Current Job at Airtel Zambia: IT Compliance Officer

JOB TITLE: IT Compliance Officer

DEPARTMENT: Airtel Money
VACANCY: IT Compliance Officer
LEVEL: Assistant Manager


To maintain a secure and reliable environment in which to utilise information and related technology to achieve the business objectives of Airtel Money.


  • Perform fraud investigations and maintain a fraud risk register
  • Investigate, track and conclude security incidents that have occurred within the network
  • Perform vulnerability assessments to evaluate the effectiveness of existing controls and Conduct periodic IS audits / assessments
  • Review current and potential legal and regulatory issues affecting information security and assess their impact on Airtel Money.
  • Maintain information security policies that support business goals and objectives, and are consistent with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Maintain standards, procedures and guidelines that support information security policies, and ensure business processes and IT infrastructure activities address information security risks.
  • Oversee and direct information security activities in line with the information security programme / framework
  • Facilitate internal training and awareness of IS security policies, controls and best practices, as well as the impact of non-adherence
  • Perform field compliance reviews of the agent network and conduct compliance training
  • Log and respond to security incidents, and report incidents to business unit management based on severity.
  • Perform Reconciliation for the churn suspense account on a weekly basis
  • Perform risk assessments on the resources and projects to be protected and maintain the Airtel Money Audit tracker


  • Educational Qualifications & Functional / Technical Skills
  • Degree in the field of Computer Science or Computer Engineering,
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of information processing environments, data communications and operating system administration, and information security principles.
  • Must be highly aware of emerging trends in IT security.
  • Must be well-versed in system development methodologies.
  • Strong knowledge on various business applications.

Relevant Experience (Type of experience and minimum number of years)

  • 2+ years of experience in Partner/ Vendor management related to information security program governance or from the banking industry
  • 2+ years of information security experience, which covers:
    implementation and management of security solutions including, but not limited to, firewalls, vulnerability scanners and intrusion detection systems; and Information systems audit or IS security assessment.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of information processing environments, data communications and information security principles.

Other requirements (Behavioral etc.)

  • Strong analytical and data interpretation skills
  • Keen eye for detail.
  • Highly motivated, energetic and self-learner.
  • Ability to work with little supervision and meet strict deadlines.
  • Must be results-oriented,
  • Takes the initiative within given parameters with freedom to act.
  • Demonstrated high integrity


Suitable candidates are invited to apply sending through their CVs to [email protected]

Closing date for receiving applications is Monday 1st August 2016.

Please note that due to the high volume of CVs received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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