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Technology Risk Consultant

Australia Post

Job Description

Job no: 53681772
Brand: Australia Post
Categories: Digital, Corporate Services
Work type: Permanent Full Time
State: VIC
Location: Melbourne

You might think you know us, but we’re transforming.  

In this rapidly evolving commercial landscape, we’re changing too.

And we’re only getting started.

Australia Post’s Part of Tomorrow strategy involves helping our people, customers and communities build a better future delivering to everyone, everywhere, every day. We have strong opportunities ahead to better connect people as we pivot to a digital world.

We’re on the lookout for innovative people to join our team.

What does the role involve?

As the Cyber Risk Consultant, you will be responsible for leading delivery of first-line operational cyber security and technology risk management for project and business change within Australia Post.

The focus of the role is on delivering first-line, non-project related, cyber & technology risk management activities including threat and risk assessments, risk monitoring, risk governance, key risk indicator management and risk reporting.

The role provides advice and consulting services to the Information Security Office, Cyber Strategy Program, Business Units and governance bodies within APG to manage and support good understanding of cyber and technology risks across the organisation. 

The role requires an in-depth understanding of risk management frameworks, key risk indicators and security metrics, the current threat landscape, industry good risk practices, effective cyber reporting, communication and governance practices.

Some of your day-day responsibilities will include: 

  • Supporting good governance, accountability and reporting of Australia Post Group cyber and technology risks;
  • Being responsible for first-line enterprise risk management reporting and driving risk accountability into the business as appropriate;
  • Establishing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting on key risk indicators and other metrics that provide insights into current cyber security and technology risk position and support decision making;
  • Enabling and supporting development of cyber security strategy through assessment and articulation of cyber security risk;
  • Contributing in defining useful effective key risk indicators, security metrics and performance measures;
  • Providing consulting and Subject Matter Expertise on controls contained within standards;
  • Translating and presenting complex technical and operational information into simple, business language to engage business stakeholders;

What are we looking for?

  • A minimum 5 years’ experience in the cyber security industry;
  • Strong understanding of Technology and Information Security related industry standards and regulations such as ISO27001/2/5, ISO31000, COBIT, ITIL, PCI-DSS and the Australian Government Information Security Manual;
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting threat and risk assessments within large complex organisations;
  • Experience delivering project and security outcomes in large organisations;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet challenging timeframes and present complex technical and operational information into simple, business language;
  • Strong understanding of effective technology and security practices, standards, control assessment, threat mitigation and reporting concept.

You will ideally be someone who has worked in a large and complex organisation and pragmatic understanding of best practices to meet information security outcomes. Needless to say, you will have exceptional communication, stakeholder management and presentation skills.

What it’s like to work here?

Such a diverse organisation means a career at Australia Post Group can lead down many paths. Our culture is built around the Customers we serve and the communities in which we operate, and it takes the best quality people and teams to ensure we deliver our services to everyone, everywhere, every day. For us, an engaging, enjoyable, challenging and supportive work environment is the foundation for great performance, which is why your attitude and your passion is just as important to us as your experience. We provide flexible conditions that enable you to grow whilst enjoying genuine work-life balance.

We believe investing in our people is good business.

That’s why we have team dedicated to career coaching and support for our employees. And we know that your life outside of work matters. So, while we work hard, we also have a culture that promotes a genuine work/life balance.  

Together, our differences make us stronger.  

With a reach across Australia and beyond, we’re building a workforce that’s as diverse as the communities we serve. Learn more about how we're supporting inclusion at Australia Post, here. If you require adjustments at any stage of the recruitment process, please reach out to the Talent Acquisition Diversity Team at ***************  

Australia Post welcomes applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders. Check out this short video to find out how we acknowledge and pay our respects to the Traditional Custodians of the land we operate on.     

Ready to join the transformation of Australia Post?   

Click apply now, to help shape our tomorrow.    


Advertised: 03 May 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 15 May 2021 AUS Eastern Standard Time