Manager – Information Security, MTN GlobalConnect at MTN Nigeria

  • Full Time
  • Nigeria

MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognisable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.
We are recruiting to fill the position below: Job Title: Manager – Information Security, MTN GlobalConnect Job Identification: 2212 Location: Nigeria Job Schedule: Full time Job Category: MTN Level 3
Job Description Key Performance Areas: Core, essential responsibilities/outputs of the position (KPA’s): Operational Delivery:

  • Provide direct support to the LISO and relevant stakeholders.
  • Improve the Information Security Management System
  • Be the First Responder and provide adequate support and remediation on security incidents as they arise
  • Liaise with other relevant functions to facilitate the timeous closure of incidents and vulnerabilities in relation to the financial technology platforms
  • Improve standards for testing methodologies, techniques, and procedures and conduct robust quality standard programs.
  • Manage Information Security assessments and compliance exercises across Financial Technology functions.
  • Manage and improve standards for testing methodologies, techniques and procedures and conduct robust quality standard programme
  • Manage and monitor compliance to Information security policies, procedures and standards via a robust information security program/plan depicting continuous planned and adhoc audit and review exercises.
  • Assist relevant business owners and custodians in identifying and setting activities logs, audit trails, and functional and technical requirements, and ensure adequate custody of such.
  • Supervise and manage collaboration with relevant vendors/stakeholders for vulnerability scanning and penetration testing exercises.
  • Manage the maintenance an adequate information security risk register for critical assets.

Job Requirements (Education, Experience and Competencies) Education:

  • Minimum of 4-years degree / diploma (Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Systems, or related field)
  • Master’s degree is advantageous
  • Fluent in English


  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience in the Information Security domain
  • Experience in the telecommunication sector is advantageous
  • Experience in Information Security related Governance, Enterprise Risk Management and Compliance
  • Understanding emerging markets advantageous
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies
  • Pan Africa multi-cultural experience is advantageous

Competencies: Functional Knowledge:

  • Information Security systems and tools such as SIEM, EDR, PAM
  • Telecommunication technologies – _Good understanding of the Mobile Network and related technologies
  • Good understanding of frameworks such as NIST
  • Systems architecture & design
  • UNIX & Linux operating systems
  • Good knowledge of IP technologies
  • Knowledge of Planning and optimisation principles and methodologies.


  • Business Acumen
  • Analytics and Interpretation
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Organizational Agility
  • Digital mind-set
  • Dealing with ambiguity and complexity
  • Decision Making
  • Conflict Management
  • Negotiation
  • Financial and Numerical
  • Project Management
  • People Management
  • Executive Presentation

Behavioural Qualities:

  • Adaptable
  • Complete candour
  • Culturally aware
  • Emotional Maturity
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Team Player
Application Closing Date 28th February, 2023; 12:55

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