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AVP / VP, Emerging Technology Risk Management

  • Leading Financial Institution
  • Subject-Matter-Expert Role
  • Group Level Coverage

Our client is a fast-expanding Financial Institution with a solid focus in developing the Asia Financial Markets businesses. The Group is known for their advanced Technologies with significant investments in Technology development. As part of strategic growth, the Group is seeking a couple of Technology Risk specialists to join the Group Technology Risk Management function based in Hong Kong.

The key responsibilities for this position are as follows:

  • Reporting to the Group Leader in Technology Risk Management.
  • Lead and provide subject-matter-expertise in technology risk advisory across a number of emerging and advanced technology domains and technology risk management oversight to the business and First Line functions especially on new technology subjects.
  • Coverage include Emerging Technology Risk Management domains such as cloud, DLT, blockchain, API, IoT, digital applications, etc.
  • Develop and establish the risk and control governance framework and standards across the group, put in place an independent risk assurance program for risk identifications, assessment, management and remediation recommendations.
  • Identify and monitor emerging and ongoing technology risks and provide incident management oversight.
  • Liaise with country teams between first and second line, conduct training and support on risk awareness for new technologies as well as providing risk comments.
  • Work closely with stakeholders in Technology and the various teams to ensure that potential risk issues are highlighted, mitigated and remediated appropriately.
  • 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 ideally with CISA or other Risk or Technology certifications.
  • For VP level - minimum 10 years or AVP level – 6 to 8 years relevant experience in Technology Risk Management, Technology Specialist roles and / or Technology Audit with focuses on one or more of these domains: cloud computing, cloud infrastructure security, IoT, digital applications, DLT, blockchain, API.
  • Solid mindset and experience in technology risk management, risk assessment, audit and / or controls
  • Some experience in first line technical roles would be advantageous.
  • Industry experience from FinTech, Financial Services, Technology, eCommerce or specialist consulting firms would be preferred.
  • Good understanding of a broad range of technology domains with potential technology risk implications
  • Experience working on cross-location / cross-functions projects.
  • Excellent communications skills with fluency in English, additional languages in Cantonese or Mandarin would be beneficial.

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