Identity & Access Management Specialist Job in Kenya

Identity and Access Management Specialist

The Identity and Access Management
(IAM) specialist acts as the Subject Matter Expert in identity and privileged
access management for KCB Group, and helps to design, implement, test and
maintain identity/privileged access management solutions for the Bank. The
individual is responsible for the continued development of IAM standards, practices,
toolsets and roadmap. The IAM security specialist would be the advocate for
segregation of duties, principles of least privilege, role based access control
and just-in-time access control across the group.


  • Implement and support the Bank’s identity and
    access management solution and processes in line with the Bank’s identity
    lifecycle management policies.

  • Design, implement, and support the Bank’s
    privileged access management solution and processes in line with the
    Bank’s privileged access management policies and ensure the principle of
    least privilege.

  • Serve as the custodian for user access
    matrices of all mission critical systems and roles, automation platforms,
    and processes; as well as serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for
    identity/privileged access management.

  • Provide technical support in the design and
    implementation of identity/privileged access management in projects from
    inception through to successful implementation in a bid to ensure
    compliance to set identity/privileged access management standards.

  • Assess the sufficiency of policies, standards
    and procedures relative to identity and privileged access management best

  • Perform and coordinate periodic user
    recertification exercises across the KCB Group landscape, report
    compliance failures to management and follow up for immediate remediation.

  • Perform periodic privileged access audits across
    KCB group’s systems identifying excessive permissions granted and follow
    up for immediate remediation.

  • Define, create, and deliver compliance reports
    and relevant metrics to the Senior Manager, Security Protection and

  • Provide input into technology security risk
    control self-assessments by leveraging specialized knowledge in
    identity/privileged access management.

  • Conduct research and development on new areas
    in identity/privileged access management and perform knowledge sharing
    with Technology Security team across the group.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology
    or related field from a recognized university.

  • Must possess professional certification in
    CISA. CISM, Security+, CISSP, CCSP will be added advantage.

  • A minimum of 5 years’ supervisory
    experience in Information Technology; with at least:

    • 3 years’ experience in Information Security.

    • 2 years’ experience in Identity and Access

  • Experience in Project Implementation &
    User Training.

  • Good knowledge of Banking Operations.

  • Excellent planning and organizing skills

  • Excellent problem analysis and attention to

How to Apply

To be considered your application must
be received by Tuesday,
26th May, 2020

Only short listed candidates will be

NB: In the event that you are successful, we will require that you
provide us with the following documents:

  • National I.D.

  • KRA Pin Card

  • Birth Certificate of self

  • Passport Photo (White Background)

  • NSSF Card

  • NHIF Card

  • Certificate of Good Conduct (less than 5
    Months old)

  • Academic and Professional certificates,
    including official transcripts
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