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25 Oct 2023

ICT Security Specialist at ITM Africa Ltd

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Job Description

ICT Security Specialist Job Application


POSITION: ICT Security Specialist

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

ITM Africa Ltd, an international company specializing in all HR solutions is assisting Sonarwa General to recruit an ICT Security Specialist

Purpose of role:

The position holder is responsible for the development and implementation of information security management policy, implementation of elements of the protective security management policy and provision of associated expert security advice in relation to ICT related matters

 What you will do:

  • Develop ICT security plans & Controls that ensure that ICT security is not compromised;
  • Assess the vulnerability to evaluate the effectiveness of existing controls and work closely with both internal & external auditors, Risk dept. and business units and other 3rd party auditors and testers to pre-empt, mitigate, and swiftly respond to any audit findings that require action;
  • Ensure that the rules of use for information systems and the administrative procedures for information Systems comply with Sonarwa’s information security policies;
  • Conduct trainings to Sonarwa staff on Information Security policies and promote best practice on information security;
  • Develop and implement Disaster Recovery, Data Sensitivity, Back-up and Recovery, and Disaster Recovery Plans and Procedures. (BCP);
  • Tests Sonarwa’s core systems data processing operations to identify potential problem areas and single points of failure that may result in interruptions to critical data processing operations and recommend additional external support where applicable;
  • Develop IT disaster recovery plans to ascertain timely and continuous system availability for Sonarwa;
  • Conduct assessments into information security threats reported to ensure interventions are implemented promptly;
  • Recommend and implement new innovations that increase Sonarwa’s information security in compliance with changes in regulations and market trends
  • Analyse reports on attempted and actual systems attacks and develop recommendation to handle the attacks and mitigation measures against future attacks
  • Provide advice  on the business potential areas of threats for new IT based product development
  • Monitor current reports of computer viruses to determine when to update virus protection systems

You will be a good fit if you have:

Professional, academic qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, computer engineering, information systems or any other relevant  degree
  • Relevant Master’s degree from a recognized institution
  • Relevant professional qualifications in IT e.g. Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • Knowledge in software, Hardware, Systems Administration, Network Technology
  • Experience in enterprise security architecture design
  • Experience in designing and delivering employee security awareness training
  • Experience in developing Business Continuity Plans and Disaster Recovery Plans

Other skills desirable:

  • Supervisory Skills
  • Conflict management
  • Organisation skills
  • Innovation ability
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Budgeting knowledge,
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation,
  • Knowledge of professional standards,

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 30th October, 2023.

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