Security Leader, Africa

Employer: Nielsen
Location: Kenya



-Providing leadership and immediate and effective response to security incidents;
-Conducting internal investigations including pre-transaction due diligence, litigation support and other investigations as authorized by the Chief Security Officer;
-Collecting and evaluating intelligence information and evidence; including (but not limited to) computer hard drives, magnetic storage media, audio, video, and photographic evidence;
-Evaluating submitted evidence for authenticity, clarity and conduct root cause analysis to determine core issues;  ,
-Documenting results of investigation and making recommendations;
-Reporting results of analysis and findings to the Global Security Leader for investigations and other senior officials;
-Providing feedback to policy management team in furtherance of policy control requirements as they pertain to investigative root cause findings; and
-Participating in the creation and/or maintenance of policy control standards to ensure compliance with the global information security policies as well as regional and local regulations.
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Skills

-Bachelors degree in a relevant field from a reputable university;
-Professional security certifications such as CISSP, CRISC, CISM, CISA is an added advantage;
-At least 10 years direct experience in Information Security and related investigations in a multinational organization;
-Significant experience working with government and local law enforcement agencies;
-Experience in communicating security and risk-related concepts;
-Experience in handling highly confidential investigations and information;
-Experience and advanced proficiency with forensic toolsets for technical investigations;
-Strong interpersonal skills and confidence in dealing with senior management and clients;
-Highly organized, collaborative and effective leader who can build trust and drive consensus;
-Well versed in the complex regulatory/legal requirements within the region;
-Familiarity with vulnerability scanning procedures and toolsets for internal and audit/compliance reviews;
-High degree of initiative and dependability