Senior IT Risk Officer Jobs – Housing Finance Bank

Job Title:       Senior IT Risk Officer
Organization: Housing Finance Bank
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager I.T Risk and Investigations
About US:
Housing Finance Bank was incorporated as a private company under the
Companies Act in December 1967, the Bank has become a household name and has
grown in leaps and bounds with a good track record among the pioneers of a
mortgage lending. National Housing & Construction Corporation, a parastatal
involved in real estate business has 5% shareholding and National Social
Security Fund (NSSF) holds 50% and the Government of Uganda holds 45%. Today,
the bank looks back with pride on the business accomplished in the mortgage
lending business. Through innovation and placing emphasis on Honesty,
Integrity, Efficiency and Customer care, Housing Finance Bank is the leader in
the mortgage, holding a 90% market share.
Job Summary: The Senior IT
Risk Officer will mainly monitor and implement the Bank’s I.T Risk Management
Framework in line with regulatory framework and the Bank’s policies and
Key Duties and
Conduct I.T security risk assessments for new
and existing systems, applications and programs to identify vulnerabilities and
prescribe possible solutions in line with industry best practices.
Perform periodic snap check assessments of
Operating systems, database management systems, firewalls, intrusion detection
and web based applications in line with departmental plans, the Bank’s policies
and procedures and regulatory frameworks.
Coordinate with the I.T risk champion to track
I.T Key Risk Indicators (KRIs), I.T Risk
Register and control self-assessments in line
with the departmental plans.
Monitor, resolve and document all I.T Incidents
with subsequent analysis in line with agreed upon recommendations.
Monitor and assess all ICT related projects to
mitigate I.T related risks have been addressed in line with departmental plan.
Coordinate with I.T Audit to resolve both
External and Internal audit issues in line with regulatory frameworks.
Coordinate Penetration testing exercises
Coordinate Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP)
tests in line with the Business Continuity Plan.
Prepare and submit periodic I.T Risk reports as
and when required

Qualifications, Skills and
The ideal candidate for the Housing Finance Bank
Senior IT Risk Officer job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in in
Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field
Full or part CISA or CISM is an added advantage
A minimum of three years’ experience in I.T Risk
management or I.T Audit
Demonstrate domain knowledge of I.T
infrastructure, application development/SDLC and information security.
Previous experience in I.T Project management
Must be a team player and possess excellent
inter-personal skills; be an active listener; and possess good telephone and
e-mail etiquette.
Extensive multi-tasking and prioritization
Ability to work for longer hours if required to
do so
Capability to maintain a high level of
Excellent verbal and written communication
How to Apply:
All candidates who wish to join the Banking sector are invited to send
their applications including an updated CV, certified copies of all academic
transcripts, certificates and testimonials, daytime telephone contact, and
email address of both applicant, and three competent referees addressed to:
Head Human Resources, Housing Finance Bank, Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue, P.
O. Box 1539, Kampala. Uganda.
NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted. All
applicants who will not have heard from us within five weeks of closing date
should consider their application unsuccessful.
Deadline: 19th March 2018
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