M-Pesa Security Chapter Lead Job Vacancy at Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Full Time

Website Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Vodacom Tanzania Limited is Tanzania's leading cellular network company.

M-Pesa Security Chapter Lead Job Vacancy at Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Posting Country:  Tanzania, United Republic of
Date Posted:  24-May-2023
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

At Vodacom, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it’s our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this.

We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.


To oversee, provide ownership and security assurance for M-Pesa systems and Infrastructure, This includes identification of security needs for M-Pesa and its Agile Squads using Cyber Security Baseline (CSB) Requirements, Capacity growth and trends, coordinating delivery of the needs, and ensuring security operations are running as designed.


Key accountabilities and decision ownership 
•Own demand planning and forecasting Cyber security, for all current and emerging Mobile Money technologies as well as Future business needs.
•Plan and Implement M-Pesa security strategy in alignment with Vodafone DevSecOps, Cyber Security and M-Pesa Africa (MPA) Strategies.
•Continuous design and implementation for Cyber security Technologies, while ensuring cost effective adequacy and 100% coverage of cyber tooling across M-Pesa systems and products.
•Set-up of Realtime monitoring, analytics framework and tools for mobile money related malicious activities, Threats, and Cyber Security incidents.
•Drive Security Chapter Leadership for Agile M-Pesa tribe and Ensure security compliance for third parties and all M-Pesa APIs and Integrations.

Core competencies, knowledge, and experience

Must have technical / professional qualifications: 
•Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Computer Science, Cyber Security, or relevant domain
•Knowledge of Software Development and Agile Methodologies.
•Strong Understanding of key Cyber Security Technologies & Tools and General Information Technologies.
•Knowledge of Cyber and Risk Management Frameworks and International Security standards.
•Knowledge of legal, regulatory and privacy requirements (GDPR, PCI DSS).

•Strategic Thinking
•Leadership acumen
•Analytical skills
•Fostering Teamwork
•Customer orientation
•An industry Security certification.  CISSP is strongly preferred.

M-Pesa Security Chapter Lead Job Vacancy at Vodacom Tanzania Plc


Risk and Compliance
Monitor and Diagnose
Mobile and Network Security
Implementation and Integration
Change and Adaptability
Complexity Management
Assurance / Assessment
Risk Management

Not a perfect fit?

Worried that you don’t meet all the desired criteria exactly? At Vodafone we are passionate about Inclusion for All and creating a workplace where everyone can thrive, whatever their personal or professional background. If you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align exactly with every part of the job description, we encourage you to apply as you may be the right candidate for this role or another role, and our recruitment team can help you see how your skills fit in.

Commitment from Vodacom

Vodacom is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences – we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodacom you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.

To apply for this job please visit opportunities.vodafone.com.