Cyber Security - RFP Response Specialist

Sydney, New South Wales


We offer enterprise risk management (ERM, GRC) software to help your organisation achieve its objectives. Contact us to learn more about our solutions.

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Cyber Security – RFP Response Specialist
  • Join one of the Best Workplaces in Technology (Australia) 2024
  • Great opportunity for a career growth in cyber security
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • A supportive and family-friendly culture with flexible working arrangements

Who are we?
We are Protecht - a fast growth Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) SaaS business. We provide world-class enterprise risk management, compliance, training, and advisory services to over 350 customers across various industry sectors through our offices across APAC, USA & Europe.

Our Purpose
Through our people, we enable smarter risk taking by our customers to drive their resilience and sustainable success. 
We use our passion and thought leadership in risk management to build and develop the best products, training, and support to help customers on their risk management journey.

Why join us?
At Protecht, a positive and super friendly culture awaits you, where learning is valued and supported. We empower our people through leadership, training, knowledge-sharing, and mentorship. Here are some of the perks of working with Protecht:
  • A highly flexible culture – our way of working lets people work across home and our offices.
  • A strong commitment to your learning and development - fortnightly dedicated L&D afternoons
  • Reward & Recognition programs.
  • A strong focus on work / life balance with access to Birthday leave, bonus days, paid parental leave and long service leave.
  • Monthly social events
  • Competitive remuneration and Annual Performance Bonus
  • Generous Employee Referral program

Your new role!
Reporting to the Cyber Security Manager, you will be responsible for managing and responding to security-related Request for Proposals (RFPs) from potential / current customers. The role also involves supporting the team in maintaining Information Security Management System (ISMS).
What you will be doing…
Your role involves a combination of cyber security knowledge and great communication skills to convey complex security concepts in a clear and concise manner. Here are some of your key responsibilities:
  • Review and analyse security-related RFPs to understand the requirements and scope.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including security, compliance, legal, and sales teams, to gather relevant information for RFP responses.
  • Draft, edit, and finalize detailed and accurate responses to security RFP questions, ensuring compliance with industry standards and company policies.
  • Maintain and update a repository of standard security responses and documentation for future RFPs.
  • Maintain and update Protecht’s online security profile.
  • Ensure timely and accurate submission of RFP responses, adhering to deadlines and client requirements.
  • Stay current with industry trends, best practices, and regulatory changes related to information security and data protection.
  • Understand Protecht security systems, control section and key business offerings to aid with accurate security answers.
  • Provide support and guidance to sales and business development teams on security-related matters during the RFP process.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of security-related marketing materials, documentation, and security website content.
  • Help support the security team to maintain ISMS, review security polices, attend security audits and security committee meetings.
  • Translate technical and complex information clearly and concisely for diverse audiences.

Are you the one?
You’ll be a great fit if you have:
  • A degree / diploma in relevant field
  • 1-2 years of experience in information security and a focus on RFP response or technical writing
  • A strong understanding of information security principles
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to convey complex security concepts in a clear and concise manner
  • Knowledge of modern cyber security threats, tools, and techniques
  • The ability to work independently and manage multiple RFPs simultaneously
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and familiarity with RFP management tools (e.g., RFPIO) is a plus.
  • A strong desire for career growth in cyber security
  • The ability to work with Agile/Scrum teams, with minimal supervision
  • Familiarity with Information Security frameworks/standards (i.e. SOC2, CIS, NIST, ISO27001, ACSC ISM/IRAP etc).
  • Experience or understanding of Cloud/AWS environments
  • Familiarity with privacy regulations (Australian privacy principles, GDPR)

To be eligible for this role, you must have current Australian work rights (Australian citizen / permanent resident).

Next steps
With a swift screening and interview process in place, we are happy to invite you to apply. If you think this may be your next opportunity and you want to be part of a Great Place to Work™ – Certified organization, Apply online today!
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Tags: Agile Audits AWS Cloud Compliance GDPR Governance ISMS ISO 27001 NIST Privacy RFPs Risk management SaaS Scrum SOC 2

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Parental leave Salary bonus Team events

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: Australia

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