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  • Posted: Aug 20, 2021
    Deadline: Aug 26, 2021
  • For 15 years we have been building and managing telecommunications towers that are the essential backbone of mobile telecommunications in Africa - the leapfrog technology driving economic development, prosperity and self-sufficiency across the continent. Right now, IHS is leading a new telecoms service sector driven by the growth of middle class business an...
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    Specialist, IT Risk Management

    About the Job

    • We are currently recruiting for a Specialist, IT Risk Management who will assist in promoting adherence to information risk standards and procedures which protect the company’s systems from internal and external threats.

    Key Roles & Responsibilities

    • Provide inputs to design of the Information Risk Management (IRM) framework. Take responsibility for maintaining the framework, including refreshing and implementing an annual program.
    • Build awareness of new and evolving risks across in-scope functions and IT.
    • Lead the identification of key risk indicators (KRIs) for in-scope functions based on up-to-date situational analyses and trends. Provide relevant and timely information on KRIs for effective risk oversight.
    • Develop action points to ensure that KRIs which exceed thresholds are reduced to an acceptable level.
    • Perform annual IT risk and audit reviews in line with the approved annual plan.
    • Provide second-line security and audit assurance for continuous improvement.
    • Collaborate continuously with internal audit and other key internal stakeholders as part of the overall enterprise risk management framework.
    • Contribute towards establishing credible risk governance, an integrated risk management mindset, and an execution approach which appropriately prioritizes action based on business impact.
    • Implement appropriate systems and processes that ensure information risks are proactively managed and undesired events (when they occur) are detected and remedied early.
    • Participate in the development of risk plans and procedures, as well as organizational structures, that provide an acceptable level of assurance in IT.
    • Follow up on open audit and risk items to ensure closure.
    • Manage the business continuity plan (BCP) for IT. Ensure continuous and regular validation and testing of documented/ approved BCP.
    • Conduct continuous risk assessments for new and existing solutions.
    • Aggregate information to identify operational control weaknesses and build a risk management dashboard that is refreshed and published periodically.
    • Perform gap assessments using the COBIT process assessment model and follow up to ensure timely remediation of gaps and implementation of new IT processes.
    • Review policies and develop processes and procedures that provide an acceptable level of assurance.
    • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the Manager, IT Risk & Control.

    Experience & Qualifications Required

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or related disciplines.
    • 5-6 years’ relevant work experience in Information Security, Risk Advisory, and IT Compliance.
    • Professional certifications such as CISA, CRISC, ISO27001, ISO27005: Lead Risk Manager will be an asset.
    • Demonstrable application of knowledge of defence in-depth, least privileges, need-to-know, separation of duties, access controls and encryption.
    • Proven knowledge of risk management, information security, mobile core technologies and controls.

    Organizational Competencies:

    • Be Bold
    • Customer Focus
    • Innovation
    • Integrity

    Functional Competencies:

    • IT Audit
    • Vulnerability Management
    • Business Continuity
    • Risk Management
    • ITIL
    • ISO27001
    • Problem Solving

    Behavioural Competencies:

    • Collaboration & Teamwork

    Method of Application

    Note: Please apply with an updated Resume / CV.

    Interested and qualified? Go to IHS Towers on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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