Portfolio Security Advisor

The Department of Transport brings together all transport modes to design, plan, build and operate Victoria's transport system. Our job is to further integrate the transport network and improve the delivery of services to Victorians for simpler, quicker and safer journeys that connect people and places and support Victoria's prosperity and liveability. We are excited to offer this opportunity for you to become part of the Department that delivers more choice, connections and confidence in our travel, ensuring the whole transport network works as one to deliver better services and outcomes.
Job Details
Department: Department of Transport
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: IT and Telecommunications
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DOT/IT/1650727
Closing Date: 16-Aug-2022
Salary Range: $127,467 - $170,579
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Portfolio Security Advisor_Position Description.pdf (PDF, 186KB)
Job Specification

Portfolio Security Advisor_Position Description.pdf (PDF, 186KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Greg Adamson

Position Details

Portfolio Security Advisor

  • Annual Salary Range: VPS6 $127,467 - $170,579 per annum excluding superannuation
  • Tenure: Ongoing
  • Employment Type:  Full Time
  • Usual Work Location: Melbourne CBD

About the Opportunity

The Portfolio Security Advisor is a position that sits within Information Security Team and is responsible for helping business teams and projects understand their information security risks, identify treatments to manage those risks and comply with DoT and VPDSS Information Security standards and policies. The role is a key function that will contribute to improving the maturity of the organisation's cybersecurity resilience.

About You

The skills and experience required in the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Partnering and Co-Creation (Accomplished) – Builds and maintains partnerships to achieve objectives; Coaches others on the co-creation process and builds team commitment to co-creation by demonstrating personal commitment; Builds trust in partnerships through timely and quality delivery of outcomes; Facilitates discussion and navigates differences of opinion to reach decisions.
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving (Accomplished) –Considers the wider business context within a business unit when considering options to resolve issues. Identifies recurring problems and prevents future recurrence by integrating solutions into work processes. Delivers tangible business outcomes as a result of critically evaluating problems from multiple perspectives and delivering effective solutions.
  • Digital and Technological Literacy (Applied) – Guides other in operating digital and technology tools relevant to area of work. Understands the impact of internal IT landscape to daily operations; Has broad understanding on implementation activities related to the introduction and ongoing maintenance of new digital and technology tools.


  • Substantial cybersecurity experience in policy, consulting, risk management or solution delivery roles.
  • Working knowledge of relevant risk management frameworks and information risk assessments.
  • Knowledge of, and practical experience working with security frameworks such as VPDSF, ISM, Essential 8, NIST CSF or ISO 27001.

How to Apply

Applications should include a resume and a brief covering letter.

Applications close 11.59pm on 16 August 2022

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity please contact, Greg Adamson via email at greg.adamson@transport.vic.gov.au

 Please note: This position requires the successful employee to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or medical evidence which confirms the individual is unable to receive a dose, or a further dose, of a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical contraindication or an acute medical illness.

Failure to comply with this condition of employment will impact your eligibility for employment in this position with DoT.

 Preferred applicants may be subject to pre-employment checks. Information provided to the Department of Transport will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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