Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

Chief Information Security Officer

SeComPass is a new player in the New Zealand market offering a unique set of Security and Privacy services. We work with research institutes to provide our customers with innovative Security and Privacy solutions in AI & Big data, Blockchain, Crypto and IoT. The other SeComPass services are:

  • Development of Data Security Strategies, Enterprise Security and Privacy Architectures
  • Leading Security and Privacy transition/migration programs
  • Performing Security and Privacy audits
  • Security and Privacy certifications.

We are growing at a fast pace and to accommodate that growth, SeCompAss is seeking to recruit two Chief Information Security Officers. The ideal candidate(s) will work with our enterprise clients to help them build Cyber Security into their organisations, using their Security Frameworks and Methodologies such as NIST, SOC assurance (AICPA), PCI, ISO27001/ISO27701, GDPR, HIPAA.

The ideal candidate would:

  • Have a master’s degree or equivalent experience in Information Systems/Cyber Security/IT/ Management or related disciplines.
  • Have skills in Planning, managing and organising the delivery of security services to clients.
  • Can ensure that organisation’s vision, strategies, processes, people and technologies are aligned and organised effectively to optimise cybersecurity in support of their business goals.
  • Have excellent communication skills with audience appropriate messaging.
  • Have experience in development and delivery of operating models within service organisations.
  • Collaborate with/inspire key stakeholders to build commitment to Cyber Security.
  • Building and/or developing of the security governance practice within the client’s in-house practice.
  • Previous experience in reporting to the Chief Executive Officer/Board
Experience & Qualifications for CISO:
  • Relevant Security certifications/qualification(s) such as CISSP, CISM or Lead Auditor.
  • At least 5 years of experience in building practices and delivering security programmes.
  • Experience in any of the following roles is an asset: Security/IT/Transformation Program Manager, Chief Information Officer, Chief Risk Officer, Chief Technology Officer, Security Manager, IT/IS General Manager


  • You must currently reside within New Zealand or Australia and be permitted to work legally in New Zealand to be considered for this opportunity.
  • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Work-life balance – we value our people and recognise the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. We have a progressive policy on work-life balance and offer several flexible working options.
  • Part-time candidates will also be considered. We offer an above-market performance-based incentive scheme and partnership opportunities for the right candidates.

Auckland and Wellington

How to Apply

Please send your CV and cover letter to When applying for this job, quote #SeComPassCISO on the subject line.