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Exciting and challenging opportunities have risen within Old Mutual Life Assurance Company (Malawi) Limited, in the department of Group Internal Audit (GIA). Applications are invited to fill in the vacant role of: –

Position: IT Auditor

The IT Auditor will report to the Subject Matter Lead – IT & Change and the Internal Audit Manager. The following are the duties and responsibilities for the role:

  • Evaluate the adequacy of the IT, security and automated processing controls as they relate to each audit, and the effectiveness of general computer controls in effect in the IT environment
  • Review the reliability and integrity of the financial and operating information and the means used to identify. measure, classify, and report such information.
  • Review the means of safeguarding information assets and monitoring of ongoing performance metrics established by the IT and Security Departments.
  • Assist in the identification, documentation and evaluation of the company’s IT, financial and operational internal controls.
  • IT General Controls Reviews, Infrastructure and Application Reviews, Pre and Post Implementation Reviews, and Integrated Audits with the Financial and Operational Auditors.
  • Design, build, and maintain data analysis to support individual audits, support auditors understanding of the output, including reviewing system logic and documentation, documenting control weaknesses or inefficiencies and managing the completion of the audit within the given timeframe.
  • Exercise judgment in selecting data analytics emphasis for coverage within an audit, and determining and locating data sources.
  • Manage and develop SQL queries to support the audit function.
  • Perform data analysis to identify trends / anomalies.
  • Utilize standard tool sets to analyze and present data results

Qualifications and Experience

  • Relevant IT or Computer Science degree / related discipline;
  • Must have either CISA or CISM certifications. Other relevant professional qualification will be advantageous – e.g. PMP, PRINCE2, COBIT, ITIL, CRISC, CISSP, etc.;
  • Professional affiliation – e.g. ISACA, PMI, IIA ACA, ACCA etc.
  • Knowledge of TeamMate an advantage
  • At least 4 years’ experience in IT audit in a financial Institution

Special Attribute
  • The ability to deal with technical IT stakeholders to discuss and clarify issues of risk.

Other Attributes
  • Accountable for service delivery through own efforts.
  • Individually accountable for managing own time, tasks and output quality over periods of up to a year.
  • Makes increased contributions by broadening individual skills.
  • Collaborate effectively with others to achieve personal results
  • Accept and live the Company values
  • Professional and positive attitude.
  • Strong interpersonal skills (communication, negotiation, presentation and conflict handling).
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Deadline-orientated and plans workload to meet goals and objectives.
  • Takes personal responsibility for areas assigned to him / her and is held accountable for them.
  • Ability to interact with client staff and management across various functions and divisions within Old Mutual.
  • Works effectively within different teams, cultures and in different environments with a participative style and believes and participates in the development of people.
  • Driven to deliver real value and quality service to a demanding and diverse client base
  • High standards of performance for self and others and demonstrates enthusiasm and energy in approach to tasks assigned.
  • Confident in own abilities and able to operate independently
  • Adaptable to changes in work tasks or environment.
  • Able to initiate action to accomplish objectives.
  • Proven technical knowledge that is demonstrated in application to specific situations.

How to apply

If you feel that you have the necessary skills for above roles, please submit your application and updated CV with three traceable referees not later than Tuesday, 14th January 2020 to:

The Human Capital Manager,

Old Mutual,

P. 0. Box 393,


E mail: recruitment@oldmutual.co.mw

Skills Required

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