Executive Head: Group Technology Assurance

Executive Head: Group Technology Assurance

01 Aug
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Vodafone
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Midrand

01 Aug

Vodafone

Midrand

Role Purpose



The Executive Head of Group Technology Assurance role is based within Technology.





The Assurance function is responsible for monitoring and assisting management in mitigating key technology risks, driving a risk awareness culture and promoting a risk-sensitive approach to processes, architectures, applications and platforms within Technology. The Head of Group Technology Assurance is a senior role focusing on relationship management at a Managing Director, CEO, CTO, CIO and CNO level across all markets. The purpose is to provide the groups within Technology across all markets with a high level of continuous assurance, guidance and support covering the areas of governance & reporting, independent assurance, audit tracking,





risk & control guidance and continuous monitoring of the Risk and Control environment across IT and the GSM Networks.



Your responsibilities will include:



Drive the Assurance Strategy for the Group, which includes 7 markets (South Africa, Safaricom, Ghana, Tanzania, Mozambique, Congo and Lesotho.

Lead a team of people to successfully deliver on the strategy. Performance and talent management, coaching and supervision of the team assigned to you.

Lead the team to perform reviews on technology processes, systems, infrastructure and networks with the aim of proactively enhancing the control environment.

Support and guide senior management on recommendations for closure of high-risk items.

Manage the end-to-end senior stakeholder relationship across the International markets providing proactive support and guidance to senior stakeholders (International CIO’s, CTO’s and CNO’s as well as the ME: IS Internationals and Chief Network Officer: Internationals) on the management of technology risks through robust controls. This includes managing the top 10 key technology risks from a controls perspective across the team.

Perform Governance, Risk and Reporting for the Group and ensure that all markets are aligned. This will include a Risk SteerCo and Audit committee reports.

Potential travel to local markets to assist management with governance and risk management and to manage the Assurance delivery teams.





The ideal candidate for this role will have:



Matric - essential

providing proactive support and guidance to senior stakeholders (International CIO’s, CTO’s and CNO’s as well as the ME: IS Internationals and Chief Network Officer: Internationals) on the management of technology risks through robust controls. This includes managing the top 10 key technology risks from a controls perspective across the team.

Perform Governance, Risk and Reporting for the Group and ensure that all markets are aligned. This will include a Risk SteerCo and Audit committee reports.

Potential travel to local markets to assist management with governance and risk management and to manage the Assurance delivery teams.

At least 8 -10 years’ experience in leading risk, assurance, controls and compliance management in a technology environment

At least 5-8 years’ experience in Technology Security or a Technology Audit function in a management role would be advantageous

At least 5-8 years’ experience in process definition and management.

A relevant Technology post graduate degreediploma will also be an added advantage

Relevant management experience in technology audit/risk/advisory or assurance roles would be an added advantage

Technology Governance in large enterprises (specifically KING IV)

IT Audit, Risk or Assurance in large enterprises is required

Agile ways of working

Relevant Frameworks (COBIT, ITIL, ISO17799BS27001, SOX etc) preferable

Risk Management and control in a Technology environment

Technical/Infrastructure controls knowledge is preferred i.e. general knowledge of at least three to five of the following platforms:

Operating Systems (UNIX, LINUX, Windows)

IT Networks

Firewalls

Databases (SQL, Sybase, Oracle)





Closing date of Applications: 7 August 2020





The base location for this role is, Vodacom Campus, Midrand



The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

Vodacom is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion.

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