2 Apr 2024

Information Security Officer at United Bank for Africa (Z) Ltd

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Job Description

Reporting to: Regional CISO


To assist in maintaining and enhancing the bank’s cybersecurity systems


  • Assist in monitoring and analyzing security incidents and threats
  • Participate in information security assessments
  • Assist in the implementation and maintenance of security policies and procedures
  • Participate and contribute to ongoing security awareness training initiatives
  • Stay updated with the latest cybersecurity trends, threats, and technologies


  • A sound understanding of cybersecurity principles, technologies, and best practices
  • Familiarity with security tools such as SIEM, IDS/IPS, firewalls, and antivirus software
  • Familiarity with cybersecurity and data protection regulation/legislation
  • Familiarity with frameworks namely NIST, GDPR, ISO/IEC 27001
  • Basic knowledge of networking protocols and concepts
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and willingness to learn and adapt to new challenges
  • Relevant certifications are a plus


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Security Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field with credit or better
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 5 credits on their Grade 12 results with Mathematics and English included
  • At least 2 years’ minimum work experience in Information Security or a related field


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Method of Application

United Bank for Africa is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates meeting the above requirements must send a copy of their CV, cover letter, professional and academic qualifications in a single document to [email protected] on or before 5th April, 2024.


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