Chief IT and IS Specialist

Vacancy Number: 23737
Location: Accra, Ghana
Date Posted: 16 November, 2023
Job Expires: 23 November, 2023

Our client, a major player in the Oil & Gas industry is poised to expand its activities.  To accelerate this vision, applications are invited from suitably qualified Ghanaians to fill this critical position

Job Summary

This role will be a critical role in ensuring the integrity, availability, and confidentiality of the company’s digital assets. This position requires a strategic mindset, strong technical expertise, and a deep understanding of industry-specific technology and security needs. Establish and maintain a robust cybersecurity framework, including policies, procedures, and tools, to safeguard the organization against cyber threats and breaches. Manage the selection, implementation, and optimization of enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and other critical software applications specific to the industry.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Master’s degree/Higher technical education, specialization: Data protection / Information security / Cyber security.
  • International certification in data protection / information security.
  • 5 years’ minimum work experience in similar role, preferably in the oil & gas industry.
  • Implementation of projects for the implementation and provision of IT and information security in large companies.
  • Strong understanding of industry-specific technologies, software applications, and data management practices.
  • Deep knowledge of information security best practices and frameworks (e.g., NIST, ISO 27001).