Senior Consultant, Data Protection

Location: Melbourne
Reference: 3002907
Geraint Cooper
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Great opportunity for a Senior Consultant, Data Protection to join a leading financial services company.

This role exists to provide analytical, support, business engagement, and reporting services to support and enhance the Information & Data Loss Prevention capability within the Enterprise security function, whilst working and engaging across all Divisions of the business.


What you’ll be doing…

  • Be the guardian of the Data protection governance framework and associated policies and procedures. Collaborate with other security teams to drive compliance, identifying and implementing improvement areas;
  • Identify and develop relevant industry and technical knowledge, and research best practices that will drive greater business value;
  • Translate stakeholder and security requirements into Data Protection outputs/outcomes;
  • Provide key input and direction into Data protection initiatives and projects;
  • Train and mentor other team members to consistently deliver on the goals and objectives of the Data Protection program.
  • Utilise our existing toolsets, acting as a growing SME in varying aspect to showcase data analysis outcomes and drive risk and findings management;
  • Partner with business units to define reporting requirements and refine existing reporting deliverables as required;
  • Provide data loss input and work on various Data protection initiatives and projects;
  • Develop custom reports that measure and report the effectiveness of the Information Loss service capability
  • Support the end to end delivery of the data protection service
  • Provide leadership and direction as needed to other team members;

What you will bring... 

  • 7+ years’ experience in Data Management, both technical and management roles.
  • 7+ years’ full-time experience in information security or information risk management as at least a Senior Consultant who provide services and solutions to the Finance/Banking industry.
  • 5+ years’ experience in Supplier and 3rd Party Governance roles, strong preference for security focussed assurance and assessment experience;
  • 5+ Years working to assess, audit and report on security posture and controls.
  • Tertiary qualification in computer science, statistics, mathematics or a related discipline.
  • Business/Technology professional education, supported by an undergraduate degree as well as awareness of international best practice in Security and technology.
  • Sound knowledge of current and emerging technologies in reporting and data analytics.
  • Proven track record in the achievement of stretching goals.
  • Strong negotiation, influencing, facilitation, communication and presentation skills.
  • Expertise and experience in the application of industry security standards and regulatory frameworks– including APRA CPS 231, CoBIT, ISO 27001, NIST and NSA.
  • Industry-recognised technology and/or security certifications (e.g. ISO 27001 - ISMS Lead Auditor, CISSP, CISA/CISM, PCI PMP).
  • Financial Services experience.
  • Business/Technology professional education, ideally supported by an undergraduate degree as well as awareness of international best practice in Security and technology.
  • Formal Technical certifications.


What's in it for you?

This is a fast growing organisation with lots of career opportunities and the ability to earn an excellent package.
To learn more and have access to a more complete job description listing the full responsibilities, please apply by sending your CV via the big button below or contact Geraint for a confidential discussion on (03) 8637 7370.