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Information Assurance Advisor

NZ Police
Job Category:
IT & computing
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Information Assurance Advisor

New Zealand Police

Police National Headquarters, Wellington

Permanent, Full Time

Salary Range $83,329 - $112,741

Two Positions Available

Job Requisition 8598



Applications are sought for an Information Assurance Advisor in the Assurance team.  The role is based at Police National Headquarters in Wellington.


Reporting to the Chief Information Security Officer, the Information Assurance Advisor provides assurance that new and existing information systems manage security risks and requirements, to ensure Police services and information are protected, accessible and trustworthy. This role is likely to appeal to you if you have a drive for service transformation and cyber security.


To support the delivery of these outcomes, the Information Assurance Advisor will:

  • Implement a programme of work to maintain and evolve information security throughout Police
  • Manage and support system assurance activities including the Certification and Accreditation process
  • Conduct ongoing security and assurance assessment and reporting


The advisor will work closely with business projects and the ICT Service Centre, and with security practitioners within Police, our partners and providers.


Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

  • Should have at least two years' experience in information assurance or a related field or significant experience in ICT (e.g. 5 - 10 years)
  • Should have a tertiary-level qualification in a field relevant to Assurance Group's work, although relevant industry certification and/or extensive information assurance experience may be a suitable alternative


Special Requirements:

  • Must have or be able to secure and maintain a Government Top Secret security clearance
  • Must be a New Zealand or Australian citizen, or a New Zealand resident, or have a valid New Zealand work visa to apply for this position


Core Competencies: Level 2 Team Manager/Leader

  • Partner
  • Solve
  • Communicate


For more information about the above core competencies, visit “Our Values” on our website to view our Core Competency Framework: How We Do Things.


Additional Information:

  • Successful applicant(s) must reside in the Wellington region
  • Two positions available


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How to apply

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Applications submitted directly through the Government Jobs website are no longer considered and will only be accepted when formally submitted through the New Zealand Police website (link provided above).

Please note, if you are an existing Police employee (excluding Contractors) you must apply through our internal Careers site and include your QID number in your application.


If you have any questions about this vacancy please email the Hiring Manager at prior to the closing date.


Applications close at 5pm on Friday 22nd February 2019.


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