Information and Technology Internal Auditor || Midlands State University (MSU)

  • Gweru

Midlands State University (MSU)

DUE: 09 FEB 2024

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons for the following posts:




  • Degree in Information Technology/Computer Science;
  • Membership to a professional Information Systems body such as ISACA
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) IS an added advantage
  • At least 3 years work experience in IT or audit related environment;


  • Proven teamwork and problem-solving abilities;
  • Strong ability to work on multiple tasks or assignments;
  • Possess excellent communication skills;
  • Possess strong organizational skills;
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision;
  • Possess a high level of professionalism, integrity, and truthfulness in all dealings;
  • Possession of sound independent judgment;
  • Knowledge of auditing standards, procedures, laws, rules, and regulations;
  • Possess advanced skills in computer applications like Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other accounting software;
  • Strong ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds;


The incumbent will report to the Senior Information and Technology Internal Auditor and the Chief Internal Auditor and will be responsible for:

  • Assisting the Senior IT Internal Auditor in carrying out full audits of University IT systems; including assessing risk and evaluating the adequacy of risk management steps to forestall fraud;
  • Identifying the weaknesses in a system network and creates an action plan to prevent security breaches in the technology;
  • Examining internal IT controls; evaluates the design and operational effectiveness;
  • Determining exposure to risk and develops remediation strategies;
  • Troubleshooting security and network problems;
  • Responding to all system and or network security breaches;
  • Conducting efficient and effective IT audit procedures;
  • Communicating complex technical issues in simplified terms to the relevant staff;
  • Performing regular audit testing and provides recommendations;
  • Reviewing, evaluates and tests application controls;
  • Providing recommendations and guidance on identified security and control risks;
  • Developing a strong understanding of business and system processes;
  • Providing project assurance during the lifestyle of IT projects;
  • Working harmoniously with external auditors as requested by the organisation;

NB:    Midlands State University is an equal opportunities employer. In the interest of promoting gender parity, female candidates are encouraged to apply.


Applicants must submit copies of applications with the following: application letter, certified certificates and curriculum vitae giving full details of names, place and date of birth, experience, present salary, date of availability, contact telephone number (s) and names and email addresses of three referees to:

The Deputy Registrar (Human Resource)
Midlands State University

Application documents must be in a single scan pdf format.

The closing date for this advert is 09 February 2024. 

Applicants should clearly state the post being applied for in the subject line.  

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be communicated to.