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Information Security Officer at Advans

AdvansOyo, Nigeria Networking and Tech Support
Full Time
Advans offers a wide range of simple and easy to access financial services tailored to clients’ needs.

Job Description
The Information Security Officer (CISO) will be responsible for protecting the Bank’s IT resources and information assets by:

  • Ensuring strategic alignment of information security in support of business objectives;
  • Ensuring availability, confidentiality, integrity, audit ability of the Bank’s information systems;
  • Ensuring the continued availability of the Bank’s information systems;
  • Ensuring reduction of adverse impacts on the Bank’s business operations to an acceptable level;
  • Ensuring conformity of applicable laws, regulations and standards;
  • Preventing non-repudiation of computer-based activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Information Security Governance: Establish and maintain a framework to assure that information security strategies are aligned with business objectives and consistent with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Liaise with CHRM to ensure that each job description include information security governance activities
  • Identify current and potential legal and regulatory issues affecting information security and assess their impact on the Bank.
  • Establish and maintain information security policies that support business goals and objectives.
  • Risk Management: Identify and manage information security risks to achieve business objectives:
  • Develop systematic, analytical and continuous risk management processes.
  • Ensure that risk identification, analysis and mitigation activities are integrated into projects and process life cycle.
  • Identify and analyze risks through suitable and recommended methods
  • Information Security Programme Management: Design, elaborate and manage information security programme to implement the information security governance framework.
  • Establish and maintain plans to implement the information security governance framework.
  • Manage the information security budget in implementing the information security programme.
  • Information Security Management: Oversee and direct information security activities to execute the information security programme.
  • Ensure that the rules of use for information systems and the administrative procedures for information systems comply with the Bank’s information security policies.
  • Ensure that services provided by other enterprises, including outsourced providers are consistent with established information security policies.
  • Response Management: Establish and manage capability to respond to and recover from disruptive and destructive information systems events:
  • Design, elaborate and implement processes for detecting, identifying and analyzing security-related events.
  • Develop response and recovery plans including organizing, training, and equipping teams.
  • Ensure periodic testing of the response and recovery plans where appropriate.
  • Coordinate and manage activities related to the Business Continuity Plan (BCP) including the Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP).
  • Coordinate the maintenance of the BCP/DRP documentation.
  • Liaise with all resources that intervene in the Bank’s BCP: Senior Management, Directors and Managers, Staff, Consultants, vendors and auditors
  • Any other duties reasonably requested by CIO.


  • Interested candidates should possess a B.Sc Degree with at least 3 years experience.

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