• Position Posted: May 10, 2024
  • Cyber Project Support Officer
  • Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
  • ACT, Canberra CBD, Hybrid
  • Number of Positions: One (1)

Job Description:Cyber Project Support Officer
Australian CitizenshipRequired
Security Clearance Level Required:Baseline
Length of Contract:12 months
Contract Extension Options:2 x 12 months

Essential criteria

1. 5 years’ experience working in an IT project management or project support role in a government agency.

2. Experience in stakeholder engagement, in particular working directly with IT areas and presenting to a large audience.

3. Ability to develop strong productive relationship, communication skills and issue resolution.

4. Must have experience in cyber projects


As the Cyber Engagement section’s body of work increases, we are seeking eager Cyber Project Support Officer to join our high-performing and fast paced ICT cyber security team.

The applicant must have knowledge and experience in: 

  1.  procurement activities including contract management
  2. good understanding of DevOps to track program related work
  3. working with stakeholders across a department agency to drive change
  4.  the Essential Eight

The Project Support Officer will contribute the to the below cyber program activities:

  1. Essential Eight maturity uplift project – lifting the departments Maturity to Level 2 by 2025.
  2. The Application Risk Profile (Part of the Cyber Risk Transformation project) – assisting in conducting a discovery exercise to determine system owners so an assessment can be conducted of Medium/HIGH risk systems.
  3. Cyber Security Responsibilities – working with system owners to understand their roles and responsibilities. Working with divisions/branches to set up awareness sessions.
  4. Ad hoc project related work as necessary, such as procurement, project governance and reporting, hosting meetings on behalf of the Program Manager, secretariat type duties and assisting to build work plans and schedules.

The candidate must have experience in IT project related roles with strong demonstrated knowledge of how to work in a government agency and cyber to deliver this work.

Full response will be required by:20 May

We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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