Capitec Bank | Information Security Officer Opportunity 2021

Capitec Bank | Information Security Officer Opportunity 2021

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

Purpose Statement

  • To provide the vision, strategic input, and operations necessary to ensure the security of technology solutions, data, and processes of Capitec with a specific divisional business unit focus



  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in information security


  • 3 – 4 years’ experience in financial services/banking background
  • ‘Major bank’ experience
  • IT Forensics experience

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce or Information Security

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Information Security



  • Familiarity with industry regulatory requirements, specific to information security
  • ISO 27001 / ISF / NIST / PCI (standards) / COBIT
  • Data Classification and Retention
  • Business Analysis
  • Project Management
  • A broad technical knowledge of infrastructure and applications


  • Banking knowledge


  • Communications Skills
  • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
  • Negotiation skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Strategic Thinking Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Planning, organizing, and coordination skills
  • Project Management Skills (Methodology Specific)
  • Facilitation Skills


  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Working with People
  • Adhering to Principles and Values
  • Relating and Networking
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Writing and Reporting
  • Analyzing
  • Planning and Organising
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Adapting and Responding to Change
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks
  • Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives

Additional Information

  • Clear criminal and credit record
  • Ability and willingness to work in an open-plan environment
  • Willingness to work or be available over time and/or weekends if required
  • A valid driver’s license and own vehicle is required
  • Willingness to travel nationally if and when required
  • Willing and able to use own home as a formal office/base of operations (including space for ad hoc storage of paperwork, stock, etc.)

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