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Job title : Specialist, IT Risk Management jobs in Lagos

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : October 19, 2021

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About the Job

  • We are currently recruiting for a Specialist, IT Risk Management who will assist in promoting adherence to information risk standards and procedures which protect the companyäó»s systems from internal and external threats.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provide inputs to design of the Information Risk Management (IRM) framework. Take responsibility for maintaining the framework, including refreshing and implementing an annual program.
  • Build awareness of new and evolving risks across in-scope functions and IT.
  • Lead the identification of key risk indicators (KRIs) for in-scope functions based on up-to-date situational analyses and trends. Provide relevant and timely information on KRIs for effective risk oversight.
  • Develop action points to ensure that KRIs which exceed thresholds are reduced to an acceptable level.
  • Perform annual IT risk and audit reviews in line with the approved annual plan.
  • Provide second-line security and audit assurance for continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate continuously with internal audit and other key internal stakeholders as part of the overall enterprise risk management framework.
  • Contribute towards establishing credible risk governance, an integrated risk management mindset, and an execution approach which appropriately prioritizes action based on business impact.
  • Implement appropriate systems and processes that ensure information risks are proactively managed and undesired events (when they occur) are detected and remedied early.
  • Participate in the development of risk plans and procedures, as well as organizational structures, that provide an acceptable level of assurance in IT.
  • Follow up on open audit and risk items to ensure closure.
  • Manage the business continuity plan (BCP) for IT. Ensure continuous and regular validation and testing of documented/ approved BCP.
  • Conduct continuous risk assessments for new and existing solutions.
  • Aggregate information to identify operational control weaknesses and build a risk management dashboard that is refreshed and published periodically.
  • Perform gap assessments using the COBIT process assessment model and follow up to ensure timely remediation of gaps and implementation of new IT processes.
  • Review policies and develop processes and procedures that provide an acceptable level of assurance.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the Manager, IT Risk & Control.

Experience & Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or related disciplines.
  • 5-6 yearsäó» relevant work experience in Information Security, Risk Advisory, and IT Compliance.
  • Professional certifications such as CISA, CRISC, ISO27001, ISO27005: Lead Risk Manager will be an asset.
  • Demonstrable application of knowledge of defence in-depth, least privileges, need-to-know, separation of duties, access controls and encryption.
  • Proven knowledge of risk management, information security, mobile core technologies and controls.

Organizational Competencies:

  • Be Bold
  • Customer Focus
  • Innovation
  • Integrity

Functional Competencies:

  • IT Audit
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Business Continuity
  • Risk Management
  • ITIL
  • ISO27001
  • Problem Solving

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Collaboration & Teamwork

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