Head of IT and Information Security

Underwood Executive Pty Ltd

Combining your pragmatism and drive for results, lead change and bring your operational lens to champion the importance of compliance and control

Maxima is a not-for-profit (NFP), community-orientated organisation supporting people in their pursuit of meaningful work. Providing one of the most extensive NFP recruitment, training and employment services in Australia, the organisation supports over 70 communities nationally. Their broad scope includes disability employment services, temporary and permanent recruitment, apprenticeships and traineeships, as well as indigenous employment services. With a proud 35-year history, Maxima demonstrates a genuine emphasis on an inclusive culture and driving positive outcomes for customers and the wider community. This well known, reputable organisation is looking for a Head of IT & Information Security to join their leadership team.
Reporting to the General Manager, Corporate Services and leading a small team, the Head of IT & Information Security will provide strategic leadership, direction and guidance relating to the information technology and information security activity. This role will oversee the IT function, including information security management, operations, systems management and helpdesk for the organisation. The immediate challenge will see you responsible for the preparation and education to facilitate the progression towards successful certification against ISO 27001 international standards.   
As an experienced IT & information security leader, you will have demonstrated success in developing and delivering efficient strategies and business plans for IT systems and security management. With significant understanding of information security management and data protection legislation, you will also possess experience in crisis response and recovery, coupled with relevant tertiary qualifications. As a natural and agile influencer across various stakeholders, you will have proven leadership experience and change management skills with results in developing high performing teams.
Combining your pragmatism and drive for operational results, lead change and bring your operational lens to internally champion the importance of compliance and control.
Applications should be forwarded to Nikki Hentschke in Word format. Confidential telephone enquiries are welcome to Karen on 0407 789 499.