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

Job Title:          IT
Information Security Officer
Organisation: Financial
Intelligence Authority (FIA)
Duty Station:  Kampala,
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
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Implement the approved information security
  • 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
  • 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
    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 or
    ganization or relevant private sector
  • 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 stan
  • 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
  • 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
    of academic and professional certificates and other supporting documents (3
  • 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
Ground Floor Rwenzori Towers
(Wing B),
Plot 6 Nakasero Road.
Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: 3rd May 2018 by 5:00PM
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