Team Lead – Governance, Risks and Standards

September 1, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

First Bank of Nigeria Limited

First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria's largest financial services institution by total assets and gross earnings. With more than 10 million customer accounts, FirstBank has over 750 branches providing a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services. The Bank has international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank DRC, FBNBank Ghana, FBNBank Gambia, FBNBank Guinea, FBNBank Sierra-Leone and FBNBank Senegal, as well as its Representative Offices in Johannesburg, Beijing and Abu Dhabi.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Team Lead – Governance, Risks and Standards
Job Identification No: 497
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Objectives

Provide assurance on the effectiveness and efficiency of Information Systems and Cybersecurity Risk Management, Control and governance processes within the bank and subsidiaries to achieve strategic and business  objectives
Provide assurance that the bank and subsidiaries are adequately protected against third party vendor and outsourcing risks.

Duties & Responsibilities

Acts in the absence of Head, IS Audit for issue relating to Governance, Risks and Standards
Participate in the preparation Risk based Audit plan for Governance, Risks and standards audits
Ensures the currency of checklists for audit teams in line with changing standards and best practices for continuous improvements
Develops and communicates draft audit Terms of Reference and participates in formal audit meetings
Plans, coordinates and executes annual Enterprise Information Technology and Governance Audit using COBIT5 Framework
Plans, coordinates and executes Data Protection Framework
Plans, coordinates and executes E-Risk Management Framework, Operational Risk Management and other related Frameworks/policies
Plans, coordinates and executes the audit of the Bank’s
ISO 27001 – Information Security Management Systems
ISO22301 – Business Continuity Management Systems
PCIDSS     –  All in-scope departments
ISO20000 – Service Management
ISO9001   – Quality Management Systems
Plans, coordinates and executes IT Outsourced Service Providers audits
Supervises GRS audit teams in the various engagements to ensure the audits are performed in line with Internal Audit Methodology and relevant professional standards
Provides first level assurance review of team’s outputs and ensures knowledge sharing and on the job coaching of team members.
Participates in Governance, Risks and Standards related projects to ensure that stated benefits are realized
Co-ordinates the follow-up and timely regularization of audit exceptions and assurance of GRS team.
Coordinating Operational Risk process reviews to ensure  Security Operations team’s compliance with Operational Risk Governance Framework
Carries out ad-hoc activities as assigned by the Unit Head and/or CAE
Complies with the principles and policies in the Information Security Handbook

Job Requirements

B.Sc in Computer Science or related disciplines
Professional certifications (CISA,  CRISC, ISO 27032, ISO 22301 & ISO 27001, ISO 20000, COBIT 5, ISO 9001, PCIDSS etc. )


Minimum experience – 8 years in Information Systems and 5 years in Audit/control /Information/ Standards & Frameworks

Application Closing Date
14th September, 2022 (04:08 PM).
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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