Security Operations Lead


Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


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We are Australia's largest superannuation fund, here to help members achieve their best possible retirement outcome. We create meaningful value for members and our communities through our diverse workforce of high performing, motivated employees, based across Australia.

Your new team

Our Group Risk function is led by managers who advocate for their people, are open and approachable, and who share their knowledge. This is your chance to work with a passionate team who are shaping the Fund's approach to risk, while delivering excellent outcomes for Fund members and colleagues. Our shared purpose is singular and clear. Everyday and in different ways we are inspired by the challenging and fulfilling work of improving financial outcomes of members.

Your new role

This role reports into the Manager Protective Security. And as the Security Operations Lead you will be tasked with the operational delivery of the Protective Security Program and other related security functions.

You will have the opportunity to work cross functionally across the Fund to ensure a safe and secure work environment. The role will monitor and respond to global security risk events and trends to effectively mitigate physical and personnel security risks.

It is important to point out that this is a Physical Security Lead position not a Cyber Security role.

Some key duties include but not limited to;

  • Operation of the Fund's enterprise security systems (access control, video management and alarm monitoring).
  • Support the Manager - Protective Security with effective engagement with security vendors and security functions such as tenancy base building security contractors.
  • Promote security education and awareness across the Fund, including new starters.
  • Undertake regular security inspections, audits including user access reviews.
  • Ensure appropriate and relevant governance structures, policies and processes are followed, and advocate for continuous improvement to these.

What you'll need

  • Comprehension of security risks as they apply to the protection of people, information and property.
  • An understanding of personnel protection and workplace safety, including in overseas environments of varying risk and complexity including the preparation of risk/threat assessments.
  • Awareness of geopolitical issues and a sound understanding of any resultant risks/impacts as they apply to business operations in Australia and overseas.
  • Demonstrated experience with writing reports, briefings and procedural doctrine.
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
  • Recommend and where appropriate implement strong risk controls on processes, policies and systems to ensure breaches are limited; actively build and promote a team culture of compliance and risk management awareness and appreciation.

What you'll get in return

You will be working with a People Leader who values and supports your personal growth, in a growing, dynamic and authentic organisation that promotes integrity and puts members first.

We are proud to be a WGEA certified Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (since 2012). We are committed to the recruitment, development, and support of a diverse workforce into an environment which is inclusive, embraces diversity in all its forms and is a place where you can be you.

All roles can flex at AustralianSuper, and we are happy to discuss what this can look like for you. Please talk to us about the flexibility you are seeking, and we will explore what is possible for this role.

Other benefits include a competitive salary, genuine flexible working arrangements, income protection insurance and generous leave entitlements.

What's next

Please apply now, if you share our values of Energy, Integrity, Generosity of Spirit and Excellent Outcomes and would like the opportunity to work in a challenging, growing and rapidly evolving team to deliver outstanding results.

Progress, powered by purpose.

Agencies please note: this vacancy is being managed directly by AustralianSuper's Recruitment team. We will contact our preferred agency partners should we require additional support. Thank you

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