ICT Risk Officer Job 2023 at Nairobi by Co-operative Bank

ICT Risk Officer Job 2023 at Nairobi by Co-operative Bank Career. Co-operative Bank, is a commercial bank in Kenya, is currently searching for a highly qualified ICT Risk Officer to join their team.

ICT Risk Officer Job 2023 at Nairobi by Co-operative Bank

Co-operative Bank of Kenya is a commercial bank in Kenya, the largest economy in the East African Community. It is licensed by the Central Bank of Kenya, the central bank and national banking regulator. The bank has introduced Agency banking model and has a deep customer base in Kenya with over 7.5 million accounts as of December 2018. In 2010, the bank was awarded “Best Bank of Kenya” by the London Financial Times due to their excellent growth.

Vacancy Post Name:

  • ICT Risk Officer

Number of Vacant Post

  • 01 (One)

Organization Name:

  • Co-operative Bank

Last Date to Apply

  • 16th March 2023

Job Location

  • Nairobi, Kenya

Employment Type

  • Full-time

Reporting To:

  • Head – ICT Risk and Control

Education Requirement:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Information Security, or Computer Science.
  • Relevant IT Security professional qualifications e.g. CISA, CISM, CEH, or other relevant security certifications.

Experience Required

  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience in a similar role in a highly computerized environment.
  • Experience in implementing Information Security Standards such as ISO 27001, COBIT.

The Role:

Specifically, the successful jobholder will be required to:

  • Promote Information security awareness within the Bank by providing consultation, guidance, and conducting relevant awareness programs to ensure an IS-compliant culture.
  • Proactively anticipate potential threats and vulnerabilities and provide guidance in coordination with the ICT department on effective responses or control measures to be implemented to mitigate them.
  • Manage ICT risk registers.
  • Periodically perform vulnerability assessments & penetration tests on Bank systems and technology, identifying vulnerabilities and recommendations on the closure of these vulnerabilities.
  • Carry out ICT risk assessments of Co-operative Bank systems and provide recommendations for appropriate and adequate IT security controls to mitigate and minimize ICT Risks.
  • Continuously review and improve the ICT controls in place.
  • Continuously review systems at all levels i.e. servers, applications, database, network devices, etc., identify risks and make recommendations on closure of the risks.

Other Requirements:

  • Understanding of ICT risk and systems security control processes
  • Understanding of Information systems Architecture and operational practices
  • Appreciation of Audit Methodologies.
  • Experienced in Windows Enterprise servers or UNIX systems.
  • Experience working in the IT function within a banking environment will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity good practices (Identity and Access Management, Data Protection, Penetration Testing, etc.).

Application Procedure:

If you are confident that you fit the role and person profile and you are keen to add value to your career then please forward your application letter enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae to jobs@co-opbank.co.ke indicating the job reference number IRO/CEO/2023 by 16th March 2023.

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