APVMA Vacancies – Assistant Director Records

Website APVMA

Job Description:

The Records and Knowledge Management (RKM) team leads the records, information and knowledge management functions of the APVMA, incorporating whole-of-government best practice policies and procedures which govern the way we work. They ensure that accurate information is consistently accessible and to staff and external stakeholders. RKM is also responsible for library services for the agency.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Helping deliver the RKM team’s pogram of work in areas including reviewing and updating the APVMA’s information governance framework, educating APVMA staff on correct records management processes and overseeing a number of projects to implement whole-of-government policy recommendations for best practice records management and digital maturity.
  • Leading a review and upgrading of the APVMA’s records management in Objective, including file structure, access privileges administration and application of correct sentencing and disposal schedules under the APVMA’s Records Authority.
  • Supervising one or more records management staff responsible for Objective administration and library services.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to set and manage priorities and outcomes across teams through the effective use of project management, monitoring, liaison and reporting skills.
  • Strong stakeholder engagement, influencing and negotiation skills, and the ability to manage divergent opinions.
  • Demonstrated high-level written communication skills, including the ability to consider inputs from a range of sources to prepare documents, minutes and briefs on complex matters for a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to lead and develop staff, including the ability to work effectively within and across remote teams.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Records management experience in a government setting.
  • Experience in achieving organisational compliance with relevant government policies, standards and legislation, including for records and information management.
  • Understanding of relevant government policies, standards and legislation for records and information management and experience in applying these in the workplace.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the administration, review and improvement of records and information management systems, specifically Objective or an equivalent electronic document management system (eDRMS).

Job Details:

Company: APVMA

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Armidale, New South Wales, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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