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Information Technology Security Manager

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Date Added 24 Apr 2017
Expiry Date 22 May 2017
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Standard Bank


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Role details:
Division Summary

Standard Bank is a firm believer in technical innovation, to help us guarantee exceptional client service and leading edge financial solutions. Our digital footprint reflects our commitment to the latest solutions, the best people, and a uniquely flexible and vibrant working culture. To help us drive our success into the future, we are looking for an experienced Information Technology Security Manager our dedicated GIT IT Security our JHB offices. Standard Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally.  It has been a mainstay of South Africa's financial system for 150 years, and now spans 16 countries across the African continent

Job Purpose

The candidates would develop the security strategy, cyber security governance, board reporting and metrics, security team and group culture, group security awareness as well as being the office of the CISO
The candidates would have to be both technical (understanding the security world) and strategic (understanding where the function can and should go).

To lead the development and implementation of a comprehensive Information Technology security program with the Information Technology lines of business to protect their applications and supporting infrastructure from both internal and external threats, manage threats and incidents when these materialise, ensure compliance with regulatory requirements regarding Information Technology security, ensure the appropriate use of bank assets and educate employees about their Information Technology security responsibilities.
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Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

Develop and maintain relationships with key stakeholders to further embed the partnership that exists between IT Security, IT and the business.
Research and maintain knowledge of the IT threat landscape, security trends, regulatory requirements, new technologies and best practices in order to provide sensible and pragmatic security advice to stakeholders.
Provide ad-hoc consulting and engagement with various business units on secure, cost effective and practical control implementations across various platforms and/or systems.
Facilitate the adoption of IT Security solutions e.g. privilege user management or access management processes and services e.g. IT Security risk assessments and penetration tests.
Provide adequate IT Security input into all technology solutions; this includes the requirements for the evaluation, selection, installation, configuration and maintenance of hardware, applications and software.
Develop an effective line of business IT Security strategy that supports and enables business strategy.

Preferred Qualification and Experience

Information Security related Certification (CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CISA)

Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

Prior industry experience in the corporate (preference Financial Institution) environment in an IT Security role.


Developing Strategies
Leading People
Analysing Solutions
Team Working
Upholding Standards
Coping with Pressure