Liz Strachan

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Government Policy Programs and Projects
Hourly Rate Contract
Project Support

POSTED 11th Jul, 2019   REF NO. BBBH9296

APS5/6 Security Policy Officer

The Organisation:

Our client is a Commonwealth government department which aims to promote the security of Australia and protect its people and its national interests.

The Opportunity:

This opportunity is an initial 3-month contract role with the view to extend the contract for the right candidate.

This is an opportunity to expand your policy and program experience in the security space. You will have independence in working autonomously and operate under limited direction, thus you must be proactive in taking initiative wherever possible.

This is an opportunity to work on the Defence Industry Security Program (DISP), which helps Australian businesses and innovators protect their information and assets in order to supply goods and services to the department.

The Role:

In this role, you will work within the Industry Security Policy Team to:

  • Maintain the contemporary Defence industry security policy setting
  • Implement the new Defence Industry Security Program (DISP) that was launched on the 9 April 2019
  • Coordinate and process DISP applications
  • Communicate and outreach to stakeholders regarding the DISP, which could include attending events and tradeshows (domestic travel is required)
  • Provide security advice to industry stakeholders and refer them to specialists where required

The Person:

The ideal candidate will have experience in policy development and implementation at the APS6 level. Having security-related knowledge and experience will be advantageous.

It is essential that you have the following qualities:

  • Highly motivated, proactive and initiative-driven
  • Willing to challenge norms and propose alternative ways of doing business
  • Critical and analytical thinker
  • Problem solver

You must be an Australian citizen.

You must have a Baseline security clearance.

The Salary/Rate:

$45 – $55 per hour + 9.5% super

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Liz Strachan on 02 6108 4878, quoting Ref No. 9296

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