Job Openings Risk & Security Analyst

About the job Risk & Security Analyst

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Permanent

COMPANY:

A large retail chain based in Cape Town

LOCATION:

Cape Town (Hybrid working model)

JOB OVERVIEW:

You will be responsible for performing various activities relating to Information Security and Risk Management to support the IT Risk, Security and Audit Function.

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:

These activities may include ensuring:

  • Security related legal and regulatory requirements are embedded in the management of IT and IT operations
  • Risk and Security Awareness within the company and the company group
  • Risk and Security industry threat analysis and alerting into the business
  • Approved risk & security policies and related standards and controls are maintained and implemented across environments
  • Information security, security awareness & compliance maturity is improved
  • Building an information & cyber security capability across the company's IT environments
  • Provide on-going security, risk, awareness, audit and compliance support within the business
  • Coordinate operational input and produce monthly reports
  • Coordinate compliance activities e.g. PCI and Popia

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • The natural tendency to take ownership and responsibility and run with an activity/task
  • Good analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to simplify complex items
  • Ability to influence
  • The ability to form sound relationships with management and colleagues
  • Creative, lateral and logical thinker
  • Enquiring mind
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to make quick, sound decisions
  • Team player
  • Consider the bigger picture as well as the detail, when making decisions
  • Strong problem solving, effective planning and organizational skills
  • Be motivating, inspiring and influential.
  • Above all, be passionate about what you do

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Matric

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • 1-3 Years of experience in cybersecurity, information security and risk, audit & compliance
  • Exposure to risk and security principles/ guidelines/ implementations
  • Understanding of risk and security threats
  • Understand of PCI, Popia and other compliance

ADVANTAGEOUS SKILLS:

  • Formal tertiary qualification will be to your advantage in the field of security
  • CISSP certification or cybersecurity certification 
  • Experience in security architecture

**Please note : If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.