Chief Information Security Officer in Lagos, Nigeria

Computer & Network Security
Computer & Network Security
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

 Identify, investigate, resolve and develop processes, procedures and associated documentation relative to security of computer systems, networks and telecommunications along with addressing privacy, confidentiality and standards administration.

Serves as a leader for teams investigating and addressing various information security issues.


    Expected to advise management on information security issues, perform security risk assessments, implement information security procedures, manage information security policies and handle information security incidents.

    Safeguarding data held by the organization by working with business managers, chief executive officers and information technology (IT) managers

    Observe and monitor the security of websites, applications, computers and databases.

    Document processes, procedures and policies to guide the unit and organisation as a whole

    Manage the development and implementation of the organisation's security policies, standards, guidelines and procedures to ensure ongoing maintenance of security.

    Physical protection responsibilities include asset protection, workplace violence prevention, access control systems, video surveillance, and more.

    Information protection responsibilities include network security architecture, network access and monitoring policies, employee education and awareness, and more.

    Manage internal communication regarding system updates and provide estimates of budgetary requirements for technical upgrades

    Plan and ensure execution of Security arrangement as required by the management.

    Supervise and control the work of security personnel.

    Assist the management in maintaining law and order.

    Oversee incident response planning as well as the investigation of security breaches, and assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breaches as necessary.

    Maintain relationships with local, state and federal law enforcement and other related government agencies.

    Work with other executives to prioritize security initiatives and spending based on appropriate risk management and/or financial methodology.


    B.Sc. Computer Science or Electronic & Electrical Engineering or other Science related course.

    M.Sc. MIS (Management Information System) is an additional advantage

    A higher degree M.Sc./MIT is an advantage.

Required Experience:

    Minimum 7-10 years

    More than 5 years post NYSC experience in similar role, in Information Technology, Microsoft applications and/or physical infrastructure.

    Role Profile

    IT strategy development, Change Management and Incident/Problem Management experience.

    Strong knowledge in SLAs, System & Software Quality Assurance and Best Practices & Methodologies.

    Visionary, innovative, eyes for details and IT smart individual who must have performed a similar job function in a commercially oriented organization.

Technical Skills:

    All round IT skills (LAN, WAN, server and operating system)

    3 or more of the following Certification MCSE, MCSA, MCITP, CCNA, CCNP, ITIL, OCA.

    Other technical certification such as: Prince2, PMP

    Deep Networking Skills (LAN & WAN).

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