Job – ICT Security & Compliance Officer at PostBank

Job Title: ICT Security & Compliance Officer

PostBank Uganda Ltd is a government owned bank regulated by Bank of Uganda under the Financial Institutions Act, 2004. The bank focuses on the mass market with operations spread across the country.

Job Summary: The PostBank ICT Security & Compliance Officer will primarily be responsible for the development and delivery of a comprehensive information security and privacy program / policy for the Bank.
As the ICT Security & Compliance Officer, you are required to protect the bank’s information and it’s infrastructure from external or internal threats and to ensure that the bank complies with statutory and regulatory requirements regarding information access, security and privacy.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Risk Assessment and Incident Prevention:
  • Develop and implement an ongoing risk assessment program targeting information security and privacy matters;
  • Recommend methods for vulnerability detection and remediation, and oversee vulnerability testing.
2. Policy:
  • Coordinate the development and bank information security policies, standards and procedures.
  • Work with key ICT and E-Banking personnel, data custodians and bank leadership in the development of such policies.
  • Ensure that bank policies support compliance with external requirements.
  • Manage the dissemination of policies, standards and procedures to the bank community
3. Education and training:
  • Coordinate the development and delivery of an education and training program on information security and privacy matters for employees, and all authorized users.
  • He/ she should ensure that all employees are fully educated about their information security and privacy protection responsibilities.
4. Compliance and Enforcement:
  • Serve as the bank compliance officer with respect to bank information security policies and regulations while protecting the bank’s information and information processing assets.
  • He / She should coordinate information security efforts with the Internal Audit department.
5. Incident Response:
  • Develop and implement an incident reporting and response system to address bank Information security incidents (breaches), respond to alleged policy violations or complaints from external parties.
  • Serve as the official bank contact point for information security, privacy and copyright infringement incidents, including relationships with law enforcement entities.
6. Maintain Knowledgebase: Stay abreast with the latest Information security and privacy legislation, regulations, advisories, alerts and vulnerabilities pertaining to the bank and its mission.
7. Emergency Preparedness: She / He should take part in bank disaster recovery and emergency operating on a regular basis.
  • Perform any other duties as required.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The candidate should hold a bachelor’s degree in Computer science or Information Technology or related discipline required
  • Professional certification in any of the following; CISSP, MCSA, CISA, CIA is desirable
  • Two or more years’ experience in Information security.
  • Possess the ability to collaborate and build consensus across departments and among stakeholders who rely on information and information systems for bank operations.
  • Performing ongoing risk assessments, evaluation of information security controls, and proactively maintaining compliance with industry regulations related to information security
  • Past exposure and experience with a wide range of relevant systems, and security monitoring and detection tools.
  • Possess the ability to plan, design, develop, test, implement and monitor IT security systems
  • Highly proactive and accountable.
  • Excellent interpersonal and people management skills.
  • Possess a high degree of personal integrity, a hard worker and ability to manage change. Strong written and verbal communication ability.
How to Apply for the job: 
All interested candidates should send a curriculum vitae, certified copies of academic documents, applicants address , email and day time telephone contacts , Postal/email address and daytime telephone contact of three referees of good standing in society to;
Head of Human Resource
Post Bank Uganda Ltd
Plot 4/6 Nkrumah Road,
P.O. Box 7189 Kampala, Uganda
Deadline: 2nd May, 2014
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