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Senior Information Security Advisor

Ministry of Social Development
Job Category:
Defence, corrections & security
Wellington - Wellington
Wellington - Wairarapa
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

Senior Information Security Advisor (2 positions)


  • Use your risk and security skills to make a difference
  • Varied technologies and projects
  • Supportive team


About the Role 


We are looking for two experienced Senior Advisors to provide expert risk and security advice to a range of internal and external stakeholders, to ensure that our client's information is kept safe and managed appropriately.


You will have considerable experience in security and risk management to educate and influence across all levels.


You will work closely with our Privacy and IT teams exposing you to a wide variety of exciting business projects.


Skills and Experience


Our ideal candidate will offer:


  • experience in a combination of business analysis, risk management, information security and IT roles
  • the ability to communicate security and risk-related concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • a good understanding of IT security frameworks, policies and standards
  • excellent written skills
  • exceptional stakeholder management skills with the ability to influence at all levels
  • ability to work collaboratively within a small team environment
  • government experience is desirable.

If you have the necessary skills and experience, we want to hear from you!  


How to Apply  

To apply, click the 'Apply Now' button to upload your CV and cover letter, and complete the online application form.   Note - your cover letter will be a key part of our assessment process, so please highlight how your experience relates to the key accountabilities listed in the position description.  


All applications must be made online. If this is not possible or if you have any queries, please contact us at  


Applications close: Wednesday, 24 July 2019

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