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February

Principal Cyber Security Officer (000433)

TASMANIAN GOVERNMENT JOBS - Hobart, TAS

Government, Defence & Emergency
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Having a diverse workforce that represents the wider Tasmanian community is very important to us and we actively encourage applications from people with disabilities, from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people who may identify as LGBTQI+, and all genders. We also recognise the value, unique skills and knowledge that Aboriginal employees bring to the workplace and welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal people.

We support reasonable adjustment requests in any stage of the assessment process to remove barriers and facilitate full participation in all aspects of employment for applicants. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in an interview or recruitment activity, please inform the contact person listed for this vacancy.

We understand that people have different needs to manage their work and life and to support people we embrace the benefits of flexible working arrangements. Talk to us about how this could work for you.

Job Description

The Principal Cyber Security Officer is responsible for providing high level specialist cyber security advice, implementing and managing key projects and initiatives that raise the cyber security maturity within the Tasmanian Government.

The occupant will manage whole of Tasmanian Government cyber security communications, represent the Tasmanian Government position by liaising with local and interstate jurisdictional counterparts to formulate and establish cyber security policies, standards, processes and practices for the Tasmanian State Government.

Period of Appointment

36 months.

Hours per fortnight

Up to 73.5 hours - flexible options available. 

Duties

  1. Prepare high-level correspondence and communication for internal and external audiences, including the Premier, Ministers and other senior Government stakeholders, on complex and sensitive cyber security matters.
  2. Develop and support whole of Tasmanian Government cyber security governance processes which includes the development, implementation and reporting of whole of Tasmanian Government cyber security policies and standards for managing cyber security risk.
  3. Identify, manage and report cyber security risks that whole of Tasmanian Government suppliers present to the Tasmanian Government.
  4. Provide expertise and coordination to ensure the delivery of effective whole of Tasmanian Government cyber security initiatives and services, including the establishment and implementation of local operating procedures and practices.
  5. Provide the high level stakeholder engagement and support which includes leading and facilitating inter-agency and inter-jurisdictional cyber security related consultation, reference and technical working groups.
  6. Provide high level management advice and support to senior and executive management across the Tasmanian Government, including but not limited to advice on cyber security risks.
  7. The incumbent can expect to be allocated duties, not specifically mentioned in this document, that are within the capacity, qualifications and experience normally expected from persons occupying positions at this classification level.

Desirable Requirements

  • Currently hold or be eligible to obtain an Australian Government security clearance to SECRET level.
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline or research experience to a similar level would be an advantage.
  • Industry recognised accreditation in or training towards accreditation in a related cyber security field would be advantageous.

Download the Statement of Duties and any Associated Documents

 SOD - Principal Cyber Security Officer 000433.docx

 SOD - Principal Cyber Security Officer 000433.pdf

 Short Application - FAQs.DOCX

 Short Application - FAQs.pdf

How to apply

Electronic submission of application is preferred, please click the blue 'Apply Now' button.

You will be prompted to complete a 1-2 page short application outlining your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the Statement of Duties and a resume.

Please note that we do not require a separate statement addressing the selection criteria.

If you have any difficulty uploading your application, please contact us prior to the closing date on (03) 6270 5607 or (03) 6232 7076.

For more information

Andrew Edwards
Cyber Security Specialist 
andrew.edwards@dpac.tas.gov.au
Phone: 0428 336 410