Senior Information Security Officer Job at Guaranty Trust Bank

Guaranty Trust Bank

Senior Information Security Officer Job at Guaranty Trust Bank,

Senior Information Security Officer Job at Guaranty Trust Bank

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Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, is a foremost Banking Group headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, and listed on the Nigeria and London Stock Exchange.

Senior Information Security Officer

The Role 

The successful candidate will be responsible for all  assurance activities related to the availability, integrity and  confidentiality of customer, business partner, employee and  business information in compliance with the Bank’s  information security policies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee  and  implement  the  Bank’s  information  security   program and enforce the information security policy.
  • Design information security controls with the  consideration of users at all levels of the Bank, including  internal  (i.e.  management  and  staff)  and  external  users
  • (i.e. contractors/consultants, business partners and  service providers).
  • Organizing professional information security related  trainings to improve technical proficiency of staff.
  • Ensure  that  regular  and  comprehensive  information  risk   assessments are conducted.
  • Ensure that adequate processes and tools are in place for  monitoring IT systems to detect information security  incidents and events in a timely manner.
  • Ensure timely update of the incident response  mechanism  and  Business  Continuity  Plan  (BCP)  based   on the latest cyber threat intelligence gathered.
  • Incorporate the utilization of scenario analysis to consider  a  material  cyber-attack,  mitigating  actions,  and  identify potential control gaps
  • Perform Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing.
  • Ensure  frequent  data  backups  of  critical  IT  systems  (e.g.   real  time  back  up  of  changes  made  to  critical  data)  are   carried out to a separate storage location.
  • Ensure  the  roles  and  responsibilities  of  managing  cyber   risks, including in emergency or crisis decision-making, are  clearly defined, documented and communicated to relevant  staff.

Key Requirements

  • University degree in Information Technology or related field
  • 4  to  5  years  relevant  experience  preferably  in  the  area  of   Information security
  • CISA/CISM/CISSP  or  equivalent  certification  will  be  an  added advantage
  • Knowledge  of  common  information  security  management frameworks, such as ISO 27001 and NIST 800-53.
  • Proven track record of success in information security implementation, information  security  audit,  preferably  in  a financial services institution.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and high level of personal integrity.



Method of Application

If you believe you have the qualifications, skills and experience that meet the above criteria, please email your application with your current  and updated CV to by close of business on Friday 25th November 2022. Only  shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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