Fresher Information Systems Analyst Job Opportunities – Pride Microfinance Limited (MDI)

Organization: Pride
Microfinance Limited (MDI) (Pride)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Risk
About US:
Pride Microfinance
Limited (MDI) (Pride) is the leading Microfinance Deposit Taking Institution in
Uganda with 34 networked branches and eight contact offices countrywide, an
equal opportunity employer, regulated by Bank of Uganda under the MDI Act,
Job Summary:
The Information Systems Analyst will be responsible for the detailed analysis,
design and monitoring of in-house systems and Management of Information Systems
(MIS).  Additionally, this role will be
required to spearhead and oversee information system controls for applications
within Pride.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Operationalize the Data Analytics Framework. 
  • Execute independent risk based reviews.
  • Conduct comprehensive testing for all planned additions to the
    corporate infrastructure before they can go live.
  • Review Enterprise Business Continuity Plan activities.
  • Undertake project based risk assessment for new planned initiatives.
  • Undertake Information Asset Profiling.
  • Participate in the preparation of risk reports to EXCOM and Board on
    a monthly basis.
  • Undertake regular fraud risk assessments to support improvement of
    the control environment.
  • Review of the ICT policies in place as well as determining the
    adequacy of the controls in place in line with the risk profile.
  • Undertake Risk Management trainings across the 3 lines of defense.
  • Championing anti-money laundering monitoring.
  • Advise on information security on sound practices required, work
    with the IT Security Officer to secure systems by putting adequate
    controls and restrict access.
  • Assist   in   preparing   system  
    definition/specification   by   the  
    users   highlighting   technical requirements.
  • Participate  in  the 
    implementation  and  testing 
    of  new  systems 
    and  new  systems 
    delivery channels championing risk management processes.
  • Follow-up on the systems analysis reports and ICT audit reports on
    the identified control gaps and control improvements implementation.
  • Dormant account analysis of the savings accounts.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:  
  • The ideal candidate for the Pride Information Systems Analyst job
    placement should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in IT, Computer
    Science, Information Systems 
    Management  or  any 
    other relevant /related field
  • Post graduate professional course in ICT Systems. Security and
    Systems Audit is an added advantage.
  • Should possess 2 principal passes at A’ level.
  • Should possess credits and or passes in Maths and English at O’
  • Two years of  experience and
    proven skills in Information systems analysis.
  • Should have a high degree of integrity, excellent interpersonal,
    communication and presentation skills and must be able to meet set
  • Excellent analytical skills, business acumen, good at time
    management, with excellent written and oral communication
  • Highly computer literate, good at change management, emotional
    intelligence and IT skills
  • Age: Below 30
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send their applications to the: Head
Human Capital Management, Pride Micro-finance Limited, Victoria Office Park,
Block B,  Plot 6 -9, Ben Kiwanuka Okot Close, P.O. Box 7566, Kampala,
The complete
applications should include a detailed CV, copies of academic and professional
certificates/ transcripts, postal address, current salary, salary expectation,
letters of recommendation from 3 referees and a daytime telephone contacts.
NB: All
applicants are advised to deal directly with Pride, and canvassing is strictly
not allowed. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 10th May 2018
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