Technical Advisor Digital

Posted 18 January 2024
SalaryCandidates submitted at the rate of their choosing
Job type Casual

Job description

Our state government client is seeking a Technical Advisor Digital for an initial 6-month contract with a possible 2-month extension.  
Rate: Candidates will be submitted at the rate of their choosing 
Location: Subiaco 
Hours: Full-time – 37.5 hours per week 
Duration: 6 months plus 2-month extension 
Type: Temporary casual contract 
Technical Advisor Digital 

The Technical Advisor Digital will advise the State on planning and architecture for integrating digital enablement into a major infrastructure project in a hospital environment.  An extensive technical skillset including digital enterprise architecture, business analysis and project management with specific design and commissioning experience in digital enablement of large capital projects and digital transformation strategies, is essential.   

Prior experience in complex digital advisory roles or similar is a requirement for this position.   

Extensive understanding in major health project delivery needs and of the industry with well-established relationships with consultants, contractors and other stakeholders is also essential. The respective position holder will have substantial prior experience in health-related settings and will have to possess a strong knowledge and ability to work in these environments.   

The role will complete the works to the approved scope, budget, and timeframe and in accordance with government policy and high industry standards.   
Recognising the complex nature of this project, the requirement to consult and work with a diverse set of stakeholders with various needs and different objectives will continue throughout the design and delivery phases of the project.  
The Technical Advisor Digital is responsible for providing strategic direction and technical expertise to ensure the digital solutions are aligned with the existing and future state health information systems and support the transition and commissioning of the new hospital.  

The Technical Advisor Digital provides the strategic leadership and advice for the digital aspects of the Women and Babies Hospital Project (WBHP) and will ensure the Principal Project Director and the WBHP team are informed and guided in relation to:  
- the direction for the digital aspects of the project, including the design, procurement, installation, testing and commissioning of the digital infrastructure and systems ensuring it is integrated in accordance with the WBHP project scope, schedule, quality standards, and specifications;  
- coordination of the delivery of digital infrastructure that meets the requirements of a modern hospital and supports the integration of major medical equipment with the building fabric;  
- supporting the planning and delivery of clinical care applications that enable efficient and effective delivery of health care services to patients and staff; and  
- the interaction of support services with the building services, such as robotics in pharmacy and automatic guided vehicles for logistics. 
- The Technical Advisor Digital will be required to lead the digital aspects of the entire WBHP consistent with the Department of Finance’s values.  

This role will have the responsibility for ensuring that the digital infrastructure of the WBHP is aligned with the digital strategy and meets the needs of the stakeholders. The role will oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of the digital infrastructure deliverables and initiatives, as well as provide guidance and support to the digital team and other relevant staff. The role will also collaborate with external partners and vendors to ensure the quality and security of the digital infrastructure.  

The role will follow the client agency's strategies and policies, as well as meet the standards and regulations of the health sector. It will also align with the digital aspirations of the Department of Finance Digital Strategy 2018-2022 and where feasible contribute to the future digital direction of Finance's delivery of major projects for Health.  

The Technical Advisor Digital must have a track record of delivering large-scale and complex digital projects in the health sector or a similar environment, ensuring that they meet the project objectives, scope, budget, and requirements. They need to have the ability to refer to lessons learnt from other major health projects.  

The role specific requirements include: 
- an extensive understanding of the technical and commercial aspects of the project documents, such as contracts, specifications, drawings, and schedules, and how they define the roles and responsibilities of the project team and stakeholders;  
- a proven ability to lead the design, development, testing, deployment, and management of digital solutions that satisfy the stakeholder needs and expectations whilst adhering to relevant standards and policies;  
- a high level of experience with using and managing Asset Information Modelling to support the project's lifecycle, from planning and design to construction and operation; 
- strong project management skills to plan and execute projects with clear goals and timelines; and ability to track progress to identify and mitigate risks that may affect outcomes;  
- an exceptional understanding of the digital governance and responsibilities within Health and how they relate to Health Support Services (HSS) and Health Service Providers (HSP);  
- a proven track record of delivering digital systems within a working hospital environment; 
- proven ability to establish networks and communicate and negotiate effectively with key, high level stakeholders in a complex infrastructure project environment; 
- strong issues management and risk mitigation experience with a focus on solutions; 
- exhibit a personal commitment to customer service, integrity and personal growth and learning; 
- demonstrable, highly developed conceptual and analytical skills; and 
- a graduate degree qualification or demonstrated extensive experience in Digital Technology, or similar discipline relevant to major and complex capital works delivery in the health sector. 
If you meet the above requirements and would like to be submitted, APPLY NOW or email Jesse at DFP Recruitment Perth on for more information. 

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.