National Social Security Fund Information security manager Jobs in Uganda

National Social Security Fund Information Security Manager Jobs in Uganda

Purpose of the Job

  • To strengthen information security of the Fund so as to ensure the integrity and confidentiality of the Fund’s data against cyber threats which could paralyze the operations of the Fund and undermine its reputation.

    Duties and Responsibilities include

  • Establish and maintain information security policies, processes, procedures and system security baselines

  • Monitor the Fund’s information technology architecture and advise management on emerging cyber threats that could affect the Fund’s information assets and operations.

  • Champion a robust identity and access management program that ensures only authorised users access the Fund’s resources without violating privacy requirements.

  • Promote security awareness by developing and implementing a security awareness and training programme across the Fund

  • Conduct periodic information technology risk assessments Penetration tests and vulnerability assessment and advise management on remediation measures.

  • Coordinate the evaluation, investigation and testing of new technologies to enhance the Fund’s information security infrastructure
    Coordinate disaster recovery tests to ensure that the Fund is able to return swiftly to normal operations in case of a disaster.

  • Investigate information security incidents in accordance with the security incident management standard, produce reports, with recommendations and ensure remedial actions are undertaken.

  • Any other task as the supervisor may deem necessary

    Education Requirements

  • The applicant must have a university degree in information technology, information systems, computer science, or software engineering.

  • Relevant professional qualification such as CISM, CRISC or CISSP are a must.

    Related Job Experience

  • A minimum of 6 years’
    experience in conducting IT risk assessments and information security in a busy business organization.

  • Strong understanding of industry leading information security frameworks such as ISO 27001:2013, NIST, CoBIT

    Skills and Abilities

  • Strong understanding of IT controls.

  • Good knowledge of networking protocols

  • Practical knowledge of penetration testing and vulnerability assessment

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills,

  • Ability to lead teams and support team decisions

  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to change.

  • Strong analytical, decision making and problem solving skills

  • Ability to explain complex security issues to non-technical customers.

  • Ability to write comprehensive reports

  • High level of integrity

    How to Apply

  • Interested individuals should send copies of academic credentials, application letters and detailed CVs addressed to the Head of Human Resources & Administration to by Friday 30th October 2020, for registration and onward transmission.

  • Applicants who responded to the advert for this job that ran from 22nd – 27th August 2020, do not have to apply again.

  • Please note that any form of canvassing or lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification of the candidate

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