First listed on: 15 August 2019

Assistant Director-General Technology Services

The Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) is seeking a highly motivated, outcome driven senior executive to fill the position of Assistant Director-General Technology Services, based in Canberra ACT. 

The position reports directly to the First Assistant Director-General (FADG) Enterprise Technology, works closely with the Director-General and Executive, and is responsible for establishing, shaping and running the Technology Services Branch. You will have a demonstrated ability to deliver organisational outcomes in Technology Service Delivery to ensure the delivery of ICT services for ASD and its customers under shared service arrangements. 

You will lead a team delivering strategic and operational outcomes to execute ASD’s Enterprise Technology Strategy in collaboration with ADG Technology Foundations and ADG Technology Engagement. You will be responsible for managing the delivery and sustainment of endpoint services, ICT business services and ASD’s ICT Service Hub. You will lead the Digital Transformation of Enterprise Technology Services and provide multi-media support and creative services to ASD. You will have the opportunity to offer a fresh perspective to current practices in a positive and constructive way in pursuit of ICT service delivery.

Working with ASD’s senior leadership team, you will be responsible for meeting ASD’s strategic goals and contributing to productively to ASD’s corporate decision-making processes. You will also be responsible for developing and sustaining effective and collaborative relationships with management across ASD and external stakeholders. Experience working within the National Intelligence Community is not required.

Additionally, you will have the demonstrated ability to operate in accordance with, and actively promote ASD’s values and the Defence Leadership Behaviours, which will continue to be adopted and implemented within ASD. To be a strong contender, you will be self-aware, positive in considering and respecting a diversity of ideas and perspectives, and have the courage to challenge the status quo when it does not serve the required outcome. You will be innovative, consultative, resilient and personally accountable for the quality of advice and the delivery of results.

The remuneration package includes superannuation, an Executive Vehicle allowance and, where applicable, relocation expenses. The salary component for this position may be negotiated with the successful candidate.

Engagement may be negotiated on an ongoing basis or for a specified term. To be eligible for engagement, an applicant must be, or intend to become, a permanent Australian citizen. This is a security-designated position. The successful applicant will be required to undergo security assessments to the highest level and must be able to be cleared to Top Secret Positive Vetting.

To discuss the requirements of this position, after first reviewing the selection documentation, please telephone Rochelle Fittler, First Assistant Director-General Capability, on 02 6265 0800.

For Senior Executive Service administrative recruitment enquiries please contact the Directorate of Senior Officer Management on (02) 6265 1742 or via email at


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