MTN Uganda Limited is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking to recruit a competent individual to fill the following Position;

Job Title: Manager – Information Security Architecture and Design

Reports to: Senior Manager – Security

Division: Technology

No. of Vacancies: 1


Main Job Functions:

  • Implement the organization’s information security policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate the information security compliance activities.
  • Provide direct information security training and awareness to the workforce.
  • Monitor compliance with the organization’s security policies and procedures among employees, contractors, alliances and other third parties and takes corrective action. Manages information security incident response.
  • Monitor internal control systems to ensure that appropriate information access levels and security clearances are maintained.
  • Perform information security risk analysis and periodic information system activity reviews for information security processes.
  • Coordinate the development of the organizations disaster recovery and business continuity plans for information systems, and tests readiness as far as security is concerned.
  • Serve as an internal information security consultant to the organization and responds to all security or Audit queries.
  • Monitor advancements in information security technologies.
  • Monitor changes in legislation and accreditation standards that affect information security.
  • Initiate, facilitate, and promote activities to foster information security awareness within the organization.


  • Serve as the information security liaison for MTN Group and MTN Uganda team.
  • Review all system-related information security plans throughout the organization’s network and acts as a liaison between IT, BRM, Risk team and physical security team.


  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or Engineering.
  • CISSP, CISM or equivalent Information Security qualification
  • Unix/Microsoft Certification
  • Background in cyber security.


  • 4  years experience in solution architectural design within a large; reputable organization with exposure to; Active Directory, Azure AD, Digital Forensics & Crytography, Penetration testing.
  • Development/scripting – any of the following preferably C++, Java, Python, Perl, PHP, Power Shell, Unix Shell.



  • Project Management
  • ITIL
  • Solutions architecture
  • Any security training



  • Application architecture
  • Budgeting
  • Business processes
  • COE
  • Frameworks and methodologies
  • Impact and systems analysis
  • Integration design
  • IT technology roadmap design and implementation
  • Problem solving
  • Process architectural design
  • Project / program management
  • Quality management
  • Reporting
  • Systems development lifecycle
  • Systems Engineering


Skills / physical competencies:

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Advanced communication; interpersonal and reporting skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Application architecture
  • Data analysis skills
  • Data management skills
  • Financial acumen
  • Information management
  • Integration design
  • Project / program management
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk management
  • Solution design
  • Behaviour:
  • Analytical thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Conflict handling
  • Decision making
  • Innovation
  • Intellectual flexibility
  • Planning and organizing
  • Problem solving skills
  • Quality assurance
  • Results/Goal oriented
  • Strategic orientation
  • Taking initiative
  • Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.