Information Security Officer

Website United Bank for Africa (Z) Ltd

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

Registered member of ICTAZ

To Apply:

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 on or before 5th April, 2024.

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