Manager – Information Systems Security

Manager – Information Systems Security

Kenya Revenue Authority (Kra)


Manager – Information Systems Security


Details of the offer

Job Summary

This role is responsible for formulating and implementing best practice strategies to manage information security and cyber risks in the Authority.

Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
Experience Level:Senior level
Experience Length:5 years
Job Description/Requirements

Department:Corporate Support Services
Division:Information and Communication Technology
Location / Work Station:Nairobi

Job Summary:
This role is responsible for formulating and implementing best
practice strategies to manage information security and cyber risks in
the Authority.

Key Responsibilities:
Formulate information security strategies to manage information and cyber risks hence protecting revenue and KRA reputation
Coordinate the development and implementation of the KRA information security policies
Coordinate the implementation and maintenance of Information
Security Management System (ISMS) based on ISO27001 and best practice.
Coordinate monitoring and surveillance of KRA IT resources to detect and deter cyber attacks
Ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability of information as
well as ensure non- repudiation of electronic transactions in the
Oversee the design, acquisition, implementation and operation of
information security tools for the protection of KRA information
Coordinate the design, implementation and review of information
security controls in systems, infrastructure and processes to protect
KRA information and revenue.
Provide information security advisories on acquisition and
implementation of technology and third party integrations
involving/requiring information exchange.
Oversee development and implementation information security awareness programme across the organization.
Provide support to relevant departments in information security investigative incidences.
Day-to-day operations, supervision, management of performance and development of staff in the unit

Academic Qualifications
A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field from a recognized institution.

Professional Qualifications
Must have at least two of the following security certifications in
CEH/CHFI/ECIH/CISSP/ISO 27001 or in relevant information security
solutions certification

Relevant Work Experience
Minimum of five (5) years’ relevant work experience, with at least
two (2) years’ experience at entry-level management or a similar role in
a large or busy organization.

Technical Skills Required
Experience in information security solution design or Strategy development
Knowledge in IT risk management
Knowledge in Vulnerability Management
Knowledge in Data protection
Experience in the Information Security management System (ISMS)
Experience in cyber security threat Analysis or incident management
Experience in Project Management

Managerial Competencies
Leadership and people management skills
Good decision-making capabilities
Good planning and organizational skills
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Good negotiation, delegation and interpersonal skills
Professional networking
Resilient, focused and results-oriented

All applications from interested and qualified candidates must be submitted online via the process below.
ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
All applications should be submitted online by7th May 2021.
KRA is an equal opportunity employer committed to gender and
disability mainstreaming. Persons with Disability are encouraged to
KRA does not charge for application, processing, interviewing or any other fee in connection with our recruitment process.

Job Application Guidelines
Go to and then click on the ‘Register’ button to start the application process.
After registration, you will receive an email enabling you to confirm your email address and complete your registration.

Log on:
After registration go to
Key in your username and password then click on ‘Log in’ to access your account.
After successful log in, the system will open the ‘Applicant Cockpit’.

Candidate Profile (To create or update applicant detail):
On the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page, go to the tab ‘Candidate Profile’.
Click on ‘My Profile’ to create and update your profile.
Follow the instructions to complete your profile.
The process will end by clicking the tab “Overview and Release”.
Ensure you click the check box on the page to complete the profile.

Application process:
To view the open job postings, click on the tab ‘Employment Opportunities’ on the ‘Applicant Cockpit’ page.
Under the heading ‘Job Search’ click the ‘Start’ button to view all available vacancies.
Click on the Job posting to display the details of the position.
To apply for the position, click ‘Apply’ button at the top of the page.
Follow the instructions to complete and submit your application.
Kindly note that all mandatory fields must be completed.
To complete the process of application, click the ‘Send Application Now’ button after reviewing and accepting the ‘Data Privacy Statement’.

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