Senior Administration Officer: Information Security Compliance And Monitoring

REF NO: SAO/IS-CM/11-1P Information Security The purpose of the role is to effectively monitor Information Security Compliance processes and activities within the GPAA.
SALARY : R316 791 per annum (Level 08)
CENTRE : Head Office Pretoria
CLOSING DATE : 22 November 2019

An appropriate B Degree/National Diploma in Information Technology or related equivalent three-year qualification (at least NQF 6 with 360 credits) Communication Technology and Information Security field of which at least urity/ICT Security/Cyber Security.
Supervisory experience will be an advantage.
Knowledge skills and competencies: Knowledge of Minimum Information Security Standards (MISS) ,Knowledge of Access to Information Act, Knowledge of Information Security legislations prescripts, and regulations, Knowledge of Security systems, Knowledge of Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), Knowledge of Client relations management, Knowledge of GEPF services and products, Knowledge of Programme and projects management, Knowledge Information Technology, Knowledge of Monitoring and Evaluation, Analytical, Facilitation, Presentation skills, Problem-solving skills, Ability to communicate at all levels, Financial Management, Organising and coordination, Ability to build strong network relationships, Ability to work independently, Persuasiveness, Reliability, Stress coping abilities, Self-efficacy, Multi focusing abilities, integrity.

The incumbent will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks which includes but are not limited to the following.
Monitoring of Information Security Compliance within GPAA: Conduct compliance monitoring of systems, processes, and personnel to establish the level of compliance to the Information Security initiatives.
Coordinate and facilitate the training of new and current GPAA staff members on possible threats and vulnerabilities.
Implement findings as identified by the internal and external auditors.
Monitor and revise plans as necessary to ensure data integrity, confidentiality, and availability.
Submit reports of information security-related breaches, take appropriate actions to mitigate risks, investigate breaches, and make recommendations to the management for corrective action.
Evaluate the GPAA business unit’s operational processes to establish the level of compliance with the Information Security regulations.
Review and propose improvements to the existing Information Security initiatives.
Liaise with other business units to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution and provide reports to the management.
Stay abreast of new and current trends and developments in the ICT and Cyber Security fields to efficiently advise ICT Security Management on the implementation of counter measures.
Participate in Sub-Business Unit planning and reporting initiatives: Report on status of operations and projects to Security Management, Participate in the administrative processes of the Division.
Conduct regular feedback and communication with ICT Security Management.

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