Enterprise Architecture Practice Manager

$131,094 - $168,817 yearly
  • NSW Department of Education
  • Eveleigh NSW 2015, Australia
  • 29 Jul, 2022

Job Description

Organisation / Entity: Department of Education
Job category:

Information and Communications Technology

Job location:

Sydney Region / Sydney - East

Job reference number: 000091HZ
Work type: Full-Time
Number of positions: 1
Total remuneration package: $168,817. Package includes salary ($131,094. - $151,609.), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: 0436 863 424 - Matt Foy
Closing date: 14/08/2022 - 11:59 PM


  • Ongoing/ Full-Time 
  • Location: Eveleigh

Are you ready to join a new highly talented team?  Do you have a broad spectrum of ICT experience and customer focus? We have a great opportunity.

We are building a new team, and growing new services in research, innovation, and solution architecture to deliver our Digital Strategy, and we need your help to turn strategy into reality.

The Enterprise Architecture Practice Manager works closely with the Strategy, Data and Architecture team to run the Enterprise Architecture practice.

You will own and drive the governance and play a key role in the successful delivery of Digital Strategy initiatives.

You are passionate and outcome driven with a keen eye for detail. You will own the governance, reporting and administration of the enterprise architecture practice and have a voice in how the function evolves over time to meet changing business demands.

About the Department of Education

The Department of Education is the largest provider of public education in Australia with responsibility for delivering high-quality public education to two-thirds of the NSW student population.

The Information Technology Directorate leads the provision of state-of-the-art information and communications technologies to students and teachers in NSW government schools and DoE non-school staff across the state of NSW.

We deliver and support ICT services for NSW public schools and departmental offices, involving the diagnosis and resolution of incidents and deployment of the department's standardised infrastructure, applications and cloud services.

For more information about the Department of Education, please visit NSW Department of Education

About the role

Lead and continuously improve the Architectural Governance process in line with changing business requirements and strategic priorities.

Work with business stakeholders, SMEs and the Enterprise Architecture team managing the architectural governance processes, practices and reporting functions.

Work with multiple teams and business units to ensure effective, timely and accurate advice on architectural governance processes and practices.

Maintain an up-to-date content store of relevant architectural artefacts.

For further information please view the role description

Essential requirements of the role

Hold a valid clearance to work with Children (Working with Children Check)

Key knowledge and experience

5+ years of experience in similar roles as a project or governance officer with strong skills in delivering process, projects, change and reporting solutions for business units

Ability to engage and motivate staff, and develop capability and potential in others

Ability to work with diverse range of stakeholders, with skills to manage, coach and mentor others to deliver the required outcome

Knowledge of and commitment to implementing the Department’s Aboriginal Education Policy and upholding the Department’s Partnership Agreement with the NSW AECG and to ensure quality outcomes for Aboriginal people.

About you
be successful in this role you will have the following:

Outcome driven with a drive for customer satisfaction, pragmatism, and success

Experience in building relationships across a broad stakeholder group, providing leadership, and gaining support to assist in the delivery of strategic outcomes

Ability to work in a high velocity environment and managing multiple competing priorities

Experience with or understanding of managing an EA framework in a multifaceted organisation


  • Opportunity to make a difference at Department of Education
  • Flexible work-life balance
  • Competitive salary
  • 35 hour week

How to apply
When applying you will need to:

Attach a resume (maximum 5 pages) and a cover letter (maximum 3 pages) outlining how you meet the requirements and capabilities of this role.

Note: the selection process will include a range of assessment techniques to assist in determining your suitability for the role. Successful candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening for this role which includes a Working with Children Check and National Criminal History Check.

This is a child-related role. As a condition of employment you will be required to provide a Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number and complete a National Criminal Record Check. Visit the website for more information.

Closing date:  14 August 2022 at 11:59pm.

For role enquiries please contact Matt Foy details at Matthew.Foy@det.nsw.edu.au or on 0436 863 424