Senior Information Security Officer Jobs in Kenya

Senior Information Security Officer Jobs in Kenya

Purpose for the Job

  • Protecting KenTrade’s data and infrastructure from external or internal threats; and ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements regarding information access, security and privacy.

  • Continuously carrying out information risk assessment to ensure KenTrade’s information security risks are brought under explicit management control

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Spearhead the implementation of a comprehensive information security and Data privacy program for KenTrade;

  • Spearhead the implementation of and review of KenTrade’s ICT security policies, standards, procedures and guidelines;

  • Lead in the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of the information security management system based on the ISO/IEC 27000 series standards, including certification against ISO/IEC 27001;

  • Lead in the activities relating to contingency planning, business continuity management and IT disaster recovery in conjunction with relevant functions and third parties;

  • Lead the implementation of an ongoing risk assessment program targeting information security matters;

  • Collect and summarize security events and data including preparing security reports and eventual remedies to be taken;

  • Administer ICT security tools, maintain security escalation and contact lists and security logs;

  • Offer internal management consultancy advise and practical assistance on information security risk and control matters throughout the

  • Carry out information security awareness, training and educational activities;

  • Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required and which are consistent with the level of responsibility of this job.

    Minimum Academic, Professional Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related from a recognized institution;

  • Professional qualifications in CISSM/CISA/ CEH/ Operating System based Certification, Security+;

  • Membership to a relevant professional body;

  • A supervisory course lasting not less than two (2) weeks;

  • Work experience of atleast three (3) years in Information Security Administration, IT Security compliance or IT security audit.

  • Meets provision of chapter six of the Constitution.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Senior Information Security Officer Jobs in Kenya

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