Sappi Southern Africa requires a Global Security Analyst to provide expertise for developing and delivering security initiatives. Direct planning and implementation of enterprise IT defenses against security breaches and vulnerabilities. This role reports into the Global Securty Lead. Position Location: Dependant on location of successful candidate The main responsibilities of this job are: * Inform Sappi’s IT security strategies. * Responsible for auditing existing systems, while directing the administration of security policies, activities, and standards. * Deliver defense initiatives and coordinate the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future security technologies. * Develop and communicate security plans to project teams, partners, and business stakeholders. * Develop, implement, maintain, and oversee enforcement of policies, procedures, and associated plans for system security administration and user system access. * Assess need for any security reconfigurations (minor or significant) and execute them if required. * Keep current with emerging security alerts and issues. * Conduct research on emerging products, services, protocols, and standards in support of security enhancement and development efforts. * Assist in the design, development and implementation of controls created in response to risks identified. * Assist in the enforcement of information security policies and standards and aid with the implementation of such policies and procedures throughout the enterprise. * Conduct vulnerability audits and risk assessments through identification, investigation and resolution of security breaches and potential vulnerabilities. * Interact with vendors, outsourcers and contractors to obtain protection services and products. * Recommend, schedule and perform security improvements or upgrades. * Serve as the information security subject matter expert by providing guidance to IT teams and business units on matters related to security. * Assist with information security education and awareness for all employees and contractors. * Recommend and implement changes in security policies and practices in accordance with changes in local or federal law. * Creatively and independently provide resolution to security problems in a cost-effective manner. * Assess and communicate any security risks associated with practices performed by the company. * Collaborate with necessary resources to establish and maintain a system for ensuring that security and privacy policies are met. * Remain informed on trends and issues in the security industry, including current and emerging technologies. * Design, perform, and/or oversee penetration testing of all systems to identify system vulnerabilities. * Recommend, schedule (where appropriate) and apply fixes, security patches, disaster recovery procedures and any other measures required in the event of a security breach. * Develop and track security KPIs and health metrics and refine as risks change. The ideal candidate should have: * Degree in Information Science and / or I.T. related qualification * 5 - 6 years commensurate experience * Proficiency in security and governance * SAP knowledge will be an advantage Closing date: 26 April 2021
Sappi was formed in South Africa in 1936 to serve South African consumers with locally produced paper.
We have a tradition of innovating and developing new products to meet local demand for newsprint, uncoated graphic and business papers, packaging and speciality papers used and protect our customers’ products especially in the agricultural sector and speciality papers used in the convenience food, confectionery, cosmetic and luxury markets, and tissue products for household, medical and industrial use in the Southern Africa region.
We are also the world's largest manufacturer of dissolving wood pulp (DWP), which are used worldwide by converters to create viscose fibre for fashionable clothing and textiles, acetate tow, pharmaceutical products as well as a wide range of consumer and household products. Almost all of the production of our mills in South Africa is exported.
Our headquarters in Johannesburg (South Africa), manages the sub-divisions of Sappi Forests, Sappi Paper and Paper Packaging, and Sappi Specialised Cellulose. A number of regional functions like finance, human resources, sales and marketing, technical and engineering as well as board functions are also based there.
We are looking for people with the right attributes Whether you’re mild or wild at heart, you could have what it takes to work in forestry.
We’re looking for people who... Are hardworking, passionate, and professional; Share our ambitions to be the benchmark in forestry; Will take well-considered risks to grow the value of our business and returns for our shareholders; and Own their work and have pride in it.
Like a blank sheet of paper, a career at Sappi offers infinite possibilities. There has never been a better time to build a career at Sappi.