ICT Risk Officer Jobs – Orient Bank


Job Title:    ICT Risk Officer

Organization:  Orient

Duty Station:  Kampala,

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


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 analyze emerging IT risks.
  • Prepare management /executive reporting on IT Risks.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a BSc. in Information Systems, Information
    Technology, Computer Science, or Engineering.
  • Information Security Certification / Accreditation an asset
  • Professional qualifications i.e. CRISC, CISA or other related
  • Part of full professional qualification in CPA or ACCA
  • At least three years of 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


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:


Deadline: 3rd March 2021 by 5:00pm


Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


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