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Head of Cyber Security

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  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Strategy
  • Design, Build, Commissioning
  • Security Assurance & Security Operations
  • Business
  • Health, Safety & Environment
  • Team Development

The Head of Cyber Security is responsible for governing and directing Cyber security activities, in compliance with agreed security practices, in line with industry standards and regulatory requirements. The Head of Cyber Security

  1. Develop and maintain information Cyber security strategies
  2. Manage and report on Cyber security compliance across all information and operational technology areas.
  3. Provide security leadership and information security direction to the project delivery teams
  4. Provide security leadership and information security direction to operational teams.
  5. Ensure the execution of security policies, standards and procedures
  6. Stay abreast of security developments and advice, providing timely security advise to senior management


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in implementing and managing a certified ISO 27001:2015 environment and strong practical experience with the PSPF, ISM, the Australian government security classifications system, ASD top 8, and OWASP top 10
  • Experience in both information and operational technologies
  • Strong risk management skills including a good understanding of implementing and operating an ISM using ISO 31000 or ISO27001
  • Experience in Critical Infrastructure security management
  • Understanding of information security fundamentals and general security technologies
  • Extensive understanding of critical program/project management techniques and an ability to motivate and lead team members
  • Strong understanding of information security, risk, privacy and regulatory compliance
  • Strong knowledge of or business experience in other business units or functional areas outside Security
  • Proven verbal and written engagement skills at executive and Board level
  • Influencing and negotiation skills used to advocate security positions

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply. To apply please click apply or call Ben Leighton on +61 2 82893139 for a confidential discussion.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Information Technology

Focus: Cyber Security

Industry: Utilities

Salary: AUD240,000 - AUD280,000 per annum + Super + Bonus

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Director

Location: Sydney CBD

Job Reference: 1974620/001

Date posted: 22 May 2024

Consultant: Ben Leighton

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