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Chief Information Security Officers Vacancy in Lagos

Electronic Payplus Limited is a leading card-based solutions provider in Nigeria primarily focused on
the provision of total payment solutions to the financial sector and Industry. We are one of the value-added resellers appointed by Interswitch Limited to produce and supply the Verve brand of chip and pin cards and we are a certified personalization bureau having undergone Interswitch Vendor Certification Program.We are one of the first in Nigeria to gain the internationally recognised MasterCard Certification for EMV card personalization. We are also VISA certified.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Chief Information Security Officer
Location: Lagos
Department: Security & Risk Management
Reporting To: MD/CEO

Job Summary
Identify, investigate, resolve and develop processes, procedures and associated documentation relative to security of computer systems, networks and telecommunications along with addressing privacy, confidentiality and standards administration. Serves as a leader for teams investigating and addressing various information security issues.

Key Duties/Responsibilities

    Expected to advise management on information security issues, perform security risk assessments, implement information security procedures, manage information security policies and handle information security incidents.
    Safeguarding data held by the organization by working with business managers, chief executive officers and information technology (IT) managers
    Observe and monitor the security of websites, applications, computers and databases.
    Document processes, procedures and policies to guide the unit and organisation as a whole
    Manage the development and implementation of global security policies, standards, guidelines and procedures to ensure ongoing maintenance of security. Physical protection responsibilities include asset protection, workplace violence prevention, access control systems, video surveillance, and more. Information protection responsibilities include network security architecture, network access and monitoring policies, employee education and awareness, and more.
    Manage internal communication regarding system updates and provide estimates of budgetary requirements for technical upgrades
    Plan and ensure execution of Security arrangement as required by the management.
    Supervise and control the work of security personnel.
    Assist the management in maintaining law and order.
    Oversee incident response planning as well as the investigation of security breaches, and assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breaches as necessary.
    Maintain relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement and other related government agencies.
    Work with other executives to prioritize security initiatives and spending based on appropriate risk management and/or financial methodology

Organization Impact/ Influence
Extensive High Level Strategic / Operational Interaction with:

    Business Mangers
    All employees

Supervisory Responsibilities
Responsible in the design of processes and activities, objective setting and follow up, performance evaluations, coaching & feedback, developmental plans, hiring, terminations.

Direct Reports ( Position Titles, not names):

Related Job Requirements/ Qualifications
Technical Skills:

    All round IT skills (LAN, WAN, server and operating system)
    3 or more of the following Certification MCSE, MCSA, MCITP, CCNA, CCNP, ITIL, OCA.
    Other technical certification such as: Prince2, PMP
    Deep Networking Skills (LAN & WAN)
    IT strategy development, Change Management and Incident/Problem Management experience.
    Strong knowledge in SLAs, System & Software Quality Assurance and Best Practices & Methodologies.
    Visionary, innovative, eyes for details and IT smart individual who must have performed a similar job function in a commercially oriented organization.

Generic Competencies:

    Customer focus
    Vendor management and negotiation skills
    Good public speaking skills for leading group meetings
    Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    Demonstrated strategic planning skills
    Adaptable to change
    Critical information seeking

Baseline Leadership Competencies:

    Developing others and Leadership
    Leveraging and Respecting others
    Differentiation through innovation
    Instilling Confidence and Trust
    Acting with Integrity

Required Experience:

    Minimum 7-10 years managing customer services in a multi-office commercial organisation
    More than 4 years post NYSC in similar role, in Information Technology, Microsoft applications and/or physical infrastructure

Educational Requirements:

    B.Sc. Computer Science or Electronic & Electrical Engineering or other Science related course.
    M.Sc. MIS (Management Information System) is an additional advantage
    A higher degree Msc./MIT is an advantage

This position requires the ability to:

    Keep users informed of adverse situations and helping then get workarounds to long running problems is key
    Liaise with multiple users
    Deal with demanding management and customers

How to Apply

Interested candidates should use the position they are applying for as the title of their email and send to:

Deadline: 27th March, 2015

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