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Privacy Officer

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Sunday, April 5, 2020

Australian Capital Territory


Agency / Department

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$150 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

The DTA has a requirement for an experienced Privacy officer to oversee projects under limited direction. The Privacy Officer will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and will be a highly organised, dynamic, outcome orientated individual with excellent communication skills and privacy skills. The product team will be undertaking discovery work on a key digital product, with a target commencement date of 20 April 2020. The Privacy Officer role will be accountable under the general direction of the Product Manager for the planning, management and delivery of a privacy related outcomes aligned to the digital product and services. The role is responsible for providing privacy and legislative advice enabling the agile teams to deliver high-quality government services. The suitable candidate will work closely with the Product Manager and the rest of the team to support the vision and the roadmap and to ensure the timely resolution of privacy related requirements and issues. Remote Working Please note that the product team is largely working remotely for the foreseeable future. This presents a challenge for engaging with stakeholders that a successful candidate will have to navigate. The suitable candidate will initially be required to work remotely, in the longer term onsite, as part of the team at the Digital Transformation Agency. The successful candidate will attend and actively participate in project planning events as required. And deliver work in a self-managing multi-disciplined team environment. A condition of engagement is that proposed personnel have the required resources to work remotely. Additional expenses incurred by Supplier proposed personnel will not be accepted by the DTA. BYO Device You will need to BYO device in the early stages of the engagement. Access will be granted to the agency’s systems based on security clearance and need to know requirements. The DTA can onboard remotely and IT support staff will be available in both its offices in Canberra and Sydney if needed.

Essential Criteria

  1. Must have active Positive Vetting Security Clearance
  2. Extensive experience as a successful privacy and legislation adviser.
  3. Demonstrated proven ability and examples of high-level advisory to product manager, on privacy and legislative matters and the delivery of related outcomes.
  4. Demonstrated ability to resolve privacy issues and legislative matters and prioritise deliverables, aligned to team goals and workflows.
  5. Experience working effectively in a multidisciplinary team

Desired Criteria

  1. Knowledge and working experience of Agile product development, particularly JIRA.

Security Clearance

Contract Extensions

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