Chief Information Security Officer

Chief Information Security Officer

Job Title: Chief Information Security Officer
Location: Western Cape
Salary: 1200000.00
Reference: JN -062016-5988
Job Published: May 17, 2017 08:36

Job Description

Purpose of Role
To head and lead the IT Risk and Security portfolio based for Southern Africa. 
  • Primary focus is on the Security (Cyber Security) portfolio for the Group
  • Develop security projects that address identified risks and business security requirements
  • Manage the process of gathering, analysing and assessing the current and future threat landscape
  • Monitor and report on compliance with security policies, as well as the enforcement of those policies within the IT department
  • Provide Risk, security and compliance communication, awareness and training for varied internal audiences
  • Serve as an active and consistent participant in the information security governance process
  • Research, evaluate, design, test, recommend and plan the implementation of new or updated information hardware and software. Analyse its impact on existing environment and provide technical and managerial expertise of those tools
  • Work with internal teams to make sure there is a convergence of business, technical and security requirements.
  • Overall responsibility for Security across Digital landscape and all Group Infrastructure
  • Will Chair the Security forum
  • Will deal with Enterprise Risk Management both internally and externally
  • Review, enhance and implement previous security strategy
  • Manage compliance and regulations regarding to POPI and PCI DSS
  • Ability to build trust, rapport and confidence with internal and external IT teams
  • Need to understand and pre-empt the risks involved in security governance within the retail sector.
  • Willingness to lead overall thought leadership in Security  
Person Specifications
Qualifications and Technical
  • Bachelor’s degree in information systems or equivalent
  • Post Graduate degree advantageous
  • Security certifications in risk, information security, corporate governance (ISO, COBIT)
  • 15 years general IT experience with 10 years in a senior role
Competencies and Behavioural
  • Passion for the brand and customers
  • Personal effectiveness
  • Thinking strategically and commercially
  • Leading transformation
  • Delivering high performance
  • Connecting people
  • Planning and organizing
  • Driving quality
  • Making insightful business decisions
  • Having an innovative merchant mind-set
  • Able to simplify complex problems and issues
  • Must be able to work in a structured and systematic manner

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