Information Security Compliance Monitoring – Pretoria – Government Pensions Administration Agency – The DPSA

SALARY : R281 481-R331 497 per annum

CENTRE : Pretoria

REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate 3 year tertiary qualification in Information Technology or equivalent
three year qualification with 3 years proven experience in Information Security
administration. Supervisory experience will be an advantage. Valid drivers’ license
is mandatory, at least one year old (a certified copy must be attached to the
application). Knowledge of Minimum Information Security Standards (MISS) Act,
Access to Information Act, GEPF products, proficient knowledge in Policy
development, Information Security legislations, prescripts and regulations,
Monitoring and Evaluation, Programme and project management, Security
systems and PFMA. Ability to communicate at all levels (written & verbal), Ability
to build strong network relationships. Must be able to work independently. Selfefficiency.
Customer service orientation. Ability to work under pressure in a
stressful environment. Integrity, reliability and honesty. Analytical thinker. Multi
focus. Ability to facilitate and presentation skills. Good Computer Literacy. Selfmotivated.
Good problem solving skills. Good organizing and coordinating skills.
Basic understanding of financial management principles.

DUTIES : The successful candidate will be responsible for a wide variety of administrative
tasks which includes, but not limited to the following: Monitoring of Information
Security Compliance within GPAA and GEPF: Conduct compliance monitoring of
systems, processes and personnel to establish the level of compliance to the
Information Security initiatives. Coordinate and facilitate training of new and current
GPAA and GEPF staff members on possible threats and vulnerabilities. Implement
findings as identified by the internal and external auditors. Monitor and revise plans
as necessary to ensure data integrity, confidentiality and availability. Submit
reports of Information security related breaches, take appropriate actions to
mitigate risks, investigate breaches and make recommendations to the
management for corrective actions. Evaluate the GPAA and GEPF business unit’s
operational processes to establish the level for compliance to the Information
Security regulations. Review and propose improvements to the existing
Information security initiatives e.g. policies, standards. Liaise with other business
units to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation
and resolution and provide report to the management. Stay abreast of new and
current trends and development in the ICT and Document Security fields to
efficiently advise the ASM Compliance on the implementation of appropriate
counter measures. Participate in Sub-Business Unit Planning and reporting
initiatives: Participate in operational planning and regularly report about status of
operations and projects to ASM ICT Security or Compliance. Participate in the
administrative processes of the Division. Assist with strategic and operational
planning for the division. Conduct regular feedback and communication with ASM
ICT Security or Compliance.

ENQUIRIES : Ms Felicia Mahlaba Tel no: (012) 319 1455

APPLICATIONS : Please forward your application, quoting the relevant reference number,
Government Pensions Administration Agency, 34 Hamilton Street, Arcadia,

FOR ATTENTION : Ms Felicia Mahlaba – Recruitment

NOTE : One Senior Administration Officer – Information Security Compliance Monitoring
position is currently available at the Government Pensions Administration Agency:
Information Security Division. The incumbent will effectively monitor Information
Security Compliance processes and activities within the GPAA and GEPF. This
position will be filled as a permanent position.

CLOSING DATE : 28 July 2017, 12H00 No late applications will be considered.

NOTE : Requirement of applications: Must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any
Public Service Department or on the internet at (Originally
signed). Must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV with original certified
copies of all qualifications (including matriculation), ID document and driver’s
license if a prerequisite (copies of certified documents will not be accepted).
Certified documents should not be older than 3 months. Applications that do not
meet the above requirements will be deemed as regret. The candidate must agree
to the following: Signing of a Declaration of Secrecy that a thorough reference and
Security Clearance check with regard to work performance, SA citizenship,
qualifications, criminal and credit record can be done and if it is not positive, the
candidate can be asked to leave the service of the Department. It is the applicant’s
responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African
Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Government Pensions Administration
Agency reserves the right not to fill the advertised position. It is intended to promote
representativeness through the filling of these posts and the candidature of
persons whose promotion/ appointment will promote representativeness, will
receive preference. Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. If you have not
been contacted within 3 months after the closing date of this advertisement, please
accept that your application was unsuccessful. Correspondence will be limited to
short listed candidates only. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel
suitability check (criminal record check, citizenship verification, financial/asset
record check, qualification/study verification and previous employment
verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance
processes. Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge