Saturday, June 27, 2015

Principal Security Officer - Cyber Security

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) which is the leading provider of social security in Tanzania is hereby inviting applications from suitably qualified, dynamic and motivated Tanzanians to immediately fill the vacant positions currently existing in the Fund

Position: Principal Security Officer - Cyber Security 

Report to: Chief Security Manager

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the Chief Security Manager in safeguarding Fund interests by protecting its assets and taking investigative measures in accordance with the laid down principles/regulations and prevailing circumstances.
  • Assist in Planning, implementing and coordinating various security activities.
  • Assist to set up effective mechanisms to combat cyber crime
  • Assist in Establishing, reviewing, and enforcing relevant security policies and procedures pertaining to Cyber Security.
  • Advise the Chief Security Manager on Cyber security issues.
  • Conduct periodic ICT Security check and Forensic Audit.
  • Supervise control, prevention and investigation of cyber crime.
  • Liaise with the state security machinery and all other security stake holders as directed by the Chief Security Manager
  • Gather intelligence and report to immediate superior.
  • Supervise Security Officers under him/her.
  • Perform any other duties assigned to by the Chief Security Manager.
The following distinct areas of expertise and experience are required:

  • Possession of a Masters Degree in Computer Science or its equivalent;
  • A minimum of three years experience in Cyber Security Management;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills;
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills;
  • Strong report writing skills;
  • Ability to exercise professional judgment, including assessing risk and balancing competing priorities.
  • High level of integrity.

Mode of application:
Applications in writing enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, certified copies of relevant certificates, contact address including telephone numbers, email address and names and addresses of three referees to be addressed to the undersigned.

Director, Human Resources and Administration 
National Social Security Fund

Dar es Salaam 


The closing date for submission will be 8th July 2015.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.