Cyber Security Project Coordinator

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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1790212/
Closing Date: 19-Jun-2024
Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762
Job Duration: Until March 2026
Attachments: PD - 2xCyber Security Project Coordinator - VPS4.docx (Word, 287KB)
Job Specification

Contact: NingNing Zhao, Program Manager, Cyber Enhancement
ningning.zhao@dpc.vic.gov.au

Position Details

About us 

The Department of Government Services (DGS) was established on 1 January 2023 to improve everyone's experience of doing business and interacting with the Victorian government. We bring important day-to-day services together in one department to make things easy and seamless for Victorians and businesses. We are doing this by connecting and digitising our systems and platforms across state and local government as well as streamlining our corporate and procurement services. 

About the role

The Cyber Security, Data and Digital Resilience Division is seeking a Cyber Security Project Coordinators to join our team.

Reporting to the relative Cyber Security Project Manager, this newly established role will work closely with the responsible project managers to support the implementation of the Victorian Government's two-year Cyber Enhancement Program. This role will be responsible for supporting and facilitating the project management activities for the Cyber Assurance and Maturity Uplift, and Basic Cyber Security Control project stream of the program.

The successful candidate will assist in the coordination and management of multiple projects within the Cyber Security Enhancement Program, ensuring alignment with project objectives, timelines, and deliverables. Collaborate closely with Cyber Security Project Managers to develop project plans, schedules, and budgets, and track progress against established milestones.

The successful candidate will be expected to monitor and track the project risks, issues and dependencies in a timely manner, and coordinate communications with a range of stakeholders not limited to vendors, managed service providers, commonwealth government partners, and state government entities to ensure clarity of objectives and effective resolution of issues.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • A proven track record in ICT project coordination or project management role for government or enterprise.
  • Strong critical analysis skills, high attention to detail and excellent writing ability with capacity to produce concise correspondence and reports.
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong communication and interpersonal skills to enable effective engagement with diverse stakeholders and build collaborative relationships.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing competing priorities with a willingness to be flexible and adaptable.
  • Demonstrated experience providing advice on cyber security practices and tools, or the ability to quickly acquire such knowledge.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Mandatory Requirements

  • The successful candidate may be required to undergo a security clearance at an appropriate level as determined by DSG and will require the ability to successfully acquire and maintain a security clearance in Australia (requires Australian citizenship).

In accordance with the Jobs and Skills Exchange Policy, Victorian Public Service employees are required to apply via the JSE for primary consideration access. 

How to apply

Apply before the advertised closing date. All applications should include:

  • a resume;
  • a cover letter; and
  • a document addressing the key selection criteria (KSC) (within three pages).

Other relevant information 

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees and clients and consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OH&S Act), to support this DGS has a COVID-19 Vaccination policy which strongly recommends all DGS employees be fully vaccinated.  

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent Form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check. 

DGS actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including people with disabilities and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. All roles at DGS can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role. 


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