Senior Business Security Manager - SYD & MELB (All flex considered)

Victoria, Australia

April 21, 2020
Business Manager

Secure Australia’s Network Backbone

nbn is responsible for the country’s communication backbone built upon all the major communication transport technologies of today.  Committed to providing world class leading security, nbn is seeking cybersecurity professionals to research and monitor emerging and current cyber threats, and participate in the development of mitigating strategies, architectures and tactics.


A bit about your role

Senior Business Security Manager will play an important role in defining the Business security for Australia’s national communications infrastructure supporting industry, defence and the vast majority of the Australian population.


Reporting to the General Manager Security Strategy, Architecture and Consulting the Senior Business Security Manager will work closely with the Security Group and to support the definition of formal security build trusted relationships and support the education of critical control owners on their responsibilities

Some of the key responsibilities are:

  • Collaborate and engage with business stakeholders and peers in security teams to elicit security requirements for future technologies and practices,
  • Support
  • Elicit security requirements - IT, physical and privacy for major business transformation projects; Develop and deliver targeted training to nbn control owners, data sponsor & managers and other identified key roles
  • Provide SME support and conduct training regarding security control requirements to relevant business stakeholders (business data stewards, information owners);
  • Collaborate and integrate security practices, techniques and methods across all security teams to enable management reporting;
  • Work in a highly collaborative manner within the Security Architecture, Security Consulting to continuously improve the functions maturity;
  • Support the Senior Business Process Security Specialist in defining security requirements and controls for different data/information classification types;
  • Work with Senior Business Process Security Specialist and relevant business stakeholders to ensure security controls are consistently applied across different data/information classification types.


A bit about you

As the Senior Business Security Manager, you will have extensive experience in business processes and business analysis and have an of understanding technical security threats, trends and security standards.


In this role, the Senior Business Security Manager will have exceptional time management and people management skills to manage team demands within required timeframes and work within a highly collaborative working environment, where all security stakeholders are engaged.

Strong Consulting and Stakeholder Management experience, along with the ability to deal with ambiguity and recommend solutions.

In addition to these skills:

  • Experience in security governance, risk and compliance in large technical diverse organisations;
  • Understanding of the value chain throughout security design (protection and detection) and implementation across a complex technology environment;
  • Experience with developing stakeholder relationships and overseeing the delivery of security solutions;
  • Experience with process modelling tools such as Signavio;
  • Working knowledge of globally & nationally accepted security standards;
  • Experience with control frameworks such as ISO27000;
  • Any Industry recognised security certifications such as CISSP, CISA, CISM desirable;
  • Business Analyst certification such as CBAP or equivalent or Lean Six Sigma certifications with Black Belt;
  • An effective and efficient communicator with good leadership skills;



Life at nbn

nbn can become your home for a dynamic and complete cybersecurity career.  This critical national infrastructure company offers positions across all the major domains of cybersecurity from future forecasting, policy development, architecture, design, development, operations, crisis management, risk assessment, supply chain security, behavioural analytics and forensics, from apprentice positions to those of senior executive management – collectively providing you an unbridled set of career opportunities.


No matter where you want to take your career in cybersecurity or telecommunications, nbn offers career paths, training and experience to help you achieve your goal.  Nbn is seeking to make you a highly skilled employee, proud of your company and of your accomplishments.


At nbn our people have a clear and shared purpose - empowering Australians to and redefine the way they live, work and play into the future. As one of the Australia’s largest infrastructure projects ever undertaken in Australian history, you’ll be part of a team building a brighter future for the country.


nbn is committed to an inclusive, flexible and supportive workplace. We strive to ensure that any barriers that may exist are removed to allow everyone equal opportunity to thrive and succeed, regardless of factors such as gender, those who identify as First Peoples, LGBTI+ status, cultural background or disability. We actively focus on encouraging diversity and ensuring that all our people have fair opportunity to reach their career aspirations and potential.


We actively focus on our people having a fair go at reaching their career aspirations. We’re committed to equal opportunities for all employees, with a target of 33% of women in senior management by 2020. With initiatives like Women’s Leadership Programs, a commitment to equal pay, flexibility and market leading parental leave, we truly are paving the way for true equality in the workplace.


At nbn our people and our planet matter. We have an unwavering commitment to the wellbeing and safety of our employees so that everyone goes home safely each day and can perform at their peak to deliver the nbn™ network.  nbn also aims to build a network that minimises energy use and can be operated with minimal impact on the environment.


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