One Acre Fund Information Security Specialist Jobs in Kenya
One Acre Fund Information Security Specialist Jobs in KenyaAbout One Acra FundFounded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive.
We provide quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural trainings to improve harvests.
We measure our success by our ability to make farmers more prosperous: On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.
We are growing quickly. We currently serve more than 800,000 farm families in Eastern and Southern Africa, with more than 7,500 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 1 million farm families by 2020.
This is a Junior role which will be focused on task execution as related to ISMS as part of organization Risk Management.
It will include a combination of daily & weekly tasks to be completed, creation of comprehensive reports for review, and contributing to ISMS strategic planning.
You will be heavily involved in coordination and communications with departments and staff organization-wide.
You will report to the Director of Information Security.
Responsibilities will include
Maintain organization solution/software catalogue (SAM), and asset catalogue (ITAM)
Perform scheduled IS assessments on organization solutions
cloud, virtual machines, mobile, other
Coordinate corrective actions required to comply with internal Information Security policy and Data Governance framework
Staff Awareness & Training
Perform staff Information Security Awareness sessions
phishing, data storage, encryption, malware, best practices, reporting IS issues, other (travel required)
Regular communications with departments and staff on Information Security & Data Governance standards and plans
Incident Response (CSIRP)
Respond to incidents per internal incident response practices
potential data leaks or breaches, phishing, malware exploits, other
Perform comprehensive response actions
incident remediation, incident documentation, and post-incident analysis
Maintain catalogue of known exploits relevant to organization solutions and technology
Maintain response plan per internal IS framework to potential threats
Maintain weekly reports as needed for ISMS effectiveness measurements
Help create reports contributing to ISMS strategy: incident metrics, business continuity
Career Growth and Development
We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people.
You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals.
You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.
3+ years of experience in Information Security or CyberSecurity
Must have working knowledge of (ISO)
International Standards Organization – as related to 27000 series
Must have working knowledge of recognized Information Security or CyberSecurity frameworks
Strong preference for candidates with knowledge of related Data Governance and Technical Governance practices
Strong preference for candidates with Information Security certifications
Strong preference for candidates with experience in staff training
Strong educational background
degree in relevant field preferred
Demonstrated leadership experience at work, or outside of work, enthusiasm for learning, and openness to feedback.
Ability to build teams and collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
English required in all locations. French required for Burundi placement.
Other notable and useful languages are Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Chichewa, Amharic.
Commensurate with experience.
Health insurance and paid time off
Sponsor international Candidates
No; must have existing rights to work in Kenya
One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process.
Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an @oneacrefund.org address. Please report any suspicious communication here (firstname.lastname@example.org), but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.
We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
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