Job Opening: IT Security Officer (1)


Deadline: 21st June 2024, 5:00pm

Job Details:

  • Department: Information Technology
  • Reports To: Manager IT Security & Networks
  • Grade: HFB 5A
  • Direct Reports: Direct – None, Indirect – None
  • Interacts/interfaces with:
    • Internal – All Staff, Change & Digital Transformation Teams, IT Services Desk Officers
    • External – External IT Services Vendors

Job Purpose:

This role is responsible for routine IT security monitoring and configuration of Network security in compliance with security policies and IT operating procedures and execution of network Disaster Recovery procedures.

Key Result Areas:

  1. Ensures antivirus solutions are updated for all devices.
  2. Perform security reviews of Endpoint devices and report any deviations from Policies.
  3. Conduct technology risk assessment for the technology environment, report all inherent technology risks associated.
  4. Conduct cyber security awareness and training for users.
  5. Responsible for data protection and execution of network Disaster Recovery procedures.
  6. Provide support to Internal Audit, Risk management and External Audit functions when required.
  7. Manage the Security Centre to ensure the security systems and software are updated 100% with the latest software update and that all End Point devices are running up to date anti-virus signatures.
  8. Effectively manage the Spam filter to ensure that spam emails from unwanted sources into the Bank’s network are efficiently filtered and stopped to minimize the risk of Cyber attack.

Financial Responsibility:


Person Specifications:

Education & Training:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in ICT and Computer related studies e.g. Computer Science, Computer Engineering, IT, or other related studies e.g. Bachelor of Statistics, Data Science, Mathematics, Electrical, Data Communication and Networks
  2. Relevant Post Graduate IT training and/or certification e.g., CCNA and ITIL.

Skills & Experience:

  1. At least 3 years’ experience in Network Security
  2. Good networking
  3. Strong attention to detail

Business Behaviors:

  1. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  2. Consistently approaches work with energy and positive, constructive attitude
  3. Superior organization and communication skills, both verbal and written
  4. Strong attention to detail and skills in monitoring
  5. Positive and constructive attitude towards work
  6. Proven initiative, good judgement, and confidence
  7. Ability to meet deadlines without close supervision
  8. Total commitment to quality and attention to detail
  9. Impeccable integrity

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their applications with a recent CV, copies of all academic transcripts, certificates, and testimonials, daytime telephone contact, postal and email address, and three competent referees not later than Friday, 21st June 2024 by 5:00 pm to:

Chief Human Resources Officer
Housing Finance Bank
Investment House
4 Wampewo Avenue, Kololo

Please take note that all applications should be sent by email to


Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted and any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Guidelines for submitting Documents:

  1. Ensure that all your documents are scanned and submitted in 1 single batch using the following order:
    • Application letter
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    • Academic Documents and Certificates
  2. The maximum document size is 10 MB.
  3. Please indicate the name of the position you are applying for in the subject.


  • Industry: Banking
  • Location: Kampala

Feel free to adapt the details to fit the specific requirements of the position and the branding of HOUSING FINANCE BANK UGANDA.



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