South African Revenue Service Jobs: Operations Manager (Information Security)

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11 Jun, 2013

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Management Jobs in South Africa

South African Revenue Service Jobs

Location: Pretoria
Job Description:

Job Title: Operational Manager Information Security

(South African Revenue Service)

Head Office – Pretoria Gauteng (South Africa)
Market Related Salary
Permanent skilled level position at South African Revenue Service in the Government & Local Government (Government) industry.

South African Revenue Service


Job Purpose:

To plan, communicate and manage audit projects in alignment with Internal Audit business plan.



Plan and supervise audit projects and ensure successful execution thereof to meet the annual operational audit plan.
To draft the engagement letters and Audit Planning Memorandum.
Accountable for maintenance of Team Mate audit file.
Review team members audit work in terms of Quality Assurance standards (IIA,ISACA) in line with Internal Audit.
Engage and communicate with auditee, audit team and Internal Audit management.
Manage the activities and performance of the team against set objectives, taking action to develop, discipline, coach individuals and resolve conflict in order to close the gap between current and desired performance.
Design the computer audit assisted technique requirements, analyse results and execute audit projects when required.
Prepare and produce reports for audit projects
Performance evaluation of direct report’s at the required frequency.


Knowledge & Skills:

  • Business Process Analysis
  • Information gathering
  • Quality Management
  • Risk Management
  • Project Management
  • Research/Benchmarking
  • Audit techniques
  • Report Writing
  • Knowledge of PFMA and Treasury regulations
  • All SARS administered laws, rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of Internal Audit methodology
  • Knowledge of best practice frameworks e.g. COBIT (system security).
  • Knowledge of SANS, OWASP standards.
  • Knowledge of professional standards (IIA; ISACA; ISA; ISC2).
  • Knowledge of business process reengineering principles and procedures.

Education & Experience:

Relevant 3 year Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma with minimum of 5 years Information Security audit experience on networks, firewalls, databases, operating systems and vulnerability assessments;


Additional Job Requirements:

Professional certifications: CISSP, CISM and CISA
Membership: ISACA; ISC2, IIA

Employment Equity

The Employment Equity policy of SARS will be considered as part of the recruitment and selection process. For statistical purposes, please indicate your Equity status (race, gender and disability) on your CV.

Successful candidates will be required to undertake an oath of secrecy, pre-employment screening and or vetting, and a declaration of private interest. The appointment is also subject to appropriate reference(s) and security clearance if applicable.


The ideal candidate will have the following competencies:


assist in performing performance and operational audits of company programs
assist in the planning, scheduling, directing and performing of audits
conduct sensitive audits and handle matters of confidentiality related to internal audit program
coordinate all audit activities of the organisation
enforce audit standards, policies and procedures for employer
manage the internal auditing program of a department / organisation, including writing audit plans and reports
perform compliance audits of company programs


auditing principles

Putting our people first is an integral part of SARS business strategy. In support of this and our ongoing evolution towards becoming the best employee-centric employer in South Africa, our Human Resources strategy aims to create a high performing environment for our people by role modelling and embedding the right behaviours and values.


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Deadline: 14th June 2013


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