Manager – Information Security Architecture and Design Employment Opportunity – MTN Uganda Limited

Job Title:   Manager – Information Security Architecture and Design

Organisation: MTN Uganda Limited

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Senior Manager – Security


About US:

MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Implement the organization’s information security policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate the information security compliance activities.
  • Provide direct information security training and awareness to the workforce.
  • Monitor compliance with the organization’s security policies and procedures among employees, contractors, alliances and other third parties and takes corrective action. Manages information security incident response.
  • Monitor internal control systems to ensure that appropriate information access levels and security clearances are maintained.
  • Perform information security risk analysis and periodic information system activity reviews for information security processes.
  • Coordinate the development of the organizations disaster recovery and business continuity plans for information systems, and tests readiness as far as security is concerned.
  • Serve as an internal information security consultant to the organization and responds to all security or Audit queries.
  • Monitor advancements in information security technologies.
  • Monitor changes in legislation and accreditation standards that affect information security.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and promote activities to foster information security awareness within the organization.
  • Serve as the information security liaison for MTN Group and MTN Uganda team.
  • Review all system-related information security plans throughout the organization’s network and acts as a liaison between IT, BRM, Risk team and physical security team.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in IT or Engineering.
  • CISSP, CISM or equivalent Information Security qualification
  • Unix/Microsoft Certification
  • Background in cyber security.
  • At least four years of experience in solution architectural design within a large; reputable organization with exposure to; Active Directory, Azure AD, Digital Forensics & Crytography, Penetration testing.
  • Development/scripting – any of the following preferably C++, Java, Python, Perl, PHP, Power Shell, Unix Shell.


  • Project Management
  • ITIL
  • Solutions architecture
  • Any security training


  • Application architecture
  • Budgeting
  • Business processes
  • COE
  • Frameworks and methodologies
  • Impact and systems analysis
  • Integration design
  • IT technology roadmap design and implementation
  • Problem solving
  • Process architectural design
  • Project / program management
  • Quality management
  • Reporting
  • Systems development lifecycle
  • Systems Engineering

Skills / physical competencies:

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Advanced communication; interpersonal and reporting skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Application architecture
  • Data analysis skills
  • Data management skills
  • Financial acumen
  • Information management
  • Integration design
  • Project / program management
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk management
  • Solution design


  • Analytical thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Conflict handling
  • Decision making
  • Innovation
  • Intellectual flexibility
  • Planning and organizing
  • Problem solving skills
  • Quality assurance
  • Results/Goal oriented
  • Strategic orientation
  • Taking initiative


NB: Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. MTN Uganda Limited has the obligation to safeguard its employees through providing a working environment that is safe and without risk to the health of its employees. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.


How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join MTN Uganda Limited in this capacity should apply online


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Deadline: 10th January 2023


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Date Posted 2023-01-05
Valid Through 2023-01-10
Hiring Organization MTN Uganda Limited
Job Location , , Kampala, 0256, Uganda