Senior Information Risk Officer Jobs – MTN-Uganda

Job Title:            Senior Information Risk Officer
Organisation: MTN-Uganda
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Manager-Information Risk
About US:
MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda,
providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services.
Job Summary: The Senior
Information Risk Officer is responsible for the oversight on information risks
identified or/and owned by business. Working with Business Unit Senior Managers
and, along with other risk professionals in BRM, the Snr. Information Risk
Officer will ensure that the information risks to the business are identified,
assessed, mitigated, monitored and reported
Key Duties and
  • Providing support in the implementation of
    the MTN group risk management strategy and framework as it relates to
    technology/information     risk
  • Develop, manage and implement the
    information security risk assurance plans
  • Manage and conduct formal information security
    risk analyses, reviews, tests, audits and/or self-assessments
  • Design appropriate remedial actions for
    identified risks, drive remediation of findings and management of risks
    and exemptions
  • Provide technical advice on products and
    information security controls
  • Ensure that risks envisaged in planned new
    systems, products & services, projects and, data migrations are
    flagged early, escalated as appropriate and resolved quickly.
  • Evaluate and/or test solutions/systems and
    ensure appropriate information security requirements and controls have
    been considered and incorporated into these, where necessary support the
    remediation of findings;
  • Report information security risks in an
    appropriate way for different audiences;
  • Manage information security investigations
    and incident management;
  •  Support for digital forensic

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the MTN
    Uganda Senior Information Risk Officer job opportunity placement
    should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in information technology/ systems,
    computer science,   computer/
    electronic engineering or related field with at least five years’   information technology experience
  • Professional risk qualification with   preferably two years post-qualification
    experience in a complex technology  
    and/or financial services organization e.g. CISM, CISA, CISSP
  • Membership/Affiliation with Risk   Management bodies e.g. ISACA
  • Postgraduate qualification/ Certification
    in Data Science, Advanced  
    Analytics, Machine Learning, Statistical   Inference or Deep Learning will be an
    added advantage
  • Two years in information   security governance, risk and
  • Experience in interpreting and
    understanding an organization’s technical and   business environment;
  • Previous experience in developing the
    appropriate information   security
    governance and compliance measures;
  • Experience in information security
    risk   and incident management,
    business continuity, disaster recovery, information   security incident management, auditing
    and conducting assessments;
  • Experience in assessments against
    international information security  
    standards and/or best practice such as the ISO 27000 series, NIST
    800 series,   COBIT;
  • Able to analyze large volumes of data   using data analytical tools e.g. ACL or
  • Excellent written and verbal
    communication   skills
  • Corporate Governance frameworks e.g.
    ISO   27001, NIST, COBIT, Sarbanes
    Oxley, King IV, etc.
  • Decisive
  • Collaborative
  • Conflict handling & Resolution
  • Inquisitive skewed to research
  • Integrity
  • Persuasiveness

 Please note that presentation of false academic documents
and certification will lead to criminal prosecution.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their Job
Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates
(originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of
three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O. Box
24624, Kampala, Uganda (MTN Nyonyi Gardens)
Deadline: 26th March 2018
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