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Information Security Officer at Advans Nigeria

Information Security Officer at Advans Nigeria

Advans Nigeria


Information Security Officer at Advans Nigeria

Job Title: Information Security Officer at Advans Nigeria

Location:?Ibadan, Oyo
Employment Type: Full-time

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.

Application Closing Date
17th November, 2023.

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