head of tech risk in Hong Kong

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hong kong
information technology
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ian luong, randstad hong kong
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job description

about the company.

The client is a leading global financial services firm and they are expanding their country tech team.

about the job.

This is a newly created role and you will have the opportunity to lead a new team. You will act as a subject matter expert who assists divisional business partners and IT colleagues to identify, quantify and manage their information and technology risks from a confidentiality, integrity, availability and regulatory compliance perspective.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead information security, technology risk activities, including implementing controls and facilitating information and vendor risk assessments.
  • Provide information security, system recovery and regulatory compliance consulting services to business and IT partners to mitigate their risks to an acceptable level.
  • Lead / support technical project risk assessments from an information risk management and technical security perspective, including risk identification based on information criticality through to control implementation and the management of risk acceptance by business areas.
  • Be part of an active team who remains current on emerging risks and technologies, key developments and strategies for the businesses we support. Keep abreast of new thoughts, tools and approaches within the IRM discipline. Stay informed on emerging technologies, key business drivers, evolving threats and opportunities from both the business and IRM.

skills & experiences required.

  • University degree holder, preferably in IT or Computer Science major.
  • 10+ years’ experience in banking and IT tech risk management and/or cyber security.
  • Tech governance, assessment, assurance, operations control and/or audit in banks or financial institutions.
  • Good experience in IT security management and handling of the threats in all aspects of technology risk domains.
  • Professional Certification preferred – CRISC, CGEIT, CISA, CISM, CISSP

Interested candidates can apply through this portal. Should you have questions, please contact Ian Luong at 2232 3440.