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Finance Trust Bank Uganda Jobs 2022 – Manager Cyber Security

Job Title: Manager Cyber Security – Finance Trust Bank Uganda Jobs 2022

Organization: Finance Trust Bank

Job Location: Uganda

Reports to: Head ICT



Finance Trust Bank Profile:

Finance Trust Bank was licensed as a Tier 1 Commercial Bank on 11th November, 2013, taking over the financial services business of Uganda Finance Trust Limited (MDI). Today Finance Trust Bank is a fully-fledged Commercial Bank serving a clientele of over 400,000 depositors and over 23,000 borrowers, through a network of 35 branches country wide. The Bank offers a variety of Products and services including; Savings, Current accounts, Loans, Money transfer services and Bills payments to its target market which comprises of micro, small and medium entrepreneurs, salary earners and youth.



Job Summary:

Responsible for overseeing and controlling all aspects of computer security in Finance Trust Bank (FTB). The job entails planning developing and delivering of the Cyber Security Strategy, Policies, Standards, Procedures, Methods, best practices, architecture and systems to protect FTB’s data and ICT systems from Cyber threats while evaluating FTB’s ICT environment and data processing to ensure compliance to applicable standards & laws and relevance with industry security norms.



Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, maintain and monitor FTB’s Cyber Security Strategy and plan, including taking the lead role in the design and implementation of up-to-date IT standards, policies, guidelines and appropriate architectural principles to ensure the FTB’s IT Security goals continue to be met
  • Manage FTB’s IT Security systems and tools, e.g. firewalls, data protection controls, log analysers, end-point-security, patching, encryption, vulnerability scanning and pen testing including, monitoring and enforcing security access procedures to FTB’s Information Technology Systems and networks.
  • Research, evaluate, design, test, recommend and/or plan technological upgrade improvements and major changes to the IT Security environment, and analyse their impact on the existing environment, while overseeing their proper deployment, configuration, and functioning.
  • Creating IT security training programs, providing training to IT Security personnel and IT Security Awareness trainings to FTB’s personnel to promote good cyber security hygiene.
  • Serve as the focal point of contact and oversee IT security & operational audits by FTB’s internal assurance functions or third-parties to ensure FTB maintains a strong security posture, including management of outsourced ICT security services providers to ensure compliance with contracted service-level agreements.
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of threat and vulnerability management, identify risk tolerances, recommend treatment plans and communicate information about residual risk
  • Provide oversight and guidance during security incidents and investigations, ensuring root-cause analysis is undertaken and input suggested approaches to deal with lessons identified
  • Implementing measures and a privacy governance framework to manage data use in compliance with the Data-Protection-and-Privacy-Act-2019 of Uganda and other relevant legal and regulatory requirements including developing templates for data collection, assisting with data mapping, and vendor management reviews.
  • Consult with IT and security staff to ensure that security is factored into the evaluation, selection, installation and configuration of hardware, applications, Software and 3rd party connections in compliance with FTB’s current Security policies.
  • Maintain a knowledgebase comprising a technical reference library, security advisories and alerts, information on security trends and practices, and laws and regulations
  • Developing and planning of the IT Security section’s annual Budgets and work plans and monitor them.
  • Participate in the recruitment into, assessment and management of the IT Security team.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other relevant degree from a recognized University and any certification in Systems, Databases or Networks.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience in an organization of at least the same nature preferably a, Financial institution, Government institution, Telecom institution or a consulting firm and at least 2 years in supervisory capacity
  • Have well-developed IT skills and experience in related jobs in IT, such as a network engineer/Administrator, a database administrator, a systems analyst, applications developer, IT auditing, IT risk analyst, etc.
  • Professional IT Security Certifications / Trainings e.g. CISSP, CEH, CCSP, MSCE, CISA, CISM, etc. and Network certifications e.g. CCNA, CCNP are an added advantage
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build and influence teams.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Data-Protection-and-Privacy-Act-2019 of Uganda and other relevant legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Knowledge of and experience in developing and documenting security architecture and plans, including strategic, tactical and project plans
  • Ability to understand and assess technology systems and applications from both a technical and business function perspective
  • Understanding of information security principles and best practices (e.g., ISO27001/2, COBIT, NIST, PCI and ISF Standards of Good Practice for Information Security).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities to analyse security requirements and relate them to appropriate security controls
  • Experience in performing risk, business impact, control and vulnerability assessments, and in defining treatment strategies
  • Knowledge of industry best practices regarding digitalization and automation of banking services.
  • Knowledge of UNIX Operating Systems, Microsoft Server Operating Systems, Virtualization technologies, Intrusion Prevention & Detection systems and advanced enterprise networks (LANs & WANs)



How To Apply for Finance Trust Bank Uganda Jobs 2022

All interested and suitably qualified candidates should submit their applications through the link below.

Click here to apply

Deadline: 7th January 2022



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