Information Manager

Wollongong City Council Full Time Permanent 25/01/2023

Information Manager
Permanent Full Time
Salary up to $162,857 per annum inclusive of superannuation
Plus an option of a motor vehicle equalisation allowance or a lease for private use of a motor vehicle.
(Salary package will be assessed based on skills, experience and qualifications)
Recruitment No 23013

About Wollongong City Council

Wollongong is a vibrant, diverse city, situated on one of Australia's most picturesque coastlines. Regarded as Australia's 'most liveable' regional city, Wollongong offers a relaxed, coastal lifestyle with all the benefits of a major city.


Wollongong City Council is entering an exciting period of transformation and growth. With a renewed focus on creating an extraordinary Wollongong, we are committed to delivering exceptional outcomes for our community. We are seeking an Information Manager to collaboratively contribute to our strong and growing leadership team.

We value and embrace diversity of thought, background, experience and ideologies. We support and encourage career development, personal and professional growth, recognise and reward performance and embrace change. If this sounds like an opportunity that you would like to explore, we encourage you to apply.

For further information about Wollongong City Council please visit our website.

Benefits of working at Council

  • We support and encourage study and career development
  • We encourage personal and professional growth
  • We understand the importance of work/life balance
  • We recognise and reward performance and embrace change
  • We are committed to providing a safe working environment for all
  • We offer Flexible work arrangements + 35 hour working week
  • We offer a varied lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts
  • We support Novated leasing arrangements

The Position

The Information Manager is Council's leader in development, prioritisation, execution and governance of the enterprise information and analytics roadmap. They ensure the organisation's and public's current and future requirements to collect, exploit and manage information assets are understood, planned for and satisfied. The role also requires a strategically aligned person to lead a records management program to deliver records disposal and digitisation services to support Council to transition to digital recordkeeping.

We are looking for an experienced and career minded professional who has:

  • Great team leadership and performance management skills;
  • Solid experience in the management and delivery of recordkeeping services;
  • A high level of commitment to providing excellent customer service; and
  • Strong skills in geographic information systems and business intelligence.

This position provides you with the opportunity to grow and expand your skills and experience within a challenging and changing work environment.

What's in it for you?

This is a fantastic opportunity for a seasoned professional to work with a fast paced team on innovative solutions to business problems in artificial intelligence, business analytics, IoT, Digital Twin and SMART

  • We provide flexible working arrangements such as hybrid working, flex - you just need to ask!
  • 35 hour week
  • We are value-led, recognise and reward performance and embrace change.
  • We provide generous leave provisions including 5 weeks annual leave per year of service
  • Long Service Leave after 5 years
  • We are committed to providing a safe working environment for all, (everyone, every day and everywhere) and make available wellbeing programs to support mental, physical and social wellbeing of our staff to be at their best.
  • Access to Fitness Passport
  • Mobile phone Allowance
  • Laptop provided with position
  • Support and encourage ongoing personal development and training

How to Apply

Click 'Apply Now' to be re-directed to Council's E-Recruitment website.

For further information regarding this position please contact Ingrid McAlpin, Chief Information Officer on 4227 8155.

Applications close 11:59pm Sunday 12 February 2023.

  • We encourage applications from everyone regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, cultural background, faith, disability or gender identity. People with disability are encouraged to reach out so they can be supported to access adjustments in recruitment processes and in the workplace, to enable them to demonstrate their skills and capabilities to meet the requirements of the job.
  • Wollongong Council adheres to the principles of a child safe organisation and is committed to the care and protection of all children and young people in the community.
  • Suitable candidates may be placed on an eligibility list for future opportunities in the team, which may include full time, part time, temporary and or relief roles.
  • Suitable candidates are subject to employment screening which includes reference checks, Identity and Medical History Checks, and may also include a Criminal History and Working with Children Check. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks.