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SVP / Director, Regional Technology Risk Management

  • Regional Team Expansion
  • Regional 2ndLine Technology Risk
  • Based in Hong Kong or Singapore

Our Client is an International Banking Group with an established and growing presence in Asia. The Bank mainly engages in Corporate Banking, Institutional Banking, Transaction Banking, Global Markets and Asset Management business activities in Asia. As part of strategic growth in Asia, the Bank is seeking an all-rounded Regional Leader in Technology Risk Management (2nd Line of Defence) to join the Regional Operational Risk Management function. The position can be based in either Hong Kong or Singapore.

The key responsibilities for this position are as follows:

  • Leading the expansion of the regional Second Line of Defence Technology Risk Management team within Operational Risk Management.
  • Key responsibilities across Technology Risk, Information Risk, Third Party Risk and Business Continuity.
  • Take a lead role in developing, enhancing and executing the risk management framework for the responsible risk types.
  • Own the delivery of independent risk assessment and program oversight, challenging First Line Operational Risk program execution including planning, assessment, mitigation, monitoring and reporting, risk acceptances and new business and functional initiatives.
  • Lead a regional team of risk specialists to perform independent risk assessment across the various risk types, identify all operational risks, assess impact, provide remediation solutions and develop action plans.
  • Review, monitor and ensure adequate controls are in place for identifying and addressing risk issues according to regulatory and internal risk management requirements.
  • Provide consultative advice to the Businesses, Technology functions and First Line Risk Management teams on risk management priorities and meeting operational risk program standards while identify opportunities to influence best practices.

Successful applicants will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree qualified ideally with relevant professional qualifications / certifications in Technology Risk, CISA, CISSP, Audit etc.
  • Min. 12 years relevant experience across a combination of Technology Risk, Information Security, Third Party Risk, BCP etc.
  • Experience gained from international financial institutions with internal outsourcing entities setup.
  • Proven experience in team building and team management.
  • Good knowledge of enterprise risk management framework, risk identification, risk appetite and strategy, processes and controls, risk analytics and governance.
  • Familiarity to banking rules and regulations in Asia.
  • Good report and program writing and presentation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

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