First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank)

Senior Analyst, IT Risk Management

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First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is recruiting for Full time Senior Analyst, IT Risk Management

Job Description


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 vacant position below:

Job Title: Senior Analyst, IT Risk Management 

Job ID: 1900003T
Location: Lagos


  • Define a formal set of processes by which the organization (Information Technology) identifies, measures, controls, and reports on relevant risks and reports
  • Prepare and maintain the IT Disaster Recovery Plan including annual reviews
  • Ensure that relevant process owners are assigned and are responsible for creation, maintenance and testing of their BC & DR plans and that a central plan exists within the organization to coordinate these efforts
  • Prepare and maintain 3rd party risk management review plan
  • Annual assessment categorization of 3rd party service providers
  • Oversee the regular testing of the plan and update for major changes in hardware, applications, business and regulatory requirements accordingly.
  • Work with unit head to effectively communicate the nature and criticality of risks to the highest levels of the business.
  • Manage HO and SSA Risk Tracker / Audit Issues Tracker in preparation for monthly BRCC / BORG meetings; as well as quarterly reporting to respective Board Committee.
  • Work with respective unit head to prepare IT’s Risk and Control Self Assessments (RCSA) plan, update and monitor execution of plan.
  • Review assessment outputs from IT Risk Analyst and prepare RCSA report reports
  • Ensure that all release and deployment packages can be tracked, installed, tested, verified and backed out (if required)
  • Respond to Audit. Establish the audit response team. Host the audit and respond to the outcomes
  • Establish Assurance Management standards to cover client/external requirements
  • Ensure that all IT policies and procedures are compliant with regulatory and applicable standard requirements
  • Serve as liaison to auditors, consultants, and the bank Compliance Committee regarding documentation and review of information compliance.
  • Manage resources (people, hardware & software) to ensure that redundancy is available as necessary
  • Identify, analyze, and evaluate business continuity risks to help prioritize and guide appropriate mitigation efforts
  • Participate in IT projects and initiatives to bring pro-active risk management focus into solutions


    Job Requirements
    Minimum years of experience


    Other Requirements


    • Minimum of a first degree or its equivalent in a Business /IT related discipline
    • Masters, MBA or a recognized professional certification will be an added advantage


    • 3 + years of experience in technology/ information security management
    • 1+ years of management experience

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    About First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank)
    First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria’s premier commercial bank and most valuable banking brand. With over 10 million active customer accounts and more than 750 business locations, we provide a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services to customers and investors wishing to explore the vast business opportunities available in Nigeria and our business locations across Africa, Europe, Middle East and Asia. To live our promise of ‘YOU First’, we ...
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    Job Summary
    May 20, 2019
    Offer Type
    Full time
    Minimum of 3years
    June 3, 2019
    IT/ Software /Risk Management / Compliance
    Banking / Financial Services
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