Information Security Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) Lead

Role objective

Manage and lead the Security Governance, Risk and Compliance team within M-Kopa, and for its territories.
In this role, you will be expected to:
Develop an information security framework utilizing industry best practices, e.g., NIST CSF, ISO 27001.
Work with business owners and stakeholders to align security policy and standards to wider business objectives.
Coordinate with application security to orchestrate internal security testing in-line with compliance requirements.
Perform audit-related tasks such as technical / security alignment to standards such as GDPR, ISO 27001 and ISO 27071.
Provide information security insights and guidance to non-IT managers.

You Might Be A Good Fit If You Have

Experience developing and submitting information security and compliance reports.
Previously implemented information security frameworks, or information security management systems.
Knowledge and application of GDPR
Experience implementing and enforcing ISO 27001 / ISO 27071 standards.
Communicate technical policy to non-technical managers.


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About M-Kopa Solar

M-KOPA’s mission is to make high quality energy affordable to everyone. OUR GROWTH SO FAR… M-KOPA has connected more than 400,000 homes in Kenya,Tanzania and Uganda to solar power with over 550 new homes being added every day. Each 8W battery powered-system comes with three lights, mobile phone-charging and a solar powered radio. Customers can now opt for a 20W system with digital TV. As of July 2016, M-KOPA has connected over 400,000 homes to affordable solar power. Current customers will make projected savings of US$ 300 Million over the next four years. M-KOPA’s customers will enjoy 50 million hours of kerosene-free lighting per month. Total employment created in East Africa is 2,500. In March 2016, M-KOPA emerged boldest at Financial Times Arcelor Mittal- Boldness in Business Awards in the Developing Markets category. In February 2016, M-KOPA was recognised as the Best Mobile Innovation for Emerging Markets at the Global Mobile Awards. In 2015, M-KOPA was recognised by Fortune Magazine as one of the Top 50 Companies Changing The World and won the Zayed Energy Future Prize. M-KOPA has also won the 2014 Bloomberg Pioneer Award and 2013 FT/IFC Excellence in Sustainable Finance Award.