Assistant Officer, Information Technology (IT) & Research at WAICA Reinsurance Corporation Plc



WAICA Reinsurance Corporation Plc is one of the fastest growing reinsurance companies in Africa. WAICA Re is headquartered in Freetown (Sierra Leone) and operates through four (4) Regional Offices across Africa namely Lagos (Nigeria), Accra (Ghana), Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire) and Tunis (Tunisia). It also has three (4) Subsidiary Companies namely, WAICA Re Zimbabwe Limited in Harare (Zimbabwe), WAICA Re Kenya in Nairobi (Kenya) and investments company namely WAICA Capital, Accra (Ghana) and WAICA Re (United Kingdom).

WAICA Re is rated by A.M. Best with a Financial Strength Rating of B+ and a long-term Issuer Credit rating of “bbb-” with a stable outlook.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Assistant Officer, Information Technology (IT) & Research

Location: Nigeria

Job Purpose

  • Through the guidance of the Group Head IT, the Assistant IT Officer’s role is to manage area-specific technology resources whilst monitoring and maintain the computer systems and networks of an organisation by deriving all set goals from the IT strategy. The position reports to the Group Head, IT.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and troubleshoot all network, operating and any computer related issues.
  • Integrate security, physical control solutions for all confidential data and systems.
  • Test and evaluate all new technology including M&E systems e.g. database systems.
  • Enhance office IT system through appropriate upgrades and advise Group Head
  • IT/Research on changes or improvements required.
  • Provide overall administrative support to the Group IT/Research Department.
  • Monitor performance and manage parameters to provide responses to front-end users.
  • Monitor and maintain Cloud and physical computer systems and networks.
  • Identify security gaps and provide relevant solutions
  • Undertake extensive research on emerging technologies.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or a relevant field required
  • Studying towards some professional qualifications i.e., Microsoft, CISO, ISACA, COMPTia
  • At least 2 years of experience in the IT department.


  • Develop reports in Business Object and Power BI and working with SQL databases would be an added advantage.
  • Highly motivated individual, with the ability to work under pressure
  • Cross cultural and cross functional skills and a team player.
  • Excellent observation and data analytical skills
  • Knowledge in an AWS Cloud infrastructure

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter and a
CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline 8th November, 2021.

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