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Fraud Analyst
About the role
As a market leader, we have worked hard to earn our customers’ trust. Gaining and retaining this trust is critically important for our success. We defend our integrity by Mitigating fraud and leveraging on the results of risk assessments. This is an exciting opportunity that will deliver value to the bank whilst horning your skills and giving you visibility within the Business. We are excited at the thought of having you as part of us.
Reporting to Head – Security Services Department, the Fraud Analyst will be responsible for fraud detection, prevention and investigation. In addition, the role holder will be responsible for reviewing processes and systems for purposes of strengthening internal controls.


·         Specifically, the successful jobholder will be required to:
·         Conduct investigations as required by the Head of Security and ensure that timely, detailed and concise written and verbal reports are given on detected/reported incidents of fraud in the business.
·         Undertake trend analysis, profile various types of frauds, highlighting weaknesses noted, and make recommendations geared towards reducing incidences of frauds within the Bank.
·         Check out for trends similar to those of previously confirmed frauds for further review, analysis and confirmation.
·         Pick out possible fraudulent transactions and confirm their authenticity with the relevant parties.
·         Assess fraud risks in the Bank’s products and services with a view to recommending controls to detect and prevent the same.
·         Assess fraud risk at the organization level, significant SBUs’ and significant account levels.
·         Evaluate the likelihood and significance of each fraud risk to the Bank and assess the exposure arising from each of the categories of fraud risk.
·         Identify key fraud risk indicators and formulate MIS that accurately track these indicators.
·         Carry out post incidents analysis to understand the loop holes used to perpetrate frauds and make appropriate recommendations.
·         Carry out research on fraud, keep abreast on emerging fraud trends, and advise the Bank accordingly.


·         Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Business, IT, Mathematics or related field.
·         Relevant Information Security Certification i.e. CISSP, CISA / CISM, ISO/IEC 27001.
·         Understanding of risk and systems security control processes with experience in financial reconciliation and/or Systems audit.
·         Good understanding of CAAT’s (Computer assisted auditing tools).
·         Demonstrated ability to evaluate and bring out new ideas of mitigating business risks.
·         Leads from the front
·         Delivers and owns results
·         Values and respects others
·         Drives innovation
·         Fosters Communication
·         Inspires trust and integrity Customer Centric
·         Develops self and team
How to Apply
If you fit the profile, then apply today! Please forward your application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae to indicating the job reference number FA/CSD/2017 by Friday 28th July, 2017.
Corporate Security Manager
About the role
We are looking for an intelligent and highly networked individual who has a passion for Corporate Security. If this is you, then we’d love to welcome you to a fast-paced team of innovators that know how to get the job done. At Co-op Bank you’ll continue to grow and be challenged in the place you’ve been looking for all along. We hope you join us today.
Reporting to the Head- Security Services, the overall purpose of this role is to develop security risk control capabilities and pro-actively lead security management through continued education, training and prevention initiatives


·         Provides cost effective solutions to enhance overall security of facilities, employees, property, and customers through electronic and physical security systems including, but not limited to, access control, CCTV, lighting, guarding and fencing standards.
·         Conducts risk assessments at bank facilities to identify security vulnerabilities and implement corrective measures to mitigate risk to people and property and prevent loss from theft and diversion.
·         Develop and oversee standard operating procedures for designs, configuration and implementation of physical security systems for both employees and facilities/premises protection.
·         Conduct investigations, audits, special event coordination and other safety, security or business continuity efforts as business conditions warrant.
·         Develop relationships with appropriate regulatory and law enforcement agencies necessary to facilitate the interests of the bank.
·         Ensure the security of facilities and assets of the bank by conducting threat and risk analyses at each facility to identify potential issues, monitoring internal control systems to ensure that appropriate information access levels and security clearances are maintained.
·         Oversee the day-to-day security concerns in all facilities of the bank program including supervision of outsourced security personnel and ensuring their compliance with security policies and procedures.

·         Ensure that all employees of the bank work in a safe environment by investigating reported security incidents, providing security awareness sessions and answering inquiries from all stakeholders regarding security as it relates to the bank.
·         Network, gather business intelligence and benchmark on security/safety best practices to provide support for implementation of security initiatives in line with the bank’s security term development plan.
·         Perform corporate investigation and review the effectiveness of security processes, systems and recommend measures to enhance existing practices.


