cyber security manager in Wellington

harry demitriou, randstad
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NZ$ 135,000 - NZ$ 160,000 per year

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NZ$ 135,000 - NZ$ 160,000 per year
5 years
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harry demitriou, randstad
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job description

Our client is looking for an excellent Cyber Security Manager to join their organisation. The Cyber Security manager will oversee and manage the security assurance portfolio. They will support the risk management function and provide ongoing support to the security strategy by implementing the IT security vision, model and principles across all of the organisation. This is a key role enabling compliance to security standards and policies.

The Role:

As the Cyber Security Manager you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the day to day operation of ICT security
  • Pro-actively investigate, evaluate and analyse security threats, vulnerabilities and determine risk positions
  • To proactively work with all parts of the business to witness risk controls and mitigation's are in place
  • Maintain the risk and assurance registers and reporting mechanisms that allow management to make informed decision based on the business appetite in relation to risk or recommended approach to remediation
  • To develop and validate baseline security configurations for a range of operating systems, applications, and networking equipment
  • To provide support and analysis during and after a security incident, as necessary
  • To assist in the development of security architecture and security policies, principles, and standards.

Key Accountabilities:

  • To assist the resolution of reported security incidents
  • Responsible for maintaining and adhering to the Security architectural documents, security polices, standards and governance documents
  • Ongoing research of emerging security technologies and trends, in order to ensure modern but pragmatic tools and techniques are used in security solutions, including presentation for business case for consideration
  • Ensure that any security incidents, breaches and lapses are investigated, documented and managed as appropriate
  • Monitor and report progress against the ICT security programme of work, business plan and security initiatives
  • Effectively assist in the development and ongoing improvement of the ICT Security standards, policies and principles and meeting security compliance and or risk and audit
  • To collaborate on critical IT projects to ensure that security issues are addressed throughout the project life cycle
  • Lead, manage and document IT risk assessments with business SMEs and IT Portfolio managers
  • Develop, implement and maintain the Information Security plan and ensureassurance of assets and report the status of information security activities
  • Iteratively support and evolve our security design patterns to create a cohesive user experience for our Product owners

What You Need

  • IT security management or analysis experience mandatory
  • NIST, ISO, NZISM experience/qualification desired
  • PCI DSS experience desired
  • Understanding of security monitoring, testing processes in vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, systems analysis
  • Business experience working with Cloud, Big Data and Open Data Architectures models would be advantageous


For more information, please contact Harry Demitriou on 04 494 1329 or email to


Cyber Security, Management, CISSP, CISM, NIST, ISO, NZISM

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree