First listed on: 18 June 2020
Assistant Director Capability Coordination 


$101,955 - $115,005 (plus super)
Russell, ACT

Your Role:

The Capability and Information Management team in the Defence Intelligence Organisation (DIO) is seeking a motivated and talented ICT Business Analyst and team leader to assist in the strategic review and implementation of new capability in DIO.

Assistant Director Capability Coordination is responsible for both DIO ICT modernisation and strategic planning and consultation for future facilities infrastructure upgrades. You will be expected to resolve operational and strategic issues as they arise and will require strong negotiation, time management, coordination, and problem solving skills.

It is a rare opportunity to apply both innovative and strategic thinking in an intelligence capability environment. The work will expose you to the senior executive, and provide opportunities for significant engagement with the Defence, Australian and international intelligence community. Additionally you will lead the delivery and sustainment of capability in DIO by acting as a point of contact for key service delivery providers. While some additional project management experience or exposure would be an advantage for this role, you are not expected to have project management experience.

Our Ideal Candidate:

To success in this role, applicants will require:

  • excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills;
  • the ability to identify and drive business improvements through ICT;
  • the ability to think both innovatively and strategically;
  • the ability to manage several tasks simultaneously;
  • the ability to support and coordinate the delivery of projects;
  • the ability to manage a small team in the delivery of services; and
  • excellent problem solving skills.

You will receive development, and training, including industry recognised project management qualifications. This is also an excellent opportunity to grow your personnel management and leadership skills.

Our Team:

The Capability Coordination team in DIO is responsible for investigating and coordinating and delivery of a smarter, more strategic intelligence ICT capability and strategic facilities infrastructure upgrades. You will manage a team that will shape the future of DIO capability and lead the review, then coordinate the build and implementation of a new capability within DIO.

Application Closing Date: Thursday 02 July, 2020

For further information please review the job information pack, reference SPI/02678/20 on



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