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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 procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
         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 Experience:                                                    
         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 skills
         Ability to work for longer hours if required to do so
         Capability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
         Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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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