Sacco Information Systems Security Manager Jobs in Kenya

Sacco Information Systems Security Manager Jobs in Kenya

Reporting to Head of ICT, this position is responsible for securing the Sacco ICT Systems
through continuous risk assessment and development of risk mitigation mechanism.

This involves leading and providing a focal point for security and information risk matters.

The incumbent jobholder will be also responsible for developing plans to improve the
information security at the Sacco.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Carries out technical vulnerability assessments of IT systems and processes,
    identifying potential vulnerabilities, to make recommendations to control any
    risks identified and to ensure they are implemented.
  • Responds rapidly and effectively to IT security incidents, managing them in a
    professional manor including computer forensics for evidence gathering and preservation.
  • Appropriate and sensitive handling of effected staff and efficient liaison with external and law enforcement agencies when required.
  • Responsible for the coordination of regular Information Security Reviews in the Sacco and conducts assessments of departmental systems, processes and infrastructure and making recommendations to minimize risks identified.
  • Works closely with the Head of ICT to ensure that the Sacco’s policies and procedures for Information Security are effectively are adhered to.
  • Provides high quality Information Security guidance documentation and training.
  • Leads by example and provides good security guidance and advice on best practice to service managers, staff at all levels
  • Oversees the ISS information security risk register and carry out actions to mitigate risks identified.
  • liaises with external security agencies where required and ensure that any information requested is provided on a timely and secure basis
  • Keeps up to date with security trends, threats and control measures
  • Leases with Cyber Crime Unit in the National Police service.
  • Develops and maintains the information security policy and accompanying
    standards, procedures and guidance
  • Develops and delivers a programme of planned compliance reviews and ensure
    any gaps are addressed.
  • Promotes security awareness by developing and implementing a security awareness and training programme
  • Investigates suspected and actual security incidents in accordance with the security incident management standard, produce reports with recommendations and ensure any remedial action is taken
  • Works with internal stakeholders to develop relationships to help promote and
    improve information security and provide security advice on procurements,
    projects and new initiatives as required
  • Provides input to the wider development of the information governance strategy
    and business planning process
  • Maintains currency with emerging security trends, risks, new guidance or standards (internal and external) and security enhancing technologies

    Other responsibilities
  • Performs any other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.

    Candidate should have: -

  • 5 years of experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in ICT or Computer Systems design or Computer Science or
    related field.
  • ISACA, CISM Certification

    Technical skills
  • excellent knowledge in the functions of IT systems,
  • Investigation skills, Knowledge and ability to identify information security breaches,
  • Ability to establish an information security monitoring system, Programming skills and
  • Network skills

    How to Apply
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 8th February 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Sacco Information Systems Security Manager Jobs in Kenya

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