Director System Settings and Design

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    The Department of Internal Affairs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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Director Systems Settings and Design

Digital Public Service Branch

Te Tari Taiwhenua Internal Affairs

(Secondment/Fixed term position up to 24 months)

Digital Public Service Branch

The Digital Public Service branch works with and through agencies to drive and deliver the customer-centred digital government envisaged in the Strategy for a Digital Public Service. 

Its role is to support and enable agencies to progress a modern public service that can respond to New Zealanders’ expectations of faster, accessible, inclusive and integrated government services. The branch also supports the role of the Government Chief Digital Officer(GCDO) in driving a more unified digital public service that has the skills, technology and data to operate at pace.

Director Systems Settings and Design

The Director System Settings and Design will use their expertise, experience and systems thinking to link the Strategy for a Digital Public Service and the system settings and design required to realise the strategy. This includes developing a strategic approach to achieving the required system settings and common architectures, along with a transition plan.

As the successful candidate you will need to:

  • work collaboratively across the system to leverage opportunities and capability
  • provide leadership and strategic thinking to drive change at a system level
  • be adept at managing and influencing a complex array of relationships
  • effectively manage the sensitivities in the landscape.
  • Do you have?

  • Experience in a public sector senior digital or technology leadership role?
  • Experience of cross-agency collaboration, co-location or adoption of new technology or approaches?
  • Deep and current understanding of technology challenges and innovations within the public sector environment?
  • Excellent understanding of end-to-end processes, from system design and architecture to solution delivery and uptake?
  • Are you?

  • Able to articulate a compelling future state and influence stakeholders across government?
  • A known thought leader and innovator who can solve complex problems?
  • A strategic thinker with a strong understanding of government services and system architecture?
  • Highly influential, an excellent communicator and facilitator of collective decision-making?
  • If so, we would like to hear from you.

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