Who are we?
Sanlam Group Technology and Information (GTI) is responsible for Group-wide Technology and Information Governance, Technology Architecture oversight and guidance as well as the Group’s Cyber Security oversight and governance.
GTI is also responsible for IT Shared services to businesses in the Group which is provided through three units namely Infrastructure-, Application- and Security shared services.
The shared service business model is based on commercial principles and the foundation of the model is a constant drive for consolidation, standardisation, automation and optimisation.
As such, GTI has accountability for the design and implementation of agreed IT controls, governance frameworks, policies, standards and solutions to ensure business continuity and minimise information security risks.
What will you do?
The successful candidate will join the organisation in the role of SAP Security Specialist. He / she will be part of a highly dynamic and analytical team working in an agile environment.
They will design and implement role-based access to the information assets in a complex technical and business environment.
They will also investigate and resolve issues and comply with legislation and company security policies. Hence they need to understand and continuously seek to improve their knowledge of the environment they will work in.
In addition, they should be able to use the technology and seek to make use of the features therein to deliver value to the project and operational areas.
The person fulfilling this role will be required to investigate access issues, troubleshoot technical issues and devise solutions in line with best practice.
A high competency in problem solving capabilities is thus essential. They should be able to communicate technical information to technical teams, as well as be competent in communicating challenges and solutions to the project and operational leadership team.
They should also understand governance, risk and compliance w.r.t the IT environment. It is essential that the candidate exhibit and maintain a positive attitude in a highly competitive environment where information forms the foundation to gain a competitive edge in the market.
What will make you successful in this role?
The complexity and variety of the most common challenges and problems :
How the job will typically impact the business and where the impact will be felt :
Areas of expertise that are crucial to operating in the Sanlam BI environment :
Qualification & Experience
Knowledge and Skills Security AuditingRisk managementIncident InvestigationReporting and AdministrationSecurity tools monitoring Personal Attributes Interpersonal savvy - Contributing independentlyDecision quality - Contributing independentlyPlans and aligns - Contributing independentlyOptimises work processes - Contributing independently Build a successful career with us
We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future your career, your personal development and of achieving great things.
We pride ourselves in helping our employees to realise their worth. Through its business clusters Sanlam Personal Finance, Sanlam Emerging Markets, Sanlam Investments, Sanlam Corporate, Santam, Miway, as well as the Group Office the group provides many opportunities for growth and development.
Core Competencies Cultivates innovation - Contributing independentlyCustomer focus - Contributing independentlyDrives results - Contributing independentlyCollaborates - Contributing independentlyBeing resilient - Contributing independently Turnaround time
The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers.
This job posting will close on 19 January 2020, we look forward to receiving your application.
Our commitment to transformation
The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa.
The Group's Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.