Chief Information Officer

Chief Information Officer

Job Title: Chief Information Officer
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Gold Coast, Queensland
Salary: Generous Package incl Vehicle Allowance + 12% Super
Reference: 1624
Contact Name: Mark Ogston
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2022 20:07

Job Description

Chief Information Officer | City of Gold Coast

  • Gold Coast - Inspired by Lifestyle. Driven by Opportunity
  • Lead ICT in the second-largest local government in Australia
  • Achieve council's vision for a modern, globally connected city

The City of Gold Coast is creating a modern, globally connected city in one of the fastest-growing regions in Australia. The City is seeking an outstanding Chief Information Officer to provide executive leadership to all facets of the organisation's ICT function.

Reporting to the Director Organisational Services, the CIO is responsible for ensuring the City provides business-outcome driven ICT solutions and services that maximise value for money and maintain utmost security.

The Key Responsibilities of the role extend across four key themes:

  • Development of an integrated ICT Strategy
  • Digital transformation through high-quality business technology, communications and information systems.
  • Information security and risk management.
  • Inspire the direction and purpose of a high performing team.

To be successful in this role you will be an experienced ICT leader who has enjoyed success in a role of a similar size and scope, including the delivery of an ICT strategic plan, business technology strategy, information security and risk management services.

Superior analytical skills and problem-solving capability, outstanding communication and interpersonal skills will be essential to success in this role.

As the CIO you will join the organisation at a pivotal moment - the Gold Coast will co-host the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2032, and is making substantial investments in infrastructure, services, its economy and its community. The CIO will have a critical role in the development and delivery of the ICT strategy that supports the council's vision for the future.

Please download the Executive Information Package to view the position description and selection criteria before submitting your application. Applications close 5pm Friday 4 March 2022.