Cybersecurity Governance & Risk Analyst
Kora is a payment infrastructure for Africa. We offer plug-and-play payment solutions for businesses to launch a tailored payment experience for their customers. At the front and center of what we do every day, we are creating a future void of digital financial barriers across Africa. We are committed to delivering secure, reliable, and easy-to-use digital financial solutions to customers with a guarantee that they are improving their lives.
To achieve this mission, we need people like you. We value positive energy and clear communication and are committed to building an inclusive environment for people from every background. We strongly believe in our ability to find Water in the Desert and pick the Sands in the Ocean.
About the role,
This is a high-impact, collaborative role responsible for driving outcomes within the Information Security team. You would be working with relevant stakeholders across the different teams within the organization to implement Information Security standards and ensure the organization maintains compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements.
As a Cyber Security Governance & Risk Analyst at Kora, you will be responsible for protecting the organization’s information systems and data, by setting policies, monitoring compliance, and following defined procedures to identify, assess and manage risks from external and internal threats, all guided by the organization’s view of risk.
This position is responsible for overseeing the risk management process and contributing to the resolution of complex issues by working with risk owners, general business managers, or colleagues in other departments such as Engineering, to manage policies and risks in the context of the organization’s high-level objectives and values.
The ideal candidate has technical knowledge and expertise that will help define and implement robust security strategies, frameworks, and governance processes.
Reporting Relationships & Stakeholder Engagement:
- Report to the CISO and working as part of the busy Cybersecurity Governance unit and the Information Security Team
- Working collaboratively with other Cybersecurity Governance & Risk Analysts, our CISO (Chief Information Security Officer), Engineering, Product Management, Product Design, Marketing, HR, and Compliance to ensure compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements are being carried out in a professional, timely manner.
- Strong working relationship with Managing Team / Directors / Team Leads around the business.