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Senior Manager: Security Management & Business Continuity Management

Mode: Full-time position

Region: Johannesburg, South Africa

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Our client, a telecom provider with operations across Africa and the Middle East is looking for a Senior Manager: Security Management & Business Continuity Management

The responsibilities of the role:

  • Identify, plan, coordinate and supervise the delivery of security assessments and other security services required
  • Provide security consultancy to ensure new products and services are deployed in a manner that ensures adoption of the relevant security strategy, designs, standards, controls and tools.
  • To lead, from an ICT security perspective, the supplier assessment process used in order to ensure that a supplier’s capability to support services to an agreed level/standards is accurately assessed and reported.
  • Lead product evaluation activities to ensure products are fit for purpose and comply with minimum security requirements.
  • Accountable for representing ICT team in cross-functional change programmes and business area meeting to ensure that information security considerations are included and considered, and informed decisions are made to achieve agreed outcomes
  • Performing due diligence activities in relation to 3rd parties including ISV. Including the identification of system controls and assessing their effectiveness.
  • To produce due diligence reports to be used in the creation of action plans to guide any remedial actions needed.
  • Security infrastructure sustainment, maintenance and advanced configurations (i.e. firewalls, web gateways, mail gateways, IDS, intrusion detection systems, and management tools).
  • Reporting and investigation of all security related incidents. Lead the development and implementation of corrective measures.
Professional background
  • Minimum 5 years with Managerial level experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ Security Management experience, managing multiple large scale (e.g. enterprise-wide) projects
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies advantageous
  • Experience working in a medium to large organisation
  • Fluent in English
  • Minimum of 4 year tertiary degree
  • BA or Masters advantageous
  • Relevant Security Management certification
  • South African citizen and EE eligible

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