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Deputy Chief Information Officer

NZ Police
Job Category:
IT & computing
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Deputy Chief Information Officer (ICTSC)

Police National Headquarters,

Wellington Salary Range: $168,300 - $227,700

Police Employee

Permanent, Full Time

Job requisition 1623


This role is Deputy CIO and supports the Chief Information Officer


The New Zealand Police Information and Communications Technology Service Centre (ICTSC) are seeking to appoint a Deputy Chief Information Officer (CIO), based at Police National Headquarters in Wellington. As the Deputy CIO you'll be responsible for the Strategy, Programme delivery and continuity of ICT services required by Police. This significant senior role is more than just technology and information - it's about leading a large part of Police to enable us to create the safest country in the world.


This role also provides capability to the Emergency Services sector by maintaining the availability of critical networks, and having the ability to rapidly react to a changing environment, with a view of ensuring that our Police Officers have the tools in which to enhance the safety of our community.


The Police ICT Service Centre is here to enable Police to achieve their mission to be the safest country. To prevent crime and crashes, Police needs information delivered to the front line that is reliable and able to be accessed anywhere, anytime. Making this happen is the daily work of our people in the ICT Service Centre. With our operational colleagues and partners, we create world leading solutions in mobile, computer aided dispatch, intelligence, networks and security. We are looking for a senior leader that has the right people skills and technical expertise but most importantly share our vision for innovation, partnerships and being part of a positive work environment.


This is an extremely dynamic and challenging position and the successful applicant must be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A successful track record as a leader and manager within a large complex ICT technical operations environment;
  • A proven leader and people manager within a national 24/7 service delivery organisation;
  • Extensive experience in developing and delivering strategies, plans, process and appropriate measurements to drive the behaviour and performance required in a large technical environment.


Core Competencies - Level 4 Strategic Leader

  • Communicate
  • Innovate
  • Partner


For more information about the above Core Competencies and Police Core Values, visit How We Do Things:


Special Requirements:

  • Successful applicants must reside in the Wellington area
  • Top Secret Clearance required


Panel Members:

  • Rob Cochrane – Panel Chair
  • Paul Jermy
  • Angela Brazier
  • External: Tony Baird


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If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae which provides a brief account of your relevant skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in applying for the position and how you meet the Core Competencies of the role, using no more than 4000 characters (including spaces), approximately 600-650 words per section. For further assistance, please click here.


PLEASE NOTE: If you are an existing Police Employee, you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please email  


Applications close at 5pm Monday 21st October, 2019

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