Cyber Security Program Manager (VPSG6)

Job posted: 11/09/2021
Applications close: 26/09/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 31 December 2023

Organisation: Department of Health

Salary: $125,893 - $168,473

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: VG/DH/CS/584294

Reference: VG/DH/CS/584294

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: $125,893 - $168,473

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Department of Health plays a critical role in the Victorian health system and is responsible for shaping it to meet the health needs of Victorians into the future. We also lead the Victorian Government's response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Working with our partners, we oversee Victoria's health system including mental health, ageing and aged care and preventive health. We are committed to developing and supporting a workforce that is well equipped and highly motivated to provide responsive and quality services to all Victorians. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds and differences to realise the potential of our employees for innovation and delivering services.


Are you looking for a career in information security? The Cyber Security Unit is based within the Business Technology & Information Management Branch, Corporate Services Division and has an opportunity for an exceptionally skilled Information Security Program Manager to join our team.

The Cyber Security Program Manager role will report to the Chief Information Security Officer and will be responsible for oversight and management of a portfolio of various sized information security projects, as defined in the DH Cyber Security Strategy and identified though Victorian Protective Data Security Standard attestation.  The role will be responsible for ensuring that the identified projects are established and executed to deliver optimal outcomes in line with the DH Cyber Security Strategy.

The Program Manager will ensure that project managers and SMEs have the necessary support to enable projects to be delivered on time, on budget and with quality outcomes. The role will provide the CISO with assurance that projects are executing to plan, otherwise escalating issues impacting project performance so that necessary interventions can be determined.

Given the nature of the role, experience and knowledge of the domains of information security will be highly beneficial, including experience as a program or project manager of information security projects.

Are you?

  • Well organised, thorough and able to oversee and influence a portfolio of projects?
  • Passionate about protecting organisations through the delivery of improved information security capability?
  • Adept at translating technical projects into a language understood by key stakeholders and executives?


Applicants are encouraged to apply online, submitting a cover letter and a current resume.

Please note: For this position, you are not required to address each of the key selection criteria in a separate written document.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete pre-employment screening, including a national police check and misconduct screening.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process.

For further information please visit the Department of Health <https://www.vic.gov.au/department-health>

Click 'Apply Now' to submit your interest in this position.

Cyber Security Program Manager (VPSG6)

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Full time / 31 December 2023

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Mike Todd | 0437 684 187

Cyber Security Program Manager (VPSG6)