IT Careers – System Risk Manager at Commercial Bank

Job Title:   System Risk Manager
Organisation: Commercial
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Head of Risk
About US:
Future Options Consulting Ltd is an HR Consultancy company that seeks
to recruit for its valuable client in the Banking Industry, a leading
commercial bank in Africa offering a full range of innovative lending and
savings products.
Job Summary: The System Risk
Manager will:
  • Ensure the Bank’s security, that is, the
    ability to identify and adequately manage increasingly complex and
    widespread technology-related risks;
  • Availability and performance of systems,
    given the bank’s critical dependence on technology to initiate, record,
    move and manage transactions;
  • Adherence and compliance with increasing
    regulatory requirements for controls, such as the Central Bank risk
    management guidelines on ICT.
Key Duties and
  • Carry out IT security assessment for new
    IT business applications and IT infrastructure projects.
  • Render support in conducting IT forensics
    (network & system) in cases of frauds, etc.
  • Support in the review, enhancement and
    implementation of the Bank’s Business Continuity (with Compliance
    function) and IT Disaster Recovery (ITDR) Plan quarterly.
  • Active participation in the Bank’s
    Business Continuity Management (BCM) planning and testing.
  • Work closely with the Bank’s users (IT
    customers) on performance issues and address with the IT team.
  • Regularly review and ensure effective
    usage of IT Risk Management platforms.
  • Develop and implement an IT Risk
    Management Strategy and Framework for the Bank , basing the IT Risk
    Management Strategy on COBIT and/or RISK-IT.
  • Creation of relevant IT baselines for
    every IT aspect, i.e. workstations, servers, databases, network devices,
  • Understand the regulations and compliance
    issues that affect Uganda and East Africa.
  • Perform periodic review of IT Policies and
    Procedures to improvise on them considering current trends in IT.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the Banking Job
    should hold a Degree in Computer Science/Studies with bias in ICT Risk
    Management from a recognised university
  • Additional qualification such as Certified
    Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is preferable
  • Specialised training in ICT risk would be
    an added advantage
  • A minimum of five or more years’ working
    experience in IT risk management, IT audit or IT security management.
  • Past experience in Mobile Technology
    platform will be an added advantage
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their applications enclosing curriculum vitae, copies of academic, professional
certificates and contact addresses of three referees. Applications should be
sent by post, courier, hand delivery or e-mail to the following address; The
Director Executive Recruitments, Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4thFloor, DTB
Centre, Kampala Road, P.O. Box: 34934, Kampala, Uganda.
NB: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 29th May
2015 by 5PM
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