Senior Information Security Officer , AccessBank Tanzania (ABT)

AccessBank Tanzania (ABT) is a commercial bank with a special focus on microfinance. With very strong international shareholders such as AccessHolding, International Finance Corporation (World Bank), KfW, African Development Bank and MicroVest, ABT’s vision is to be committed to the development of financial systems that support social progress by rendering services to all people with the same ambition for excellence and quality.

As one of the fastest-growing banks in Tanzania, we are offering excellent long-term career development opportunities for experienced and highly motivated professional applicants. In order to support our dynamic expansion process, we are looking forward to recruit self-motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team of AccessBank Tanzania at our Head Office in Dar es Salaam.


Guide implementation of Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) according to ISO 27001 keeping abreast of latest security and privacy legislation, regulations, advisories, alerts and vulnerabilities pertaining to the institution
Conceptualize implementation of appropriate information security policies and procedures provided by Access Bank and plan resources to accomplish specific work packages and deliverables
Initiate development of procedures to implement policy requirements and lead specification of roles and responsibilities
Define training target groups, develop training measures and implement Information’s security training and awareness programs for employees
Develop and implement an ongoing risk assessment program targeting information security and privacy matters, recommend methods for vulnerability detection and remediation, and oversee vulnerability testing (software, system architecture, system configuration, user access
Guide administration of access rights per role (attribution and revocation and ensure consistent application of security standards across global technical infrastructure.

People Competencies
Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues in various business disciplines and IT regarding technical and business banking issues in English language
Role models supportive contributions in the team and negotiates successful resolutions
Developing, sponsoring or supporting the introduction of new and improved method, products, procedures, or technologies
Self-Management Competencies
Ability to work independently, meet deadlines and motivate others to do the same
Good work-load management: post holder can effectively handle several problems or tasks at once and stays calm under stress and also keeps an overview of priorities
Maintains an overview of relevant information and shares them with the respective colleagues Hands-on mentality
Education: and Experience: Hands-on team leadership and management experience, ideally coupled with suitable management qualifications preferred minimum level is degree on Information Technology or related field.
At least 2 years of professional experience in an operational IT role and Information Security.
Background in technical IT roles such as IT architecture, development or operations, with a clear and abiding interest in information security;
Knowledge of information security and risk control frameworks (COBiT, ISO27001, ITIL);
Knowledge of business continuity and IT disaster recovery frameworks such as ISO 22301;
Absolutely trustworthy with high standards of personal integrity (demonstrated by an unblemished career history, complete lack of criminal convictions etc.), and willing to undergo vetting and/or personality assessments to verify this if necessary


Please send your resume and motivation letter by email through  Human Resources Department, P.O BOX 95068, Dar es Salaam. Certificates and other relevant documents will be required during the application.

Motivation letters should explain why you fit for this position and should include a summary of your achievements in your current position. Deadline for submission is 04th June, 2016.
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