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Position Details

Data Governance Specialist

Applications close 12/07/2020

  • Salary: $98k to $109k per annum + Monthly ADO + Superannuation
  • Temporary Full Time
  • Utilise your data governance knowledge in an innovative & collaborative Council with great benefits!
City of Stonnington has a full time opportunity within our Engagement and Innovation Directorate for a Data Governance Specialist for a 3-6 month initial period, with the possibility to extend.

Your role will be to build on and drive Council’s data governance framework. This is an exciting opportunity to utilise your data governance knowledge and experience in setting the direction as Council continues on its data governance journey.

In this position, you’ll define and implement data governance strategies and management processes, including an enterprise data governance operating model, data policies and standards. While proactively championing the value of data as a strategic asset, you’ll identify risks and develop mitigation strategies associated with data governance across all of Councils business areas.

If you’ve got specialist data governance knowledge and its application to Local Government, substantial experience in a similar role and a relevant tertiary qualification than this will be a great opportunity for you to expand on your skills and impact data governance at The City of Stonnington. You’ll need knowledge of the Victorian Protective Data Security Standards (VPDSS) and how they apply to Local Government along with experience in implementing data governance strategies, management processes and policies. Additionally you’ll need strong communication and engagement skills to provide training and advice and gain buy in from Management and end users.

Our staff are rewarded with an award nominated Wellbeing Program and an extensive learning and development program. We also offer a monthly accrued day off, annual leave loading, a work life balance and priority access to Council managed childcare facilities and maternal child health and immunisation services.

The City of Stonnington is committed to being a child safe organisation and has zero tolerance to child abuse. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

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Submitting your application
A Position Description is attached below for your perusal which includes the Key Selection Criteria. Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as part of their application. To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

For further information on how to apply contact the Council’s Recruitment Officer on Ph: 03 8290 1333.
For position related queries, please contact Stephen Hyde on Ph: 8290 3352

A Position Description including the Key Selection Criteria can be found here.

Position Descriptions
PD - Data Governance Specialist - Temp FT - June 2020.pdf

The Inherent Requirements for this position can be found here. Please note this document must be read prior to applying for the vacancy.