Team Member Technical Security at South African Revenue Service

  • Permanent Intermediate EE position

  • Pretoria, Gauteng

  • Market Related salary

  • Job 2111956 | Ref 12854

  • Posted 13 Oct 2017 by South African Revenue Service

About the Position

Reference Number: DIST0051A

Job Title: Team Member: Technical Security (SAP Authorization)

Position Reports to: Manager: Information Security

Division: DIST - Information Security

Location: Head Office, Pretoria

Job Purpose

To assist with the installation and maintenance of Information security systems in support of Information Security and Operations.


  • Assist in the SAP Authorisations and SAP GRC production user support

  • Assist in SAP Authorisations and SAP GRC information provisioning for investigations and audits

  • Create SAP GRC mitigations and provide risk violations to business

  • Communication of transactional outputs and queries in area of work according to information security policies and quality requirements

  • Contribute to the development & improvement of area specific standards, procedures and processes to ensure continued quality and service improvement

  • Contribute to the successful implementation of change initiatives by providing support in area of work

  • Deliver on contracted performance objectives and escalate unresolved delivery and quality issues to management and process owners

  • Draw on own knowledge and experience to identify and develop solutions that leads to improved service delivery and quality

  • Effectively plan and schedule own activities to continuously improve quality and service delivery in area of work

  • Report on transactional and process activities within set guidelines to provide timely information for decision making

  • Apply input and cross checking processes, SOPs and system validation methods

  • Be informed on related Acts, regulations and regulatory frameworks in area of accountability

  • Assist with development and identification of functional specifications for systems

  • Assist with the installation of information (SAP) security equipment by ensuring that all tools needed are made available during the installation

  • Plan and organise own work tasks within area of work


  • Comply to set governance and compliance procedures and processes related to an area of work and continuously identify and escalate risks


  • Drive own performance in order to achieve work outputs in line with required response time, quality and service delivery standards.

  • Search for, integrate and share new knowledge attained through formal and informal learning opportunities in the execution of your job.


  • Adhere to specified polices, standards and procedures to prevent wastage on resources and report violations


  • Contribute to a culture of service excellence, which builds positive relationships and provides opportunity for feedback and exceptional service

  • Ensure client satisfaction by delivering a service that is consistent, seamless and error free


  • Security Clearance: GOC Confidential

Education and Experience

  • Higher Certificate (NQF 5) in IT or related field with 2 years' experience in a Technical Systems/ IT Security environment

  • Certification in SAP Authorisations and GRC

  • 2 years' experience in information security operations

  • 2 years' experience in identity and access management (IAM)

  • 2 years' experience in SAP Authorisations and SAP GRC

The ideal candidate will have the following competencies:


  • Assist in the SAP Authorisations and SAP GRC production user support
  • Create SAP GRC mitigations and provide risk violations to business
  • Assit in SAP Authorisations and SAP GRC information provisioning for investigations and audits
  • Plan and execute tasks associated with own role accountabilities and responsibilities and within agreed upon time frames


  • Supporting Information Security and Operations systems
  • Installing and maintaining Information security systems


  • Identity and Access Management
  • Information Security Operations
  • SAP Authorisations and SAP GRC

About The Employer

Employment Equity

The Employment Equity policy of SARS will be considered as part of the recruitment and selection process. African Males and People with Disabilities are targeted for this position.

It is the applicants responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated and verified by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) and proof thereof must be attached. Successful candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks including pre-employment screening, vetting and integrity assurance testing and will be further required to declare their private interests on an annual basis. Appointment is subject to a positive outcome of the relevant checks.

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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