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Information Security Manager,   Johannesburg,   South Africa
To ensure that the MMI information is adequately protected from internal and external threats. To proactively address security threats that the environment faces.

The Incumbent will be responsible for:
Managing an operational information security team
Budget Management
Ensuring the Information Security Management strategy is defined, communicated, operationalised, measured and continuously improved.
Proactively manage security risks facing MMI.
Enforce compliance with security best practice.
Engage with system administrators in all disciplines.
Engage in forensic investigations.
Investigate and report on alternative/future technologies.
Liaise with business partners and internal clients.
Assist with disaster recovery procedures.
Dealing with audit and security assessment vendors.
Lead negotiations and internal business partners and external vendors.
Keeping abreast of security industry trends, data protection standards, data intruder detection and prevention strategies, security standards and best practices.

Additional Requirements

All candidates must demonstrate living the MMI Values
Team Work

Desired Skills and Experience
Experience & Qualifications

Relevant Diploma or Degree
Minimum of 10 years information security experience
Compulsory: Must have worked in an operational security environment
Please note this is not a security governance position.
Must have experience in managing an operational information security team

Ideal Candidate will have experience on the following:

Compiling and implementing an information security strategy
Knowledge of security best practices
A good working knowledge of the following technologies
Mail content filtering
Web content filtering
Antivirus and endpoint protection
Checkpoint firewalls
Risk Management principles

Action and results orientation
Leveraging Technology
Relationship Building
Working in teams
Must be creative insightful and practical

About this company
MMI Holdings Limited (MMI) is a South African based financial services group listed on the South African stock exchange, the JSE. The core businesses of MMI are long and short-term insurance, asset management, savings, investment, healthcare administration and employee benefits. These product and service solutions are provided to all market segments through operating brands Metropolitan and Momentum.
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