SACCO ICT Security Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

SACCO ICT Security Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Vacancy: ICT Security Officer – SACCO

Required by a Top Tier Deposit Taking Sacco, based in Nairobi

Primary Responsibility: Reporting to ICT Manager, the Officer will be responsible for securing the Sacco ICT Systems through continuous risk assessment and development of risk mitigation mechanism.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain the information security policy, standards and guidelines,
    Regularly conduct security audits on ICT infrastructure, to assess the strength of its current security arrangements and potential vulnerabilities, make recommendations and follow up on implementation,
  • Provide Information Security guidance, documentation and training,
  • Maintain the information security risk register and carry out actions to mitigate the risks identified,
  • Conduct planned compliance reviews and ensure any gaps are addressed,
  • Facilitate information security awareness and training for stakeholders,
  • Investigate any suspected and actual security incidents, prepare relevant reports, recommendations and follow up on implementation,
  • Respond promptly to IT security incidents, gather and preserve evidence,
  • Liaise with external security agencies where required and provide any information requested,
  • Works closely with the Head of ICT
    to ensure adherence to the Sacco’s information Security policies and procedures.


  • Degree in Computer Science or a related field from a recognised University, CISA, SQL, and CISM Certifications. ITIL certification is an added advantage,
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar capacity at a Financial Institution,
  • Solid knowledge of various information security management frameworks, excellent investigation, SQL and Network skills
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills, with ability to deliver change.

    Application Procedure

    Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit application letters and curriculum vitae including current remuneration package by 7th December 2019, to

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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