IHS Towers is the largest independent mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Founded in 2001, IHS provides services across the full tower value chain – colocation on owned towers, deployment and managed services.
Today IHS Towers has operations in Nigeria, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Zambia and Rwanda. Following the recent acquisitions of MTN and Etisalat’s tower portfolios in Nigeria, IHS owns over 23,300 towers in Africa.
We are currently recruiting for a Senior Manager – IT SOX Operations . Based in Lagos, you will:
Manage and direct all workstreams related to IT SOX Compliance including planning, resource coordination (in-house and co-sourced), execution, and reporting
Provide technical support in the design, implementation and testing of ITGC requirements.
Remediation support by providing pragmatic recommendations which are practical to implement and meet the requirements of the Sarbanes Oxley Act.
Key Roles & Responsibilities
Coordinates the IT General Controls design and test of operating effectiveness
Manages all IT SOX Risk and Control Matrices
Monitors existing control gaps across the group and drives effective remediation of lapses [in line with management’s expectation and regulatory requirements.
Manage External ITGC audits
Ensures all SOX Controls mapped to IT Systems are adhered to.
Acts as the single point of contact (SPOC) for all matters ITGC SOX Compliance. Facilitates and coordinates information requests [and subsequent provision] between IT and various groups [internal and third party].
Works with control owners and operators to ensure quality, consistency and operability of new and existing controls.
Review test findings, facilitate the remediation of ITGC control gaps, and escalate possible critical issues to leadership within IT.
Review control evidence for adherence to accuracy, completeness and precision of control execution for all ITGC.
Collaborate and build long-term relationships with key stakeholders in a evolving and fast-paced work environment.
Plans and directs the work of direct reports, monitors their work, and takes corrective action when necessary
Coaches, mentors, and develops direct reports, including providing career development planning and opportunities; maintains a safe, secure, and motivating work environment
Experience & Qualifications Required
Bachelor's and/or Advanced Degree in Computer Science or any related disciplines.
Minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience in IT Audit, IT Control, and IT Compliance
Professional certification: CISA Compulsory
CRISC, CISM, CGEIT, COBIT 5 Implementer, ISO 27001 LI or LA will be an added advantage.
Deep understanding/knowledge of technologies and IT operating and delivery models – as well as the risks associated with them.
Knowledge & experience in implementing globally accepted information system risk, control Frameworks
Solid knowledge of security best practices such as defense in-depth, least privileges, need-to-know, separation of duties, access controls, and encryption.
Strong analytical skills
Thorough understanding of the latest GRC principles, techniques, and protocols.
Expert stakeholder management skills, with previous experience in a position which demonstrate strong organisational, prioritisation and communication skills.