Unit Head Information Security Program At First Bank

Unit Head Information Security Program At First Bank

Unit Head Information Security Program At First Bank is on going. First Bank of Nigeria, sometimes referred to as First Bank, is a Nigerian multinational bank and financial services company headquartered in Lagos. It is the biggest bank in Nigeria by total deposits and gross earnings. In like manner, First Bank of Nigeria Limited (FirstBank) is Nigeria’s largest financial services institution by total assets and gross earnings. With more than 10 million customer accounts, FirstBank has over 750 branches providing a comprehensive range of retail and corporate financial services. The Bank has international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London and Paris, FBNBank DRC, FBNBank Ghana, FBNBank Gambia, FBNBank Guinea, FBNBank Sierra-Leone and FBNBank Senegal, as well as its Representative Offices in Johannesburg, Beijing and Abu Dhabi.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title; Unit Head, Information Security Program Management – (1900003J)


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  • Coordinate the development, implementation and maintenance of an information security program, process and plan for FirstBank.
  • Manage the definition of information security roles and responsibilities

  • Coordinate the resource allocation process for information security operations department ensuring that adequately trained, skilled resources are available to implement the information security program and plan.

  • Lead cross-functional program teams in security remediation planning and execution of security programs by planning and tracking of tasks, schedules, resources and dependencies – facilitate & drive project meetings

  • Raise accountability; escalate issues in a timely manner and create and maintain detailed Project Plans

  • Champion & contribute to project management best practices and innovate & champion processes/methodologies at project level

  • Manage the process of Identifying , managing , and maintaining the security work products, resources required to implement the information security program and plan

  • Communicate and coordinate relationship with internal and external stakeholders including third party organizations, service providers, equipment manufacturers and other Strategic Business Units on Information Security initiatives and programs.

  • Manage the Security budget of the department, allocate and manage funding for all information security activities

  • Coordinate the measurement and monitoring of cost, schedule, and performance against the information security plan and set strategic objectives.

  • Engage and coordinate relationship with relevant stakeholders from the security environment (internal and external)

  • Review the status of the information security program with higher level managers

  • Identify, review, assess, and enable business functions that impact information security.

  • Work with other security departments to ensure that FirstBank is pursuing a coordinated strategic for the protection of its information assets.

  • Coordinate enterprise projects, assign resources from ISOD and coordinate the implementation of Bank wide initiatives aimed at improving security across the Bank.

  • Formulate framework, policies and enterprise projects and departmental projects that will ensure the ongoing security of the Bank.

  • Manage project and provide status to Head, Information security Operations Department

  • Establish and maintain excellent working relationships/partnerships with external partners.

  • Manage relationship with security equipment manufacturers, vendors and consultants.

  • Support products and services offered by the Bank to ensure balance between customer assets security and product and service experience.

  • Perform secondary support for upgrades and apply patches and/or bug fixes


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Minimum Education:

First Degree in computer science/Engineering, Higher Degrees

At least three Relevant Professional Certifications as appropriate


Minimum experience – Ten (10) years relevant working experience and 3 year working experience at supervisory level

Primary Location: NG-LA-HEAD OFFICE
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

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