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Job Opportunities at IHS Towers

IHS Towers is the largest independent mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Founded in 2001, IHS provides services across the full tower value chain – colocation on owned towers, deployment and managed services.

Today IHS Towers has operations in Nigeria, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Zambia and Rwanda. Following the recent acquisitions of MTN and Etisalat’s tower portfolios in Nigeria, IHS owns over 23,300 towers in Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

Job Title: Specialist, IT Risk Management
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time · Associate

About the Job

  • We are currently recruiting for a Specialist, IT Risk Management who will assist in promoting adherence to information risk standards and procedures which protect the company’s systems from internal and external threats.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provide inputs to design of the Information Risk Management (IRM) framework. Take responsibility for maintaining the framework, including refreshing and implementing an annual program.
  • Build awareness of new and evolving risks across in-scope functions and IT.
  • Lead the identification of key risk indicators (KRIs) for in-scope functions based on up-to-date situational analyses and trends. Provide relevant and timely information on KRIs for effective risk oversight.
  • Develop action points to ensure that KRIs which exceed thresholds are reduced to an acceptable level.
  • Perform annual IT risk and audit reviews in line with the approved annual plan.
  • Provide second-line security and audit assurance for continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate continuously with internal audit and other key internal stakeholders as part of the overall enterprise risk management framework.
  • Contribute towards establishing credible risk governance, an integrated risk management mindset, and an execution approach which appropriately prioritizes action based on business impact.
  • Implement appropriate systems and processes that ensure information risks are proactively managed and undesired events (when they occur) are detected and remedied early.
  • Participate in the development of risk plans and procedures, as well as organizational structures, that provide an acceptable level of assurance in IT.
  • Follow up on open audit and risk items to ensure closure.
  • Manage the business continuity plan (BCP) for IT. Ensure continuous and regular validation and testing of documented/ approved BCP.
  • Conduct continuous risk assessments for new and existing solutions.
  • Aggregate information to identify operational control weaknesses and build a risk management dashboard that is refreshed and published periodically.
  • Perform gap assessments using the COBIT process assessment model and follow up to ensure timely remediation of gaps and implementation of new IT processes.
  • Review policies and develop processes and procedures that provide an acceptable level of assurance.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the Manager, IT Risk & Control.

Experience & Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or related disciplines.
  • 5-6 years’ relevant work experience in Information Security, Risk Advisory, and IT Compliance.
  • Professional certifications such as CISA, CRISC, ISO27001, ISO27005: Lead Risk Manager will be an asset.
  • Demonstrable application of knowledge of defence in-depth, least privileges, need-to-know, separation of duties, access controls and encryption.
  • Proven knowledge of risk management, information security, mobile core technologies and controls.

Organizational Competencies:

  • Be Bold
  • Customer Focus
  • Innovation
  • Integrity

Functional Competencies:

  • IT Audit
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Business Continuity
  • Risk Management
  • ITIL
  • ISO27001
  • Problem Solving

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Collaboration & Teamwork

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: Please apply with an updated resume/ CV.

Application Deadline 27th September, 2021.

 

Job Title: Specialist, IT Compliance & Reporting
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Typr: Full-time · Associate

About the Job

  • We are currently recruiting for a Specialist, IT Compliance & Reporting who will implement and maintain IT processes designed to counteract interruptions to business activities and protect critical business information assets against effects of major information system failures or disasters.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Maintain the company’s IT Compliance Program. Provide inputs to program design and propose revisions where applicable.
  • Work with relevant stakeholders to develop an effective IT Compliance training program, including appropriate introductory training for new employees as well as ongoing training for all employees.
  • Provide advice on emerging compliance issues and consult with relevant functional areas/ teams to ensure risks are mitigated.
  • Collaborate with key internal stakeholder functions, such as Risk Management and Internal Audit, to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution.
  • Respond to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures and standards of conduct by evaluating or recommending initiation of investigative and corrective procedures.
  • Perform compliance monitoring on successful patching of all servers.
  • Perform compliance monitoring and reporting on successful back-up operations.
  • Perform compliance monitoring and reporting on: outdated operating system on servers; Active Directory replication errors; unresponsive OMS agents; servers and databases approaching end of life; database simple recovery model; and non-activated Windows OS.
  • Monitor and develop action points to ensure IT compliance with key regulations such as the Nigerian Cyber-Security Act, NCC Cyber-Security Guidelines, and NITDA Security Guidelines.
  • Identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk. Develop/ recommend corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues and provide general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in future.
  • Build IT Compliance Dashboard and provide reports (as requested or directed) to keep relevant IT Committees informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts.
  • Monitor and track open audit findings from internal and external audits, 3rd parties, and ISO90001.
  • Monitor and coordinate IT compliance activities. Keep abreast of status, identify trends, and take appropriate steps to improve overall effectiveness.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the Manager, IT Risk & Control.

