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Technology Security Manager Job in Kenya

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the within the Technology Division.

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Technology Security Manager 


Reporting to the Director; Technical & IT, the job holder will ensure adequate budget, resource and management of Technology security risks. 

The job holder will also participate actively during the purchasing process for spend related to technology security activities and or products / solutions within Safaricom.

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure effective capturing and monitoring of the functional technology risks and managing these on the company’s risk management platform.
  • Identify and promote industry best practice for technology security, and security risk management for the local market.
  • Implementation, monitoring and management of security aspects of IT infrastructure and applications including vulnerability assessments, penetration testing and resolutions on all technical systems.
  • Ensuring the risk and operational requirements of technology security are effectively managed as well as driving forward the security strategic integration programmes within the technology function.
  • In collaboration with stakeholders, ensure adequate budget, resource and management focus on technology security risks.
  • Facilitate the development and review of security infrastructure, application, people and financial plans and policies in line divisional and organizational objectives.
  • Develop and manage a team to provide timely and comprehensive support to projects and internal business users on issues relating to IT Security.
  • Development and analysis of relevant management reports on various key aspects of the section’s responsibilities.
Minimum requirements
  • Degree in Electrical Eng/Computer Science/Technology Management.
  • Excellent network and IT security skills to enable the role holder to be viewed as a thought leader.
  • 10 years experience in a large IT environment with at least minimum of 5years Security experience.
  • Professional Security Qualification: CISSP/CISM.
  • Network Certification- CCNA.
  • Good communication and project skills.
  • Report writing skills.
  • Good management and leadership skills.
  • Analytical Thinking.
  • Stakeholder management at senior levels and high Customer center focused.
  • Experience of working in a service operational environment.
If you feel that you are up to the challenge and posses the necessary qualification and experience please send your resume and application letter indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role clearly quoting the job title to the address below. 

The deadline for application is Friday 10th February 2012.

The Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition
Safaricom Ltd

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