IT Security Officer Jobs – Housing Finance Bank

Job Title:  IT Security Officer  

Organisation: Housing Finance Bank

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

Reports to: Manager IT Security & Networks


About Organisation:

Housing Finance Bank, is a Commercial Bank and the leading provider of housing finance solutions with a vision to be the preferred consumer and business bank with a focus on housing finance.


Job Summary: The IT Security Officer is responsible for  routine IT  security  monitoring and configuration of Network security in compliance with security policies and IT operating procedures and execution of network Disaster Recovery procedures.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures antivirus solutions are updated for all devices.
  • Perform security reviews of Endpoint devices and report any deviations from Policies.
  • Conduct technology risk assessment for the technology environment, report all inherent technology risks associated.
  • Conduct cyber security awareness and training for users,
  • Responsible for data protection and execution of network Disaster Recovery procedures.
  • Provide support to Internal Audit, Risk management and External Audit functions when required.
  • Manage the Security Centre to ensure the security systems and software are updated 100% with the latest software update and that all End Point devices are running up to date anti-virus signatures.
  • Effectively manage the Spam filter to ensure that spam emails from unwanted sources into the Bank’s network are efficiently filtered and stopped to minimize the risk of Cyber attack.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

Education & Training

  • Bachelor’s Degree in ICT and Computer related studies e.g. Computer Science, Computer Engineering, IT, or other related studies e.g. Bachelor of Statistics, Data Science, Mathematics, Electrical, Data Communication and Networks
  • Relevant Post Graduate IT training and/or certification e.g., CCNA and ITIL.

Skills & Experience

  • At least 3 years’ experience in Network Security
  • Good networking
  • Strong attention to detail

Business Behaviours

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and positive, constructive attitude
  • Superior organization and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong attention to detail and skills in monitoring
  • Positive and constructive attitude towards work
  • Proven initiative, good judgement, and confidence
  • Ability to meet deadlines without close supervision
  • Total commitment to quality and attention to detail
  • Impeccable integrity


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates should submit their applications with a recent CV, copies of all academic transcripts, certificates and testimonials, daytime telephone contact, postal and email address and three competent referees to:


Chief Human Resources Officer,

Housing Finance Bank,

Investment House

Plot 4 Wampewo Avenue, Kololo

Please take note that all applications should be sent by email to



Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


To be eligible to apply, you must have held your substantive position for at least two (2) years and have a consistent satisfactory performance with no disciplinary record over the immediate consecutive past one year


Guidelines for submitting Documents

Ensure that all your documents are scanned and submitted in 1 single batch using the following order:

  • Application letter
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Academic Documents and Certificates
  • The maximum document size is 10 MB.
  • Please indicate the name of the position you are applying for in the subject.


Deadline: 21st June 2024 by 5:00pm


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Date Posted 2024-06-13T18:09
Valid Through 2024-06-21T18:00
Employment Type FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization Housing Finance Bank
Job Location Kampala, Kampala, Kampala , 0256, Uganda

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