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Zenith Bank  UK  Limited

Information Security Officer

London, England, GB

Company: Zenith Bank UK Limited

Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations

Published on 2022-05-03 23:55

About us:

Zenith Bank (UK) Limited (ZUK) is a subsidiary of Zenith Bank PLC, one of the top banks in Nigeria. The bank was set up with a clear strategy to leverage trade and investment flows between Nigeria and Europe, by providing intermediary banking services and facilities for trade-related working capital and capital expenditure.

Zenith Bank recognizes the importance of leveraging a highly skilled workforce to achieve its strategic and operational goals. The bank is committed to providing an environment that is conducive for effective performance by availing all staff the necessary learning opportunity. We value the well-being of our staff and we encourage them to strike a balance between their work and personal lives, thereby creating a healthy atmosphere for personal development and career success.

With the introduction of new services here in the UK and our unparalleled knowledge of business with Africa, our 5 year strategy ensures “Controlled Growth” as we aim to become the Bank of choice for businesses wishing to transact in the African continent.

We are looking for a motivated individual experienced in Information Security who is comfortable working at all levels within the wider business. This person will need to have good communication skills and be able to work directly with both users and system/service suppliers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Defining and maintaining information security controls covering safeguards and controls over the bank's network.
  • Monitor, manage and resolve security issues reported to the helpdesk.
  • Assist with daily and occasional security-related technical procedures, incident and problem management out of hours.
  • Maintenance of the security profile of servers, desktops and infrastructure components.
  • Security Project work assigned by Head of IT and IT Steering and Security Committees.
  • Assist with the maintenance of the bank's Business Continuity Plan {BCP)
  • Management of the department's documentation including policies and procedures
  • Monitor the accuracy of the banks data, ensuring it is consistent on various systems
  • Compliance with the FCA/PRA's Individual Conduct Rules, as outlined below
  • Identifying vulnerabilities on the network
  • Developing and implementing a comprehensive plan to secure the bank's computing network- considering the bank's size and business.


  • Experience of maintaining ISO 27001 compliance (essential) within the banking sector (desirable).
  • Provide guidance and best practices on Information Security to other business functions.
  • Point of contact for client Information Security enquiries and third party/ supplier questionnaires.
  • Evaluate emerging threats and communicate to the Business.
  • Ensure that security risk assessments are completed in line with the ISMS.
  • Experience in managing security incidents within an organisations (BC/DR/IR).
  • Assist in delivery of Information Security training for staff.
  • Any relevant certifications such as ISO 27001 Lead Auditor/Implementer, CISSP, CISMP, CISM etc.
  • Eye for detail and ability to 'think outside the box'.
  • Understanding of multiple security areas such as infrastructure, network, risk management.
  • To be main point of contact for all Information Security related issues.

This is a permanent position paying up to £60,000 based on experience.