Chief Information Security Officer at NPF Microfinance Bank Plc

  • ICT & Software
  • Full time
  • 6 months ago
  • Lagos
  • Job Qualifications BA/BSc/HND
  • Number of vacancies 1 opening
  • Job experience 5 years

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement and monitor a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security and IT risk management program (as approved by the Board)
  • Constantly update the cyber security strategy to leverage new technology and threat information;
  • Review and approve security policies, controls and cyber incident response planning;
  • Develop and enhance an information security management framework
  • Provide leadership to the enterprise’s information security organization
  • Ensure constant communication of the status of the cyber security programme with the Board of Directors
  • Responsible for the day-to-day cyber security activities and the mitigation of cyber security risks in the Bank
  • Drive the information security program to have realistic policies, standards, procedures and processes that are implementable and auditable and to achieve a balance of 5erformance in relation to security.
  • Direct and approve the design of cyber security systems
  • Provide training and mentoring to security team members;
  • Review investigations after breaches or incidents, including impact analysis and recommendations for avoiding similar vulnerabilities;
  • Maintain a current understanding the IT threat landscape for the industry and translate that knowledge to identification of risks and actionable plans to protect the business;
  • Ensure effective cyber security awareness
  • Work directly with the business units to facilitate risk assessment and risk management processes
  • Conduct regular vulnerability and risk assessment
  • Plan and initiate security audits


  • Bachelors/ HND degree (Computer science or related field) with second class lower as minimum
  • Masters degree (optional; technical Master degree if first degree is non-computer related)
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience in cyber security and IT Risk management
  • Professional security management certification (CISSP, CISM)
  • Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as ISO/IEC 27001, and NIST
  • Innovative thinking and leadership with an ability to lead and motivate cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams
  • Experience with contract and vendor negotiations and management including managed services
  • Experience in the banking industry

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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