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RE-ADVERT: Head Information Technology (IT) Audit -Mogadishu, Somalia

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Job Description

البنك المركزي الصومالي
bankiga dhexe ee soomaaliya
Job Description
Post Title Head Information Technology (IT) Audit
Duty Station CBS Headquarter
Expected starting date December,2020
Status Permanent
Appointment period   Full-time
Reports to Chief Internal Audit
Supervises      IT Audit Officers
1-    Job Purpose
Head information technology is responsible planning, conducting, and coordinating audit assignments in the various Bank operations undertaken by Audit IT Division. The job involves review of risks and controls in the various departments of the Bank.
2-    Duties and Responsibilities
Ø  Coordinate, control and supervise staff and activities in IT Audit Division to ensure smooth operations.

Ø  Plan and execute audits to cover activities and systems in IT Department, and other departments that have IT and Telecommunication systems in the Bank.

Ø  Conduct audits or lead audit teams in performance of IT audits and reviews of systems, applications, and IT processes. Prepare and report results of IT audits

Ø  Perform pre- and post- implementation reviews of system implementations or enhancements.

Ø  IT security audits (e.g. network, operating system, and data center), including evaluating if security vulnerabilities are properly identified and mitigated. Coordinate the scope and performance of these reviews with business units and external security experts.

Ø  Review and evaluate the adequacy of the overall controls of computerized information systems residing on Bank computers.

Ø  Prepare audit programs that shall accomplish the objectives of the division, address major risk and exposures, and shall reasonably assure the completion of the assignment within allocated resources.

Ø  Exercise professional judgment to determine adequacy of controls, materiality of findings, and sufficiency of evidence to support opinions and findings presented in audit reports relate to IT Audits.

Ø  Review working papers containing sufficient, competent, and relevant evidence to support findings and opinions in audit reports.

Ø  Draft audit reports containing the results of the audit, including findings, recommendations, opinions.

Ø  Assist financial and operational auditors in applying information systems audit principles and concepts, identifying the relevant automated controls to include in the audit scope, designing audit programs/procedures to assess their adequacy, and documenting the impact of strengths or weaknesses to current audit procedures/objectives.

Ø  Perform post-audit reviews to determine the extent to which audit recommendations have been implemented. Appraise the adequacy of departmental replies to final audit reports and perform post-audit reviews to determine the extent to which audit recommendations have been implemented.

Ø  Write/develop computer assisted audit techniques (CAATs) to extract and manipulate data from computer systems and to facilitate audit compliance and substantive testing procedures.

Ø  Maintain knowledge of current auditing, data processing, and accounting practices and Bank policies and government regulations. Provide in-house information systems audit and technical training for internal audit staff and coordinate staff training in the use of an Audit software.

Ø  Conduct training for team members and other staff of the Internal Audit Department.

Ø  Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

3-    Expected Outputs
  • Audit Plans and Audit Programs on IT Audits.
  • Instructions and guidance to supervised staff.
  • Reviewed working papers.
  • Comprehensive Audit reports.
  • Notable teamwork contribution.
  • Training sessions/training materials
4-    Qualifications

o   A bachelor’s degree in IT, must have Certified Information System Auditor (CISA). Partial CISA qualifications with required experience may be considerable.


o   At least 7 years’ experience in IT Audit of which 2 or more should be at management level with a reputable organization.


  • Operationally fluent in both Somali and English.
5-    Skills and Competencies
Ø  Provide leadership

Ø  Planning and Organizing

Ø  Managing people, teamwork, and empowerment

Ø  Customer oriented

Ø  Knowledge of Oracle and Core banking Systems

Ø  IT skills

Ø  Accounting and Auditing skills 

Application Procedure:
Qualified national applicants with required skills are invited to submit their electronic applications and updated resumes through email; recruitment@centralbank.gov.so and copy to gm@centralbank.gov.so and internal.audit@centralbank.gov.so not later Than Monday, 7th December 2020 Job, midnight Mogadishu time. Incomplete Applications and those received after deadline will not be considered. Per newly approved human resources policy, Central Bank is equal opportunity employer, female applicants are highly encouraged to apply. Please note Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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