APS4 Cyber Governance Risk and Compliance Officer

Posted 02 June 2022
Job type Contract
DisciplineGovernment Federal, Information Technology

Job description

The Opportunity 
We are looking for an APS4 Cyber Governance Risk and Compliance  (GRC ) Officer to join a large Federal Government Agency in Canberra for a 12 month assignment with another 12 months of extension option. The APS4 Cyber Governance Risk and compliance Officer will be supporting the security and integrity of information and systems within the agency.
Duties include:
  • Ensure effective scheduling, record tasking, and maintain the Risk Management Register.
  • Develop ICT security standards, policy, procedures, and controls to manage risks.
  • Support the evaluation of information security threats and their impact client’s ICT environment
  • Analyse requirements and design of clients’ information security posture, as well as Legal, Regulatory and Scheme security requirements.
  • Supporting the GRC team in delivery of work streams for clients in compliance standards such as the PSPF, ISM, Agency Risk Management Frameworks, and incident management disciplines.
  • Support the performance of investigations of internal and external information security risk and exceptions assessments.
  • Documenting, report control failures, prepares management reports to track remediation activities and provides remediation guidance.
  • Identify and assist as a technical resource for security assessment and regulatory compliance. 
To be considered for this role you will demonstrate:
  • Experience in IT Governance, Risk & Compliance or a strong desire to develop GRC skills.
  • Understanding of International and Australian GRC standards related to ICT preferred.
  • Understanding of risk management principles and associated methodologies.
  • Ideally will have a CISM qualification.
  • Proven ability to make sound pragmatic decisions and judgements under tight timelines.
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills with the ability to influence and drive change in a collaborative way both internally and externally.
  • Knowledge of the Jira and Confluence products would be advantageous.
  • Sound stakeholder engagement skills with strong written communications skills.
To Apply 
As this role is working with a Federal Government Agency, applicants are required to be Australian Citizens with the ability to obtain and maintain a baseline security clearance. 
Should you be interested in this role please send your CV via SEEK or call Aureen Vaz on 02 6162 7335 for a confidential discussion ( or email avaz@dfp.com.au )

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via adjustments@dfp.com.au or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.