Job - INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER
INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER
IT and Financial Services , Harare, Zimbabwe

Candidates should have at least 8 years varied IT experience of which two should be in a leadership or management position with an additional minimum of two years in a security related position.

Position Published
23 Oct 2019
Position Updated
23 Oct 2019
Applications Received
98 Applications
Talent Search
In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
14 Shortlisted
Interviews Pending
0 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
45% Complete
45%
23 Oct
24681
Applications Received
Search In Progress
Shortlist In Progress
Interviews Pending
Job Offer Pending
98 Applications
14 Candidates Shortlisted
0 Candidates Interviewed
45% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
Senior Executives
Supervision Of
As required
Interacts With
Internal and External Stakeholders
Job Description
Create and implement short and long term security strategies
Lead a risk management programme for all systems, departments, processes, people and projects, to ensure appropriate and necessary security goals are put in place, and all relevant documentation is maintained
Communicate risks and treatments to senior executives in both technical and cost/benefit terms
Lead Information Security Management System development and maintenance including reviews and improvements to processes, policies, standards, ensuring they remain PCI DSS and PCI PTS compliant
Develop processes, policies and standards for all new projects, products and service
Co-ordinate vulnerability management
Assist personnel and departments through the company with maintaining regulatory and ISMS compliance
Develop, maintain and operate and information Security Awareness Programme
Proactively prevent disasters by ensuring prospering protections are in place: physical security, cctv, IPS/IDS. Firewalls, Change Management, etc
Ensuring business continuity and disaster recovery plans are in place, relevant and usable
Contribute to change management to ensure compliance and security posture are maintained at all times
Evaluate security incidents, determine and co-ordinate responses
Pursue continuing personal development and training to remain competent and current through reading, attending professional courses, conferences, and obtaining certifications relevant to job duties.
Candidate Specification
Experience
8 years
Education Level
Degree
Qualifications
Minimum three A levels in English, Maths and a Science / BSc Information Systems / Security certifications such as CISSP, CISM, PCIP, ISO27001 implementor, ISO27005 implementer Technical certifications such as MCSE, CCNP, VCP6
Software
Equipment
ICT
Knowledge Of
IT leadership or management position with an additional minimum of two years in a security related position
Skills To
Work meticulously and with precision.
Ability To
Establish long range plans and co-ordinate and prioritise multiple concurrent projects working toward those plans; Reason analytically and slice through challenges and goals to find the most pressing issues
Personality
Work with and train people with different technical and non-technical knowledge, varying levels of experience, company rank and different cultural background.
Organisation
Industry
IT and Financial Services
Culture
Corporate
Gender Profile
Mixed
Age Profile
Between 28 and 45 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Employment
Permanent
Location
Harare, Zimbabwe
Remuneration
Negotiable
- in USD
Not Calculated
Currency conversions are provided only for comparative purposes.
Remuneration will be paid in RTGS.
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