Manager – System Risk Management Job Placement – Future Options Consulting Ltd

Organisation: Future
Options Consulting Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to:
Head of Risk Management
About US:
Future Options
Consulting Ltd is an online recruitment services which now seeks to recruit on
behalf of its valued client, a leading commercial bank operating in Uganda.
Job Summary:   The Manager – System Risk Management will
identify and adequately manage increasingly complex and widespread
technology-related risks. The incumbent will ensure availability and
performance of systems, given the bank’s critical dependence on technology to
initiate, record, move and manage transactions; and compliance with increasing
regulatory requirements for controls, such as the Bank of Uganda  risk management guidelines and ensuring
system and ICT security.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
IT Security Risk:
                    
Perform
weekly and monthly system and network security assessments.
                    
Conduct
IT security assessment for new IT business applications and IT infrastructure
projects.
                    
Help
implement a Security Incident Management Framework.
                    
Assist
in conducting IT forensics (network & system) in cases of frauds, etc.
IT Availability
Risk
                    
Carrying
out monthly system and network availability assessments.
                    
Assist
in the review, enhancement and implementation of the Bank’s Business Continuity
(with Compliance function) and IT Disaster Recovery (ITDR) Plan quarterly.
                    
Participation
in the Bank’s Business Continuity Management (BCM) planning and testing.
IT Performance Risk
                    
Work
closely with the Bank’s users (IT customers) on performance issues and address
with the IT team.
                    
Review
and ensure effective usage of IT Risk Management platforms.
                    
Conducting
IT performance reviews for new IT business applications and IT infrastructure
systems being deployed.
IT Compliance Risk
                    
Develop
and implement an IT Risk Management Strategy and Framework, basing the IT Risk
Management Strategy on COBIT and/or RISK-IT.
                    
Assist
in implementing international best practices for IT Risk Management.
                    
Creation
of relevant IT baselines for every IT aspect, i.e. workstations, servers,
databases, network devices, etc.
                    
Understand
some of the regulations and compliance issues that affect Uganda
                    
Ensuring
strict compliance to IT Policies and Procedures is adhered to.
                    
Perform
periodic review of IT Policies and Procedures to improvise on them consider
current trends in IT.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
                    
The
applicant must hold a Degree in Computer Science/Studies with a professional
qualification in CISA from a reputable institutions
                    
At least
five years’ working experience in IT risk management, IT audit or IT security
management.
                    
Familiarity
with service delivery culture and support function including change management
                    
A
structured approach to dealing with complex and variable work environments in
an independent manner.
                    
Ability
to balance opposing business requirements.
                    
Ability
to balance long-term and short-term requirements independently.
                    
Strong
evaluation, communication and reporting skills.
                    
Able to
provide advice and cause/effect evaluation to support business decision making.
                    
Independent
and logical thinker, yet an achiever and implementer.
                    
Leads by
example.
                    
Good at
managing large volumes of information and can add value through management
reporting.
                    
Builds
relationships and networks easily.
                    
Has a
strong service ethic.
Core Competencies
Communication:
                    
Actively
participates in team meetings.
                    
Confronts
issues openly and quickly.
                    
Effectively
communicates relevant IT risk-related information to superiors and peers in
other practices.
                    
Tactfully
communicates sensitive information.
                    
Handles
difficult personnel situations directly, using appropriate discretion.
Management:
                    
Serves
as focal point for all inter-office IT risk-related matters bank-wide.
                    
Ensures
that appropriate IT managers are monitoring, analysing and evaluating
performance and working on resolution of identified IT risks and problem areas
(Performance Management).
                    
Ensures
that support for information transfer, storage and processing is timely,
efficient and meets the service levels required.
Professional Qualities
Leadership:
                    
Challenges
others to develop as leaders while clarifying roles and responsibilities.
                    
Pursues
excellence in all aspects of business.
                    
Possesses
the expert knowledge to identify opportunities for change and the ability to
convey the need for change.
                    
Builds
expert knowledge in our industry and conveys knowledge to others.
Teamwork:
                    
Evokes
creative and innovative thinking from team members while helping them to bring
their ideas and career plans to fruition.
                    
Works
across practice to share lessons learned and best practices.
Client Management:
                    
Anticipates
internal client needs and proposes appropriate business solutions.
                    
Continually
seeks and capitalises upon opportunities to increase internal client
satisfaction and deepen client relationships
 
How to Apply:
All interested
candidates are invited to send their applications enclosing curriculum vitae,
copies of academic and professional certificates along with the names and
contacts of three referees. Applications should be sent by post, courier, hand
delivery or e-mail to the address given below; The Director, Executive
Recruitment, Future Options Consulting Ltd, 4th Floor, DTB Centre, Kampala
Road, P.O. Box: 34934, Kampala, Uganda. Phone: +256-414-231204/206, Email:
hr@futureoptionsug.com
Deadline: 6th May 2019
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