Cyber Security Policy Officer APS6/EL1

Location Acton
Discipline: Government/Local Governmnet
Job type: Contract
Salary: $ APS 6 to EL1
Contact name: Alex Elliott

Contact email:
Job ref: 1049421
Published: 3 months ago
Elliott Gray is working with this high-profile Department to staff up a busy and  critical area tasked with setting the policy direction to support and drive the further growth and success of Australia's cyber security industry. 

The team are experts in the area of economic policy development, but what they need right now is a stand-out officer who can bring an in-depth knowledge of the issues impacting the cyber security sector and an ability to translate that technical knowledge into policy.

This is a great opportunity to redirect your cyber career toward policy development, or further consolidate your experience in this area at the APS 6/EL 1 level.

We are seeking individuals with a demonstrated understanding of cyber security, as well as prior experience briefing up on key issues in this critical area of Australia's future direction. In addition, you will bring a natural collaborative approach that will see you easily working across multiple Federal Government agencies to work toward the outcomes required.
If you have a positive outlook and can work with industry and Government stakeholders to implement and develop solutions across the Cyber Security sector, then this is your ideal contract opportunity.
This contract is being offered on a non-ongoing basis for up to 12 months plus possible extension.
What we need:
  • Experience working in Government on policy, development and research.
  • Experience and knowledge of Cyber Security with the ability to translate between technical and non-technical.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills, including writing skills
  • Capacity to solve problems and develop innovative solutions.  
Mandatory Qualifications/Experience:
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen at time of application.
  • NV1 or NV2 Security Clearance ideally
This is an immediate need so please apply today with your CV and a brief cover letter addressing why you are applying. For any additional questions please reach out to Alex Elliott on 0468 554 655.