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NICO Holdings plc, a leading Financial Services Group in Malawi and an Equal Opportunity Employer, has the following vacancy tenable at their Office in Blantyre:


Job Summary

Reporting to the Group Head of Internal Audit, the IT Audit Manager will be responsible to assist in the preparation and implementation of a risk-based internal audit plan to assess, report on, and make suggestions for improving the Group's key operational and internal controls relating to information technology, processes and people.

  • Developing and maintaining Group IT Risk Assessment, including identifying areas internal audit should focus.
  • Conduct Group IT audits or lead teams in performance of IT audits and reviews of systems, applications and IT processes including:
    • IT security audits (such as network, operating system and data center), including to evaluate whether security vulnerabilities are properly and fully identified and mitigated.
  • Performs Pre- and post-implementation audit of key system implementations or enhancements.
  • Liaise with Auditees at all stages of the audit and manage the presentation of draft audit findings to stakeholders with a view to obtaining necessary buy-in, including management response commitments;
  • Propose recommendations to address the established root cause of observed issues to the respective areas and follow up implementation of agreed management action plans;
  • Provide Business and IT management with guidance on IT risk management matters particularly on application and infrastructure security, emerging risks, and international best practices;
  • Providing Data analytics, generating insights and improvements from Group and subsidiary data

The ideal candidate must:
  • Bachelor's Degree/Master's Degree – IT/Computer Science/Accounting
  • Recognized information systems certifications (CISA, CISSP, CISM)
  • 5-8 years of IT Internal Audit or External Audit
  • Experience in IT Audits of Financial Institutions

Those with experience in the financial services sector will have an added advantage.

How to apply

Those interested should send their applications together with complete curriculum vitae with at least three traceable referees to:

The Group Head of Human Resources

NICO Holdings plc

P.O. Box 501



Email: recruitment@nicomw.com  

Closing date for receiving applications is 12th February 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

Skills Required

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