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Treasury Vacancy N.N. 10721536
Australian Bureau of Statistics Closing date: Sunday, 25 March 2018
Job Title: Senior Advisor, Information Security Branch
Division: Technology and Security
Branch: Information Security
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Salary: $164,832 - $200,889
Location: Belconnen - ACT
Classification: Senior Executive Service Band 1
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 39521

Job Description


The Senior Advisor, Information Security Branch, will provide senior leadership and oversight for the ABS' IT monitoring and protective and cyber security sections. The Information Security Branch comprises three sections with over 60 staff responsible for IT Security, Protective Security and IT Environment Management.

You will work with the executive Technology and Security Division leadership team to support the delivery of ABS goals and priorities. You will be accountable for:

•leadership of the security function to ensure high quality security management in support of business goals
•ensuring ABS systems and integrity of data are protected, appropriate security requirements are included in contracts and government policies are implemented
•ensuring the security of personnel, assets and information by sustaining and improving physical and operational security
•ensuring enterprise systems are appropriately managed, monitored and reported on and that change management is effective
•increasing the maturity of the security program using best practice frameworks and models
•building strategic partnerships and engage with customers and stakeholders across the ABS, in Australia and internationally.

You will have an understanding of the statistics and services available from the ABS, an appreciation of the complexities of the ABS environment, and a demonstrated commitment to the Australian Public Service Values. You will lead people effectively, delegate, drive high performance and build the capability of staff.

This role will be located in the ABS Canberra Office and the ABS offers a flexible work environment.

About Australian Bureau of Statistics 

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is Australia’s national statistical agency, providing trusted official statistics on a wide range of economic, social, population and environmental matters of importance to Australia.

The ABS also has an important leadership role, coordinating statistical activities and collaborating with official bodies in the collection, compilation, analysis and distribution of statistics, such as the Department of Health, Department of Industry, as well as national statistical offices in Timor Leste, Fiji and Indonesia. This assists in maximising the value of government investment on these activities, and ensures outputs are fit-for-purpose.

The ABS operates in a dynamic and progressive environment and houses permanent offices in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Darwin and Geelong. We also have a number of field staff working across all parts of Australia. We encourage and value a diverse workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply.

To find out more visit 'Careers' on our website at .

To Apply

Selection Documentation: National Recruitment, 1800 249 583,
Position Contact: Steve Hamilton, 02 6252 7768
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS10-Thu - 08 Mar 2018 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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