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Sydney, NSW, Australia

Phone: 02 82404216
Web Site: www.acecqa.gov.au

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Manager Application Development


Job Description:

Manager Application Development
  • Help make a difference to the early childhood education and care sector!
  • Central Sydney CBD location.
  • Friendly organisational environment; work-life balance a top priority; regular community and social activities.
We want children in Australia to have the best start in life.
We provide national leadership on the implementation of the National Quality Framework (NQF) and collaborate with the Australian and state and territory governments to:
  • implement changes that benefit children birth to 13 years-of-age and their families
  • monitor and promote the consistent application of the Education and Care Services National Law across all states and territories
  • support the early childhood education and care sector to improve quality outcomes for children
We strive for innovation and continuous improvement and are committed to keeping the sector and the community informed with the latest developments in early childhood education and care.
The Role
The Manager, Application Development is responsible for leading the ongoing software development, integration and maintenance of information systems and applications at ACECQA with a primary focus on the National Quality Agenda IT System (NQA ITS).
This role is a parental leave vacancy full time for a fixed term of up to 12 months (with possible extension) at ACECQA Band 7/8 ($124,755 - $172,896).
For the full position description please go to https://www.acecqa.gov.au/work-with-us

Job Requirements:

About You
To be successful in this role you will need:
  • Proven leadership and management experience and the ability to lead staff to be responsive, effective and to achieve outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders, lead change, and exercise sound judgement.
  • Exhibit a broad and in-depth understanding of the following:
    • Microsoft Dynamics CRM development, customisation, and administration
    • Developing web-based applications using C#
    • Integrating applications with Microsoft SharePoint
    • Microsoft SQL
  • Demonstrated experience creating, developing and maintaining enterprise and business architectures within the technical environment.
  • Highly developed knowledge and experience in project management within a software development environment and developing core business systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the software development lifecycle including change management principles.
ACECQA is committed to removing barriers and opening up opportunities. As an employer we seek to ensure people with differing needs and abilities have the same opportunities to successfully gain skills, knowledge and experience through work, social activities, education and training irrespective of their age, disability, colour, race, gender, religion, sexuality, family responsibilities, or location.  In particular, we are committed to improving opportunities and outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
You must have the right to work and live in Australia to apply for this role.
The successful candidate will be required to consent to a national police check.
How to apply
The closing date for applications is 29 November 2020 at 11.59pm.
To apply, please register with the ACECQA Recruitment Candidate Portal, navigate to the Manager Application Development vacancy and click Apply for Job. The application process will require you to:
  • Attach a CV of no more than 5 pages which demonstrates your ability to meet the criteria contained in the position description.
  • Attach a supporting statement or cover letter of no more than 2 pages highlighting your motivations for applying, and addressing two of the selection criteria.
  • Provide the details of at least two referees that cover the last 3 years of employment.
All complete applications will be acknowledged.
More information
If you have any questions about the role specifically, please contact Gareth Parker on 02 8240 4225.
If you have any questions about the recruitment process please email the HR team at recruitment@acecqa.gov.au.


IT-Software Development: Computer-Network Security, Database Development-Administration, General-Other: IT-Software Development, IT Project Management, Software-System Architecture, Software-Web Development

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Sydney, NSW, Australia


Manager Application Development


Government, Information Technology, Management




124,755 - 172,896 per year