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Manager, Security And Compliance

AMES Australia - Melbourne, VIC

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  • Exciting new opportunity!
  • Central point of contact for IT security and compliance management related activities
  • Full-time permanent position, based in Melbourne CBD
  • Ability to work remotely from home when required is essential
  • Annual salary is $93,114 + 9.5% super
  • Other benefits include:Regular performance feedback and performance review process
  • Supportive environment and caring work culture with work/life balance
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Health and Well-being Program
  • Salary packaging (Full FBT employer) including: superannuation, Novated Leases, laptops, mobile phones, professional
  • development, subscriptions and memberships, and briefcases
  • Employee Discount Program (Flare)

About the Role

As the Manager, Security and Compliance you will work with the IT Project Director to provide the organisation with a central point of contact for IT security and compliance management related activities, provide expertise / technical guidance and lead advocacy in IT security compliance for applicable legislative and regulatory requirements.

If successful, in collaboration with the IT Project Director, you will be responsible for maintaining information security policy, standards and procedures, and will monitor and address cyber threats and lead security awareness through education and communication across AMES Australia.

To be considered for this role, you will be able to demonstrate the following key selection criteria:

  • Degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Business Information Systems or related field OR Project Management Qualified (PMBOK or Prince2)
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in IT security and compliance implementation, including some experience in project / change management and people management
  • Working knowledge of and experience in the policy and regulatory environment of IT security
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of key external bodies and stakeholders is essential
  • Sound knowledge of the current cyber-security industry, including emerging issues, and ability to maintain currency of knowledge
  • Broad knowledge of IT related security practices, designs, methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Knowledge of general societal, political, and legal issues related to IS security
  • Strong project and time management skills with demonstrated ability to successfully implement change initiatives
  • Strong attention to detail with demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including the ability to negotiate expectations with key stakeholders and to train staff across all levels of an organisation
  • Sound interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people to achieve desired outcomes
  • Ability to motivate and manage an effective team

The following criteria are desirable:

  • Minimum four (4) years of IT security & compliance experience
  • Proven experience in the development and delivery of security education and awareness programs
  • Highly desirable to hold or be working towards relevant Industry Certifications such as:
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional(CISSP)
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
  • Certified Network Security Engineer (CNSE)

Applications for this position will be accepted up to 5 pm on Monday, 14 June 2021, however interviews and/or other selection processes may commence prior to the close date.

To apply for this position please submit:

  • Your current resume
  • Brief cover letter addressing the key selection criteria outlined above.

About us

AMES Australia is a statutory authority which specialises in the delivery of education, training, employment, settlement and community services to a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) client base.

AMES Australia is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

AMES Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and abides by the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. All offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory police check and provision of a current Working with Children Check (where required for position).

AMES Australia's Values are: Responsiveness, Integrity, Impartiality, Accountability, Respect, Leadership, Human Rights