New Job at NMB – Senior Manager; Security Operations


New Job at NMB – Senior Manager; Security Operations

Senior Manager; Security Operations at NMB. Deadline: August 14.
Job Purpose

To plan, organize, and effectively lead Cybersecurity Operations to detect and respond to any internal and external cybersecurity threats.

Main Responsibilities

  • Review and implement security monitoring and incidents response strategy and roadmap for the bank.
  • Drive cybersecurity monitoring and incident response initiatives within the bank to improve security monitoring capabilities.
  • Establish real-time proactive monitoring and detection of security incidents and provide relevant notifications.
  • Implement automated response to cybersecurity incidents by integrating and building various security tools.
  • Overseeing the investigation of reported security breaches including fraud cases in collaboration with the bank’s fraud management unit.
  • Develop and provide actionable dashboards that show clear visibility of security attacks to the bank.
  • Provide “ownership” of security incidents and problems to the final resolution for all the servers, workstations, Virtual environments, Databases, Middleware, and Applications.
  • Implement security governance by defining, developing, implementing, and maintaining required security policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines.
  • Conduct research, evaluate, and make recommendations on security monitoring and incident response tools, services, protocols, standards, and associated best practices.
  • Provide both management and technical security monitoring statistics and reports to aid in management decisions.
  • Prepare and maintain security monitoring documentations including architectures, designs and governance documents.
  • Communicate critical cybersecurity incidents to technology and business leaders.
  • Oversee internal and external security assessment activities including vulnerability assessments and penetration tests.
  • Championing cybersecurity awareness program to educate staff on cybersecurity threats and prevention measures.
  • Responsible for team & vendor management for the Security Operations Center
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  • Excellent knowledge of security monitoring technology landscape.
  • In-depth knowledge of security of various operating system flavors such as Windows, Linux, and Unix.
  • Knowledge of security of applications, databases, and middleware technologies.
  • Knowledge of common information Security Management Frameworks/Standards such as ISO/IEC 27001, NIST CSF, and PCI.
  • In-depth knowledge of security incidents response process.
  • Demonstrated leadership and personnel management skills.
  • Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills in English and Swahili.
  • Demonstrable honesty, integrity, and credibility; ability to engender the trust and confidence of internal constituency and external partners.
  • Ability to communicate complex security concepts in an easy to understand business language.
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Qualifications and Experience

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related academic field.
  • Preferred professional certifications such as CEH, CISM, CISA, CISSP or any other relevant security certifications.
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in Cybersecurity.
  • Solid hands-on experience in enterprise security tools including security monitoring technologies such as SIEM and SOAR tools.
  • Experience in detecting and triaging security events


NMB Plc is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.