Information Security Advisor

• Manage and report on information security incidents

• Contribute to the implementation of security classifications and handling of information

• Location: Melbourne CBD

The role is within a small team that focuses on the policy and regulatory requirements of information security.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/921928A
Closing Date: 29-Nov-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 921928 VPS 5 Information Security Advisor PD Nov 2017.docx (Word, 114KB)


Contact: Astrid D'Silva
0400 031 756

Position Details

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

The Information Security Advisor will develop and strengthen the department's information security posture through strategic contribution, interpret legislative and policy requirements to provide expert advice on information security, conduct information security threat and risk assessments, manage and report on information security incidents. Perform technical and compliance assessment of information security and cyber security controls and produce compliance status reports to internal teams and to relevant external organisations.

The successful candidate will need to have a relevant Information Security certification (i.e. CISM, CRISC, CISA, CISSP) or an ICT tertiary qualification. Alternatively, an excellent working knowledge of relevant information security standards and its applicability, including but not limited to: AS/NZS ISO/IEC 27000 series, Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM) and Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF), Victorian Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014, Victorian Protective Data Security Framework, AS/NZS ISO 31000:2009 and HB 231:2004. Extensive work experience in building and implementing frameworks and operating procedures for information security and risk management as well as experience assessing and reporting on information security and IT security threats, vulnerabilities and risks

This is an ongoing – flexible position.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

Applications close at midnight Wednesday on 29 November 2017.


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