Head of Information Security (Principal Level)

On Application
10 August 2018
07 September 2018
Position / level
Department Head, Professional
Contract Type
Full Time

The Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection is seeking to appoint a Principal as Head of Information Security in Dublin.

Working as part of the ISD Management Board, the person appointed to the role will be responsible for leading all aspects of technical information security and ensuring information security best practice is applied consistently in relation to new and existing projects/ programmes. This is a senior role within DEASP and the successful candidate will play a key role in the initiation, day to day management and delivery of all ICT projects and programmes within the remit of DEASP ISD. Ideal candidates will be experienced managers, with high levels of energy, drive, resilience and motivation and the proven ability to deliver objectives.

The Head of Information Security (Principal) is a senior managerial grade in the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection and is a critical post in terms of ensuring quality service delivery to the public. Principals are key participants in the senior management processes of the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection with a critical influencing role in implementing and driving organisational change.

Career Level

·         Senior Executive

Candidate Requirements


  • Minimum Experience Required (Years):5 Minimum Qualification: Level 8 (incl Higher Diploma & Honours Bachelor Degree) Specialising In: strategic it systems;technical information security Languages: English C2-Master (Fluent)


  • Ability Skills: Analytical, Interpersonal Skills, Technical IT Competency Skills: Leadership, Management, Teamwork, Working on own Initiative.

To apply, please email recruitment@welfare.ie to request an application form and candidate booklet.  

*A Curriculum Vitae is not required and should not be submitted

Completed applications must be submitted by 17:00 on Friday 7th September 2018.


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