24 Jul 2019

Full-TimeInformation Security Officer at ARB Apex Bank LTD

Jobdirecta Ghana Ghana

Job Description

The ARB Apex Bank LTD invites applications from suitably qualified applicants for the position of: Information Security Officer

Job Purpose

• To assist in the design and implementation of technical security controls with the aid of respective business units to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data, information and assets of the Bank.

Key Responsibilities

The Information Security Officer will assist the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) in the performance of the following duties

• Implement technical controls
• Perform vulnerability assessment and penetration testing for Apex Bank and RCBs
• Design and implement a control framework for RCBs
• Design and conduct information security awareness programmes
• Design and implement policies, processes, procedures and standards
• Perform the duties of a data protection supervisor responsible for data protection compliance in the areas of data governance, risk, control and in particular the deployment of appropriate technical and organizational measures required to make the Bank compliant with the Data Protection Act (DPA) 2012 (ACT 843)

Qualification Required & Experience

• Minimum of first degree in Information Technology / Computer Science / Computer Engineering from a recognised University, with 7 years post qualification working experience, preferably in a financial institution
• A professional qualification in CISA, CISM or CISSP, CEH will be an added advantage

Knowledge and Skills Required

• Knowledge in business continuity management, auditing and risk management
• Experience in penetration testing and vulnerability assessment
• Experience in designing, implementing and reviewing of systems and network security controls
• Excellent knowledge in information security management systems (ISMS).
• Good working knowledge of information risk analysis/management
• Advanced working understanding of ICT environments
• Understanding of cyber and security treats

Other Attributes

• High level of integrity
• Good communication skills (written and oral)
• Strong analytical and enquiring mind
• Must be creative and have an eye for details
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Proficiency in the use of MS Office suite and project management software
• Ability to work for prolonged periods of time

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications, accompanied by detailed curriculum vitae, photocopies of certificates, names and address of three (3) referees and contact telephone/email addresses should be forwarded to:

The Head
Finance and Administration Dept
ARB Apex Bank Limited
P.O.Box GP 20321

Or email to:


Closing Date: 22 August, 2019

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