BAND 4 – Director, Information Security and Compliance

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date September 28, 2018
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $87,600.00 – $114,100.00 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Information Technology
Client BC Public Service
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BAND 4 – Director, Information Security and Compliance – (54467)

Posting Title: BAND 4 – Director, Information Security and Compliance
Position Classification: Band 4
Union: N/A
Location: VICTORIA, BC V8W 9C1 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $87,600.00 – $114,100.00 annually
Close Date: 10/15/2018
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Citizens’ Services
Ministry Branch / Division: Information Management Branch / Corporate Services Division
Job Summary

Director, Information Security and Compliance
Management Band 4

This position is currently under review for exclusion.
An eligibility list may be established.
A high-profile role for an experienced leader with outstanding collaborative skills and a passion for information security

Are you the kind of leader who is able to turn vision into reality, and who is a creative problem solver with a strong commitment to service excellence and a desire to work collaboratively to enable secure business solutions? If so, read on.

The Information Management Branch (IMB), part of the Ministry of Citizens’ Services, is an enterprise organization for the B.C. government which leads the strategy, service operations, policy and standards for ministry application, server infrastructure, information technology, IT security, privacy and the management of the IM/IT investment portfolio for the Province.

The IMB is executing on a multi-year strategic plan that will drive value for the branch and ministry by creating a more collaborative, positive work experience for our staff and our stakeholders. The branch works collaboratively across all divisions and with its partners, to enhance the ministry’s overall strategic IM/IT planning, and works directly with the Corporate Services Division (CSD) executive to align decisions to strategic direction.

Reporting to the Ministry Chief Information Officer (MCIO), the Director, Information Security & Compliance is responsible for leading the design and development, and for overseeing the delivery, of the ministry-wide information security framework, program and services, as well as for ensuring the Ministry’s compliance with security standards and policies.

The BC Public Service is an award-winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with beautiful beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Chris.Hauff@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • University degree or post-secondary diploma in Computer Sciences, Information Systems or a related discipline and minimum three years of progressive experience; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education, training (e.g. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager in good standing) and minimum five years of progressive experience.

Progressive experience includes:

  • Experience working with senior government officials, senior level professionals and a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Experience preparing strategies, action plans and special projects related to sensitive and diverse issues.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a supervisory role and leading professional staff and project teams.
  • Experience developing and implementing IM/IT policy and standards, programs and projects related to security for a large, bureaucratic, and/or decentralized organization.  This could include public sector entities, multi-provincial or multi-national corporations, etc.
  • Experience conducting security audits, investigations, and/or other risk management assessments as they relate to software applications and the protection of information systems and data.
  • Experience managing confidential issues with tact and diplomacy.
  • Experience negotiating and managing information technology contracts.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. 

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Cover Letter: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

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