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Reference Number 11741
Position Title Information Security Officer
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Department Business Solutions Group
Location BSG K-ESS
Classification Salaried Staff - Position Level 07 (Car)
Hours per Fortnight 76
Position Summary

Information Security Officer


Wesley Mission Queensland (WMQ) is a large and dynamic organisation with more than 68 locations throughout South East Queensland supporting 100,000 Queenslanders every year. As a not-for-profit organisation with over 100 years' experience in delivering aged care, Wesley Mission Queensland has a history steeped in hope, respect, compassion, empowerment, innovation, justice and integrity. To learn more about our organisation, please see


The role of the Information Security Officer is responsible for the implementation, monitoring and continuous improvement of the Information Security Management System (ISMS). The expectations of this role include the selection, development and the coordination of controls based on risk assessment outcomes.


The risk assessment outcomes include information security, physical security, business continuity planning, incident management and privacy. An understanding of the WMQ governance requirements is also expected. You will bring recent experience in managing security objectives for a medium sized enterprise along with either formal qualifications in security management or equivalent industry experience


Key Responsibilities Include:

1.      Align personal leadership behaviour and ethical standards with the WMQ Charter, Values and Mission of the organisation.

2.      Continue to develop the ISMS framework and achieve/maintain ISO 27001 certification

3.      Contribute to, review and approve security policies, standards, procedures and guidelines for the organisation

4.      Monitor and report on compliance requirements.

5.      Coordinates with technology and business groups to assess, implement, and monitor IT-related security incidents.

6.      Actively manage risk in line with the risk management process and identify appropriate controls. Work with system owners and risk owners to develop risk treatment  plans to reduce risks to levels acceptable to the business

7.      Reports on achievement of information security objectives against established security metrics

8.      Create an information security awareness program to ensure staff members across the organisation understand the risks that apply to them and how their actions can impact the information security objectives of the business.

9.      Understand the unique needs of our customers and develop sensible controls that balance delivery of services with a risk managed approach. This is especially applicable to emerging technology and innovation.

10.   Display a proactive “security as an enabler” attitude


Applications must address the 'Qualifications, Knowledge and Requirement' for this role (contained within the attached position description) and are to be submitted online at by 4pm of the closing date. 


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Wesley Mission Queensland's Vision is a compassionate, just and inclusive society for all.  WMQ values diversity and employee wellbeing, and fosters an environment that acknowledges the different perspectives and capabilities of our workers. We are committed to EEO, OH&S, Ethical Practices and the principles of Cultural Diversity.  We are a preferred employer for older workers.  Successful applicants are expected to abide by the WMQ Code of Conduct.  Relevant criminal record checks will be undertaken on recommended applicant.  To view our Privacy Policy, please click here.  Salary Packaging is available to permanent Staff to potentially enhance remuneration.

Essential Requirements Essential: Must have a current Drivers licence and willingness to drive in the course of work.
Essential: A degree in computer science or a related discipline
Desirable: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and/or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Desirable: Demonstrated experience with regulatory compliance and information security management frameworks (e.g., IS027001, COBIT, NIST 800, etc.)
Contact Person Selina BEAUCHAMP
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Closing Date 16/12/2019
Position Description
Infomation Security Officer- November 2019.pdf Open
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.