Woolworths Jobs Cape Town – Cyber Security Manager, IT

Website Woolworths

Job Description:

To be responsible for the delivery and execution of cyber security across Woolworths South Africa. To work as part of the IT GRC & Cyber team and with partners across the Group to continually improve security posture. This role reports to the CISO and is a leadership role requiring demonstrable experience in building, delivering, and improving cyber security capabilities with a strong focus on people and processes. This is a permanent position based at the Head Office in Cape Town.

Job Responsibilities:

    • Leadership and management of the cyber security team covering responsibilities, delivery, development and performance management
    • Management of key external security service relationships
    • Management of internal partnerships for execution, including context setting, skills transfer and up-skilling
    • Work with the CISO and other key stakeholders to define and drive the cyber security strategy
    • Take responsibility for monitoring the attack surface and improving security posture accordingly
    • Contribute to the ongoing improvement of cyber security operations, processes and ways of working
    • Translate strategic security requirements into practical solutions and drive implementation
    • Contribute to the completion and ongoing maintenance of Cyber and Information Security Policies, Standards, Procedures and Guidelines
    • Remain aware of global security industry trends and influence the strategy accordingly
    • Understand Cyber, IT and Business strategies and contribute to the creation and delivery of annual cyber operating plans
    • Plan and prioritize projects and workload to deliver to the operating plan

Job Requirements:

  • 12 years relevant experience within the cyber and information security discipline
  • Demonstrable experience in leading a specialised team within a large environment
  • Experience with security frameworks, practices, technologies and processes
  • May be required to assist outside of working hours
  • Practical experience with the MITRE ATT&CK framework
  • Working knowledge of NIST CSF and PCI-DSS
  • Previous hands-on technical security experiences is advantageous
  • 3-year IT qualification advantageous
  • Makes sound technical decisions based on understanding of what is commercially achievable within technological constraints.
  • Leverages research on technology-related concepts, trends and best practices to provide guidance on IT roadmap.
  • Set technical policies and procedures to support IT stability and success aligned to evolving technologies and methodologies.
  • Responsive to external influences (positive or negative) on the organisation.
  • Maintains advanced knowledge of business operations and organisational metrics and trends.
  • Quickly identifies key issues, stakeholders and viewpoints in a complex situation or problem
  • Anticipates the consequences of situations and proactively works to overcome potential obstacles
  • Asks perceptive, probing questions to get to the heart of the matter
  • Plans and ensures implementation of activities/projects identified in business strategy
  • Maintains a keen awareness of the interrelationships among various components of large-scale activities/projects
  • Seeks and influences new relationships outside own unit and identifies new collaborative partnerships that better position programmes and services.
  • Shares information with colleagues and partners about industry trends and business opportunities.
  • Actively listens, interprets and presents messages in different ways to enhance understanding.

Job Details:

Company: Woolworths

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town

Application Deadline: N/A

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