Team Lead Information System Control at Interswitch

Brief Description

Interswitch Group is currently looking for interested candidates to apply for the position of Team Lead Information System Control at Interswitch.

About Interswitch

Interswitch is an Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company that facilitates the electronic circulation of money as well as the exchange of value between individuals and organisations on a timely and consistent basis. They started operations in 2002 as a transaction switching and electronic payments processing, and have progressively evolved into an integrated payment services company, building and managing payment infrastructure as well as delivering innovative payment products and transactional services throughout the African continent. At Interswitch, They offer unique career opportunities for individuals capable of playing key roles and adding value in an innovative and fun environment.

Job Details

Job Title:

Team Lead Information System Control

Employment Type:


Job Location: 

Lagos, Nigeria


Interswitch Group


Risk Management Group

Job Description

  • The Team Lead, Information Systems Control is responsible to plan, assess and monitor the effectiveness of Information Systems and Cybersecurity controls.


  • Conduct periodic control assessment of Interswitch technology processes including resources and develop an appropriate annual control plan that provides assurance on their adequacy and effectiveness
  • Review as part of Information Systems control assessments, established procedures, systems and propose improvements
  • Prepare and present quality reports of Internal control findings and recommendations to Management
  • Provide periodic reports to Head, Internal Control on the status of the internal control plan and other related activities
  • Conduct follow-ups on control owners to ensure prompt implementation of recommended controls
  • Conduct quarterly cyber vulnerability assurance
  • Assist in investigations relating to technology and cyber fraud
  • Ensure that significant legislative or regulatory issues impacting Interswitch are recognized and addressed appropriately
  • Assess and monitor the reliability and security of Interswitch technology systems and its operations
  • Prepare Adhoc, monthly and quarterly Internal Control reports to Group Chief Risk Officer, Group Managing Director and Audit Risk Committee
  • Conduct continuous research on technology trends, risks and mitigation strategies


  • Excellent knowledge of banking/financial business operations attained through at least 5 years of progressive work experience with a focus on technology audit and/or control
  • Excellent understanding COSO, ISACA, IIA and ISO standards including the ability to fully comply with these standards
  • Ability to supervise other control officers to follow sound internal control practices and to manage risks appropriately
  • Adaptable and able to meet deadlines on assignments, juggle multiple demands and to work with all types of individuals up to Senior and Executive Management
  • Strong skills in negotiating, relationship building, problem solving, and timely problem escalation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented and able to quickly grasp the big picture

Academic Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer science or related discipline

Professional Qualification(s):

  • CISA, CISM, CISSP, CEH, CFE are highly desirable and an added advantage

Application Deadline

25th February, 2023

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

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