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Avanade Inc. Security Lead - Governance, Risk and Compliance - Australian Citizenship or PR required in Adelaide, Australia

Do you know how to stop a sophisticated cyber threat? So do we.

Fortune 500 companies don’t need more cyber-security: they need better cyber-security. As IT systems become more accessible and connected, they also become more vulnerable. That’s where you come in. Working with us, you can help to protect some of the world's biggest companies and keep their assets safe and secure.

About you

You excel at advising organisations on better managing business information and cyber security risks.

You’re an innovative problem solver, always thinking ahead and identifying technology risks’ business implications and their management strategies.

You can lead and deliver advisory work all while managing the work of your team.

You offer clients a wealth of knowledge and experience in Information Security Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC). You are strategic and recognised as a trusted advisor. You build long lasting relationships with client stakeholders.

Your capabilities include: * Strong GRC expertise applied across industries; * You have more than 7 years of experience in GRC; * Critical Thinking and problem-solving skills; * Comfortable discussing all domains of information security; * Expertise in frameworks and standards such as PSPF/ISM, NIST CSF, NIST 800-53&63, ISO27001/2, PCI, APRA CPG-234 and CSA CCM; * Conduct interviews and workshops to gather information as part of assessments; * Review and draft policies, procedures and guidelines; * Identify gaps in current security state, define ways to close those gaps; * Understand risk in the context of business and information security; * Able to develop and manage information security programs; * Able to develop complex solutions, scope level of effort for security projects.

You preferably hold some security certifications, for example: CISM, CISA, CISSP, CRISC, CGEIT, IRAP Assessor, ISO 27001 Lead Implementer, PCI QSA/PCIP.

Additionally valuable, you would also be: * Proficient at driving pre-sales and business development activities; * Experienced presenter and public speaker; * Comfortable speaking with business executives (non technical); * Comfortable speaking with security executives; * Experienced in key industries including Federal Government, Financial Services Industry and Energy & Resources; * In your element working with security executives as an advisor.

About the job

You will lead Avanade GRC activities in Australia, and you will be tasked to:

  • Drive the growth of Avanade GRC services in Australia. You will have an opportunity to provide input to the local GRC service strategy for Avanade;
  • Deliver outstanding GRC services to Avanade clients;
  • Mentor your colleagues in GRC services.

The position will interact closely with: * Avanade Global Security Strategy & GRC Offering Lead; * Avanade Australia Regional Security Lead; and * Avanade Australia Consulting Lead.

Travel may be required.

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