• Information Security Consultant Auckland
  • Auckland Council in Auckland, , New Zealand
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

jobs description

• Interpersonal Excellence: Strong business and technical communication skills
• Risk Management Acumen: Employ risk practices to enable safe delivery
• Comprehensive Expertise: Agile practices in Information Security
• Flexible Working: Able to work with a team across physical and digital mediums

He angitūtanga: The opportunity
As an Information Security Consultant, your role encompasses providing authoritative guidance on Information Security measures and implementing strategies to maintain risk within acceptable thresholds. This involves advising on mitigating actions to safeguard against potential threats while ensuring adherence to established Security Policies and industry best practices, particularly in supporting Architect teams during the execution of Council initiatives.

Additionally, you play a pivotal role in formulating and executing Information Security Strategy, Roadmap, and Controls, thereby bolstering the overall security posture. Furthermore, your expertise serves... as a crucial escalation point for Security Operations in handling intricate incidents and change requests, ensuring swift and effective resolution in line with organizational security objectives.

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He kōrero mōu: About you
We are ideally looking for candidates with a blend of strategic thought leadership and adept interpersonal skills. Your ability to effectively communicate, build rapport, influence, and negotiate with stakeholders across all organizational tiers is complemented by their exceptional verbal and written proficiency. This enables you to articulate complex security concepts and negotiate solutions while fostering collaborative relationships across diverse teams. Moreover, they demonstrate a nuanced understanding of business dynamics, skillfully balancing pragmatism with risk management to facilitate informed decision-making aligned with organizational objectives. With a steadfast focus on delivery, they leverage their comprehensive grasp of design practices and Information Security best practices, particularly within Agile frameworks, to drive impactful security solutions.

The key requirements for this role include:
• Tertiary-level qualifications, preferably in disciplines such as Law, Computer Science, or Information Technology, supplemented by relevant industry certifications, or possess equivalent professional experience.
• 10+ years of experience in Information Security, including a minimum of five years in roles involving design or consulting within politically sensitive or highly complex organizational contexts.
• Have the ability to remain abreast of industry trends in Information Security, Cloud services, and Cyber technologies, ensuring their recommendations remain aligned with the evolving threat landscape and the dynamic needs of the organization.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou: What we offer
Auckland Council is one of the largest local authorities in the South Pacific providing essential services and facilities to more than 1.6 million people. We are progressive socially, culturally and environmentally while we work towards creating change having an impact on our journey to becoming a city we are proud of for our ratepayers and residents.

Ehara taku toa, he takitahi, he toa takitini My success is not mine alone, but the success of many.

In return for your hard work, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and be a part of a friendly and collaborative team that is dedicated to our customers. You will receive dedicated training and development to help build your career and on top of this, as part of our Auckland Council Group, you will gain access to many benefits and discounts.To view these benefits please click this link

Me Tono Ināianei!: Apply Now!

If you have any questions you wish to clarify about this role, please reach out to me directly kennedy.sua@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

Applications close Sunday 19 May 2024

Auckland Council is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and we are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application to assist you through the recruitment process.

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