·         A Bachelor’s degree in a Business/Security related field
·         A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in Corporate Security Management in a business related field with training in Corporate Security Management
·         Honest and an effective team player with a high degree of confidentiality.
·         Strong Analytical & Problem Solving Skills with a disciplined approach to Risk.
·         Leads from the front
·         Delivers and owns results
·         Values and respects others
·         Drives innovation
·         Fosters Communication
·         Inspires trust and integrity Customer Centric
·         Develops self and team
How to Apply
If you fit the profile, then apply today! Please forward your application enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae to indicating the job reference number CSM/CSD/2017 by Friday 28th July, 2017.
Head ICT Security

In today’s competitive environment, data stands central in providing a competitive advantage. It, therefore, becomes extremely crucial for organizations to protect their data to maintain their position in the market. Threats to the confidentiality, integrity and availability of organization information have been increasing exponentially creating risks at every stage.
The Head of ICT Security will therefore provide leadership to address ICT Security matters. Are you a security expert of modern-day Information Technology Infrastructure experienced in leading the implementation of IT Controls?
Are you an expert on cyber security protection, detection, response and recovery? Are you looking to scale new heights in your career? This position at Co-operative Bank of Kenya is your opportunity to make that possible.
You speak to the breadth of the ICT security landscape and you have great understanding of the contemporary cybersecurity landscape and technologies used as security solutions for protecting enterprise against the evolving threats.
You are well knowledgeable in Security Strategy Risk and Compliance; Application and Data; Infrastructure Endpoint and Mobile Security.
You are a subject matter expert in assessing security capabilities, which could be in the policy, process, technology or organizational areas and you have the ability to identify gaps and recommend cost effective best practices to address ICT security issues comprehensively for the Group.
The role-holder will provide technical thought leadership in overall security solutions development and implementation, will be responsible for providing direction, life cycle management and leadership for ICT Security architecture and technology solutions.
The individual would be involved in the identification, analysis, evaluation, life-cycle management and adoption of security technologies and would be entrusted with providing guidance on security features of technologies in the large enterprise environment.


·         Develop and design ICT Security Strategy that ensures the control procedures are in place for technology and information systems that affects the management of fundamental organizational processes such as change management, disaster recovery and security.
·         Implement the Bank’s Cyber-security program, enforce Cyber security Policies and ensure that information systems meet the Cybersecurity needs of the Bank as well as a full appreciation of current and emerging cyber risks that may affect the Bank.
·         Lead the designing and implementation of IT controls designed to mitigate identified risks and ensure they are monitored for continued effectiveness.
·         Lead and manage the implementation of COBIT (Control Objectives for Information Technology)
·         Ensure that IT controls are continuously updated, as necessary, to correspond with changes in internal control and external regulatory requirements.
·         Manage and ensure implementation of procedures or policies that provide a reasonable assurance that the information technology (IT) used by the Bank operates as intended, that data is reliable and that the Bank is in compliance with applicable laws and regulations
·         Lead new projects related to IT Security Technology and Assurance
·         Design and provide “data centric” security architecture and defense in depth solutions encompassing layers of controls to protect confidentiality, integrity and availability (CIA) of the data.
·         Responsible for daily operations and management of IT Security standards with regard to data confidentiality, network security configurations, patching processes and providing recommendations to the technology teams with regard to IT Security procedures.
·         Defining procedures and standards related to the management, implementation and resolution of vulnerability, patch, security configuration and other security deficiencies noted or detected by various security solutions or assurances processes.
·         Communicate the IT security risk standards through effective engagement with all stakeholders for agile decision making and awareness
·         Understand the Bank’s business initiatives and requirements and map these business needs into technical and security architecture.
·         Involvement in digital forensics, IT security investigations, information privacy, access and security clearance procedures as and when required.
·         Continuously update the skills and knowledge to keep up with the changing market and security landscape.


·         An IT related Bachelor’s degree with relevant IT Security professional qualifications i.e. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA-Security)/ Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)/Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)/ Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), CEH, CHP, or other relevant security certifications.
·         At least 6 years’ experience in similar role in ICT Security Services coupled with a strong knowledge of security architectures and technologies including assessment, methodologies, compliance standards etc.
·         Solid knowledge of security standards, IT security regulatory and compliance regulations and standards such as PCI DSS, HIPAA, Sarbanes Oxley, ISO 27001, NIST, CSF, COBIT, ITIL, SANS 20 and so on.
·         Strong understanding and knowledge of IT risk assessment, risk procedures, security assessment, vulnerability management, penetration testing
·         Strong knowledge of cloud architecture and prevalent security concerns and solid knowledge of solutions from vendors
·         Strong business acumen, people management skills, conflict management & resolution skills, negotiations skills
·         Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills
How to Apply
If you are confident that you fit the role and person profile and you are keen to add value to your career then please forward your application letter enclosing detailed Curriculum Vitae to the job reference number HIS/COO/2017 by 3rd August, 2017.

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