IHS Towers Job Recruitment


IHS Towers is the largest independent mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Founded in 2001, IHS provides services across the full tower value chain – colocation on owned towers, deployment and managed services.

Today IHS Towers has operations in Nigeria, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Zambia and Rwanda. Following the recent acquisitions of MTN and Etisalat’s tower portfolios in Nigeria, IHS owns over 23,300 towers in Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

1) Job Title: Senior Manager, IT Governance

Location: Lagos, Nigeria


  • In this role, reporting to the Associate Director of IT Governance, Risk & Control, you will be responsible for establishing an acceptable IT governance profile and practice and promoting adherence to IT governance best practice in line with COBIT 5.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Develop the company’s IT policies, plans and procedures in line with COBIT 5, ISO27001 and supporting organizational structures to ensure an acceptable level of assurance.
  • Drive adoption of IT Governance best practice across the relevant COBIT 5 domains and other governance frameworks as applicable.
  • Apply technical knowledge and experience to modernize IHS’s IT governance practices and principles and increase assurance of continuous compliance integration, faster delivery of changes and improved linkages between strategy and execution.
  • Ensure adherence to governance processes in line with best practice.
  • Build awareness of new and evolving IT risks across the business and implement appropriate systems and processes which ensure that information risks are detected early and proactively managed with timely remediation when undesired events occur.
  • Create processes that drive IT and business alignment.
  • Contribute towards establishing credible risk governance, promoting an integrated risk management mindset at all levels and promoting an execution approach which appropriately prioritizes actions based on business impact.
  • Lead identification of Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) across the business based on up-to-date situational analyses and trends. Drive effective risk oversight by providing timely and relevant information on KRIs.
  • Conduct IT strategy and governance assessments to recommend solutions for improving oversight and decision-making to drive IT initiatives.
  • Support risk assessment activities.
  • Ensure IT strategy is documented and refreshed in line with business needs and IT governance best practice.
  • Stay informed of all IT risks before they are highlighted by audit and/ or third parties. Ensure closure of open audit items. Aggregate information to identify operational control weaknesses and build a risk management dashboard that is refreshed and published periodically.
  • Identify potential threats to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the company’s systems and network.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the Associate Director, IT Governance, Risk & Control

Organizational Competencies:

  • Be Bold
  • Customer Focus
  • Innovation
  • Integrity

Functional Competencies:

  • COBIT 5
  • IT Policies, Procedures & Standards
  • IT Operations
  • SOX Compliance
  • Risk Assessments
  • IT Strategy
  • ISO27001
  • Continuity & Disaster Recovery
  • Business Communication

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Collaboration & Teamwork
  • Attention to Detail

Experience & Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s and/ or advanced degree in Computer Science or any related discipline.
  • Professional certifications, e.g. CGEIT, ISO27001:LA, COBIT 5 Implementer, CISA, etc, will be an asset.
  • +11 years’ relevant experience in Information Governance, IT Risk, IT Audit and Security
  • Hands-on experience with implementation of COBIT 5, ISO27001, TOGAF
  • Thorough understanding of the latest IT-GRC principles, techniques and protocols.

Application Closing Date
24th June, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

2) Job Title: Senior Manager, Investigation & Intelligence

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

  • We are currently recruiting for a Senior Manager, Investigation & Intelligence. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day corporate investigation operations and activities across the business.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Set direction and priorities for the Investigation & Intelligence team, ensuring adherence to established/ approved procedures and regulations for case handling.
  • Oversee investigation of fraud incidents and Code of Conduct breaches across the business.
  • Foster an environment of Protecting People, Assets, and Reputation by developing, implementing, and continuously improving strategies and procedures for incident prevention, intelligence sharing, and incident resolution.
  • Ensure investigations are safely and professionally executed to protect IHS.
  • Identify sources of insider threats and provide advice to the business on measures to prevent and/ or protect against such threats.
  • Collate and analyze investigation-related information. Develop and report intelligence and investigation-related metrics for executive-level dashboards and presentations.
  • Build strong working relationships with functional leaders and line managers to effectively assist with investigations across their teams and functions.
  • Champion alignment of the company’s investigation and intelligence processes and procedures to global security best practices.
  • Perform country- and project-specific intelligence analyses.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory guidelines to mitigate legal risks.
  • Demonstrate good judgement in selection and execution of investigation tactics to investigate and resolve cases.
  • Leverage appropriate resources, technology, information, and tactics during investigations to ensure that the company’s reputation is protected and risks are minimized.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the Director, Security.

Experience & Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent mandatory. Specialist Master’s in Security, Intelligence, Law, Psychology, or Social Sciences preferred.
  • Relevant professional certifications, e.g. CPP, CFE, PCI, will be an asset.
  • +10 years’ relevant experience, including most recent 3 years at managerial/ senior managerial level.

Organizational Competencies:

  • Be Bold
  • Customer Focus
  • Innovation
  • Integrity.

Functional Competencies:

  • Investigation
  • Information Elicitation
  • Law Enforcement Liaison
  • Security Intelligence & Awareness
  • Security Risk Assessment & Evaluation
  • Business Communication.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Initiative/Judgement
  • Collaboration & Teamwork
  • Workload Management.

Application Closing Date
21st June, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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