Our client is in search of a highly skilled and detail-oriented Information Security Officer with experience in safeguarding organizational information and systems. Expertise in developing, implementing, and managing comprehensive security programs to protect against cyber threats.

What you’ll do:

The candidate will be responsible for the overall planning, governance, and successful delivery of the companies Cyber Security Strategy.

  • Develop and Implement Cybersecurity policies, standards, and guidelines.
  • Build and manage a strong team capable of managing cyber risks and responding to day-to-day threats.
  • Establish strong governance and assurance controls and processes to continuously measure and improve coverage and operating
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  • Engage with business units to ensure consistent application of cybersecurity controls across all business processes, projects, and
    technology systems.
  • Partner with stakeholders across business units to cultivate a strong culture of cyber security at all levels, underpinned by a
    comprehensive ICS training and awareness plan.
  • Measure and Monitor Cybersecurity risk profile and posture and report to appropriate committees and stakeholders.
  • Monitor local regulatory and technical developments to ensure that cybersecurity policies are in line with these developments and engage.
  • Participate and represent cybersecurity risks in various committees and forums to provide updates and influence positive outcomes for the
  • Support audits (External and Internal) and reviews including regulatory reviews.
  • Conduct Security assessment.
  • Development of educational programs in security awareness.
  • Educating staff about security software and best practices for information security.

Your expertise:

  • 5 years’ experience in Cyber Security.
  • Framework Knowledge of Security best practices (CIA/ITIL/NIST/ISO).
  • Experience with implementing Policies and controls.
  • Experience with Cloud computing security.
  • Must have experience in developing and implementation of Cybersecurity policies, standards, and guidelines.
  • Planning, governance, and successful delivery of the companies Cyber Security Strategy.

Qualifications required:

  • Matric relevant tertiary qualification.
  • One or more of the below certifications would be advantageous:

    • CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional
    • CISA: Certified Information Systems Auditor
    • CISM: Certified Information Security Manager KPAs

Skills attribute:

  • Ability to work with and influence remote teams.
  • Ability to educate a nontechnical audience about various security measures.
  • Strong planning, communication (written and verbal), presentation, negotiation, and facilitation skills.
  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • The ability to find innovative ways to resolve problems


  • Reasoning: Quick evaluator of facts vs ideas or theory
  • Analytical, methodical and logical thinker
  • Intuitive and innovative problem solver
  • Application: using ideas or knowledge in new areas
  • Acute attention to detail


  • Goal setting and planning
  • Process driven.
  • Effective communicator
  • Well-developed resource management skills
  • Ability to effectively engage both senior and junior staff.
  • Ability to cope with and handle variable workload.
  • Ability to work without close supervision.
  • Well-developed inter-personal skills
  • Able to self-correct and be flexible / adapt to change.
  • Highly ethical and honest

Other information applicable to the opportunity:

  • Permanent Position
  • Location: Remote but able to commute to the office when required

Desired Skills:

  • Adaptability
  • Authenticity
  • Partnership
  • Ingenuity
  • Mastery

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