Fresher Management Trainee Information Security Compliance Job Careers – National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U)

Organisation: National
Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Information
Security Operations Manager
About US:
The National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U) was
established as a statutory body under the National Information Technology
Authority, Uganda Act, 2009 as one of the key players in the Information and
Communications Technology Sector. Its mandated is to coordinate, promote and
monitor IT development within the context of national social and economic
development, with a vision as “a facilitator of a knowledge-based, globally
competitive Uganda where social transformation and economic development is
supported through IT enabled services.”
Job Summary: The Management
Trainee Information Security Compliance will support organizations meet
compliance requirements in line with National information security directives,
standards and frameworks. The role will as involve monitoring information
security standards and policies across organizations.
Key Duties and
Undertake implementation, enforcement and
validation of information security policies, standards, methods and procedures
Assist organizations implement practices that
meet defined policies and standards for information security
Keenly monitor organizations’ compliance with
their internal policies and procedures as well as existing National cyber
security requirements and directives
Undertake organizational information security
management audits
organizations establish roles and responsibilities with regard to
appropriate information classification and protection
The incumbent will support organizations’ in the
development of effective business continuity and disaster recovery programs
organizations to leverage appropriate information security tools and
methodologies to enhance security of digital infrastructure, applications and
overall data security.
Actively participate in the development and
implementation of information security awareness and education programs
Undertake vendor and third party audit
compliance with National security requirements
The incumbent will implement the information
security/compliance management framework based on National standards and
Perform any other duties as may be assigned by
the Information Security Operations Manager.
Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Management Trainee
Information Security Compliance job vacancy should hold a Bachelor’s degree in
Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Science, Information
Systems information Security or a related field from a recognized university
One year of experience in Information Security
Compliance, Information Security Management or in a related field.
knowledge of National information security standards and frameworks.
Broad knowledge and understanding of trends and developments
in the areas of information security, risk management, and ICT
Basic knowledge of Information Security
principles and practices
Basic Knowledge of Project Methodology
Computer literacy i.e. proficiency in Microsoft
Word, Excel and Power Point (Visio is a plus)
Analytical and problem –solving skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skill
across strategic, tactical and operational levels
Stakeholder Management skill
persistence and willingness to work on a variety of activities/tasks
Excellent organizational skills
Fluent English (written and oral)
Clearance: The successful applicant will be subject to National
Security Vetting in line with the National Information Security Framework
How to Apply:
All candidates who meet the job requirements/specifications and with
the right personal attributes are invited to complete and submit their
application form, download
, with a cover letter, supported by curriculum vitae, copies of
certificates and testimonials, and must specify day time telephone contact,
postal and email addresses of both the applicant and three referees, to the
address below.
The Executive Director,
National Information Technology
Authority – UGANDA (NITA-U),
Palm Courts, Plot 7A, Rotary Avenue (former Lugogo bypass)
P.O. Box 33151, Kampala-Uganda
Tel: 0417 801 038
Or via email:
(application must not exceed 10MBs)
Applicants must also submit with their application verifiable evidence
supporting previous relevant appointments such as appointment letters and
employment contracts.
Deadline: 28th August
2016 by 17.00 hrs.
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