Safaricom Principal Information Risk Officer Job in Kenya

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy within the Risk Management Division. 
In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Principal Information Risk Officer

Reporting to the Head of Department-Enterprise Risk, the job holder will implement a comprehensive program to assess and mitigate current and emerging risks that impact the integrity, availability and confidentiality of information assets and the information environment. 

The job holder will also be responsible for coordinating, evaluating, and reporting on Information risk in a manner that meets compliance and regulatory requirements while enabling business units minimize Information risk.  
Key Responsibilities
  • Review and ensure adequate policies are implemented to manage Information Risk across the company;
  • Provide guidance in the interpretations of current policies related to specific situations as they arise;
  • Create awareness on the policies in place across the company and conduct policy exception reviews;
  • Contribute to and critique the development of Information management policies, standards and procedures across the company and the monitoring thereof;
  • Coordinate enterprise information risk assessments at regular intervals to assess and track the health of information management across the company;
  • Develop and embed appropriate Information Risk awareness initiatives across the business.
  • Offer specialist guidance & advisory to other business units for timely assurance of key special projects.
Minimum Requirements
  • Upper second class degree in IT, Business Information Systems (or related technical field) from a recognized university;
  • Holder of at least one of the following certifications: CISA, CISM or CISSP;
  • At least 4 years proven working experience in operational management of Information Systems / Information Security / Information Systems Audit role, or proven experience in business process assurance and/or risk analysis preferably in a telecommunications environment;
  • Detailed knowledge of GSM and IT Networks is essential;
  • Detailed, Methodical and result oriented;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Upholds high standards of integrity.
If you meet the requirements and are self driven, proactive, innovative and up to the challenge, please send your resume and application letter quoting the job reference number to the address below. 
All applications must be delivered on or before Monday the 19th November 2012.

The Senior Manager-Talent Acquisition
Safaricom Limited

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