide a cover letter highlighting your suitability by addressing the Focus Capabilities in the Role Description and a resume by the due date.

Applications close: Sunday, 14 November 2021