11 Jun 2024

Cyber Security Officer (Assistant Registrar II) at West African Examinations Council

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Job Description

The West African Examinations Council, a sub-regional organization responsible for the conduct of various examinations in the English-speaking West African countries invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the under-mentioned vacant positions in its Ghana National Office.

POSITIONS: Cyber Security Officer (Assistant Registrar II)

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be required to perform the following duties among others in the Information Communication Technology Division.

• Perform penetration tests or working directly with penetration testers to assess potential security problems
• Develop organization-wide security measures
• Document known security breaches and vulnerabilities
• Keep users informed by preparing performance reports; communicating system status
• Stay up-to-date on the latest information technology (IT)and cybersecurity developments

Qualifications and Experience

Applicant must:

• Possess a minimum of First Degree in Computer Science or allied disciplines from a recognized University ( at least Second-Class Lower Division)
• A Master’s Degree in Digital Forensics and Cyber Security will be an added advantage.
• Have at least three (3) years of hands-on practical experience.

General Requirements for All Positions

• Be a person with high integrity, confidentiality, and reliability.
• Be self-motivated and able to write good reports.
• Be able to work extra hours with little or no supervision.
• Be a team player with good interpersonal skills and be open and able to lead change.
• Be able to successfully implement good ideas.
• Be proficient in using personal computers, MS Office Software packages and have knowledge of web-based systems.

All applicants must possess a minimum of SSSCE/WASSCE/GBCE/GCE “O” Level Examination Certificate or their equivalents with credits in five subjects including English Language and Mathematics, at ONE (1) sitting, or SSSCE/WASSCE/GBCE/GCE “O” Level Examination Certificate with credits in six subjects, including English Language and mathematics, at not more than TWO sittings.

Minimum Educational Requirement

• All applicants must not be more than forty (40) years of age, except applicants for the position of Senior Stores Officer II, who should not be more than 45 years of age at the close of the advertisement for the position.

Salaries and Conditions of Service

The salaries paid by the Council are very attractive. The point of entry into the salary scale will depend on qualifications and experience. The successful applicants will enjoy a very good remuneration package that is in line with the Council’s Conditions of Service and will also be assured of full career development within the Organization.

Location: Accra

Method of Application

Interested candidate should send their CVs to:

The Registrar
The West African Examinations Council

Closing Date: 01 July, 2024

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