Senior Information Systems Auditor Job Vacancy at MTN Uganda


Job Title: Senior Information Systems Auditor
MTN-Uganda is the leading telecommunications Company in Uganda, providing payphone, fixed lines, fax/data, internet and mobile services. MTN is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking to recruit a competent individual to fill the vacant Position of Information Systems Auditor.

The position reports to the Information Systems Audit Manager.

The main purpose of the job is: -

Responsible for performing company-wide information systems audits and working closely with management to ensure that control recommendations are implemented and for all aspects of the company-wide internal control evaluation activities, including planning, coordination, risks assessments, communications of audit recommendations and control/operational implementations, coordinate with internal and external audit teams.

Prime responsibilities of the position:

    Conducts data extraction, analysis, and security reviews utilizing software tools.
    Supports audits and consulting engagements related to programming, batch and on-line processes, client-server architecture, internet and intranet functionality, database extraction, technology strategy, and data communication and network security.
    Acts as liaison with IT business partners to ensure full understanding of data flow, data integrity and system security.
    Assesses information technology control elements to mitigate IT risks regarding the confidentiality, integrity and availability of business information.
    Assist in the design of specific systems controls and risk management solutions.
    Seek ways in which to add value to the client’s business and bring this to the client’s and the supervisor’s attention.
    Report on a regular basis to the supervisor on the progress with regard to Information Systems audit assignments.
    Communicates or assists in communicating the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations to management and the Audit Committee of the Board.
    Assess the risks inherent in the company’s information systems and recommend measures to mitigate them.
    Review the integration of the information systems to the company’s GSM infrastructure and advise the company on its effectiveness and optimizations.
    Provide support to other assurance processes to ensure that the overall opinion incorporates the risks identified in the underlying information systems.
    Acts as liaison with IT business partners to ensure full understanding of data flow, data integrity and system security.
    Represents Information Systems Audit on organizational project teams, at management meetings and with external organizations.
    Develops and maintains productive client and staff relationships through individual contacts and group meetings.
    Plans and executes audits of information systems supported by various technologies such as Novell, UNIX, Windows and evaluates IT internal controls and works collaboratively with management to identify actions needed.
    Plans and conducts audit/investigations of assigned activities or operations relating to the Information Systems of the Company.
    Prepares audit reports and submits them for the supervisor’s review, approval and submission to the relevant auditees and head of Business Risk Management and Internal Audit function.
    Identifies and evaluates the organization’s risk areas with regard to: reliability, accuracy and integrity of management information systems plus related policies, plans, procedures, and provides key input to the development of the Annual Audit Plan.
    Performs related work as assigned by audit management.

The applicant must possess the following;

    Bachelor degree in a technical or business field such as BSc (Electrical/Electronics/Mechanical Engineering), Computer Engineering, Telecommunications; or Computer Science with strong liking for engineering; statistics, commerce or the equivalent
    Post graduate qualification such as CISA, IIA QiCA, CISSP
    For added advantage-
        CPA, CIA
        MSc (Telecommunications or any Communications related field)
    Minimum of 2 years of sound knowledge and information systems internal audit experience within a telecom or banking environment or in external audit specializing in business process assurance with a reputable audit firm.
    Proficiency in the use of auditing software and data analysis software such as ACL.
    Sound knowledge of information security risks & controls knowledge.
    Broad working knowledge of auditing techniques and standards.
    Technology risk assessment approaches and strong experience in performing and leading technology risk assessments as well as development and execution of audit plans.
    Working with management at all levels.
    Detailed technical skills in at least one platform (UNIX, Windows server 2003).


How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send their Job Applications with detailed CVs, certified copies of academic certificates (originals are to be presented at the interview) and names and addresses of three referees addressed to the: Recruitment Officer, MTN- Uganda, P.O Box 24624, Kampala, not later than Friday November 16, 2012.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: MTN Uganda is an equal opportunity Employer.


Deadline: 16th Nov 2012


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