Premier Switch Solutions Manager, IT Security, Risk and Compliance Division Jobs in Ethiopia

Premier Switch Solutions Manager, IT Security, Risk and Compliance Division Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Premier Switch Solutions S.C. (PSS) is a leading Electronic Payment Processing Company, established by major private banks of Ethiopia. The Company has implemented the first multi-institution shared-switch infrastructure to provide its member banks with a state of the art payment technology to drive ATM, POS, e-commerce, Mobile Banking and other payment channels and provide clearing of Debit/Credit card transactions for the banks.

Currently, PSS has one vacant position stated below and would like to invite applicants who meet the qualification and required experience listed for these job opening.

Description of Duties

  • Formulate and implement the direction of the IT security and risk management strategy.

  • Develop policies and procedures for the IT/cyber security, risk and compliance and lead in their implementation through the continuous review.

  • Ensure information system confidentiality, integrity and availability to meet the customer expectation.

  • Manage vendor relationship and monitor all support activities.

  • Manage and ensure the successful delivery of IT security, risk and other related projects.

  • Ensure periodic performance metrics are conducted.

  • Design capacity planning and ensure business continuity

  • Lead maintenance, upgrade and migration of security and risk management systems.

  • Work with the relevant work units in the development of software, products and services adhere with security standards.

  • Research new IT security and risk management standards and technologies.

  • Ensure organizational risks are reviewed and where needed escalated to the central risk register.

  • Ensure and implement multi-layer security controls and review and update periodically including anti-virus, anti-malware, etc.

  • Assess and manage information security risk periodically as per PCI-DSS and other relevant standards.

  • Conduct periodic
    IT security audit and take remedial actions on findings.

  • Review the assessed functionality and gap analysis of key business areas and infrastructure and determine the extent to which comply with statutory and regulatory requirements and take appropriate actions.

  • Ensure the business operation complies with the company policy, regulatory bodies’ laws, regulations, standards including the National bank of Ethiopia, PCI-DSS, etc.

  • Follow-up security incident response and process protocols including incident response report and sanctions.

  • Prepare budget for the unit

  • Support the CEO in the implementation of the corporate strategy.

  • Provide guidance and training of all staffs and customers in the area of IT security, risk management and compliance.

  • Prepare periodic reports

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

    Qualification & Work Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in ICT/Computer Science/ Information Systems/Finance/Business or a related field

  • At least 8 years’ relevant experience
    Training in Information Systems Security, IT Security Management, Cyber Security and Risk Management is preferable

  • Relevant professional certifications are advantageous.

    How to Apply

    Interested & qualified applicants can Apply at Awash Bank around Addis Ababa University school of commerce insurance side office 7th floor or sent via email:

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