IT Security Consultant

Job Title: IT Security Consultant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: AU$300 - AU$550 per day
Start Date: 20/01/2020
Reference: JO-2001-99301_1580447651
Contact Name: Gabrielle Cassidy
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 31, 2020 16:14

Job Description

About the Role

Immediate opportunity for a Security Consultant to join a well-respected global healthcare company based in Melbourne CBD on an initial 12 month contract, you will be responsible for supporting the technology and security assurance activities to ensure that third parties handling and processing company information and interfacing into the company technology environment are not adding additional risks or providing a pathway for attackers to compromise our systems.

You will be responsible for:

  • Lead and carry out third party ongoing assurance program for re-assessments over highest risk third parties, including
    • risk based prioritisation of highest risk third parties;
    • conduct assessments by liaising with internal stakeholders and third party service providers in the identification, measurement, reporting and agreement of security findings and remediation;
  • tracking of remediations, re-assessments, metrics reporting etc;
  • perform assurance activity planning, scheduling, monitoring, and reporting
  • Provide ongoing identification and implementation of improvements to the third party assurance process and tooling to address operational challenges, reflect the changing threat environment, and best practice assurance approaches
  • Provide support to the management, uplift, and operations of overall third party assurance programs/ initiatives. This is to ensure that third party suppliers are assessed, on-boarded, monitored and off-boarded with appropriate due diligence or security maturity identification
  • Provide support in the discipline of the information/ security assurance function

About You

To be successful, you will demonstrate

  • experience in Information Security, Business Continuity Management, Supplier Management or Risk Management
  • In-depth knowledge of all domains within security, in particular in relation to third parties
  • Experience in providing security third party assurance in a complex organisation
  • Experience with Shared Assessments SIG/AUP, PCI DSS, CoBIT Framework, Physical Security, and IT Operations Management
  • Information technology outsourcing governance exposure
  • Understanding of technology risks and/or audit concepts

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