Validity period: 19/01/2022 - 04/02/2022

Duty Station: FINCA Azerbaijan Head Office


Department: Risk Management department

“FINCA Impact Finance” is one of the leading global microfinance networks providing financial services for more than one million clients through subsidiaries in 20 countries in Africa, Eurasia, Latin America and the Middle East, including Azerbaijan.

Currently, “FINCA Azerbaijan” Non-Bank Credit Organization is looking for   INFORMATION SECURITY and BUSINESS CONTINUITY OFFICER within company Risk Management department.


Information Security and Business Continuity Officer is primarily responsible for coordinating Information Security initiatives within the subsidiary and ensuring that the subsidiary is compliant with Information Security and Continuity requirements as stipulated in governing security and continuity policy documents.

Information Security and Business Continuity Officer’s responsibilities include managing information security risks and compliance relating to information security, physical security, business continuity planning, crisis management, privacy and compliance. The role also directs the adoption and implementation of FINCA’s corporate policies and procedures within subsidiary.


  • Serving as the formal single point of contact on Information Security and Continuity for the subsidiary
  • Ensuring the ongoing integration of information security with subsidiary business strategies and requirements
  • Facilitating implementation of Security and Continuity Policies, standards and procedures within the subsidiary and ensuring delivery of locally assigned information security tasks and activities
  • Coordinating and supporting Security and Continuity Risk and Compliance Activities within subsidiary
  • Monitoring Data Leak Prevention incidents and reporting
  • Coordination with key stakeholders on identification and fixing vulnerabilities
  • Facilitating Business Impact Analysis (BIA)
  • Performing Periodic monitoring of Security events
  • Performing Security and Continuity due diligence in Projects and Changes
  • Coordinating the delivery of awareness and training program on Information Security and Continuity in the subsidiary
  • Coordinating business and IT continuity planning and DR efforts across subsidiary business units and infrastructure
  • Coordinating Information Security incident response and reporting in subsidiary
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, business administration, or related discipline preferred.

Or last year of bachelor’s/master’s degree in cyber security, information security

  • Experience in IT area, preferably within international environment
  • Experience within microfinance or banking organizations preferred
  • Preferably working knowledge of national and international security regulatory compliances and frameworks such as ISO 27001, NIST, COBIT and PCI DSS
  • Industry Certifications (e.g. ISC2 SSCP, CompTIA Security+ ) holders preferred
  • Security vendor certifications (e.g. Cisco, TrendMicro, Splunk, Qualys) is a plus
  • Log Management, anti-malware protection, firewalls, etc. preferred
  • Fluency in Azerbaijani, Intermediate level of English language (mainly speaking skills) required; Russian language preferred
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point) knowledge

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to the e-mail address, indicating the Information Security and Business Continuity Officer in the Subject section no later than February 4th, 2022.

NOTE: Only selected candidates will be contacted