Cyber Security Specialist – Audit & Risk Governance

KCB Bank

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The Position:

The Cyber Security Specialist – Audit & Risk Governance will support the governance, risk, and compliance roles of the Group Cybersecurity function.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the development, update, implementation, and enforcement of information security governance including policies, baselines, and procedures.
  • Ensure the cyber security risk management capabilities including risk methodologies to mitigate cyber security across the group.
  • Assess, handle, and follow up on mitigation of 3rd party related cyber risks through all stages.
  • Manage cyber audit and risk findings resulting from internal audits, external audits, and assessments.
  • Follow up and reporting of IT audit recommendations implementation within Group Cyber Security.
  • Act as a key contact point for all assurance functions i.e., risk & audit with regards to cybersecurity topics.
  • Recommend appropriate security controls according to internal standards and key industry best practices and ensure that such controls operate as intended.
  • Gap analysis with respect to standards, industry regulations and definition of the security posture.
  • Ensure management and authoritative reporting of Cyber Risks and cooperate with legal, compliance and other risk owners.
  • Engage staff on cybersecurity-related audit and risk matters.

The Person:

For the Cyber Security Specialist – Audit & Risk Governance position, the successful applicant should meet the following criteria:

  • Information Technology / Computer Science / Telecommunications / Engineering / (Electrical, Electronic) or related field
  • Security certifications such as CISA, CISM, CISSP, and CRISC.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years experience in Technology with at least 2 years experience in Risk, Audit, or Governance and 1-year experience in Cybersecurity.

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