IT security Officer at GA Insurance

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IT security Officer


  •  To ensure that all IT applications, systems, equipment, and network security platforms are regularly upgraded.
  •  To conduct investigation and report on any IT security breaches and put in place the relevant mitigation actions.
  •  Assist in performing Business Impact Analysis on security posture.
  •  Prepare and provide periodic IT Security status reports on daily, weekly, monthly as per the security plans.
  •  Participate in developing, updating, communicating, and publishing the Information Security Policy other operational security policies.
  •  Assist the head of ICT in the development of security strategies and programs.
  •  To be the central point, liaison and contact for all IT security issues.
  •  To ensure third party and external partners and suppliers accessing the IT environment strictly adhere to their contractual agreements and responsibilities like non-disclosure agreements and third-party minimum-security posture.
  •  To closely monitored all activities of third-party partners including not limited to changes, updates, access approaches and movements and assess for impact on all security aspects, including information security policy and controls.
  •  IT Information assets identification and classification then facilitate necessary technological controls and protections required for each asset class.
  •  To perform security risk analysis and risk management in coordination with Risk and IS audit functions.
  •  Identify and recommend various security solutions options for reducing IT security risks within the Company.
  •  Promote awareness of IT security across the Company through but not limited to one-on-one training, IT security circulars, online awareness sessions etc.
  •  Perform and coordinate security tests like network vulnerability tests, social engineering testing etc.
  •  Ensure correct IT access level that are based on least privilege and need to know principles and monitor IT access for compliance to the Company’s policies
  •  Working closely with IT infrastructure to develop, improve and regularly test the Company’s Disaster Recovery and data backup environments and plans.
  •  Actively monitor IT network (LAN/WAN) to identify issues and threats and prevention of incidents that may adversely impact confidentiality, availability, and integrity of company’s data, information, and IT environment.
  •  Ensure the security of the Company’s infrastructure network including servers (e-mail, print, and backup servers), and other IT infrastructure.
  •  Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.


  •  Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university in Bachelor of Information technology (BSc IT) Computer science or related.
  •  Professional ICT qualifications such CISA, CISSP, CISM, CRISC is an added advantage.


  •  Minimum of 2 years’ IT Security experience.
  •  Strong knowledge of Information Security concepts including, but not limited to, Audit Reviews, Risk Assessment, Awareness & Training, Identity Access & Management, Data Protection, Incident Management, Vulnerability Assessment, Third Party IS Assessment, Secure Configurations, Patch Management, etc.
  •  Thorough understanding of fundamental security related frameworks and network concepts.
  •  Hands-on troubleshooting, analysis, and technical expertise to resolve incidents and service requests; previous experience in troubleshooting day-to-day operational processes such as security monitoring, data correlation, security operations will be an added advantage.
  •  Knowledge and experience on and NIST framework added advantage.
  •  Results oriented, can achieve desired outcomes independently and at appropriate priority levels.
  •  Highly motivated and energetic with ability to multi-task effectively.
  •  Ability to complete projects and perform daily tasks with minimal supervision.
  •  Ability to set and meet deadlines.
  •  Strong interpersonal skills.
  •  Keen attention to detail.
  •  Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.


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