29 Dec 2016

tiGO Job Vacancy : Information Security Officer

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The Local Information Security Officer (ISO) has the overall responsibility for the Information Security (IS) program. The role holder will implement and maintain the global IS program in his/her operation to ensure that information assets are adequately protected and lead IS Incidents Response activities.

Through outstanding leadership, ensure cross-functional cooperation and communication, to support all Business Units in implementing the IS framework across the organization.

A key element of the ISO’s role will involve working with executive management to determine acceptable levels of risk for the organization.


  • Organization & People
  • Report to the Head of Operations, with a matrix line to the Global ISO, or report directly to the IS structure.
  • Assist in the implementation of Millicom IS Standards at the business level to ensure procedures and practices comply with those standards.
  • Ensure that the IS Training & Awareness activities are performed as per Millicom IS Standard requirements.
  • Leverage the ISO network to have access to resources, seek out best practices, and create efficiencies.
  • Develop and maintain a viable succession plan

Consumer & Business Services Delivery & Network Platforms, Billing & Facilities

  • Ensure that IS risk is managed during the development of new products and applications, and that risks are mitigated during the products and systems development process.
  • Ensure that the Application IS review process is executed in accordance with the Secure-SDLC (Secure System Development Life-cycle) process, to ensure that applications appropriately protect the confidentiality and integrity of business information stored and processed by them.
  • Ensure that secure configurations are defined and implemented, leveraging technical knowledge and problem solving skills in the network, database, server and desktop technology areas.
  • Ensure that the Infrastructure IS Review process is executed in accordance to the IS Standard.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Intrusion Detection Systems as well as a thorough knowledge of server and desktop configurations as they relate to system security.
  • Guides the business to ensure that IS risks, controls, and tests are embedded in the IS Risk Self-Assessment.
  • Escalate to the Global ISO and business managers as appropriate.

Technical and Business Strategy

  • Have broad understanding of Identity Access Management, Threat and Vulnerability Management, Information Security Architecture, and Data Protection.
  • Ensure alignment of IS program with business strategy.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with domain architects, developers, project managers, system administrators and others within the Factory group.
  • Drive recommendations for new or emerging IS technologies in response to organizational needs at the local level.

Strategy Quality

  • Ensure that IS characteristics are included as part of the quality framework in all product development.
  • Procurement and Supply Chain.
  • Support the business by reviewing contract language as it relates to IS.
  • Engage with Supply Chain Management to ensure that IS requirements are included in Requests for Proposals and in vendor contracts.
  • Ensure that the Third Party IS Assessment is performed.

Profitability & Cost Control

  • Ensure the Operations include the global guidelines and priorities in the IS Budget exercise. Deliver in a timely and cost effective manner all CAPEX commitment.
  • Constantly control and optimize OPEX by leading the preparation and execution of an annual actionable cost savings plan as part of the budget .

Risk Management,Processes and Controls

  • Perform IS Risk Management for the business units’ processes, applications and supporting technology infrastructure
  • Ensure IS Risk Assessment is performed according to Millicom standards by partnering with the businesses throughout the Risk Assessment process and determine the impact of control deficiencies.
  • Proactively manages risk and control through the identification, escalation, and solution development for compliance and audit issues including direct interaction and coordination with Internal Control officers and Internal Auditors.
  • Partner with business coordinators in other disciplines; e.g., Internal Audit, Revenue Assurance, Process Management, Records Management, etc.



Person Qualification & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in telecommunications and/or information technology, engineer, business management or related field.
  • Master’s degree is desired (in fields such as Information Systems Management, MBA).
  • IS certification, e.g. CISSP, C| CISO, CISM, CISA, Cobit.
  • 6+ years of work experience, including 5 years in managing a technology related department.
  • 5+ years of experience in managing IS programs including, but not limited to:
    Creating and implementing IS controls
  • Audit Reviews, IS Risk Assessment, Awareness & Training, Identity Access & Management, Data Protection, Incident Management, Vulnerability Assessment, secure configurations, patches management, antivirus.
  • Aware of key government regulations and local laws to ensure that actions comply with these requirements
  • Understanding of software architecture design (client/server, SOA, web 2.0, etc.),software development, Internet technologies and programming.
  • Ability to produce accurate and timely information in a high dynamic work environment.

Core Competencies

  • Proven leader with excellent communication skills and ability to interface with all levels of the enterprise.
  • High-level strategic thinking.
  • Consultative / advisory skills.
  • Strong risk analysis and problem solving skills
  • Able to explain complex and technical principles. Able to convey ideas to senior management and staff.

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