Join our inspired, inquisitive and capable team to deliver quality outcomes for Western Australians
The Department of Finance is a unique and innovative central government agency, influencing whole-of-government policy and strategy while also delivering a range of important services for the community. Through this blend of policy development and service delivery, Finance enables government to achieve cost-effective, quality outcomes for Western Australians.
Our values-based culture speaks to the heart of who we are, reflects how we go about our business and what we expect from our people. Delivering successful outcomes through our values – inspiring and influential; passionate and committed; honest and respectful; and bold and innovative – is critical to the success of our Department.
The Department of Finance is an agile, productive, vibrant and safe workplace where people can make a real difference and advance their careers. We value diversity and foster an inclusive and collaborative work environment. Our employees are genuinely engaged and encouraged to think differently and work smarter.
We strongly believe in work-life balance and offer a range of flexible work arrangements. We are always looking to adopt new technologies that allow our employees to deliver better outcomes for our community and workplace.
If you believe your values align and you want to be part of the future of Western Australia, there has never been a more exciting and opportune time for you to work at the Department of Finance.
About The Role:
Office of State Revenue (OSR) is a business unit of the Department of Finance and is responsible for collecting revenue and paying grants and subsidies on behalf of the Government. State Revenue collects approximately $7 billion in revenue per annum. This role has primary accountability for technical development of the business systems that support this revenue collection.
OSR has developed a range of bespoke solutions to meet the unique Western Australian legislative context. These solutions are primarily Oracle based running on Azure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). You will be responsible for developing frameworks, policies, practices and standards in order to establish and maintain system architecture for the ongoing provision of OSR business systems.
The role requires a dynamic, values driven individual that can develop strategic IT plans to support the future activities and business continuity requirements of OSR in a complex environment and assist with identifying and managing the mitigation of risks in delivering technical and information ICT services.
OSR has initiated a number of system improvement and planning projects to further enhance and automate its services. We are seeking an individual that can lead a program of continuous improvement while fostering a culture of collaboration and service commitment. The role has access to systems with a range of confidential information. Therefore, knowledge of information security principles and the highest levels of personal integrity are required.
The ideal candidate for this role will have a significant expertise in enterprise architecture, a passion for customer engagement, with proven technical and analytical skills to identify and drive improvements across the business through our systems.
You will be a natural leader with the ability to build and develop collaborative and productive working relationships.
As a senior member of this supportive, passionate and hardworking team, we are looking for someone who shares our vision and values with a proactive and innovative approach to problem solving and a focus on achieving outcomes.
How to Apply:
If you think you have what it takes to be a part of our dynamic and forward thinking team, submit the following in MS word or PDF format only:
- Resume outlining your current and previous experience and achievements.
- Covering letter of no more than three (3) pages, demonstrating your ability to meet the essential work related requirements of the role (outlined on page 3 on the JDF).
You may need to provide documentation to substantiate claims regarding any qualifications listed on your covering letter and/or resume.
A clear demonstration of the Department’s Values throughout the selection process is a pre-requisite for all appointments.
Please ensure you apply by the closing deadline as late and incomplete applications will not be accepted.
Further Job Related Information:
For further information about the position, please contact Marco Schwald on (08) 9262 1510 (not to be contacted for Applicant Information Packs or assistance with lodging your application).
Please refer to the Applicant Information Pack and Job Description Form for full position details as these documents will assist you with the preparation of your application.
If you experience difficulties downloading these documents, please call (08) 6557 8111, select option 1 followed by option 2 and quote the position number to obtain an Applicant Information Pack.
Currently there is one (1) permanent full-time or part-time position available for filling. Whilst this selection process will initially be used to appoint to this advertised vacancy, it may also be used to appoint to similar positions that may arise in the Agency within the next twelve (12) months on a full-time, part-time, permanent or fixed-term basis with the possibility of further extension(s) and/or permanency.