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Senior Security Officer - Cape town
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Recruiter: Nigel Frank International
Listed on: 31st January
Location: Western Cape
Salary/Rate: Negotiable
Salary Notes: Negotiable
Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Reference: Sen/sec/off/compcent_1548928402_expired
Contact Name: Thomas Edward Allender

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Senior Security Officer - Cape town

Salary Competitive.

Main responsibilities/Duties.

Ensuring the organisations information security management system(ISO 27001) is maintained and the compliance of staff and policies, procedures, guidelines and standards used to support the effectiveness.

Maintain of all ISMS policies, procedures and relevant standards and supporting documentation as directed.

Scheduling and documentation of all ISG meetings

Co-ordinate the production of all relevant reports and statistical analysis required for annual ISMS management review meetings

Maintain and update content of ISMS Action logs (e.g. security corrective and preventative action logs, documentation reviews.

Oversee progress of action log activities assigned to the scope of the ISMS

Maintain the information risk assessment spreadsheet and risk treatment plan

Schedule, monitor and report on security awareness training and induction training for all staff within scope of ISMS.

Risk assessment

Undertake annual risk assessments within scope of the ISMS based on the documented risk methodology

Identify and agree mitigation with teams and stakeholders within the scope of the ISMS as a result of risks identified

Identify, document and agree acceptance of risks where appropriate with the risk owner

Identify, document and agree transfer or avoidance of risks where appropriate with the risk owner

Ensure transfer of mitigation to Action Log and progress actions in an appropriate timeframe



Audit Activities

Support Audits of Divisional compliance of ISMS Requirements

Act as Liaison officer between Division and Corporate Quality Team, Process Integration Team, External Audit Bodies and Customers for all Internal, External and Third-Party Auditing activities.

Assess adequacy of Division Operational Security Procedures



Project activities

Support Projects that require a security oversight

Document Security Compliance Requirements

Identify key security risks to Project Governance by providing a documented risk assessment

Ensure security risks are monitored ad managed throughout the project

Be the SME for security governance and compliance

Support general security activities as required



Physical and logical Access Control

Physical Security Control monitoring, site perimeter monitoring

Maintenance and adherence monitoring of access control policies and procedures

Facilitation of Staff Vetting Customer Requirements



Essential Knowledge and skills

2-3 years' experience IT Auditing/Assessments

Excellent communication Skills both written and verbal

Excellent Understanding of ISO27001 and ISO27002 Information Security Standard and Implementation

Good working knowledge of Security related legal and regulatory requirements

Ability to manage and deliver risk assessments through to successful conclusion

Excellent Knowledge of using Microsoft Office, Visio and MS Project. E.g. Word processing , Spreadsheets , Presentations, flow diagrams and Project Plans

IT Corporate Governance Principles

Drivers Licence



Preferable knowledge and skills

Previous experience in the delivery of management systems (Plan, Do, Check, Act)

ISO 22301 Business Continuity

2-4 years' experience in IT Auditing/Security Auditing related role

3rd Party Supplier Evaluation and Compliance experience



Essential Qualifications

Grade 12,

IT related Diploma/Degree (3 years)

ITIL Standards and Practices



Preferable Qualifications

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor



This is a unique opportunity to work with one of our exclusive clients. For further information regarding your application to this role or to enquire about the multitude of others we have in your field please Email your CV to t.allender@nigelfrank.com or call on +441914060001.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-allender-5869b7178