First listed on: 15 June 2022


An exciting opportunity exists delivering Information Communication Technology objectives as Executive Manager Information & Communication Technology.


Executive Manager Information and Communication Technology


  • Full-time, Fixed-term contract until 2027
  • Senior Leadership opportunity with a competitive salary package
  • Exciting time to join the City of Ballarat as we consolidate after a period of change

An exciting opportunity exists delivering Information Communication Technology objectives as Executive Manager Information and Communication Technology at the City of Ballarat.

About the City of Ballarat

The City of Ballarat, 100km west of Melbourne’s CBD (1 hour’s drive) and is one of the largest inland regional cities in the country. Ballarat is uniquely located with easy access to Melbourne, Geelong and Bendigo and is the Western Victorian capital for a region of 250,000 people.

The City of Ballarat has a growing economy that attracts and retains innovative businesses, employs a highly skilled workforce and attracts new residents whilst promoting the city’s unique heritage and vibrant cultural life. It has all the services, retail and entertainment opportunities you'd find in a capital city but with a relaxed country attitude. With affordable housing at a fraction of Melbourne prices and a progressive leadership team, now is a great time to join the City of Ballarat in this exciting Executive Manager role.

About the Role

The Executive Manager Information Communications and Technology (EMICT) will be responsible for leading and managing the five different functional teams that deliver ICT services, information systems and enabling technology to the organisation.  The Executive Manager will need to provide excellent people and organisational leadership to those five teams in order to provide effective ICT governance and information management, sound, secure and well managed network services, along with customer focused systems support and help desk services.   

We are offering a competitive salary package commensurate with skills and experience, which includes a car allowance, fuel card and car parking.

About You

The successful candidate will have tertiary qualifications in Information Technology or similar field. You will have extensive experience in IT and Business Systems management leadership, with experience in Local Government or the public sector being well regarded

An experienced leader, you can foster a culture of excellence within your team, ensuring that organisational and team objectives are achieved. Your dedication to delivering service-excellence is evidenced throughout your career, offering new ideas and approaches to problems and being able to use your experience to guide and mentor your functional teams to deliver services, plans and solutions.

In return for your contribution, you can enjoy working within a vibrant regional city Council that offers benefits such as access to professional development and work life balance programs.

To apply

To apply for this position please click on the apply button and submit your application. The closing date for this position is 12 noon Monday 27 June 2022.  Please ensure that you provide a cover letter broadly addressing the key selection criteria and resume.

The successful applicant will be required to provide evidence of COVID-19 digital certificate or medical exemption and undergo a pre-employment medical and police check.


For any additional questions, please contact John Hausler, Director Corporate Services on 0411 136 196.


The City of Ballarat is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and flexibility.?We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people living with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer.? We support flexible and accessible working arrangements for all and are committed to ensuring that all jobs in our workforce can be performed flexibly. If you're short listed for a role and are looking for flexibility, we encourage you to start the flexible working conversation with the hiring manager to find out what options may be possible for the role you're applying for. 

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