Cyber Security Consultant - contract

Location: Wellington
Job Type: Temporary
Specialisation: Security
Salary: NZ$140 - NZ$160 per hour
Reference: CR/007732_1634086556
Contact: Charles Avery
Email: email Charles

This is a great opportunity to join an established team of specialists in a large Ministry. They have a broad range of projects on the go and in the pipeline and this will give you the chance to broaden your experience. If you enjoy variety and complexity please read on!

I need someone to conduct ICT security risk assessments across current and future ICT solutions and provide Security SME advice to solution architects on new projects. You will be asked to advise on modifications to existing services and for ad-hoc advice on BAU activities. You will contribute to security accreditation on projects including performing the upfront risk analysis and also to ensure solutions are optimally aligned with the Ministry's strategic direction and business needs, and government and industry cyber security standards.

To be effective in the role you should ideally have:

  • In-depth knowledge, experience and broad knowledge of ICT security technology
  • Expertise in the specification of security solutions
  • Ability to interact successfully at various levels of a Government organisation
  • Ability to quickly establish and build strong relationships and develop trust and credibility with managers, staff, vendors and stakeholders
  • Demonstrate strong inter-personal and relationship skills, with clear evidence of facilitation capability
  • Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written
  • Practical experience in making sense out of complexity
  • Broad knowledge of ICT environments, business practices and systems

You will also hold relevant Security qualifications and be able to gain Confidential level security clearance.

For further information please contact Charles Avery on 04 978 8007.