6 Feb 2018

Full-Time Geospatial Intelligence Director

Department of Defence – Posted by DentsuMitchellBendigo, Victoria, Australia

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Job Description

Executive Level 2

$114,906 – $137,922 (plus super)

Bendigo, VIC


The Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation (AGO) makes a critical contribution to protect the lives and safety of Australians at home and overseas by providing accurate and timely geospatial intelligence to support decision makers at all levels.  The geospatial intelligence we provide has increasingly been recognised as a critical element supporting Australia’s National Security and Defence interests.  AGO Bendigo offers a unique opportunity to develop a challenging and rewarding career in an expanding Defence organisation while enjoying the benefits of regional living.  AGO offers flexible working arrangements and is committed to learning and development for all staff.  We value the diversity of our workforce and the benefits this brings for our customers.  Bendigo is a vibrant and growing contemporary regional centre.  The region provides an affordable and relaxed lifestyle for families and access to sporting and cultural amenities and activities across a wide range of interests.


As a Geospatial Intelligence Director you will have the opportunity to lead complex intelligence functions, build unique organisational responsiveness and capabilities to make a valuable contribution to our Defence and National Security customers.  You will have considerable opportunities to translate strategy into operational goals creating a shared sense of purpose within the National Intelligence Community and Defence.  You will respond to change and uncertainty with a positive and flexible manner, foster innovation, build and mentor teams, share skills and experience that contribute to today’s strategic environment, whilst anticipating and evolving new capabilities required for tomorrow.  The Director, Content Management (DCM) is responsible for managing the Foundation Domains, content management processes, and web service dissemination of foundation data.  The four Foundation Domains (Topographic, Elevation, Human Geography and Controlled Imagery) ensure data holdings for their domain are authoritative, current and structured for use and dissemination.  DCM is responsible for ensuring the requirements of the Australian Defence Force, National Security agencies and the Defence geospatial community is met through provision of data and services and the acquisition of commercial data as required.

DCM oversees the creation and publication of geospatial web services to Defence customers, ensuring adherence to standards and best practices.  DCM is also responsible for continued business improvement through the capture of business processes into automated, repeatable workflows to meet Quality and reporting requirements.

Experience in the field of geospatial sciences or geospatial intelligence is required.

Professional experience in related analytical or intelligence fields will be highly regarded.

Application Closing Date: Tuesday 20 February 2018

For further information please review the job information pack, reference SPI/00063/18 on www.defence.gov.au/apscareers.


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Job Categories: Geospatial Specialist. Job Types: Full-Time. Salary: 100,000 and above.

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