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IT Information Security Officer Job Opportunities - Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA)

Job Title:          IT Information Security Officer
Organisation: Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Senior Network and Database Administrative Officer

About US:
The establishment of a Financial Intelligence Authority and a Financial Intelligence Authority Board Under the Anti-Money Laundering Act, 2013 is for the prohibition and prevention of money laundering, in order to combat money laundering activities.

Job Summary: The IT Information Security Officer is responsible of providing security of information/ data, infrastructure and risk services through use of innovative tools, techniques to prevent, detect and close down any emerging systems threats

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Implement the approved information security policy
  • Conduct a continuous assessment of current IT security practices and systems and identifying areas for improvement.
  • Run security audits and risk assessments.
  • Deliver new security technology approaches and implement next generation solutions.
  • Develop and implement business continuity and disaster recovery plans to ensure service continuity.
  • Devise strategies and implement IT solutions to minimise the risk of cyber-attacks.
  • Communicate digital programmes and strategy to a range of stakeholders.
  • Promote security awareness by developing and implementing a security awareness and training programmes.

Key Result Areas:
  • Implementation of the approved information security policy
  • Establishment of a Disaster recovery site
  • Implementation of the existing Business Continuity Plans
  • An enterprise-wide information security risk plan and a set of necessary technologies and processes/activities to soften and minimize the risks
  • Information Security capacity management plan.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant for the Financial Intelligence Authority (FIA) IT Information Security Officer job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s degree in computer science; in computer software/computer systems engineering; electronics; or information technology.
  • At least one Information Security certification is required.
  • A Master’s Degree in related field will be an added advantage.
  • At least two years’ Information Security experience in a financial institution, government agency, international organization or relevant private sector organization.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Authority’s vision, mission and objectives;
  • Knowledge of Anti-Money Laundering act, 2013, Anti-Terrorism Act, respective regulations and FATF standards
  • Works well independently and as part of a team;
  • Time management skills
  • Problem solving skills and analytical skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Communication skills , teamwork and negotiation skills ;
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure;
  • The ability to create and maintain strong working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • A willingness to keep up to date with developments in new technology.
  • Good decision making skills;
  • Can take initiative
  • Pay’s attention to detail.
  • Person of high integrity
  • Able to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality;

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested applicants send their applications which should include:
  • A detailed curriculum vitae (CV) photocopied and submitted in triplicate (3 copies).
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates and other supporting documents (3 copies)
  • Current and Expected Remuneration.
  • Contact Information of three references with emails and phone numbers.

All applications should be addressed and hand delivered to:
The Human Resource Manager
Financial Intelligence Authority
Ground Floor Rwenzori Towers (Wing B),
Plot 6 Nakasero Road.
Kampala. Uganda

Deadline: 3rd May 2018 by 5:00PM

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