Information Security Officer

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On behalf of our Client, a payment services provider, GRS are seeking to recruit an Information Security Officer in Nicosia. The successful candidate will have ultimate responsibility for looking after the information technology and communications (“ICT”) and security risk management of the Company, being responsible amongst others for the following. If you have the necessary skills and experience, then GRS are looking forward to receiving your CV for this Nicosia based Information Security Officer position.
  • Plan, design and implement the Company’s ICT and security risk framework
  • Design and establish policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure that ICT and Security risks are appropriately identified and managed
  • Monitor access to the Company’s systems and maintain access control profiles on computer network and systems
  • Determine the acceptable ICT and security risk level of the Company, to ensure that the IT environment is adequately protected from potential information security threats
  • Conduct periodic assessments and regular monitoring of information security controls to ensure compliance with related legislation, such as the Data Protection Act, ISO standards (e.g. ISO/IEC 27001) or relevant regulations
  • Make recommendations for improving controls and practices to reduce risks related to information security
  • Monitor threats and vulnerabilities and address possible breaches
  • Follow-up on detected security issues and implement solutions
  • Assist in the research, development, communication, maintaining and working with the operational units on the enforcement of information security architecture, policies, procedures and standards
  • Develop and maintain incident response planning and protocols as well as the investigation of security breaches and assist with disciplinary matters associated with such breaches as necessary
  • Ensure that penetration and vulnerability assessments are performed and that findings are appropriately addressed
  • Undergraduate and/or Postgraduate degree in Risk Management / Cybersecurity / Computer Science or related disciplines
  • ISACA CISM – Certified Information Security Manager - or a relevant certification in matters of cybersecurity and/or ICT and security risk will be considered an advantage.
  • At least two years of experience in a similar Information Security role, preferably in a financial institution
  • Solid knowledge of information security standards and local regulatory requirements. Knowledge of the European Banking Authority’s requirements related to ICT and security risks, would be considered an advantage
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong strategic-thinking skills and decision-making skills
  • Ability to educate a non-technical audience about technical matters
  • Passion for learning, embracing challenges and innovation
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
  • Leadership skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent command of the English and Greek Languages, both verbal and written
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • 13 salaries
Due to the high volume of applications we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Charalambos Iasonos, quoting the above job reference or call +357 25 342 720 for further information.
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    15 September 2022
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