Functional Reports To : Global Information Security Director / CISO
Information Security and Business Continuity Officer is primarily responsible for coordinating Information Security initiatives within the subsidiary and ensuring that the subsidiary is compliant with Information Security and Continuity requirements as stipulated in governing security and continuity policy documents.
Information Security and Business Continuity Officer’s responsibilities include managing information security risks and compliance relating to information security, physical security, business continuity planning, crisis management, privacy and compliance. The role also directs the adoption and implementation of FINCA’s corporate policies and procedures within the subsidiary.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Serving as the formal single point of contact on Information security and continuity for the subsidiary Ensuring the ongoing integration of information security with subsidiary business strategies and requirements
Facilitating implementation of Security and Continuity Policies, standards and procedures within the subsidiary and ensuring delivery of locally assigned information security tasks and activities
Coordinating and supporting Security and Continuity Risk and Compliance Activities within the subsidiary
Coordinating the delivery of awareness and training program on Information Security and Continuity in the subsidiary
Coordinating business and IT continuity planning and DR efforts across subsidiary business units and infrastructure
Coordinating Information Security incident response and reporting in subsidiary
Other duties as assigned
Global Information Security Director
Global Chief Technology Officer
Global Information Security Team
Subsidiary Management Team & Board Subsidiary IT Security Analyst
Risk and Compliance Department
Global Business Continuity and Crisis Management Team
Regional and Subsidiary IT Management Teams
Acting as trusted security and continuity advisor for Subsidiary Management
Maintaining Information security management framework with defined KPIs
Periodic Reporting on Information Security, Risk and Compliance Status of Business Continuity Assessment and Testing Exercises o Security and Continuity Awareness Activities
Facilitating and supporting o implementation and formalization of security and continuity plans, policies, guidelines and procedures o risk and compliance activities to conform with security policy documents Acting as a SPOC for facilitating security and continuity related incident response
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, cybersecurity, management information systems, business administration, or related discipline preferred. Master’s degree desirable.
5 plus years of demonstrated experience in an information security, risk management or compliance role, preferably within an international environment.
Experience with microfinance or banking organizations preferred.
Working knowledge of national and international security regulatory compliances and frameworks such as ISO 27001, NIST, COBIT and PCI DSS.
Industry Certifications (e.g. CISSP, CISM, SANS GIAC, CBCI) holders preferred
Security vendor certifications (e.g. Cisco, TrendMicro, Splunk, Qualys) is a plus.
High Integrity and Ethics
Communication and presentation skills
Virtual Team Working
Fluency in English is required. Fluency in a local language is highly desired