Senior Information Security Assurance Advisor
New Zealand Army
Wellington central, Wellington , NZ
2d ago

Mō te tūnga About the role

You will be responsible for providing assurance advice across both military and corporate functions to ensure the security of information.

This will be across a variety of platforms, capabilities and information technologies.

Key responsibilities include :

  • Ensuring alignment with wider NZDF risk and assurance standards and practices;
  • Educating and advising senior decision makers on information security risks and outcomes;
  • Providing information security advice to all projects and programmes across the NZDF;
  • Conducting auditing processes as part of our programme of certification and accreditation; and
  • Establishing, monitoring and managing administrative and process controls in support of information security.
  • Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako Skills and Experience

    Your openness to learn, develop and adapt will be key to your success in this role. You will need to bring experience working within a corporate environment with ideally sound knowledge of information security and risk management.

    You will also have :

  • Effective evidence-based decision making working in complex and ambiguous environments;
  • Adaptability to change priorities and be proactive in planning;
  • An ability to influence across and upwards to ensure understanding; and
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills for all levels and complexities.
  • You will also have a formal qualification in an information security related topic or professional certificate (i.e. CISSP, CCSP or CISM) that you have used in your work experience.

    Mō mātou About Us

    Defence Information Security delivers a trusted information security and cyber security (INFOSEC) system that helps to protect the NZDF from threats within the information environment, both physical and digital.

    Defence Information Security supports the NZDF mission and broader security system by providing risk-proportionate information security advice focused on the protection of NZDF’s people and military capabilities.

    In doing so we meet the information security expectations of our military stakeholders, the New Zealand Government and our international partners.

    Every hour of every day, 365 days of the year, the New Zealand Defence Force is contributing to the defence, security and well-being of Aotearoa / New Zealand.

    As a modern, professional military, it is our goal to maintain well trained, equipped and disciplined armed forces that can react to crisis at short notice.

    Nōu te rourou What's in it for you

    NZDF is an inclusive organisation that is open to flexible working arrangements and welcomes applications from people regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, age, beliefs / opinions, or family circumstances.

    In return for your expertise, dedication and hard work, NZDF is offering remuneration reflective of your experience, along with :

  • Discounts Handbook for selected retail, entertainment and service providers;
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year;
  • Variety, challenge and a chance to influence.
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