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Information Security Lead - Lorimark Africa

Hiring Organisation: Lorimark Africa
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Job Description

Our Client in the Financial Services Sector is looking to fill the position of Information Security Lead which has arisen.

Duties and Responsibilities

IT Security Governance

  • Develops enterprise information security/ cyber security framework.
  • Develops and oversees the implementation of enterprise information security policy, standards, guidelines, and procedures to ensure ongoing maintenance of the information security progra

ITSecurity Risk Profiling and Mitigation

  • Conducts periodic security/vulnerability assessments on enterprise IT infrastructure.
  • Maintain Risk, Issue, and Change register for information security.

IT Security Design, Configuration, and Monitoring

  • Plans, designs, and oversees the implementation of information security infrastructure and solutions.
  • Develops and implements policies and practices for encryption of data transmissions and the erection of firewalls to conceal information as it is being transmitted and to eliminate tainted digital transfers.

Business Continuity

  • Develop and maintain the organization's resilience program including the Business Continuity Planning & Disaster Recovery Planning (BCP & ORP).

Exception Management

  • Act as a key stakeholder on the Enterprise Security Incident Response Team.
  • Ensures issues raised through information security/ cyber security assessments are addressed.


  • Demonstrable understanding of legislative, regulatory, industry standards and best practices that are relevant to the work and ensure compliance.
  • Notable standards for Information Security include the Payment Card Data Security Standard, the ISO 27001 and IS022301.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A Degree in Computer Science/ Information Technolog/ Telecommunications.
  • At least five years' relevant experience.
  • Security Certification (CCNP Security/ CEH/ CISSP/ CAM).
  • Knowledge of PCI DSS, IS027001 and other security standards.
  • Knowledge of security frameworks such as NISTt least 2 Advanced Levels.
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic information security principles.
  • Knowledge of security standards and best practice guidelines (ISO 27001/2, NIST, ITIL etc.).
  • Hands on experience with firewalls, routers, bridges, switches and gateway devices, appliances and software.
  • Good theoretical knowledge and practical experience of computer networking (LAN, WAN, IP, TCP/IP, Subnetting, ACL, NAT).
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of IPSEC, VPN, data and protocols multiplexing, Dos tuning.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Backup and disaster recovery methodologies. 

How to Apply

Interested & qualified individuals may send their CVs and application letters to: & 

Deadline: 24 January 2023

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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