One Acre Fund Information Security Specialist Jobs in Kenya

One Acre Fund Information Security Specialist Jobs in Kenya


  • 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

    Data Protection

  • 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

    Exploit Awareness

  • Maintain catalogue of known exploits relevant to organization solutions and technology

  • Maintain response plan per internal IS framework to potential threats

    Report Contributions

  • 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.

    Qualifications

  • 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.

  • Language English required in all locations. French required for Burundi placement. Other notable and useful languages are Swahili, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Chichewa, Amharic.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Information Security Specialist Jobs in Kenya


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