Cyber & Data Security Specialist

Job details

Location: VIC
Salary: Up to $750/day
Reference: Ad-49355
Posted: 5 months ago

Job description

  • Victorian Protective Data Security Standards (VPDSS) 
  • A leading Local Council in Melbourne’s Western Suburbs 
  • 6-month contract with likely extension. 
  • Up to $750/day 


This Local Government organisation is undertaking a number of initiatives under their Digital Transformation program, and is now looking to uplift its Cyber and Data Security capabilities.   

We are searching for an experienced Security Specialist who is well versed in Victorian Protective Data Security Standards (VPDSS).  In this role you will play a central part in uplifting the organisation’s Cyber & Data Security capabilities, working as part of a dynamic and mature team.   

About the role: 

  • Play a key role in the Cyber Security program.  

  • Identify gaps in current operations and requirements of the VPDSS.   

  • Develop a roadmap of activities and initiatives to close gaps and ensure compliance with VPDSS. 

  • Work closely with IT & Transformation leaders and the broader IT Team on additional security initiatives. 

  • Uplift organisational security capabilities by providing technical direction for all security-related activities in existing operations across the organisation. 

  • Identify and mitigate cyber & data security risks to the organisation.   

Required Skills & Experience: 

  • In-depth understanding of Victorian Government regulations and guidelines relating to information and cyber security – especially VPDSS. 

  • You have a proven track record working on security programs, particularly in programs that meet cyber security objectives.   

  • You have technical experience in solution design for security projects.   

  • You have fantastic stakeholder engagement capabilities and communications skills to manage stakeholder expectations across the organisation.   

  • Any industry certifications will be favourable – e.g. CISSP, CISM, etc.  

  • Valid police check is required.   


  • Initial 6-month contract on offer with high likelihood of contract extensions.   

  • Work directly with the Business Transformation program leaders. 

  • Ideal for any strong Security Specialist based in the Western Suburbs. 


This role is suited for a Security Specialist who is experienced in VPDSS and eager to play a key role in a program to ensure compliance and uplift security capabilities.   

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to work with a growing organisation in an exciting and growing team, and feel like your experience is a good fit for the role please click APPLY or contact Christian on or 03 8610 6143 for more information. 

At Charterhouse, we embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation, and gender identity. On behalf of our client, we promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people; to embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills and contributions to the workplace. 

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