Governance, Risk and Compliance Officer

Location: Australian Capital Territory
Discipline: Defence
Job type: Full Time
Salary: $$130 - $150 per hour
Contact name: Lauren Eymes

Contact email:
Job ref: BH-8940-1
Published: 13 days ago
Startdate: 2024-06-03
Job Title: Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Officer

Canberra, ACT

Clearance Level:


  • Contribute to National Security
  • Work within a broader team of highly-skilled professionals 
  • Learn and grow within the position to enhance your career

About The Company:

 A leading provider of innovative cybersecurity solutions, dedicated to safeguarding critical infrastructure and government agencies. Our team of experts is committed to delivering excellence and staying ahead of emerging threats in the digital landscape.

About the Role:
We are seeking a skilled and motivated individual with experience in Cyber Security Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) to join our team. The successful candidate will work with the Department of Defence – Directorate of Service Management Branch, reporting to the Level 6 Security Architect.

Essential Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience overseeing areas of governance, risk, and compliance.
  • Managing risks and promoting best practices.
  • Producing and maintaining security documentation for security accreditation.
  • Solid knowledge of the Information Security Manual (ISM) and Essential 8.
  • Demonstrated high-level communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Experience in producing governance, risk, and compliance documentation.
  • Working within risk-based frameworks.
  • Strong understanding of security risk assessment methodologies.
  • Experience with security auditing and assessment tools and techniques.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with other team members and stakeholders.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure compliance with applicable policy procedure and industry standards for information security.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain information security policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Monitor and assess security risks and vulnerabilities and develop appropriate risk mitigation strategies.
  • Govern and assure the specific Cyber Security Risks and Issues process within the environment.
  • Coordinate and oversee security audits and assessments.
  • Report the results of security audits and assessments to the Security Architect or their representative.
  • Collaborate with other IT teams to ensure that information security is integrated into all aspects of the IT environment.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external security experts, vendors, and service providers.
  • Stay up to date with the latest trends and best practices in information security governance.

How to Apply:
If you are passionate about cybersecurity and have the necessary skills and experience to excel in this role, please submit your resume by selecting APPLY NOW