Join the IG Sacco Team as a Systems Security Officer

Full Time

IG Sacco

Join the IG Sacco Team as a Systems Security Officer

Company: Invest & Grow Sacco Society Ltd

Are you a security-savvy professional? Are you looking for an exciting career opportunity in the financial sector? Invest & Grow (IG) Sacco Society Ltd, a Sacco institution regulated by the Sacco Societies Regulatory Authority (SASRA), is on the hunt for a talented Systems Security Officer to join our team. This is your chance to be a part of a dynamic and inclusive organization.

Position Overview: Systems Security Officer

In this crucial role, you will play a pivotal part in ensuring the security and integrity of our systems and data. You will contribute to safeguarding our members’ financial information and the Sacco’s digital infrastructure. Your expertise will help us maintain a strong security posture and ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Systems Security Oversight

  • Implement and manage security protocols and measures to protect our systems.
  • Conduct regular security assessments and risk analyses.
  • Stay updated on the latest security threats and vulnerabilities.

2. Compliance Assurance

  • Ensure adherence to regulatory requirements and best practices.
  • Monitor compliance with data protection laws and Sacco policies.

3. Incident Response

  • Develop and maintain an incident response plan.
  • Lead investigations and response efforts in the event of security incidents.

4. Security Awareness

  • Educate staff on security best practices.
  • Foster a culture of security awareness within the organization.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or related field.
  • Industry certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or CompTIA Security+ are a plus.
  • Proven experience in systems security management.
  • Strong knowledge of cybersecurity tools and technologies.

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply for this exciting opportunity by sending the following documents to

  1. An application letter.
  2. An updated CV.
  3. Copies of National ID, certificates, and testimonials.

Application Deadline: Monday, 13th November 2023

Contact Information:

The Chairman,

Invest & Grow (IG) Sacco Society Ltd IG PLAZA,

KHALISIA ROAD 3 P.O. BOX 1150-50100,


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Invest & Grow (IG) Sacco Society Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Expert Tips To Be A Successful Applicant

  1. Tailor Your Application: Customize your application to match the job requirements. Highlight your experience in systems security and related certifications.
  2. Showcase Your Certifications: If you hold industry certifications like CISSP or CISM, be sure to include them in your CV and mention them in your cover letter.
  3. Highlight Relevant Experience: Describe specific instances where you’ve successfully managed systems security in your previous roles. Provide concrete examples of your accomplishments.
  4. Stay Informed: Mention your commitment to staying updated on the latest cybersecurity trends and your ability to apply this knowledge in your work.
  5. Demonstrate Compliance Knowledge: Emphasize your understanding of regulatory requirements and your ability to ensure compliance within the organization.
  6. Prepare for Incidents: Discuss any past experiences in handling security incidents or crises, showcasing your problem-solving skills.
  7. Promote Security Awareness: Explain how you’ve promoted security awareness among colleagues in your previous positions.
  8. Professional Networking: If applicable, mention any relevant professional networks or organizations you’re a part of.
  9. Attention to Detail: Ensure your application is free of errors, demonstrating your keen eye for detail.
  10. Research IG Sacco: Familiarize yourself with Invest & Grow (IG) Sacco Society Ltd, its mission, and values, and mention how your skills align with their objectives.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

1. What is the deadline for application submission?

  • The application deadline is Monday, 13th November 2023.

2. Is this a remote or on-site position?

  • This is an on-site position at our location in Kakamega, Kenya.

3. Can I apply if I don’t have all the listed qualifications?

  • While the qualifications are preferred, we encourage all eligible candidates to apply. Your experience and potential may still make you a suitable candidate.

4. What does “Systems Security Oversight” entail in this role?

  • Systems Security Oversight involves implementing security measures, conducting assessments, and staying updated on security threats to protect the organization’s digital assets.

5. Is this a senior-level position?

  • This is a mid-level position suitable for experienced professionals in systems security.

6. Are there opportunities for professional development within IG Sacco?

  • IG Sacco values professional growth and offers opportunities for development to its employees.

7. What is the expected working schedule for this role?

  • The working schedule is typically full-time, with possible variations based on operational requirements.

8. Can I apply if I’m a recent graduate with no work experience?

  • While work experience is preferred, recent graduates with relevant educational backgrounds are welcome to apply.

9. What is the recruitment process at IG Sacco?

  • The recruitment process involves application screening, interviews, and assessments. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further evaluation.

10. Where can I find more information about IG Sacco Society Ltd? – For more information about IG Sacco and our values, please visit our website.

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