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Job Vacancies at CIC Insurance

Job Vacancies at CIC Insurance

Job Vacancies at CIC Insurance,

Job Vacancies at CIC Insurance

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CIC Insurance Group Limited, commonly referred to as CIC Group, is an insurance and investment group that operates mainly in Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan and Malawi, Job Vacancies at CIC Insurance

Internal Auditor – Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

PURPOSE:

The bearer of the role is responsible for the execution of audits/assessments of IT processes against leading practices, frameworks and common standards (e.g. CoBIT, ITIL, HIPAA, ISO 27001/02).

S/He is expected to participate in the preparation and implementation of annual ICT work plans and budgets.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in IT Assurance/Audits – including the execution of evaluation and design of IT controls (e.g. application & general controls) by carrying out independent tests and assessments of compliance with the policies, procedures and regulations as per the approved annual work plans plus audit tasks assigned to other areas;
  • Assist in monitoring ICT infrastructure and identifying areas of internal control weaknesses and non-compliance within procedures and provide sound and practical recommendations to management;
  • Provide value adding recommendations and supporting in the creation of policies and the automation of procedures and processes to ensure an appropriate level of internal controls, standards to efficiency and compliance is maintained;
  • Performing risk assessments and proactively identifying risks on all new and existing ICT systems to improve internal controls and operational effectiveness and efficiency;
  • Assist in carrying out technical audit of projects, and projects’ readiness controls and practices;
  • Prepare ICT internal audit reports – presenting clear, concise and timely internal audit working papers;
  • Review implementation of previous audit findings and ensuring deliverables are on time and up to the expected standards;
  • Contribute to developing and maintaining productive working relationships with the business; and
  • Work effectively as a team member: providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members and management on progress.

Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Information Technology or Computer Science with strong quantitative focus

Professional Qualifications

  • Professional certification: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).
  • (Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), ISO 27001 Information Security Management System and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) are added advantages)
  • Be a member in good standing of Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) or other related professional body.
  • Good understanding of guidelines and standards as prescribed in IIA-IPPF, ISACA ITAF.
  • Good working knowledge of Computer Assisted Audit Techniques (CAATs) and data analytics tools.

Experience

  • Minimum of six (6) years of experience in information systems audit/security and/or data analytics related area for IT Auditors; and
  • Background in IT operations preferred, with demonstrable business concepts, distributed networks, excellent scripting abilities, database design and management experience required.

Skills and Attributes

  • Knowledge of current technological developments/trends in area of expertise and knowledge of software requirements for audit of systems procedures
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Excellent communication skills – written, oral, presentation, report writing
  • Strong decision making skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Ability to maintain highest levels of integrity and objectivity
  • Confidentiality
  • Willingness to learn and continuously expand technical and business skills in all areas
  • Flexibility in mobility

Risk Analyst

PURPOSE:

The job holder will be responsible for all risk related matters for CIC Insurance Group.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assessment of risk positions and exposures for all CIC Group entities as well as actions taken to manage these risks.
  • Conducting regular stress testing and scenario analyses for relevant risks (including but not limited to operational risk, concentration risk, market risk, liquidity risk, counterparty default risk, contagion risk, regulatory risk and strategic risks) and subsequent review of controls.
  • Preparation and/or regular update of the risk framework, risk registers, risk appetite statements and risk tolerance statements for each of the CIC Group entities
  • Analysis of trends and patterns and developing rules and strategies to improve the efficiency of risk identification and assessment
  • Monthly reporting of key and emerging risks for all CIC Group entities
  • Assessment of changes in CIC Group’s risk profile and pre-defined risk limits and advising management accordingly
  • Continuous monitoring of political, economic, social and technological events that would affect CIC Group’s risk matrix and identification of appropriate remedial measures
  • Preparation of action tracking plans on risks and controls and monitoring agreed actions to closure
  • Maintenance of risk and incidence logs as well as monitoring of compliance to controls

Academic Qualifications

  • Degree in relevant field / relevant technical training certificate / part qualification in relevant professional field.

Professional Qualifications

  • CISA/CISM/CRM, Progress in CPA (preferred)

Experience

  • Up to two (2) years’ relevant experience

Skills and Attributes

  • Problem solving skills;
  • Leadership skills;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Computer literate in MS Office and other office applications

Compliance Officer Asset Management

PURPOSE:

The role is responsible for the management of compliance, recordkeeping, monitoring, and analytical functions involved with regulatory compliance, anti-fraud, Anti Money Laundering (AML), and Counter Terrorist Financing (CTF) with a strong background in Fund management and pension Compliance.

The Compliance Officer’s job deals with any day-to-day compliance issues that arise during financial transactions, trading, Investment or the handling of client accounts and funds. This officer must ensure the business and its employees understand and abide by internal and regulatory procedures.

The individual with be part of the Risk and Compliance team; working within the shared services structure of CIC Insurance Group. The role will assist in compliance in the Insurance Related business but will have a substantive role in the Fund Management and Pension Compliance within the team.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure that all Fund Management portfolios managed by the business comply with Capital Markets Authority Guidelines.
  • Performing real time surveillance and support with a view to preventing misconduct, promoting ethical standards, and monitoring and advising on rules, within the overall objective of reducing risk to the business
  • Develop an appropriate Compliance Management methodology and process to ensure compliance with all the set up regulations.
  • Provide high quality Compliance advice to Business and Support functions on applicable internal policies, laws and regulations
  • Ensure that the pension portfolio in CIC Life and CICAM are in full compliance with the Retirement Benefit Authority Guidelines.
  • Provide advice regarding Anti-money laundering compliance especially; client due diligence, KYC standards, internal policies and local regulations
  • Assist with the review of marketing materials and client presentations to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and presentation of the same to regulators for approval
  • Provide high level analysis on changes to regulations and provide support to the Business on implementation
  • Carry out compliance monitoring and perform ad hoc investigations into matters or issues that are escalated to Compliance
  • Prepare draft operational policies to assist in compliance with laws and regulation for management approval.
  • Coordinate submission of regulatory returns

Academic Qualifications

  • University Degree in law, Finance or Business

Professional Qualifications

  • CISA/CISI/CRM, CISM, Progress in CPA

Experience

  • Up to 3 years of relevant experience

Skills and Attributes

  • Team player adaptable to fast-paced and changing environment and eager to learn.
  • Ability to manage tight processes, accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to dive into the details and develop greater understanding of the CIC Group wide compliance requirement.
  • Highly disciplined person, self-motivated, and delivery focused.
  • Excellent time management skills – Be able to organize and meet monthly, quarterly and annual deadlines for multiple regulators.

Method of Application

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