Personnel and Corporate Security Manager 497561

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  • Join a leading Energy organisation
  • Attractive remuneration + 15% super
  • CBD location in brand new modern offices

out Ausgrid

It is an exciting time to work at Ausgrid and be part of an Organisation which is transforming in an industry which is evolving. Ausgrid presents so many opportunities with the edge of technology revolution in the energy industry along with the growth of emerging energy solutions.

Ausgrid is an energy services business that operates the largest electricity network in Australia. We deliver a safe and reliable electricity supply to more than 1.7 million homes and businesses and connect communities across more than 22,000 square kilometres. Our operations include infrastructure construction and maintenance, customer connections, street lighting and metering and testing services.

Ausgrid's vision is to be a leading energy solutions provider, recognised both locally and globally. To achieve this vision, all Ausgrid employees commit to living our Values in all they do, so that we:

  • Work Safe, Live Safe to protect self, other people and the environment
  • Take responsibility to be Honest and Accountable
  • Treat everyone with Respect

Your role at Ausgrid:

We currently have a vacancy for a Personnel and Corporate Security Manager to join our Security Operations Team, reporting to the Manager Protective Security & CI. You will Lead and manage the Governance of Protective Security for Ausgrid, to ensure Protective Security at Ausgrid is compliant with relevant legislative requirements and company policies and standards.

In the position you will

  • Support the Manager Protective Security and Critical Infrastructure to improve Ausgrid’s security culture and awareness focusing on behaviours around Protective Security.
  • Coordinate with Government, Security and Law Enforcement agencies and relevant industry groups to track, monitor and report threat levels, providing recommendations on scaled responses as appropriate. 
  • Monitor and report the performance of the Protective Security function and prepare Executive and Board briefs.
  • Escalate identified risks for enterprise and provide recommendations on mitigation and/or management strategies.
  • Work with external parties and internal Ausgrid functions, including Legal, Risk, Internal Audit and People and Culture functions as required
  • Accountable for the Personnel Security policy and framework, leading the activities to:
    • Manage and implement the Ausgrid personnel security framework including all vetting processes and background checks for Ausgrid staff and contractors;
    • Manage and implement the personnel security procedures applying to third-party suppliers and contractors;
    • Develop, manage, and monitor malicious insider programme ensuring the identification and timely response to insider threat;
    • Ensure appropriate reporting and investigations of identified personnel security incidents; and
    • Monitor changing personnel threats and risks.
  • Assist with security risk assessments and threat assessments, develop and administer plans for Ausgrid’s critical sites.

What we are looking for

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Law Enforcement or security agency minimum 10 years’ experience in the delivery of Protective Security (e.g. Defence, Law Enforcement, Intelligence or similar).
  • Negative Vetting 1 (NV1) security clearance or ability to obtain
  • Proven experience with implementation of services and process improvements
  • Proven experience with a Customer and Service delivery approach, across multiple internal and external service providers
  • Well‐developed leadership and negotiation skills with strong examples of negotiating and influencing key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience with identification of risks, managing audits and compliance related activities
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills

 Personnel and Corporate Security Manager - Role Statement


Our people are the most important part of our business. We offer professional and technical positions, from entry level to senior leadership roles, across a broad range of disciplines.

We offer excellent employee benefits, including, 15% superannuation, pay for performance culture, 16 weeks paid parental leave, strong focus on mental health and much more.

Ausgrid is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an equal opportunity employer, our people are made up of a diverse mix of ages, backgrounds, skills and professions. This diverse mix of talent and perspectives is recognised, valued and encouraged through various programs and initiatives.


Please apply addressing the above selection criteria and attach your Resume and cover letter. Successful candidates will be notified regarding an interview

For further information on this job please contact the Ausgrid Talent Acquisition Team at

Applications close: 21 August 2019, 11.55pm AEST.

Agency applications will not be considered.


Ausgrid – An Equal Opportunity Employer

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