DATABASE APPLICATION RISK OFFICER - 2 POSTS Reports to: Head of Division Location: Head Office- System Risks Department Job Purpose: Contributing inputs in formulating policies and procedures and designing processes intended to assist Management in identifying and managing threats to the achievement of MIS business objectives. Primary Duties/Responsibilities a) Coordinating the process of risk identification, assessment, evolution, controlling and monitoring all systems used in the Bank. b) Coordinating implementation of IT security policy to ensure compliance by all staff; c) Setting up an early warning system that will help in monitoring risks defined in the profile and timely reporting when they are highly likely to materialize; d) Establishing, maintaining and updating Systems Risk Incidence Register; e) Communicating effectively to all functional units systems risk appetite, risk mitigation plans, and setting clearly a list of residual risks and strategies to handle them; f) Following up implementation of risk mitigation strategies related to database management, systems applications, and IT infrastructure; g) Participating in systems user acceptance tests (UAT) prior to deployment of newly developed/acquired, upgraded or significantly enhanced systems; h) Conducting database risk awareness training to employees; i) Exploring, researching, and reviewing trends, risks, standards and best practice from time to time and disseminating relevant information to functional; j) Preparing recommendations for risk mitigation measures for Management consideration; k) Performing other relevant duties as may be assigned. Essential Requirements Masters degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or its equivalent. Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems/Security Basic knowledge of UNIX and/ or Linux operating systems, Databases, Programming languages and Business Applications. A certification in either data base administration, Oracle Certified Professional (OCP), IT Risk/ Security Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA) will be an added advantage. HOW TO APPLY Applications should be addresses to: Deputy Governor (AIC), Bank Of Tanzania, P.O. Box 2939 DAR ES SALAAM. Applications should include detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) certified copies of birth certificates, academic transcripts and other relevant certificates, names and addresses of two referees, a reliable contact address, email and telephone numbers. CLOSING DATE: Applications should reach the Deputy Governors Office on or before 4:30 pm on 5[SUP]th[/SUP] August, 2011. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.