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Latest Jobs at Britam (2 Positions)

Job Description

Britam is a leading diversified financial services group, listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The group has interests across the Eastern and Southern Africa region, with operations in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan, Mozambique and Malawi.

Cyber Security Specialist

Job Purpose

The role holder will be responsible for mitigating the increasing cybersecurity risks and lead IT security initiatives across the Group. The role holder will provide the technical and managerial competencies to manage current exposures as well as assess potential new threats.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop the ICT Security strategy and operational plan for the organisation to include security of hardware, software and networks; which includes acting as an IT risk champion with the group risk and compliance department;
  • Act as the central point of contact for all ICT security incidents, develop incident handling procedures, report all incidents to the responsible incident response capability and track remedial actions;
  • Manage controlled access rights for Britam`s various systems in conjunction with ICT Service delivery team;
  • Ensure periodic vulnerability and security risk assessments and manage the primary outsourced ICT suppliers to ensure that risks to the security of Britam’s systems and its information assets are managed;
  • Develop and implement programmes to test system and data security measures, review findings and improve those system and data security measures;
  • Ensure that all staff members are trained on Britam’s security policies and other relevant issues;
  • Develop, establish, implement, and enforce supplier and outsourcer guidelines obligations, and SLAs to the organization
  • Oversee the deployment, integration and initial configuration of all new security solutions and of any enhancements to existing security solutions in accordance with standard best operating procedures generically and the enterprise’s security documents specifically.

Key Performance Measures

As described in your Personal Score Card

Knowledge, experience, and qualifications required

  • Degree in Computer Science/Electrical Eng./Technology Management
  • 7 – 10 years’ experience in a large IT environment with at least 3 – 4 years of which should be in a management position
  • Knowledge in software, Hardware, Systems Administration, Network Technology
  • Professional Information Security qualifications: CISSP/CISM/CISA, CEH is an added advantage
  • ISACA Certified Information Security Manager
  • Extensive experience in enterprise security architecture design
  • Extensive experience in enterprise security document creation
  • Experience in designing and delivering employee security awareness training
  • Experience in developing Business Continuity Plans and Disaster Recovery Plans

Framework (Core Competencies) Change Leaders in Britam need to:

  • Strategically lead a function to service customers from a sustainable and growing customer base whilst increasing profit;
  • Continuously configure and adapt the functional area to most effectively suite the future view of the business;
  • Introduce new concepts so that they are adopted appropriately at the right time (manage the rate of change);
  • Be in touch with the changing industry, customer needs and international best practice;
  • Improve the efficiency of the function by appropriately challenging managers about operational and tactical issues;
  • Ensure the function has the most appropriate people capability through effective inspirational leadership, people development, and optimised succession planning;
  • Ensure clarity of expectations for individuals in the function and other stakeholders across the group;
  • Facilitate functional integration;
  • Ensure the development and establishment of appropriate behaviour and values (culture) within the function that aligns with the strategic direction and values of the business;
  • Co-ordinate between functions and divisions to ensure optimisation of the value chain and resources;
  • Ensure alignment of strategy, objectives and deliverables within the function;
  • Develop innovative partnerships and distribution channels to increase Britam’s market penetration;
  • Ensure a seamless experience for clients;
  • Appropriately allocate funds and capital to maximise shareholder value;
  • Adequately manage operational risk;
  • Increase operational efficiency;
  • Provide access to accurate and consistent information and services across all channels;
  • Improve quality and speed of decision making across the business.

Technical/ Functional competencies

  • Strong technical skill/knowledge spanning enterprise infrastructure, Web-based application hosting and internet technologies
  • Knowledge of software, hardware, systems administration, and network technology
  • Thorough understanding of relational database theory and practice
  • Detail oriented and process focused
  • Self-motivated, self-starter who works well in a fast pace, growth orientated entrepreneurial environment
  • Strong organisation, time management and prioritisation skills

Closing: 19 June 2022

Actuarial Associate (3 Positions)

Job Purpose

The role holder is responsible for executing the day-to-day tasks/projects of the Actuarial unit by performing data checks and analysis, experience investigations, business projections and valuation of technical liabilities for the assigned Line of Business (GI or Life).

Key responsibilities

  • Coordinate with the assigned Segment in the preparation of valuation data.
  • Timely calculation of accurate insurance technical liabilities provided for monthly financial reporting as well as carrying out Reserve Adequacy Tests. This includes preparation of reports on valuation results.
  • Prepare data to inform embedded value and analysis of surplus calculations.
  • Timely calculation of solvency on monthly basis.
  • Carry out experience investigations as directed e.g. on expenses, Return on Assets, lapse rates, Mortality etc.
  • Prepare input data for the annual business planning exercise, strategy reviews and for capital management/solvency purposes as well as Stress and Scenario testing on the projections.
  • Coordinate with the assigned Segment in the preparation of data for the management and board reports.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Key Performance Measures

  • As described in your Personal Score Card

Knowledge, experience and qualifications required

  • University Degree in actuarial science, statistics, engineering, mathematics, physics, economics or related field with strong emphasis on mathematical proficiency
  • Progress in Institute of Actuaries examinations (3 papers)
  • 0-2 years’ experience in a similar position

Technical/ Functional competencies

  • Statistical techniques
  • Proficient knowledge on the insurance industry in Kenya
  • Knowledge of reinsurance arrangements and structures
  • Knowledge of statistical packages or programming (e.g. SAS, Visual Basic)
  • Database management systems

Closing: 14 June 2022

How to Apply

Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

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