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Housing Finance Bank (Uganda)   |   Uganda   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Senior IT Risk Officer

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Information technology, software development, data
  • Experienced (senior worker)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent

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Job Summary

Monitor and implement the Bank’s I.T Risk Management Framework in line with regulatory framework and the Bank’s policies and procedures.

Enclose a CV, copies of all academic transcripts, certificates and testimonials, daytime telephone contact, postal and email address of both applicant, and three competent referees


  1. Conduct I.T security risk assessments for new and existing systems, applications and programs to identify vulnerabilities and prescribe possible solutions in line with industry best practices.
  2. Perform periodic snap check assessments of Operating systems, database management systems, firewalls, intrusion detection and web based applications in line with departmental plans, the Bank’s policies and procedures and regulatory frameworks.
  3. Coordinate with the I.T risk champion to track I.T Key Risk Indicators (KRIs), I.T Risk Register and control self-assessments in line with the departmental plans.
  4. Monitor, resolve and document all I.T Incidents with subsequent analysis in line with agreed upon recommendations.
  5. Monitor and assess all ICT related projects to mitigate I.T related risks have been addressed in line with departmental plan.
  6. Coordinate with I.T Audit to resolve both External and Internal audit issues in line with regulatory frameworks.
  7. Coordinate Penetration testing exercises
  8. Coordinate Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP) tests in line with the Business Continuity Plan.
  9. Prepare and submit periodic I.T Risk reports as and when required

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Uganda
Area of work: Information technology, software development, data
Seniority: Experienced (senior worker)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Project management; Information security; Risk analysis; Contingency and disaster recovery; System and network security; System (IT) auditing
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Housing Finance Bank (Uganda)

Banking, microfinance, insuranceCompany size: 1000+ people

First incorporated as a private limited company in 1967 as Housing Finance Company of Uganda Limited carrying out business as a non-Banking credit institution with focus on providing mortgage finance for construction of residential houses and also accepting saving deposits from the public, was licensed and regulated by Bank of Uganda as a commercial Bank in 2007 to carry on the business of Banking under the financial Institutions Act No.2 of 2004, thus changing status to become a public limited liability company and also changing name to Housing Finance Bank Limited (HFB).