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Job Title: Manager, Information Security

Reference Number: 130-PEO00143

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Department: People and Change Nigeria

Job type: Permanent

Employer: Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

Recruiter: PwC – PricewaterhouseCoopers International Limited (PwCIL)

Key Accountabilities:

•   Designs, implements and upgrades the information security architecture and security protocols to ensure compliance with internal security policies, principles and practices

•   Conducts software testing and quality assurance all hardware and other IT devices

•   Installs, configures and maintains intrusion detection systems, security monitoring devices and responds to security breaches and alerts

•   Evaluates and develops approaches to resolving potential and real security breaches

•   Assess and monitors security events and provides remedial advice on identified potential risks to and vulnerabilities in the network

•   Commissions and installs new applications and customizes existing applications, antivirus and internet security software in order to ensure security of both intranet and extranet

•   Builds, assesses and configures ad-hoc applications, database schemes to support day-to-day administration of firewalls, Network access control, server operating systems etc.

•   Initiates activities relating to contingency planning, business continuity management, IT disaster recovery plans and oversees proper replication, storage, archiving, back-up procedures

•   Establishes, monitors and controls user access, permission and privileges

This role is responsible for the functionality, integrity and security of the Institute’s information databases with focus on ensuring regular updates/upgrades in line with changes in operational realities.

The position reports to the Assistant Director, Information Technology.



•   The role requires sound grasps of Data Protection Act, technical knowledge of database architecture as well as software and database management systems.

•   The ideal person must have good analytical, problem solving and leadership skills.

•   Ability to work under pressure, with good communication skills, diligence, integrity, attention to details, innovative and inquiring capacity are essentials skills for the role.

Education and Experience:

•   B.Sc./HND in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or any other related discipline

•   Minimum of four (4) years relevant post-professional qualification experience

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