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Brief Description

Sentinel Africa Consulting, a Risk Management consultancy firm based in Nairobi, Kenya is looking for outstanding, energetic and ambitious talent for an Associate Consultant Position under the Management Systems Section in the Operations Department.

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the line manager and the Operations Director, the candidate shall support Information Security, IT Service and Privacy management systems’ projects implementation and related activities.

Responsibilities

The candidate is expected to have meticulous attention to detail, outstanding problem-solving skills, analytical mindset, superior communication skills, a great understanding of Information Security, IT Service delivery & Privacy processes, documentation and reporting. 

To ensure success, the individual must be capable of maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive information while working with a variety of technologies, security problems and developing strategic solutions. In addition, the successful candidate is expected to take on-the-job training and be self driven.

The successful candidate shall be tasked with the following responsibilities:

  • Develop a strong understanding of business and system processes.
  • Examine IT processes and controls, evaluate the design and operational effectiveness,
    determine exposure to risk and recommend remediation strategies
  • Conduct efficient and effective IT process reviews
  • Perform documentation reviews and provide recommendations.
  • Provide recommendations and guidance on identified security. privacy and control risks.
  • Advisory on information security, privacy and related IT service management controls
  • Work closely with other staff to develop and prepare presentations as and when required,
  • Communicate technical issues in simplified terms to the clients, management and relevant
    stakeholders.
  • Assist in research activities and collecting data about issues related to information security, IT
    service management, Privacy and Data Protection etc.
  • Support the team to prepare reports on activities such as status updates, reports, meeting
    minutes etc.
  • Participate in meetings or brain storming forums inside and outside of the Operations Team
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Academic Qualifications and Job Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in Applied Information Technology, Information Systems and
    technology; GPA 3.4+ or equivalent (Major in information security an advantage)
  • 1 year of experience in a similar role in information security, IT Support, IT Service delivery or
    similar role
  •  CISA Certification, preferred
  • ITIL Certification, required
  • CISSP, CISM, MCSE, COBiT 2019, TOGAF, NIST-CSF an added advantage
  • Clear understanding of information security
  • Clear understanding of IT Service Management
  • Clear understanding of Privacy
  • Familiar with IT Frameworks such as ISO 27001, NIST-CSF, ISO 27701, ISO 27032, ISO 20000,
    ITIL etc.
  • Familiar with a range of software and hardware
  • Prior training experience is a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Have proven interpersonal skills and team work
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to travel

Kindly send you application to recruitment@sentinelafrica.co.ke by 18th September 2020

Brief Description

Sentinel Africa Consulting, a Risk Management consultancy firm based in Nairobi, Kenya is looking for outstanding, energetic and ambitious talent for a Consultant Position under the Audits, strategy and Training Section in the Operations Department.

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the line manager and the Operations Director, the consultant shall support  Audit and Training Projects implementation and related activities.

Responsibilities

We are looking to hire a Consultant with an analytical mind and expertise in IT systems, applications and infrastructure. The consultant is expected to have outstanding problem-solving skills, a meticulous attention to detail and a great understanding of Information Technology and cyber security trends.

To ensure success, the consultant must be capable of maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive information while working with a variety of technologies, security problems and developing strategic solutions. Top candidates will display an excellent understanding of IT Governance and Strategy, Security Audits, Information Systems and Information Technology such as Firewalls, VPN, Data Loss Prevention, IDS/IPS, SIEM etc.

The successful candidate shall be tasked with the following responsibilities:

  • Develop a strong understanding of business and system processes.
  • Examine internal IT controls, evaluate the design and operational effectiveness, determine exposure to risk and recommend remediation strategies.
  • Test and identify network and system vulnerabilities, and recommend counteractive strategies to protect the network.
  • Conduct efficient and effective IT audit procedures.
  • Perform regular audit testing and provide recommendations.
  • Review, evaluate and test application controls.
  • Provide recommendations and guidance on identified security and control risks.
  • Advisory on Development of IT strategy and related IT governance
  • Work closely with other staff to develop and prepare presentations as and when required,
  • Communicate complex technical issues in simplified terms to the auditees and relevant stakeholders.
  • Assist in research activities and collecting data about issues related to IT Governance, IT Strategy, Audit etc.
  • Support the team to prepare reports on activities such as status updates, reports, meeting minutes etc.
  • Participate in meetings or brain storming forums inside and outside of the Operations Team

Academic Qualifications and Job Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree in Applied Information Technology, Information Systems and technology; GPA 3.5+ or equivalent
  • 1-2 years of experience in a similar role
  • CISA Certification, required
  • CISSP, CISM, MCSE, COBiT 2019, TOGAF, NIST-CSF an added advantage
  • Clear understanding of IT audit methodologies.
  • Clear understanding of IT Governance and IT Strategy
  • Familiar with Security Frameworks such as ISO 27001, NIST-CSF, ISO 27701, ISO 27032 etc.
  • Great awareness of cyber security trends and hacking techniques.
  • Familiar with a range of software and hardware
  • Prior training experience is a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Have proven interpersonal skills and team work
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind and outstanding problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to travel

Kindly send you application to recruitment@sentinelafrica.co.ke by 21st August 2020

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