Chief ICT Officer Job, IT Jobs 2021

Position: Chief ICT Officer – Information Security 

Ref: HR/FICT/01/02/

Location: Nairobi

Job description

Reporting to the Finance & ICT Director, the job holder will be responsible for overseeing and implementing the company’s Cyber security program and enforcing the cyber security policy/framework. While providing assurance in relation to the availability, integrity and confidentiality of customer, business partner, employee and business information in compliance with the organization’s information security policies.


  • (i) Develop, implement and monitor a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security and IT risk management program
  • (ii) Work directly with the business units to facilitate risk assessment and risk management processes
  • (iii) Develop and enhance an information security management framework
  • (iv) Understand and interact with related disciplines through committees to ensure the consistent application of policies and standards across all technology projects, systems and services
  • (v) Provide leadership to the enterprise’s information security organization
  • (vi) Partner with business stakeholders across the company to raise awareness of risk management concerns
  • (vii) Assist with the overall business technology planning, providing a current knowledge and future vision of technology and systems


  • (i) Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or in a related field required. 
  • (ii) Specific experience in Agile (scaled) software development or other best in class development practices.
  • (iii) Minimum of eight to 8 years of experience in a combination of risk management, information security and IT jobs, with a least five (5) of which must be at a senior officer level.
  • (iv) Relevant professional membership is mandatory
  • (v) Professional security management certification (Certified Information Security Professional, Cisco Certified Network Associate /Security Administrator
  • (vi) Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001
  • (vii) Excellent written and verbal communication skills and high level of personal integrity.
  • (viii) Innovative thinking and leadership with an ability to lead and motivate cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams.
  • (ix) Experience with contract and vendor negotiations and management including managed services.
  • (x) Experience with Cloud computing/Elastic computing across virtualized environments.
  • (xi) Manage IT staff by training and coaching employees, communicating job expectations, and appraising their performance.
  • (xii) Prepare and submit periodic reports in a timely manner.
  • Minimum Years of Working Experience : 8
  • Minimum Education Level : Undergraduate

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