Associate Director Enterprise Architecture

NSW Government

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 18/04/2019

Job Category:

IT and Telecommunications / Architect

Job description:
  • An exciting time to join the Group IT (Strategy & Enterprise Architecture) Division of Transport for NSW where you can be part of the significant government investment into NSW infrastructure
  • Full-time position, located in Sydney CBD (close to Central station, shopping centre and parks)
  • A responsive organisation that encourages feedback and builds effective partnerships


Great people come from all walks of life and at Transport for NSW we are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce which reflects the community and the customers we serve.


Transport for NSW (TfNSW) is at the centrepiece of a reshaped cluster with a vision for a truly integrated transport system that will meet the needs of their customers now and into the future.


A value based organisation, they employ the most talented people to work together to deliver services for their customers and to make NSW a better place to live, do business and visit.


The Opportunity

We have an opportunity for an Associate Director Enterprise Architecture (business architecture) to a join our Strategy & Enterprise Architecture team within Transport for NSW.


Reporting to the Director Enterprise Architecture, this position plays a key role in strategic planning to connect strategy to delivery.

  • Lead the formulation and execution of strategy within the assigned business/technology domain through the application of structured Enterprise Techniques such as capability based planning, road mapping, conceptual and logical modelling.
  • Foster senior stakeholder collaboration across the cluster, promoting common architectural approaches, sharing of existing assets and developing common services
  • Contribute to business and architecture governance forums both in the context of project and program delivery and broader technology functional governance, with a focus on alignment to strategy and architecture

We are looking for an experienced Enterprise Architect who has extensive business architecture expertise and able to deliver solutions in a complex, large organisational environments across multiple industries and sectors. 


For more information on this position, view the role description here.

About us

Transport for NSW (TfNSW) is the lead agency of the NSW Transport cluster. Our role is to lead the development of a safe, efficient, integrated transport system that keeps people and goods moving, connects communities and shapes the future of our cities, centres and regions. 


Group Information Technology Strategy & Governance has three key functions: Enterprise Portfolio Management Office (EPMO), Strategy & Enterprise Architecture, and Vendor Management Office (incorporating Commercial).


An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.


If you are looking for an environment in which you can contribute to creating a legacy of achievement that will last for generations, and enjoy a flexible and diverse working environment which values collaboration and personal development, then we’d like to meet you.

Check out our Employee Benefits Guide to find out more about the benefits available to you when you join Transport.

Our Commitment to Diversity  

TfNSW are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture across the Transport cluster, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTI, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups. TfNSW recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of NSW.

Essential Requirements
  • Tertiary qualifications (degree minimum)
  • Working knowledge of industry standard methodologies (including TOGAF, ITIL, CoBIT,SDLC)
  • Extensive knowledge of Enterprise Architecture at scale and complexity in multiple large organisations across multiple industries / sectors
  • Experience in IT roles other than Architecture (Service Delivery, Development, Program Management, Business Management)
  • Proven ability to produce a strategy for business and technology domains in a complex organisation using a Design Thinking and Human-centred approach
  • Proven ability to identify opportunities to leverage technology for greater business efficiency or effectiveness. Extensive experience in shaping strategy and architecture outputs to communicate and develop support for the required investment.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and brief covering letter (no longer than two pages) which addresses:

  1. the reason for your interest, and
  2. provide an example of the provision of a piece of enterprise architecture work that contributed to and informed a complex business investment decision.  Explain why it was successful.

For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector please click here or for more information on Transport for NSW please click on link provided.


Should you have enquiries about the role, please contact Justyn Griffin on 0481 907 036 and quote 00006Y97.


If you encounter technical issues please contact I Work for NSW Support Team on 1800 562 679 (Mon-Fri) or


Applications close: 11:59 PM, Sunday 12th May 2019.