Head, ICT Security And Business Continuity in Abuja, Nigeria

Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing
Information Technology and Services
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

  • The suitable candidate will led the team to ensure that ICT assets are specified, deployed, maintained and operated to standards that enable a risk-mitigated and secure business environment

Key Roles / Responsibilities

  • Strategically and operationally align design, specifications, deployments, operations and maintenance of IT assets to high security standards.
  • Advocate security and secure practices within the organisation.
  • Lead in the development of technical solutions that help mitigate security vulnerabilities
  • Own and execute the business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan
  • Manage and solve strategic and operational security issues
  • Define and analyse key IT security metrics and trends and report them to stakeholders
  • Ensure security awareness for all employees
  • Work with other ICT Heads to ensure data privacy, data integrity and availability of ICT assets
  • Provide regular and consistent security briefings for stakeholders
  • Conduct budget preparation, tracking and Reporting


  • Minimum of a University degree in computer science or related field. Preferred: MSc in Computer Science or Related Field.
  • CISSP/ CISA. CCIE Security or equivalent certifications
  • 4 years application level vulnerability testing and web application security. Strong foundation and in-depth knowledge of network security, authentication, security protocols and applied cryptography. Code level security auditing a plus
  • Experience conducting regular disaster recovery tests in a medium to large size organization.
  • Knowledge of Security as applied to Virtualized Environments and Cloud Computing
  • A minimum of 6 years principal or management experience.
  • Highly Developed People Skill.
  • Strong Project Management Skill.
  • Strong Mentoring skills.
  • Excellent Analytical, Organizational & Multitasking skills.
  • Strong Communication, Presentation and Interpersonal Skills.
  • Discreet with Integrity
  • Self motivated with focus on results.

The CEO/MD, Abuja Electricity Distribution Company,
1 Ziquinchor Street,
Wuse Zone 4,
Abuja, FCT,
 The Executive Director, Human Resources and Corporate Services.



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