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Regional Technology Risk Management Director

  • Leading Insurance Group
  • Regional Leadership Role
  • Excellent Corporate Culture & Benefits

Our client is a leading Insurance Group with a strong history across the Asia Pacific region in the Life Insurance and Asset Management businesses. The Group is known for their well-established governance and risk management structure / framework in the industry. As part of growth, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced and all-rounded Regional Technology Risk Management Director, based in Hong Kong.

The key responsibilities for this position are as follows:

  • Reporting to the Regional Risk Management function in Second Line of Defence.
  • Develop and enhance the Asia Technology risk governance framework and controls for a broad range of Technology risk management functions across cyber security, infrastructure management, application development, third party management, data governance.
  • Work with local country teams on implementing the relevant Technology risk management framework and controls.
  • Work closely with stakeholders in Technology and the various teams to ensure that potential risk issues are highlighted, mitigated and remediated appropriately.
  • Evaluate Technology incidents root causes, propose mitigation plans and ensure appropriate actions are taken according to group procedures.
  • Prepare Technology risk management decks for and participate in wider regional risk management meetings.
  • Participate in service reviews of outsourcing service providers / third party vendors and ensure that risk issues are evaluated and resolved.
  • Drive Technology risk awareness and understanding of the processes and key controls, proactively identify emerging trends and threats within Technology Risk that may impact the business.

Successful applicants will have the following skills and experience:

  • An university degree with relevant Technology risk or Technology audit certifications.
  • Minimum 15 years relevant experience in Technology Risk Management / Controls / Compliance across a combination of functions including cyber security, infrastructure management, application development, their party management or data governance.
  • Good level of understanding in regulatory requirements and technology operations / processes in the Financial Services sector.
  • Industry experience from Financial Services sector such as Insurance, Banking and / or Asset Management.
  • Technology risk consulting experience from specialist consulting firms covering the Financial Services sector are also considered.
  • Experience in a regional role is preferred.
  • Excellent communications skills with fluency in English.

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