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  • Posted: Feb 26, 2018
    Deadline: Mar 2, 2018
  • FITC was established in 1981 as a non profit organisation that is limited by guarantee, based on the Company’s Act of 1968 and in response to the recommendations of the Pius Okigbo Committee set-up by the Federal Government of Nigeria to review the Nigerian financial system. FITC is owned by the Nigerian Banker's Committee, which comprises of the Centr...
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    Senior IT Risk Specialist

    Our Client is one of the top players in the cards and e-payments industry, with footprints within and outside Nigeria. It leads innovation in e-payments business lines, including switching, processing, acquiring and payment infrastructure, and aspires to dominate the African e-payments Market. Due to ongoing transformation, aimed at achieving this goal, it seeks a suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of Senior IT Risk Specialist.

    Full Description

    The Senior IT Risk Specialist will be responsible for coordinating all the IT Risk Management activities of the company. He/She will also be responsible for maintaining the IT Risk Framework and its associated controls and reporting, and for evaluating the overall information technology risk and reporting on the actual, mitigated and residual risk. Some of the job responsibilities for this role include:

    • Conduct database vulnerability assessment and carry out, on a regular basis based on an agreed schedule, the risk analysis of the data sources (All infrastructure assets).
    • Regular review of data protection practice on all IT and business processes at agreed scheduled intervals
    • Execute vulnerability assessment of the perimeter and internal network to ensure compliance to all associated information security policy.
    • Conduct penetration testing to verify the reliability of the defence for network and web infrastructure, to ensure protection of the network from both internal and external attack.
    • Develop statistical and mathematical models to analyze data and solve security problems

    Technical Requirements

    • Compliance skills
    • Information risk assessment skills
    • Information technology auditing skills
    • Information security risk assessments skills
    • Cybersecurity maturity assessments

    Educational Qualifications

    Educational/Professional Qualifications: The ideal candidate should possess a First Degree or its equivalent in IT, Computer Science or related discipline. Relevant Professional Certifications, such as CISA, CRISC, CFE, etc. is an added advantage. Experience: A minimum of 7 years’ experience of which 4 must be in IT, with experience in Security Risk Assessments and Compliance; implementing information security plans or conducting financial and technology audits, as well as experience in e-payment suites/infrastructure and information security vulnerabilities, preferably in an e-commerce environment

    Behavioural Requirements

    • Critical thinking skills .
    • Ability to collaborate with cross functional stakeholders
    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Analytical and detail-oriented
    • Ability to understand IT-related issues

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to FITC on to apply
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