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Governance Officer - APS 6

Job No: 496839
Work Type: Full time
Location: Various

The Information Governance Section is led by the National Archives’ Chief Information and Data Governance Officer (CIDGO) who is responsible for the implementation of the framework governing the management of information and data assets across the organisation. The work of the Section involves establishing and implementing frameworks, policies, processes, and responsibilities within the National Archives in relation to creation, management and use of information and data assets to enable business areas to meet their regulatory, legal, risk and operational requirements.

We are seeking applications to fill an ongoing/non-ongoing APS6 role of Governance Officer within the Information Governance team. The positions focus on information and data governance and would provide a successful applicant with an excellent opportunity to develop and innovate within an exemplar Australian Government agency.

The role suits applicants who enjoy:

  • using their interpersonal skills
  • engaging with diverse stakeholders at different levels
  • manage and drive projects to completion
  • using data analysis to solve problems
  • working in a space where people and technology converge to drive organisational change, and
  • working in a tight-knit team with diverse skill sets to deliver timely results.


Requirement: Qualifications (or demonstrated experience) in information and data management/governance or other relevant disciplines is desirable.

Eligibility: To be eligible for the role you must be an Australian citizen. If you are selected, you will be required to successfully undergo a pre-employment check and be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance at a Baseline clearance level.

How to apply: Applications must be submitted via our online e-recruitment system. Applicants must in 750 words or less outline the skills and relevant experience you would bring to this role. Please refer to the position description for this role.

Applicants rated as suitable will be placed in a merit pool that may be used to fill similar ongoing or non-ongoing positions throughout the Agency for up to 18 months.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see: RecruitAbility | Australian Public Service Commission (

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