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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Information Security Officer Job at National Social Security Fund ( NSSF ) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Information Security Officer 

Jobs at:
National Social Security Fund ( NSSF ) 

Deadline of this Job:
16th November 2018 by 5:00pm 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Date Posted: 5th November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

The National Social Security Fund ( NSSF ) is positioning itself to be the Social Security Provider of Choice in Uganda. Our belief at the Fund is that each employee contributes directly to the growth and success of the business and each employee is expected to take pride in being a member of the team. With our shared purpose of being the Social Security Provider of choice, providing exceptional customer service with a workforce that is well motivated and skilled, we are looking to recruit an individual with high integrity, dedication and commitment to fill the following position.

JOB TITLE: Information Security Officer

Main purpose:
The job holder will be responsible for monitoring information systems to identify risk exposures and making appropriate recommendations for risk mitigation.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
  • Review and analyze the Fund’s IT strategies to ensure there are sufficient control safeguards against potential attacks (internal/external)
  • Review and assess inherent risks within new processes and systems
  • Monitor system security settings, identify and report breaches with recommendations
  • Review proposed system changes, identify potential risks and recommend appropriate measures
  • To undertake regular system vulnerability assessment to identify areas of security weakness and provide the necessary advice
  • Review and assess adequacy and effectiveness of disaster recovery procedures and make relevant recommendations for improvements
  • To coordinate IT Control Self-Assessment (CSA)
  • Undertake sensitization/training of staff on information security risk control
  • Monitor compliance with information security policies & procedures
  • Review the information security policies and procedures to ensure that they are relevant to the current developments in information technology
  • Monitor developments in the environment & identify potential risk exposures to the Fund
  • Develop appropriate tools for monitoring information security exposures
Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in information technology/ computer science and a professional qualification e.g. CISA, CISSP

Related Job Experience:
  • At least 3 years’ hands technical experience in dealing with information security
  • The applicant must be analytical and pay attention to details.
  • Must have a deep understanding of computer systems configuration and applications
    Skills and abilities:
  • Ability to provide appropriate advice/ recommendation to control risks
  • Creativity and innovation to be able to identify risks and to determine new solutions for handling changing information security risks
  • Ability to anticipate what can go wrong/potential risks
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Written (reports, presentation etc.) and oral communication skills
  •  Ability to work in teams
Job application procedure
Interested individuals are requested to send copies of academic credentials, application letters and detailed CVs to  by Friday 16th November 2018 by 5:00pm, for registration and onward transmission. Please note that canvassing or lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification of the candidate