Experience & Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or related disciplines.
  • 5-6 years’ relevant work experience in Information Security, Risk Advisory, and IT Compliance.
  • Professional certifications such as CISA, CRISC, ISO27001, ISO27005: Lead Risk Manager will be an asset.
  • Demonstrable application of knowledge of defence in-depth, least privileges, need-to-know, separation of duties, access controls and encryption.
  • Proven knowledge of risk management, information security, mobile core technologies and controls.

Organizational Competencies:

  • Be Bold
  • Customer Focus
  • Innovation
  • Integrity

Functional Competencies:

  • IT Audit
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Business Continuity
  • Risk Management
  • ITIL
  • ISO27001
  • Problem Solving

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Collaboration & Teamwork

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: Please apply with an updated resume/ CV.

Application Deadline  27th September, 2021.

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Specialist, HSE Audit

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Typr: Full-time · Mid-Senior level

About the Job

  • We are currently recruiting for a Senior Specialist, HSE Audit, who will plan, lead and conduct HSE audits as part of the approved risk-based internal audit plan, providing independent assurance of the adequacy, effectiveness and compliance of corporate- and departmental-level systems against applicable regulatory, corporate HSE and international management system requirements.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Support the development and implementation of an annual HSE audit program as part of the approved internal audit plan, including the frequency, methods, responsibilities, consultation, planning and reporting requirements, taking into consideration the importance of the processes concerned and the results of previous audits.
  • Conduct HSE audits of company’s critical processes/projects and facilities in accordance with the audit plan.
  • Audit the company’s HSE management system against the requirements of ISO 45001, ISO 14001, ISO 9001, country specific regulatory requirements, company HSE standards, investor requirements such as IFC, etc.
  • Develop insightful recommendations to address operational and strategic audit findings.
  • Analyze and present trends from HSE Audit findings to drive continuous improvement in HSE performance.
  • Work collaboratively with all levels of management, regional teams, and on-site personnel to promote the continuous improvement of HSE by removing or reducing risks in the business through identification and documentation of findings as well as implementation of corrective actions.
  • Provide support and actively drive closure of corrective actions from HSE audits. Maintain regular reports to track progress and manage stakeholders to drive timely close out.
  • Develop and apply criteria for HSE audit documentation, ensuring they remain current in line with business requirements, legislation, and statutory compliance.
  • Manage the HSE Audit schedule to ensure inclusion of all existing HSE critical processes and facilities as well as support onboarding of new critical projects.
  • Conduct audits on HSE compliance of critical suppliers to verify whether their processes align with defined audit criteria.
  • Conduct formal follow-up audits of implementation status of agreed management action plans per approved risk-based audit plan.
  • Retain documented information as evidence of the implementation of the audit programme and the audit results.
  • Supporting the company with accreditations, certifications and re-certifications such as ISO 45001, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.
  • Performs special audit-related projects as assigned.
  • Contribute towards fostering a positive HSE culture across the organization, ensuring clear accountability, responsibility, skill and knowledge.
  • Perform any other duties and tasks as assigned by Senior Manager, Internal Audit.

Experience & Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Sciences and/ or any other relevant discipline.
  • Membership of relevant professional body (ISPON, NES, IOSH, IIRSM, etc.)
  • 5 years’ plus relevant work experience. Previous experience in a similar role desired
  • Knowledge and experience of Auditing against ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 / ISO 45001
  • Familiar with ISO 19001, ISO 9001
  • A Lead Auditors Certificate – ISO / IRCA
  • Valid NEBOSH International General Certificate (IGC) in Occupational Health & Safety.
  • Familiar with International Standards and Best Practices for HSE and audit practices.
  • Excellent report writing skills

Organizational Competencies:

  • Be Bold
  • Customer Focus
  • Innovation
  • Integrity

Functional Competencies:

  • HSE Standards Compliance & Enforcement
  • Hazard Identification
  • Risk Assessment
  • Auditing & Inspection
  • Incident Investigation
  • Business Communication

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Initiative/ Judgement
  • Relationship Building

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: Please apply with an updated resume/ CV

Application Deadline 27th September, 2021.

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