Manager – ICT Security and Compliance

Full Time

Bank of Zambia, an equal opportunity employer invites applications from suitably qualified Zambians to apply for the following vacant position:



Job Purpose

Manage ICT Security and Quality Management Systems in order to ensure a secure ICT environment and delivery of quality ICT services in the Bank.

Main Accountabilities

Provide leadership to the Bank of Zambia’s Information Security programme.
Maintain an up-to-date Cyber Security framework for the Bank to outline how cyber risks and ICT Security would be managed and implemented in the Bank of Zambia.
Maintain and enforce policies, standards and procedures for ICT Security, Cyber risk and Quality management in order to ensure a secure and reliable ICT environment in the Bank.
Proactively monitor the environment for potential threats and actual ICT security incidents; and implement preventive and corrective actions in order to mitigate the threats and address any identified vulnerabilities.
Manage Access Controls to the Bank of Zambia networks, systems and databases; and other resources in order to prevent unauthorised access to the Bank’s ICT resources.
Manage Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) including digital signatures and certificates in line with the Bank’s PKI policies and procedures.
Implement and manage a Quality Management System (QMS) based in ISO standards and enforce quality standards for ICT processes and other ICT deliverables.
Manage ICT internal controls and related audit issues on a regular basis and report on the effectiveness of existing ICT controls in environment.
Maintain an up-to-date ICT Risk Register; and regularly review and implement risk action plans in line with the Bank’s Risk Management Framework.
Research and recommend new technologies and developments in Cyber risks and ICT Security; and Quality Management through regular technology discussions, writing of papers and presentation of reports.
Manage subordinates through mentoring, training and performance management in order ensure competent and well-motivated staff.
Qualifications and Experience

MSc/ MBA in Computer Science or Information Security; or equivalent
BSc in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, Cyber Security or equivalent; with 5 years’ experience.
Grade 12 School Certificate with five (5) ‘O’ Levels (Credit or better).
​Key Knowledge and Attributes

In-depth knowledge of ICT Security and Quality management.
In-depth knowledge in ICT Security and Governance framework such as ISO/IEC 27001, NIST and COBIT
Professional qualifications in ICT Security Certifications such as CISSP and CISM
Certifications in ISO Quality Management standards or other related standards.

Bank of Zambia Conditions of Service will apply.

To Apply

Only candidates meeting the above role specifications are invited to apply online, via the BOZ Career page on or address their hardcopy applications to the postal address appearing below. Applicants’ detailed curriculum vitae (CV), certified copies of certificates and National Registration Card MUST be enclosed with or attached to the online or hardcopy applications. The closing date for applications is 4 November 2020.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Kindly note that the Bank of Zambia has automated its recruitment process. With effect from 1 January 2021, the Bank will ONLY accept on line job applications and hard copy applications with no longer be processed.

The Director – Human Resources

Bank of Zambia

Bank Square

P O BOX 30080


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