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Information Management Analyst (Cyber Security) – DEBSWANA DIAMOND COMPANY

Location: Gaborone | Deadline: September 3, 2021

Title:  Information Management Analyst – Cyber Security

Closing Date:  3 September 2021

Location:  Gaborone, BW

Description: Debswana Diamond Company would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Purpose of the Role

1. Analyses and integrates business cases and other initial project/business change documentation and translates them into technical requirements and system specifications that makes up the solution blueprint to protect corporate Information assets by employing a range of technologies and processes to prevent, detect and manage cyber threats and incidents.

2. Manages the implementation and support of systems, networks and platforms ensuring end-to-end service agreements are being delivered according to overall service delivery model and performance to ensure effectiveness of cybersecurity controls

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Co-oordinates and manages projects/initiatives as and when required, taking cognisance of project principles, project scope, specifications, time cost parameters, health, safety and legal requirements.
  • Controls the IT architecture design and checks compliance with architecture guidelines
  • Defines, implements and monitors the application and infrastructure management processes
  • Ensures maintenance of appropriate system, platforms, networks and process documentation.
  • Ensures that the IT architecture reflects the need for legal and regulatory compliance, the ethical use of information and business continuity.
  • Monitors relevant new technology developments from the business’s point of view
  • Monitors, analyses, tunes and optimises business processes and interfaces in cooperation with business process owners and the IM function
  • Provides IT architecture guidelines and standards
  • Provides support in complying with architecture guidelines and standards
  • Transforms customer requirements into accepted business solutions through applications provisioning by managing/facilitating and the delivery of the business need.
  • Gather, analyse, define and document business requirements
  • Work closely with vendors and 3rd party contractors when required to accomplish objectives
  • Secures network systems by establishing and enforcing policies, and defining and monitoring access
  • Oversees Vulnerability Managements processes
  • Coordinates Incident Response and Remediation activities
  • Participates in Threat Hunting exercises
  • Participates in threat hunting efforts across the entire infrastructure (Information technology and Operational Technology) in order to identify threats to the business
  • Supports user awareness training to the business
  • Contributes to the intelligence collection plan to support all reporting activities
  • Identifies, collects, and analyses complex and volumetric data to produce accurate threat models to support the business decision making process
  • Assists with the collection and exploitation of evidence sources in a forensically and legally sound manner and execute the plan accordingly
  • Monitors and analyses future attack trends to build gap analysis reports of current vs future training needs
  • Actively participates in team, cross-discipline and vendor-driven collaboration sessions or forums to increase understanding of the working environment
  • Prepares and shares recommendations for process and systems improvements in relevant areas of accountability
  • Engages with vendor network to better understand product/ systems changes or emerging technologies relevant to the process area and present this back to leadership

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Prepares and coordinates the section’s budget within approved parameters
  • Adheres to all safety health and environmental policies and procedures in areas of responsibility


  • Bachelors Degree in Information and Communication Technology or Equivalent or Business Area Degree (Finance, Mining, Geology e.t.c)


6 years IT experience

Information Security/ Cybersecurity Certification: CISM, CISSP,CCSP etc

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

Technical Competencies

  • System design
  • System Support
  • Business requirement analysis
  • Software Engineering
  • Quality Assurance
  • Application Provisioning, Information and support
  • Information Security Management
  • Security Incident Management
  • Problem Management

Behavioral Competencies

  • Analytical thinking
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Achievement Orientation
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Service Orientation
  • Planning, Coordination and Execution
  • Judgement and decision making
  • Innovation and Initiative
  • Impact and influence
  • Concern for Safety, Health and Environment (SHE)
  • Building partnerships
  • Adaptability

Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Permanent Contract



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