Capitec Bank| Information and Technology Risk X1

Capitec Bank| Information and Technology Risk X1

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

Purpose Statement

  • To provide independent oversight, advice and assistance to the business in the identification, evaluation, assessment and treatment of information and technology related risks.
  • To improve risk awareness and risk culture through challenging first-line management’s information and technology risk management practices.



  • 5 or more years’ experience in Risk Management and/or Internal/ External Auditing.
  • Proven experience in a governance and oversight capacity, e.g. IT Governance, IT Audit or Information Security
  • Proven experience and understanding of Cyber and IT Security best practice and principles.


  • Banking industry experience and knowledge
  • Experience in data privacy and related compliance, e.g. RDARR, DAMA, GDPR
  • Prior experience in a Cyber or IT Security role, e.g. ISO role, cyber security role, IT auditor (IT Security specialisation)
  • 5+ years’ specialist experience within risk and compliance

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Risk and Compliance or Commerce

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • Honours Degree in Risk and Compliance or Commerce



  • Experience applying/ Basic understanding of relevant risk methodologies and IT/ Cyber Security control frameworks, e.g. COBIT, ISF, ISO, NIST, ITIL, COSO, DAMA, DM-BOK
  • Experience in performing risk and control assessments
  • Experience in information risk management
  • Experience in IT risk management including information security
  • General business acumen
  • Understanding of IT/ Cyber Security and Cloud Computing


  • Banking industry experience and knowledge, including BCBS-239 (RDARR principles)
  • Experience in Information Technology Audit and Continuous Auditing techniques
  • Understanding of Data Management practices
  • Knowledge of leading practices and regulatory requirements


  • Communications Skills
  • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
  • Attention to Detail
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Influencing Skills
  • Analytical Skills


  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Working with People
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Presenting and Communicating Information
  • Analysing
  • Creating and Innovating
  • Planning and Organising
  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Adapting and Responding to Change

Additional Information

  • Clear criminal and credit record
  • Willingness to work or be available overtime and / or weekends if required
  • A valid driver’s license and own vehicle is required
  • Ability and willingness to work in an open plan environment
  • Willing and able to use own home as a formal office / base of operations (including space for ad hoc storage of paperwork, stock, etc.)


Capitec is committed to diversity and, where feasible, all appointments will support the achievement of our employment equity goals


For further information regarding this job posting, please contact the Capitec Talent Acquisition Specialist:

Cleo Tammy Hendricks

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