National Bank Audit Manager (ICT Assurance) Jobs in Kenya

National Bank Audit Manager (ICT Assurance) Jobs in Kenya


Position Scope:

  • The overall responsibility of the job holder will be to plan and carry out audit assignments aimed at providing assurance for information and cyber security to Management and the BAC.

  • He / She will be required to ascertain the extent of compliance with documented policies, procedures, guidelines and related regulations and provide assurance for the same.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and complete audit assignments involving Information security assurance in consultation with Head ICT Audits according to approved audit plan and within the defined timelines.

  • Participate in the development of risk based audit plans detailing the scope, nature and timing of audit activities.

  • Review the systems established to assess compliance with policies, plans, procedures, laws and regulations which could have a significant impact on security and report on compliance levels.

  • Monitor and evaluate effectiveness of the ICT risk management system in place and assist as a liaison person in conducting investigations when called upon.

  • Develop in consultation with Head of ICT Audits appropriate audit tests and programs aimed at efficiently and effectively checking ICT Assurance levels.

  • Stakeholder engagement; agree on issues picked during audit activity and submission of draft report on audit findings by highlighting levels of compliance against controls, procedures, policies and regulatory requirements among others.

  • Ensure clarity in documentation of issues raised, their impact on business and quality management actions to mitigate the risks.

  • Continuously monitor assurance on ICT processes including cyber security through stakeholder engagement, monitoring of trends and developments and report on the results within SLA or on ad hoc basis as may be required.

  • Follow up of audit issue action plans as per stakeholder engagement agreements and track to completion within agreed timelines.

  • Follow up recommendations and issue action plans logged from previous audits to ensure their timely closure.

  • Continuous review of ICT audit plan and provide technical expertise to business on controls of existing and incoming ICT Infrastructure and systems, including major projects while maintaining professional independence.

  • To support other audit staff by sharing expertise and best practice.

  • Maintain a pro-active approach to risk assessment through market intelligence, continuous engagements with stakeholders to understand business dynamics and utilize means such as data analytics.

  • Escalate
    in a timely manner to Management for support where required.

  • Perform other related duties that may be assigned from time to time by Management.

    Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Personal Attributes:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/IT/Engineering or related field in a recognized institution

  • CISA professional certification

  • CEH or related accounting professional certification are preferred

  • Membership of IIA/ISACA in good standing is preferred

  • At least four (4) years’ experience in an internal audit/ ICT related environment in the financial sector or audit firms with at least two years in information/cyber security field.

  • Understanding of information and cyber security risk management, processes and associated control requirements.

  • Innovation; able to keep up with trends of meeting the demands of internal and external customers and controls thereof.

  • Collaboration; forms business partnerships that help drive the Bank’s assurance agenda.

  • Multi-tasking; able to manage several concurrent audit assignments and prioritize demands.

  • Flexibility and adaptability; ability to keep pace with latest trends in addition to new audit requirements.

  • Excellent communication skills; strong and confident, articulate in communicating to both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Analytical; capable of managing numerous information sources and providing data analysis reports to senior management.

  • Professional Independence; exercise objectivity, competence, discretion and courage to raise and escalate matters where applicable.

  • Proficiency in Accounting and auditing practice.

  • Conversant with the Banking Act, Prudential Guidelines, International Accounting and Auditing Standards among other relevant regulatory requirements.

  • Analytical and sound professional judgement with objectivity.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and self motivated.

    How to Apply:

  • Send your CV and application letter showing how you meet the role requirement stated above to:

  • Recruitment@nationalbank.co.ke by Thursday, 13th May 2021.

  • Please note that applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the next stage/s of the process.


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