Assistant Director, ICT Program Manager



Salary range

$111,076 - $126,156

Closing time and date

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 - 23:59
Contact person

Contact name

Michael Goeldner

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Chief Information Security Officer

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About us

The National Blood Authority (NBA) is an Australian Government statutory agency whose role is to work in a collaborative manner with all Australian governments and blood sector stakeholders to ensure Australia's blood supply is safe, secure, adequate, and affordable. 

Job Context

You will be part of the Information Technology Services team and responsible for providing leadership, management, coordination and direction to teams delivering ongoing development and support for all blood sector Information and Communications Technology (ICT) systems, and projects as part of a program of change. The role will work closely with the Chief Information Officer and senior internal business stakeholders to build a shared understanding of expected outcomes, whilst managing priorities across ongoing ICT Release Management and Project work.

We are seeking a highly motivated and driven team player, who is keen to lead and enjoys working in a rapidly evolving and forward‑thinking environment. Our ideal candidate will be an experienced professional with a demonstrated record of exercising initiative and judgement; developing strategic work plans and managing the subsequent delivery; actively engaging with stakeholders; providing quality advice and briefing on ICT business cases and risk.

Primary Job Purpose

Although not exhaustive, the duties and responsibilities of this position will require you to:

  1. Establish, implement, monitor and review effective ICT Program Management practices and processes.
  2. Build effective relationships and negotiate outcomes with internal and external stakeholders.
  3. Prepare and analyse reports and proposals, including business cases, technical reports, strategic and business plans, and formulate recommendations.
  4. Provide leadership and oversight of projects and activities.
  5. Undertake procurement activities required to support resourcing and project outcomes.
  6. Coordinate and manage (across the program) human and financial resources, workflow and team performance.
  7. Contribute to NBA organisational strategy and culture.
  8. Manage the performance and development of a team by providing strategic direction, leadership, guidance, and coaching.
  9. Work in a collaborative manner as a member of a team and across the NBA.

To Apply

Please see the job description below for detailed information and how to respond to the selection criteria. 

Assistant Director, ICT Program Management (pdf)

Assistant Director, ICT Program Management (docx)

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, CV and complete an NBA Cover Sheet to

If you have any enquiries about this vacancy, please contact Michael Goeldner on 02 6151 5009 or