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Director, Information Security & Data Stewardship

Surrey, BC
Full Time
3 days ago

Bring your demonstrated cybersecurity and information management skills to this exciting opportunity as Director, Information Security & Data Stewardship. In this role you will provide leadership and management to Fraser Health's enterprise information and data stewardship program, working closely with multiple partners and stakeholders. You will establish strategic directions for Fraser Health; provide advisory services including training and education; and establish authority wide governance structures, policies and practices.

Fraser Health Authority is growing, the kind of growth you want to be a part of. With over 25,000 employees, 2,500 physicians and 6,500 volunteers providing a wide range of integrated health care services to over 1.8 million people living in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, Fraser Health is the largest and fastest growing Health Authority in British Columbia. We want you to join us in our growth as you maximize, improve and expand your skills.

We are proud of the innovation, dedication, integrity and tenacity of our physicians, employees and volunteers. More than any building or technology, it's our people who make Fraser Health distinct.

Position Highlights:

Bring your demonstrated knowledge of information security & data stewardship to this exciting role in our Health Informatics department. Do you have the ability to communicate information security and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences at various hierarchical levels? These skills along with your detailed understanding of the function, process and integration of data networks, telecommunications, and data centre technologies and new Information Management/Information Technology technologies in a healthcare environment will make you an ideal candidate for this role.

Want to know more about what you will do every single day?
    •Develop and execute an enterprise wide information security program, strategy and roadmap ensuring the continued management and protection of Fraser Health data and technology assets, working with PHSA Technology Services and other key stakeholders. •Establish policies, procedures, standards, definitions and guidelines that enable the organizational information security strategy and promote compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. Support the governance of the security strategy, to promote appropriate organizational engagement and oversight. •Develop and maintain a program that informs executive, business unit and functional group leadership of the top security risks and overall security health of the organizations. Work with executive management to determine acceptable levels of risk for the organization. •Establish, implement and deliver communications and training initiatives to increase information security, cybersecurity awareness as well as support and promote the adoption of safe computing practices. •Create a framework for roles and responsibilities with regard to information ownership, classification, accountability and protection of information assets. •Negotiate service contracts and agreements with vendors such as application vendors and third party security services. •Collaborate and liaise with the data privacy officer to support the inclusion of data privacy requirements, where applicable. •Participate in the development, implementation and ongoing compliance monitoring of information security requirements; ensures FH's continued alignment with regulatory information security requirement. •Provide leadership and direction to staff in conducting organizational Security Threat and Risk Assessments. •Identify and assess security threats, vulnerabilities and risks associated with Fraser Health's ongoing operations; establish and maintain detection, containment and incident response capabilities to identify and mitigate cyber-attacks; oversee the evaluation, selection and implementation of information security tools. Work in partnership with PHSA Technology Services and others to coordinate all security related issues.

Are you motivated to join our team? We will be looking for you to have the following:
    •Master's Degree in Computing Science or related discipline or equivalent level of education, training and experience •Seven (7) to ten (10) years' experience in progressively more responsible information management roles •Recent experience working in data security and management within a large, complex organization as well as working knowledge of the health care industry •CISSP or equivalent certification is an asset

This full time position is based at our Central City offices in Surrey, BC, with access to rapid transit, shopping, restaurants, on-site gym and other amenities.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:
    •A career with FH will offer you the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team of experts in a dynamic and rewarding health care environment. •We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.

Are you passionate about building an engaging environment that supports and challenges others to achieve their goals?

Take the next step and apply so we can continue the conversation and make a difference in the communities we serve. We value diversity in the work force and seek to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.