12 Sep 2022

Information Systems Security Officer at Amref Kenya

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Job Description

Amref Health Africa in Kenya is the country programme office of Amref Health Africa, Africa’s largest International Health NGO. This is the largest and oldest country programme in Africa with an average annual budget of USD 40million. We have 19 innovative products and project models that have successfully been implemented and transformed 5.4 million lives.


  • Network and information security administration
  • Performing network Intrusion detection and prevention, vulnerability scanning, and monitoring.
  • Administeringcentralizedenterpriseantivirussolutionandclientoperating update and configuration.
  • Performing regular vulnerability scans to find any flaws for mitigation.
  • Administeringautomatedsecuritypatchingsolutionswithup-to-datesecurity updates and hotfixes.
  • Performing day-to-day operations and maintenance of both on premises and cloud data center solutions.
  • Assisting in design, installation, administration and troubleshooting data and voice networks.
  • Network Security Risk Assessment for Mitigation
  • Performing daily health checks on systems and continuously monitors access to network services and devices.
  • Ensuring that security changes and improvement actions are evaluated, validated, and enforced according to Amref Health Africa policies and procedures.

Key Areas Responsibilities

  • Collecting and maintaining Security related data needed for purposes of monitoring trends.
  • Tracking security audit findings, assessments and recommendations for appropriate mitigation.
  • Tracking and measuring system performance and availability.
  • Mitigating any existing or potential security threats.
  • Creating management reports on security trends and status.
  • System Security Risk Assessment, Monitoring for Optimization
  • Securingandoptimizingremotesitesnetworkandcommunicationtechnologies.
  • Monitoring network performance, report and troubleshoot outages resulting from security breaches and other factors.
  • Recommendingresourcerequirementrequiredforcybersecurityoperations
  • Implementing, managing and securing global LAN/WAN and wireless platforms.
  • Participating in security risk assessments.
  • IdentifyingandmitigatingvulnerabilitiestargetingAmrefHealthAfricanetwork and provide timely mitigating measures.
  • Developing and implementing a comprehensive plan to secure ICT Network.
  • Proactively monitoring systems usage to ensure compliance with security policies.
  • Technical Support, Troubleshooting and Capacity Building
  • Keeping up to date with emerging security trends and developments in ICT security standards and threats.
  • Documenting any security vulnerabilities and assess extend of breaches.
  • Transferring knowledge of security skills, guides, standard operating procedures and best practices for information security to staff including non-technical audience.
  • Preparing and distributing important security alerts, or advisories to colleagues and general staff.
  • Troubleshooting and support across the WAN for smooth operations.
  • General ICT support across sites and field offices.


Education and Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in ICT or related field.
  • EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker Certificationv8/later or related.
  • Internationallyrecognizedsecuritycertificatione.g.ComptiaSecurity+,CCNASecurity,Microsoft Certified Security etc.
  • Information Systems, Audit, Compliance and Assessment Certification.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • 5+yearsofprogressivehands-onexperienceinalargeenterprise ICT security.
  • Experience in designing and implementing organization wide information security network
  • architecture and framework.
  • Experienceinmanagingandimplementinglargescaleinformationsecuritynetworkprojects.
  • Experience in identifying and managing technology security risk.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of future IP and network security technologies, equipment and their benefits.
  • Systems Security Management.
  • Incident Management Tools.
  • LAN, WAN and Wireless Network management.
  • OperatingSystem,applicationanddatabasessecurityconfigurationsandAdministrations.
  • Exposure to a diverse-multicultural environment.
  • Storage, virtualization, backup and restore solutions for business continuity.
  • Solid knowledge of various information security frameworks.

Method of Application

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Closing Date : 23 September. 2022


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