IT Governance, Policy & Standards Analyst at Access Bank Plc

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Access Bank Plc

Access Bank Plc is a financial institution with presence in 9 countries in Africa and the United Kingdom and in all major cities in Nigeria. Also referred to as the Africa's Bank of Best Practice, Access Bank operates on a platform of strong ethics, governance and professionalism. We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: IT Governance, Policy & Standards Analyst

Location: Lagos

Job Roles

  • Management of IT Governance, Policy, Standards and Risk Management requirements for the Information Technology Group the program to develop Enterprise Architecture and align the business with IT

Functions and Responsibilities

  • Tracking of IT Policies, SOPs and other governance documents in the documentation lifecycle
  • Working with IT colleagues to improve documented policies, processes and Procedures
  • Prepare IT Strategy achievement reports
  • Partners with operational areas within IT to build strong working relationships, improve workflow and solve organizational issues
  • Review the IT Service Continuity plan(s) to ensure it is updated
  • Performing change management secretariat responsibilities (Change request review, administration of meetings etc.).
  • Servicing and providing secretarial services to designated IT governance forums
  • Test IT service continuity plans against the service continuity requirements
  • Administrative activities associated with Operational Risk Management training and information dissemination within the IT Group
  • Audit / Assurance / Regulatory relationship management
  • Prepare reports for various Management Committees with a focus on accuracy, consistency and clarity.

Job Requirements

  • BSc in STEM.


  • 0 – 3 years of Information Technology Governance, Risk Management and Control Experience
  • 0 – 1 year risk management experience
  • 0 – 1 year IT compliance / audit experience


  • Relevant professional certifications will be an added advantage e.g. ITIL


  • Knowledge of strategy development practices
  • Familiarity with major IT Standards, Frameworks and Bodies of Knowledge in line with CBN IT Standards Blueprint.
  • Strong compliance and process analysis knowledge
  • Knowledge of relevant statutory, regulatory and contractual requirements.
  • Good interpersonal relationship development.
  • Convincing ability to adapt quickly and easily to changes within the business
  • Basic understanding of Risk Management principles, practices and techniques
  • Brings a high-energy and passionate outlook to the job and can influence those around them
  • Able to build a sense of trust and rapport that creates a comfortable & effective workplace
  • Passion for innovation and “can do” attitude
  • Customer focus
  • Has an always pro-compliance mindset
  • Good PowerPoint skills

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