ICT Risk and Security Manager

Job No: VIN858
Location: Lewisham, NSW; state-wide travel

  • Full-time, 37.5 hours per week
  • Lewisham NSW; state-wide travel is required
  • Competitive salary plus super; generous salary packaging

About the Organisation

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a member and volunteer based organisation that has been assisting people experiencing disadvantage in NSW for more than 130 years. The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services and has close to 100 Special Works across the State in the areas of homelessness, mental health, disability, financial counselling, supported accommodation, food provision, refugees and migrants and addiction counselling.  Our work is funded by all levels of government, the generous support we receive from the community and our 250 Retail Centres across NSW.

The Society’s Mission, Vision, Aspiration, and Key Values http://www.vinnies.org.au/page/About/Mission__Vision .

Service Overview

The mission of the central ICT department is to support and enable the achievement of the Society’s strategic business objectives by delivering services that ensure we can best meet our obligations to our members, volunteers and employees.

Embedded within the Corporate Services Directorate of the State Support Office, the ICT Department partners with NSW State Council, Central Councils, Special Works and Society employees, to create and sustain a secure, reliable and scalable information technology environment, and to ensure careful and responsible management of the Society’s information technology resources.

About the Role             

The ICT Risk and Security Manager will lead the Society’s ICT Risk and Security Strategy and approach. Key responsibilities will include security policy definition, development and support of ICT security best practice standards and compliance to ensure delivery of secure and reliable systems. 

The role will take the lead in identifying potential & existing security risks or breaches and will develop effective strategies to continually monitor risks, protect against & respond to cyber security threats that impact the Society's information systems. You can find more information about this in the Position Description.

To be successful in this role, you will need

  • Qualifications in ICT or a business related discipline
  • Extensive experience in both technical and operational ICT risk and security areas
  • Proven stakeholder management skills and the ability to develop effective relationships with executives, managers and employees to achieve business outcomes
  • Demonstrated communication skills and the ability to work with and influence employees and managers at all levels of the Society
  • Exceptional people management skills
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining KPIs, benchmarks, etc.
  • Exceptional customer service and time management skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritise under pressure and work independently.
  • Ability to work with other staff members and departments to set and maintain excellent service levels
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and be sensitive to stakeholder needs in a timely and confidential manner
  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances whilst maintaining high standards through a flexible approach to work
  • Ability to work within the ethos of the St Vincent de Paul Society, a charitable organisation, and a willingness to participate in Society events
  • Enthusiasm, with a willingness to learn and a desire for self-improvement.

What we offer

  • By joining one of Australia’s largest and leading charities, you will be working in an organisation which makes a real difference to people’s lives.
  • The St Vincent de Paul Society NSW is proud to offer generous salary packaging benefits to employees where a portion of take-home pay is tax-free.
  • Training and development opportunities

Employment Conditions

The conditions of employment are governed by the National Employment Standards

Pre-employment Checks

Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks that include two (2) reference checks, a Health Declaration and National Criminal History Check. You will also be required to present evidence of right to work in Australia.

The Society are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Prior to employment, you will be required to have a Working with Children Check, further information can be found in the Society’s commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People  .

How to Apply Online:  

Applications will include the following:

  • A cover letter with Claims to the Essential Criteria:
    The claims to the essential criteria is an important part of your application. Please address the Essential Criteria by explaining how your skills, qualifications and experience meet them.   Please also provide information about why you are applying for the role.

  • Current curriculum vitae: This will include your qualifications & trainings; work history with a brief description of duties for each role; Referees - at least two (2) e.g. persons you report to who can comment on your work experience. Please provide name and contact details (work and mobile phone numbers; email address).  Or please be prepared to provide details when requested.

To apply online, follow the prompts below - answer the questions and attach your documents (maximum of 2 documents).  (Note: We do not accept applications sent by email).

If you have questions about this role, please email to Warren Havemann (Chief Information Officer) warren.havemann@vinnies.org.au with email subject line:  ICT Risk and Security Manager / VIN858.  Questions about the application process, email to hr@vinnies.org.au.

 Applications close at 11:30 pm on 18 March 2018

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

The Society is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.


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