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Information Architect, Platforms And Digital Innovation, Vahi (Vpsg6)

Victorian Agency for Health Information - Melbourne, VIC

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The Information Architect is a senior role responsible for providing authoritative and knowledgeable advice on all facets of information and data and analytics architecture, as well as leading and driving delivery of strategic data initiatives which currently includes response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This role works closely with senior managers, their teams and vendors across the Agency. Are you: • A strategic thinker experienced in multiple facets of enterprise and solutions architecture and passionate about engaging with stakeholders?
• Flexible, adaptable and highly self-driven?
• Motivated to set the direction for innovative information architecture?

Created in 2017 as part of the Victorian reforms to overhaul quality and safety the Victorian Agency for Health Information (VAHI) has recently been integrated into the Victorian Department Of Health.

With a mission to ensure that data and information relating to the performance of the Victorian healthcare system is readily available to clinicians, health boards, researchers and the broader Victorian community VAHI is now looking for an Information Architect to join their team

Reporting into the Director, Information, Infrastructure, Management and Standards, you will provide authoritative and knowledgeable advice on all facets of information and data and analytics architecture as well as leading and driving delivery of strategic data initiatives which currently includes response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

You will be responsible for:

  • Work with customers to understand the business requirements and business processes to ensure the information environment facilitates operations of the Agency
  • Manage the process for design and execution of the design, creation, deployment and management of information to comprehensively meet both operational and analytical data architecture, security, performance, scalability, and reliability
  • Perform a key management and thought leadership role in the areas of advanced data techniques, including data modelling, relational and non-relational data base design and implementation, data access, data integration, data visualisation, text mining, data discovery, statistical methods
  • Support development of requirements and lead processes for data cleansing, transformation, and loading to populate facts and dimensions for data store
  • Work collaboratively with other areas of the Agency, the Department of Health and Human Services and relevant vendors to ensure strategic alignment and that the Agency can support oversight, transparency and improved services and patient care and outcomes
  • Foster value creation using the organization's data assets, as well as the external data ecosystem. This includes aiding value creation through data exploitation, envisioning data-enabled strategies, as well as enabling all forms of business outcomes through analytics, data and analytics governance, and enterprise information policy

You will have:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in IT with at least 6 years of experience in Information Architecture
  • In-depth experience of designing and implementing information solutions
  • Experience implementing data and analytics management programs
  • Familiarity with data scient concepts, MDM, BI and data warehouse design
  • System integration experience including interface design and familiarity with working in the MS Azure environment
  • Data modelling and information classification expertise at the enterprise level
  • Influence and negotiation skills
  • Relationship building skills

If you're looking to work on a project that is going to make a significant difference to the health outcomes of Victorians, want to work in a high performing and supportive team whilst having the opportunity to develop your own skills in a creative environment and want to find out more please contact Anita Fonseka on 9236 7703 or anita.fonseka@talentinternational.com alternatively apply directly.

How to Apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note:

For this role, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document. Applicants are strongly encouraged to review our Careers Page. This page provides information on the department's recruitment and pre-employment screening processes. Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Click 'Apply Now' below to submit your interest in this role.

For further information please visit the Department of Health and Human Services website: 

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.