PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) Kenya – Cyber Security – Senior Associate.

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Not Applicable


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Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

Your career is just that, yours. You choose it. You live it. You make it happen. To get the best from it, you need the best opportunities. That is why opportunities are the heart of a career with us.

Opportunities to grow as an individual, to build lasting relationships and make an impact in a place where people, quality and value mean everything.

PwC helps organisations and individuals create the value they are looking for. We are a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 250,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in Assurance, Tax and Advisory services. Find our more by visiting us at http://www.pwc.com/ke

As a cybersecurity Senior Associate, you will be responsible for executing cyber security engagements for our clients in Kenya and across the region. You will be expected to supervise a team of cyber security professionals; reporting to the cyber security management team.

You will lead the implementation of security solutions for our clients and support the clients in their desire to protect the business. You will belong to a team of specialists helping our clients with their most complex information security needs and contributing toward their business resilience. You will be working with teams to access the most sophisticated tools available to fight against cybercrime.

  • Assessing and implementing security and risk standards including ISO 2700X, NIST, ITIL, COBIT

  • Assessing, designing, managing, and reporting on enterprise security

  • Conducting information security assessments using the company Methodology and leading practice frameworks and common standards

  • Conducting attack and penetration on infrastructure, networks, and web applications, and performing source code review

  • Assisting clients in managing and transforming their information security programs

  • Assisting clients in managing their business continuity and disaster recovery

  • Assisting clients in designing and implementing their identity and access management solutions.

  • Assisting client in managing their information protection and data privacy

  • Evaluating and analysing threat, vulnerability, impact and risk to security issues discovered from security assessments

  • Advising clients on the IT security issues, including explanation on the technical details and how they can remediate the vulnerabilities in the systems

  • Application control and security implementation, program and project delivery design, architecture and solution design

Preferred skills

  • Strong project management skills and interpersonal skills to simultaneously manage multiple projects, teams, clients, and business development initiatives

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills

  • Creativity, independence and good problem-solving skills

  • Client service delivery

  • Coaching and supervising junior team members

  • High level of integrity and professionalism

  • Drive to build a team and grow your technical information security career to the next level

  • Willingness to travel as required

Minimum years experience required

  • Industry related certification required (e.g. CISSP, CISM, CEH, CISA)

  • At least 3 years of professional experience in either a technical IT risk or an IT security role

  • Bachelor’s and/or post graduate degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, or a related major


Job Posting End Date

June 29, 2022




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