Senior Advisor, Cyber Security Policy & Risk

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Job Reference:
External Vacancy – Open to Everyone
Business Unit:
Office of the Chief Information Officer
Adelaide, CBD
Salary Range:
$95,588 - $101,109
Up to 9 Months
Closing Date:
06 Dec 2022

Role Highlights

  • Coordinate annual cyber security attestation process & reporting requirements
  • Coordinate policy review and maintenance through research and data analysis
  • Provide expert cyber security advice to whole of SA Government

Role Details

The Senior Advisor, Cyber Security Policy & Risk is responsible for the provision of specialist advice and expertise to management of the division and department. The Senior Advisor, Cyber Security Policy & Risk will lead cyber security policy and risk functions within the OCIO Cyber Security team including working with stakeholders across the SA Government cyber security community.

Special Conditions

  • The Incumbent will be required to participate in the department's Performance Management Program.
  • The Incumbent may be assigned to another position at this remuneration level or equivalent.
  • Some work outside of normal hours will be required.
  • This role requires a National Criminal History check.
  • A current driver's license is essential
  • OCIO fulfils the role of Control Agency for Cyber Crisis on behalf of the DPC, as specified in the State Emergency Management Plan. You may be required to participate in Control Agency responsibilities subject to appropriate training and induction
  • This role must be eligible for a Security Clearance (Baseline) 

Essential Qualifications 

  • Tertiary qualifications in information technology or other relevant field, and / or relevant experience, training and certifications.

For more information please see the role description:

About the Department

The Department of the Premier and Cabinet (DPC) drives the Premier's priorities in South Australia. Our staff enjoy working with colleagues who value integrity, knowledge and intellectual capability. They are committed to providing personal advice and services, and more importantly, don't see what they do as "just a job". They exemplify the public sector purpose: Making a difference so South Australia thrives.

About the Business

The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) enables a more connected and secure government so that South Australia Government agencies can better serve our community. We do this by developing and delivering resilient and innovative ICT and cyber security services and critical infrastructure to SA Government agencies that are accessible, trusted and secure.  

The OCIO works within the SA Public Sector Code of Ethics as well as Principles for the division. The OCIO principles are; we are customer centric and collaborative, we have a growth mindset and value learning, we are a team of engaged and skilled employees, we are results and impact oriented to deliver public value, we are agile and agents for change and we create and deliver secure, resilient, innovative and inclusive solutions and services. 

Our physical work environment is activity-based working, with spaces tailored to areas including, space for focused work, quiet rooms, collaboration spaces, project nooks and general space for everyday work. 

Contact Us

Enquiries to Fern Hillyard, Principal Advisor, Cyber Policy & Risk
0409 474 961
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.