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Head of Technology Security at NCBA Group. Nairobi

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Job Description

Job Purpose Statement 

  • This role will lead in strategy, implementation, and operations of Digital Business cyber security agenda.
  • The head of Information Technology Security serves as the process owner of all assurance activities related to the availability, integrity and confidentiality of customer, business partner, employee and business information in compliance with the organization’s information security policies.
  • This position is responsible for establishing and maintaining a corporate-wide information security management program to ensure that information assets are adequately protected.
  • This role will lead a team of experienced Analysts and senior Subject Matter Experts and will be responsible and accountable for the Cyber processes and engineering capabilities which protect Digital Business information assets.
  • The Head of IT Security will play a key role optimizing the technology, people and process portions of our defense in depth strategy, implementing standardization, automation, and innovation based on Digital Business Cyber threat profile.
  • The role must have an established background managing a security operations function, strong technical knowledge, experience handling a fast-paced operational cadence, and a results driven mindset.

Ideal Job Specifications

  •  University degree, in Computer Science or technical field.
  •  MBA or a Master’s degree in a technology field preferred.


  •  Information security certifications e.g. CISSP/CISM/CISA/CEH  Information Technology certifications are desirable: ITIL, COBIT, TOGAF, PRINCE2, ISO, Cloud technology.
  •  Strong understanding of common best practices, frameworks, and regulations (ISO27001, ISO22301, OWASP, MITRE ATT&CK, CIS, etc).

Desired work experience:

  •  At least 10 years’ experience in Information Technology management, 3 of which should have been in a senior management capacity in a similar sized
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