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  • Posted: Apr 29, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) was established by an Act of Parliament, Chapter 469 of the laws of Kenya , which became effective on 1st July 1995 . The Authority is charged with the responsibility of collecting revenue on behalf of the Government of Kenya. A Board of Directors, consisting of both public and private sector experts, makes policy decisio...
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    Manager – Information Systems Security

    Department: Corporate Support Services

    Division:       Information and Communication Technology

    Location / Work Station:  Nairobi

    Job Summary:      

    • This role is responsible for formulating and implementing best practice strategies to manage information security and cyber risks in the Authority.

    Key Responsibilities:       

    • Formulate information security strategies to manage information and cyber risks hence protecting revenue and KRA reputation
    • Coordinate the development and implementation of the KRA information security policies
    • Coordinate the implementation and maintenance of Information Security Management System (ISMS) based on ISO27001 and best practice.
    • Coordinate monitoring and surveillance of KRA IT resources to detect and deter cyber attacks
    • Ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability of information as well as ensure non- repudiation of electronic transactions in the Authority.
    • Oversee the design, acquisition, implementation and operation of information security tools for the protection of KRA information
    • Coordinate the design, implementation and review of information security controls in systems, infrastructure and processes to protect KRA information and revenue.
    • Provide information security advisories on acquisition and implementation of technology and third party integrations involving/requiring information exchange.
    • Oversee development and implementation information security awareness programme across the organization.
    • Provide support to relevant departments in information security investigative incidences.
    • Day-to-day operations, supervision, management of performance and development of staff in the unit

    Academic Qualifications         

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field from a recognized institution.

    Professional Qualifications       

    • Must have at least two of the following security certifications in CEH/CHFI/ECIH/CISSP/ISO 27001 or in relevant  information security solutions certification

    Relevant Work Experience        

    • Minimum of five (5) years’ relevant work experience, with at least two (2) years’ experience at entry-level management or a similar role in a large or busy organization.

    Technical Skills Required

    • Experience in information security solution design or Strategy development
    • Knowledge in IT risk management
    • Knowledge in Vulnerability Management
    • Knowledge in Data protection
    • Experience in the Information Security management System (ISMS)
    • Experience in cyber security threat Analysis or incident management
    • Experience in Project Management

    Managerial Competencies        

    • Leadership and people management skills
    • Good decision-making capabilities
    • Good planning and organizational skills
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Good negotiation, delegation and interpersonal skills
    • Professional networking
    • Resilient, focused and results-oriented

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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