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ICT Security and Risk Advisor

Ministry for the Environment
Job Category:
IT & computing
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

The Ministry's vision is to make New Zealand the most liveable place in the world for our children, their children and their mokopuna. It's a purpose that puts every New Zealander at the heart of our work, and recognises the crucial role that the environment plays in all aspects of our lives. It is at the centre of who we are as Kiwis and underpins our economic prosperity, our health and our physical and cultural well-being.

The Ministry is seeking a Security and Risk Advisor to join the Information Management team. 
This role is accountable for driving information security throughout the organisation.  It ensures that information security risks are assessed and evaluated, that there are appropriate policies, processes and tools in place to ensure the security of MfE's infrastructure and information, and that security incidents are managed to minimise their impact on the organisation. 

Technical/Professional Knowledge, skills and experience
• ITIL certified
• Security certifications desirable, but not mandatory
• Expert knowledge of risk management and security principles
• Extensive experience with security systems, actioning alerts etc.
• Proven ability to create well-ordered and readable documentation from highly technical material.
• Very strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence at the highest levels.
• Ability to communicate and to build relationships with people at all levels.
• Excellent writing and information organisation/management skills

• Extensive, proven experience in:

    • Security vulnerability and risk management;
    • Risk analysis and threat assessment,
    • Systems Certification and Accreditation
    • NZ Security Governance; NZISM, SIGS, PSR and industry security standards


Further information

The position description is attached for your information.
Salary range:  $$93,781 - $126,880
Appointment within this range will be based on skills and experience.

Please contact Mike Porter, Mike.Porter@MfE.Govt.NZ if you want any more details about this role.

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