Fresher IT Risk Officer Job Careers – Orient Bank

Job Title:        IT
Risk Officer

Organisation: Orient
Bank

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: IT
Risk Manager

About US:

Orient Bank is a
leading Private sector commercial bank in Uganda since 1993. Its steady growth
over the last 20 years can be attributed to its professional management and
prudent Lending and investment policy.  The confidence in Orient Bank of
the Ugandan business community in particular and the public in general, is
reflected in its large deposit base. In November 2002 Orient Bank made another
first in this economy by successfully out competing other Banks in taking over
TransAfrica Bank Ltd., (TABL).

Job Summary:  The IT Risk Officer will support the delivery
of the Information Technology risk management framework through participating
in independent IT risk assessment and resolution of issues to completion in
accordance with Bank’s policies and procedures.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Conduct
Information System risk assessments for new and existing systems, applications
and programs to ensure compliance with the bank’s security policies, regulatory
requirements.

·       
Identify
weaknesses or security exposures and prescribe solutions to mitigate the risks
related to those weaknesses and exposures.

·       
Perform
periodic and surprise security assessments.

·       
Identify
and evaluate business technology risks and internal controls which mitigate
risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement and propose
risk treatment plans.

·       
Provide
guidance over the general activities and concerns of the Bank’s IT function.

·       
Liaise
and co-ordinate with respective BORMs to review IT risk and control
self-assessments.

·       
Create
and monitor IT key risk indicators.

·       
Monitor
and track IT risk events and follow up on associated actions plans to closure.

·       
Work
with control owners to ensure control accuracy and remediate any issues related
to control exceptions.

·       
Identify
and analyse emerging IT risks.

·       
Prepare
management /executive reporting on IT Risks         

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·       
The
applicants for the Orient Bank IT Risk Officer job placement must hold a
bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer
Science, or Engineering.

·       
Information
Security Certification / Accreditation an asset

·       
Professional
qualifications i.e. CRISC, CISA or other related certification

·       
Part of
full professional qualification in CPA or ACCA

·       
At least
two years’ experience in Banking Operations, Risk Management or Audit.

·       
Experience
in a highly regulated environment.

·       
Industry
experience in financial services/banking preferred.

·       
Knowledge
of IT security and risk disciplines and practices.

·       
Advanced
knowledge of organization, technology controls, security and risk issues.

·       
Demonstrated
ability to participate in complex, comprehensive or large projects and
initiatives.

·       
Experience
with Key Risk Indicators and Technology Risk reporting preferred.

How to Apply:

All interested
candidates who meet the criteria indicated above are requested to send their
applications, and updated Curriculum Vitae to the following
email: rajab.mbulabwikyo@orient-bank.com

Deadline: 16th March 2020 by 5:00pm

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