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Governance, Risk and Compliance Officer 

Remote at Saab Inc.134 reviews in Australia
Posted on September 20, 2022

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Governance, Risk & Compliance Officer

About us

Saab Australia is a defence, security and cyber solutions provider, specialising in the development and integration of major defence and security systems. For over 30 years in Australia, we have built a reputation for delivering complex systems integration projects that provide proven and advanced capabilities to keep us ahead of today’s challenges.

From combat, communications, security and underwater systems, to mixed reality, cyber security and deployable health solutions, our extensive portfolio of products and services provide high-technology solutions for defence forces and civil industries across the globe.

Apply today to join our crew and deliver solutions with purpose.

The role

As part of Saab Australia’s Security Operations team, the Governance, Risk & Compliance Officer will take a lead role in connecting security initiatives to compliance, audit, and regulatory requirements, working closely with business, information security, and technology leadership to ensure that Saab’s security program supports business objectives.

Further, the successful candidate will:
  • Liaise with Saab’s business units, projects and key stakeholders to act as an interface between business operations and security program management;
  • Help to facilitate collaborative working, communication and cross-skilling between Security Operations and Quality Assurance teams;
  • Develop and maintain a security risk management program, including the implementation of risk mitigation effort to reduce Saab’s exposure to security risk;
  • Monitor compliance with Saab’s Management System requirements, relevant industry and regulatory standards/frameworks;
  • Advise and/or alert the CISO on security situations of a critical nature that may impact Saab’s business operations;
  • Assist in the establishment, strategic planning, policy, goals and objectives for the implementation of relevant management systems within Saab;
Flexible work arrangements such as hybrid work from home / office will be considered for this role.

About you

Your skills and experience will include:
  • Significant experience within a security role, or equivalent;
  • Acknowledged expert in the relevant discipline with recognised broad-based experience
  • Extensive knowledge across a broad spectrum of security risk management and mitigation strategies;
  • Demonstrated ability in developing, implementing, operating and integrating security frameworks, policies and standards into operational context and provide practical advice based on them;
  • Thorough understanding and application of the Australian Government Information Security Manual (ISM), PSPF, DSPF, ISO 27001 / 31000 standards and other security frameworks and policy documents;
  • Demonstrated stakeholder engagement and management skills;
A Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an NV1 clearance.

Culture and benefits

We employ over 700 Australians and are committed to fostering a culture of excellence and enriching the employee experience.

By joining Saab, you’ll be a part of a collaborative and supportive organisation, where your professional growth and work-life balance are emphasised. You’ll work within an innovative and vibrant workplace, while having the opportunity to develop a long-term, fulfilling career.

For further information about at career at Saab, visit the page adjacent: https://www.saab.com/markets/australia/careers/saab-life


Click ‘Apply’ to submit your CV and cover letter in support of your application. You may contact our careers team at careers.mailbox@au.saabgroup.com for a copy of the full position description. Kindly observe that this is an ongoing recruitment process and in exceptional circumstances, the position might be filled before the closing date of the advertisement. We encourage applications as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Saab Australia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply. We also welcome applications from individuals with culturally diverse backgrounds. Saab Australia is a proud supporter of the Veterans’ Employment Program and welcomes the interest of ex-service members, veterans and their families.

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