• Position Senior Security Information Advisor
  • Division Alpha Recruitment
  • Job Type Contract
  • Location Wellington
  • Ref# AV43797
  • Posted 15 September 2020
  • Close off 15 October 2020
  • Hourly Rate $100+ per hour

Our client is a large government organisation with one of the largest IT workforce in public sector. They are seeking:

3 Senior Information Security Advisors to work within IT Security

Pay - Min. $140/an hour

Location - Wellington Central

Min. 6-month contract, may extend

Technical Skills

  • Experienced Senior Information Security Advisor to provide expert risk and security advice to a range of stakeholders, to ensure that Ministry and client information is kept safe and managed appropriately.
  • Experience in a combination of business analysis, risk management, information security and IT roles
  • Provide authoritative security advice that supports good business decision making
  • Review and provide advice to the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) on the assessment of risk, the application of controls and the determination of any residual risk.
  • A good understanding of IT frameworks, policies and standards and knowledge and understanding of relevant government, legal and regulatory requirements
  • Ability to provide risk guidance for IT and business projects, including the evaluation and recommendation of information security / technical controls
  • Excellent analytical skills, able to manage multiple projects under strict timelines, work well in a demanding dynamic environment and meet overall objectives.
  • Experience in working with agile methodologies and teams.
  • Highly desired security qualifications such as CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)

 Communication with Stakeholders

  • Provide excellent business engagement for our customers
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills that can operate at all levels.
  • Demonstrated stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence project/design decision making
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills and the ability to communicate security and risk-related concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
  • You will work across IT security, privacy and business teams to collaborate and provide guidance and advice that ensures the required information processes are followed for certification and accreditation to occur. 

General Skills

  • Must be a critical thinker with strong problem-solving skills
  • High degree of initiative, dependability and ability to work with little supervision
Or, for further information about this job, please contact:

Please complete the following form to send a link to the position Senior Security Information Advisor to a friend: