Director, Cybersecurity Policy & Planning


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Job Summary

Job Type


Years of Experience
At least 15 years

Tech Stacks

Job Description

As Director (Cyber Security Policy and Planning), you will be tasked to lead, develop and drive cyber security strategies and governance to protect the IT interests of the Whole-of-Government (WOG). You will be a change agent to support the adoption of new technologies and to influence through policy positions, a risk-based approach towards cybersecurity controls.

What To Expect

  • Responsible to lead the strategic planning for the cybersecurity defense of WOG.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to establish, formulate and monitor the security policies and standards and ensure they are in line with GovTech’s cybersecurity directions.
  • Lead the management of policy formulation, security technology and governance for WOG to ensure continuous and relevant protection of the WOG ICT assets
  • Engage and influence stakeholders’ expectations of GovTech’s policy, posture and defensive measures.
  • Review, endorse, align and ensure cybersecurity compliance with proper risk management and migration plans
  • Engagement with the industry and conduct technology scans on the latest information security products and technologies that may drive changes in cybersecurity strategies and policies
How To Succeed

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Systems, Engineering or equivalent. Post graduate degree in business management or Technology management.
  • Over 15 years of working experience in cybersecurity strategy development and designing/implementation of cybersecurity policies, procedures and management framework.
  • Strong cyber security policy development background, preferably with knowledge in agile methodology
  • Certification in related cyber security professional body, e.g. CISM, CISA, CISSP preferred.
  • Knowledge on security controls requirements, technology processes, security policies, risk measurements and best practices.
  • Possess good communication skills with the ability to build effective and strong working relationships with all levels.
  • Strong leadership and management skills with proven stakeholder management experience.
  • Excellent written and presentation skills required.


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