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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Principal Information and technology Security Officer Job at Civil Aviation Authority ( CAA ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Principal Information and technology Security Officer

Jobs at:
Civil Aviation Authority ( CAA )

Deadline of this Job:
not later than 5.00pm, 24th July 2017

Duty Station:

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Job details:
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is a corporate body responsible for v regulation oi civil aviation in Uganda. it manages Entebbe international Airport (EIA) and thirteen (13) other upcountry: aerodromes. CAA carries out its work in conformity with: International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs). The Authority now plans to recruit suitably qualified Ugandans of impeccable integrity and commitment to fill the following positions in its establishment, as detailed below:
REPORTS TO: Manager information Technology
AGE: ShouLd Be between 30 to 50 years of Age.
The position exists to develop and maintain a comprehensive information security management program that results in operational efficiencies and effectiveness and to provide leadership for ensuring effective information security for CAA.
1. Input into Strategic Planning, budgeting and review process ‘
  • Develops and defends technical recommendations and budgetary plans.
  • Defines and negotiates technical support contracts.
2. IT information Security Administration Process
  • Coordinates the development of CAA information security ‘ policies, standards and procedures
  • Ensures that CAA policies support compliance with external requirements.
  • Oversees the dissemination of policies, standards and ; procedures. s
  • Coordinates the development and delivery of a training program j on information security matters for staff members and other authorized users.
  • Develop and implement an incident reporting and response system to address security breaches, response to alleged policy violations or complaints from external parties.
  • Develops and implement an ongoing risk assessment program targeting information security matters ;
  • Recommends methods forvulnerability detection and remediation E and oversee vulnerability testing
  • Keeps abreast of latest security and privacy legislation, regulations, advisories, alerts and vulnerability pertaining to CAA ‘ and its mission
  • Takes part in business continuity and disaster recovery planning. I
3. Customer Satisfaction
  • Understands the needs of the customers and offers IT solutions to 1 resolve these needs
  • Reviews the customers‘ needs and integrates them with best
  • practice and development and trends in the IT industry. Puts in place a process of resolving lT problems within the agreed time specifications.
4. Human Resources Management
  • Attracts, retains, motivates and develops staff that are dedicated ‘ to outstanding performance.
  • Sets SMART objectives to staff.
  • Motivates staff through challenges.
  • Appraises staff.
  • Advises management on the Departments’ manpower requirements and ensures staff development within the Department.
  • Develops a strategy that facilitates the delivery of the vision of the business through the l.T Department.
  • Ensures that appropriate caliber of staff that meets all the hiring standards are recruited and selected to deliver results expected.
  • Implements performance management.
  • Quantifies the capability gaps in terms of skills and competencies and implements programs to close the capability gap.
5. Carries out any other lawful assignment allocated by the immediate Supervisor and/or Management from time to time.

  • The jobholder is cooperative and readily responds to any ad hoc tasks assigned to him/her.
  • A Masters degree in a numerate science i.e. Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics with post graduate qualification in computer science or Software Engineering OR
  • An honours bachelor's degree in lT, Computer Science or Software Engineering with a Master’s degree in the same discipline.
  • Certification in IT Security e.g., Certified Information Systems Security Professions (CISSP).
At least 7 years‘ relevant work experience with working knowledge in IT Security.

  • Should have broad organizational awareness;
  • Must have good business understanding;
  • Must be cost conscious;
  • Must have a high level of integrity;
  • Must be familiar with ICT regulations;
  • Must have proven people management skills;
  • Possess proficiency in performance management.
Should be a person of very high and unquestionable integrity and needless to emphasize any reported cases of questionable integrity both before and after interview as well as post appointment will lead to his/her cancellation from the process or termination of Employment.
Job application procedure
Hand written applications with detailed CV and copies of academic certificates and transcripts with the job reference number clearly marked at the top left hand corner of the envelope should be sent to the address shown below. Please indicate your (day time) phone contact.
The Director Human Resource & Administration
Civil Aviation Authority (Head Office)
P.O. Box 5536