DCT Security Lead Job in Kenya

About the role Key duties and responsibilities

Develop and implement operational security strategies, policies, and procedures tailored to the unique requirements of Digital Connected Transport.

 Collaborate with key stakeholders to identify operational security risks, assess vulnerabilities, and develop risk mitigation strategies.

Lead a team of security analysts responsible for monitoring, detecting, and responding to security incidents within the Digital Connected Transport.

 Oversee the implementation and management of security tools, technologies, and processes to ensure the security of digital assets and data.

Conduct regular security assessments and audits to evaluate security controls’ effectiveness and identify improvement areas.

Develop and maintain incident response plans and procedures to address data breaches effectively.

Lead incident response activities, including investigation, containment, eradication, and recovery efforts.

Stay abreast of emerging Transport security threats and trends, and proactively implement measures to mitigate potential risks.

Implement and manage security monitoring tools and technologies to detect and respond to security incidents and anomalies.

Conduct regular security assessments, audits, and compliance reviews to ensure adherence to regulatory requirements and industry standards.

Monitor and analyze security logs, alerts, and events to identify potential security threats and vulnerabilities.

 Develop and deliver security awareness and training programs to educate employees and contractors about operational security best practices and policies.

 Foster a culture of security awareness and accountability throughout the organization.

 Provide guidance and support to employees on security-related matters and incident reporting procedures.


Bachelor’s degree in criminology, Computer Science, Information Technology, Economics, or a related field.

Advanced degree or relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CompTIA Security+) preferred.

Operational and Data Security roles of 5+ years.

Proven experience (5+ years) in operational security roles with a focus on Transport Logistics, H73Data C68 security architecture, incident response, and security operations.

Strong understanding of transport logistics operations, processes, and technologies, including supply chain management, inventory control, and fleet tracking.

Proficiency in security tools and technologies such as SIEM (Security Information and Event Management), IDS/IPS (Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems), endpoint protection, and vulnerability management.

Excellent communication, collaboration, and leadership skills, with the ability to work effectively across cross-functional teams and influence decision-making at all levels of the organization.

What we offer

Extensive learning and development opportunities.

Comprehensive health insurance cover – Inpatient / Outpatient / Dental / Optical.

Tools for the assigned tasks and results delivery.

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