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InfoSec Security Facilitator (Ref: KHISF)
Remuneration: Market Related

Position in the Information Technology sector in Rosebank - Gauteng
Posted On Monday 24 January 2022
Job Description:

Our client, a leading provider of Customer Engagement and Communications software for a range of industries including Financial Services, Communications, Utilities and Healthcare, is growing fast, seeks an InfoSec Security Facilitator.

Please email applications through to kay@armstrongappointments.com

Main job function

The InfoSec Security Facilitator plays a vital role in keeping an organization’s proprietary and sensitive information secure. He/she works inter-departmentally to coordinate tasks and projects as well as educate the different stakeholders to improve the company’s overall security posture

Project Delivery Management

Take a project from inception (idea stage) and organize a plan to deliver all aspects of the final working solution

Define project objectives, scope, impacts, outputs, cost, benefits, and success criteria in collaboration with business champions, business unit management and stakeholders and programme sponsor (where applicable)

Manage the people, processes and technology required to deliver solutions effectively according to the project requirements

Lead cross-functional project teams by task assignment and follow up to ensure on-time completion

Ensure delivery of the required output(s) for each phase or stage

Create and control all project management related documents

Conduct post-implementation reviews (PIRs), define recommendations based on best practices and lessons learnt

Understand and ensure that the business requirements have been understood and correctly interpreted

Issues and Risk Management

Identify and mitigate risks that may negatively impact the project

Escalation of key decisions, unresolved issues, and risks

Budget Control

Manage the project budget by forecasting requirements, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective action

People Management

Mentor team members on structured methodology and best practices

Provide regular and timely feedback to team members and their respective Line Managers

Quality Management

Apply quality management principles and processes

Test items prior to moving projects to production

Ensure all work is undertaken within the organization standards and processes

Ensure required documentation is complete, current, and stored appropriate

Training and awareness

Induct new members of staff by providing them with the requisite preparation and teaching upon their appointments

Facilitate and coordinate Security Awareness training

Create Security Awareness training content and questions

Develop the curriculum, create, or gather learning materials and assessing students' progress and skills

Manage Security training administration

Administer Security Compliance related to Security Training

R&D

Research the latest information technology (IT) security trends

Assist in developing security standards and best practices for their organization

Recommend security enhancements to management or senior IT staff

Stay up to date on information technology trends and security standards

Stay current on IT security trends and news

Communication / Reporting

Conduct regular project reviews and accurately communicate the status of the project

Produce management reports using established IT Portfolio Management methodology

Establish and update plans with actuals and forecasts

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree or certification in computer science, Information Security, or related field

Project Management Certification

Experience:

3-4 years’ experience in Programme and Project Management

Managed at least 5 IT or InfoSec related projects through the complete project management lifecycle

Agile Project Management experience

Proven record of accomplishment of delivering business application and infrastructure projects

Deep understanding and experience of IT Project Management methodologies

Ability to develop Business Cases or Feasibility studies to justify initiatives for approval by the Executive team

Ability to align the InfoSec Projects being executed to Business Requirements throughout the programs and projects lifecycle

Strong facilitation and communication skills at multiple stakeholder levels

Strong collaboration with internal and external stakeholders and partners

Strong leadership ability of direct and virtual teams

Proactive Risk and Issue Management skills

Ability to analyze the impact of change on the Business, Programs and Projects and put required actions in place

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Kay Henderson kay@armstrongappointments.com