Information Security Specialist (Retainer, multiple positions), Multiple positions

Job categories IT
Vacancy code VA/2020/B0046/19587
Level ICS-10
Department/office CRP, IAIG, Intl Aud and Inv Group
Duty station Home based
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration 1 Year, renewable upon satisfactory performance and budget availability
Application period 25-Mar-2020 to 22-Apr-2020

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

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The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), like any organization, risks being continuously targeted by cyberattacks; and understanding how cybersecurity may affect the ability to deliver on its mandate is essential to be able to mitigate associated risks. The Information Security function is tasked to protect the highly geographically dispersed and diverse ICT environment of the organization from cyber attacks. 

In addition to the vast existing traditional infrastructure, the ongoing migration of services to cloud providers, as well as the increased reliance on the bring your own device (BYOD) strategy poses severe challenges that require additional resources, and new and innovative approaches to ensure the organization is adequately protected. This applies to areas such as threat management, incident detection and response, vulnerability management as well as organizational resilience.

The activities of the Information Security function are focused on security advisory, education and awareness, incident management, governance & policies, privacy management, and threat intelligence & mitigation.

The organisation requires the services of Information Security Specialists that shall be on retainer contracts to carry out short term work packages when required. 

Please note that the selected candidates who will successfully undergo the assessments will be offered a contract for 1 year (renewable) but proposed a work package only when a specific opportunity arises.

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