Information Risk and Compliance Analyst Job Vacancy –Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN)

Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) is a fast growing Software company with a vision to build an enduring organization with an ecosystem of value creators- while delivering high impact technology solutions for emerging markets through a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation. At VGN we wage war against the average, go beyond the ordinary to explore limitless opportunities; breaking the norms and aggressively pursuing success through- Relentless Hard-work, Pursuit of excellence, calculated risk taking and a hunger for knowledge and we have a lot of fun at it!

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Information Risk and Compliance Analyst

Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • As Risk and Compliance Analyst, you will assist in the maintenance and enforcement of the VGG’s security program.
  • You will be charged with identifying weaknesses in or deviations from policy and working across departmental lines to ensure the safety of the company’s information resources

Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Maintenance of Risk Management Policy
  • Facilitation of regular risk assessment exercises,
  • Integration of Risk Management Policy into key processes
  • Enforcement and monitoring of controls arising from risk assessment exercise/information security policy and procedures
  • Maintenance of dashboard of control implementation and compliance status
  • Work with teams tasked with control implementation to determine the status and identify impediments
  • Stays current and reports on emerging security threats based on the company’s risk profile
  • Stays current and reports on emerging technologies and their impact on the company’s security

Change management:

  • Implementation of a unified change management procedure
  • Maintenance of central repository for change documentation.

Information Security Awareness:

  • Implement information security awareness program:
    • Identification of key topics based on best practice
    • The inclusion of topics based on feedback from incidents/awareness measurements
    • Facilitate information security awareness sessions
  • Develop an Information security awareness plan for the year
  • Develop and implement ad-hoc security awareness methods

Compliance management to relevant security standards, legal and contractual requirements:

  • ISO 27001
  • SWIFT Security Requirements
  • CBN Requirements
  • Other identified compliance requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity or related field
  • At least 2 years’ experience in information security risk and/or compliance role and operational risk management
  • Experience in implementing and maintaining security standards, including ISO 27001, PCI-DSS, NIST etc
  • Experiencing in maintaining policy documents and enforcement of information security policies
  • Relevant certifications, i.e. CISM, CISSP, CGEIT, CRISC, CEH, CHFI

Skills & Abilities:

  • Decision Making
  • Flexibility
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Personal Leadership
  • Excellent Communicator
  • Personal Organization
  • Problem Solving
  • Team Building
  • Additional Information

Working Conditions:

  • Flexibility is important.

Competitive based on experience.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: The role is open to anyone who meets the above criteria regardless of race or nationality.

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