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Head of Tech Risk & Compliance

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a seasoned professional to take on the role of Head of Technology Risk and Compliance.

Head of Technology Risk and Compliance

This role is perfect for someone who thrives in managing and improving technology risk and compliance management frameworks, standards, policies, and methodologies. The successful candidate will be instrumental in establishing proactive and forward-looking risk practices that align with our client's regional aspirations. This role offers the chance to lead, manage, and facilitate cyber risk assessments across the group, ensuring security controls and policies are correctly followed.

  • Lead and independently manage areas of responsibility to support entities in managing technology and cyber risk.
  • Facilitate cyber risk assessment across the group.
  • Establish a risk-aware culture across the Group.

What you'll do:

As the Head of Technology Risk and Compliance, you will play a pivotal role in managing and improving the overall ownership of Technology Risk & Compliance management frameworks. You will lead and independently manage your area of responsibilities to support countries and entities in managing technology and cyber risk. Your expertise will be crucial in facilitating cyber risk assessments across the group, ensuring that security controls and policies are correctly followed. You will also be responsible for developing a point of reference on technology and cyber risk-related matters across the Group.

  • Ensure better understanding and governance of tech risk issues across the Group.
  • Develop the point of reference on technology and cyber risk-related matters across the Group.
  • Provide leadership in identifying areas of technology and cyber risk management process improvement to adopt industry best practices.
  • Ensure that the Group is always adequately positioned to meet home regulatory requirements as well as host regulators on risk management.
  • Adhere to Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and other regulatory expectations on IT and Cyber Risk Management.
  • Manage, drive & implement compliance framework & reviews to ensure adherence to standards & requirement defined & advise respective Units on compliance expectations.
  • Oversee the functions of surveillance of IT operational risk, business continuity management controls, and effective reporting of non-compliance.

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for the Head of Technology Risk and Compliance role brings a wealth of experience in managing technology risks and compliance within a large organisation. You have strong knowledge of regulatory requirements related to IT and Cyber Risk Management. Your leadership skills are exceptional, and you have a proven track record of fostering a culture of collaboration and commitment. Your interpersonal skills are excellent, allowing you to connect with stakeholders at all levels. You also bring a strong understanding of industry best practices in technology and cyber risk management.

  • Proven experience in managing technology risks and compliance within a large organisation.
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory requirements related to IT and Cyber Risk Management.
  • Ability to lead teams effectively, fostering a culture of collaboration and commitment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to connect with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong understanding of industry best practices in technology and cyber risk management.
  • Experience in driving continuous improvements initiatives towards enhanced overall tech environment.

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a leading financial institution with a strong regional presence. They are committed to providing an inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. They believe in nurturing their employees' growth through comprehensive training and development programmes. Their commitment to diversity and inclusion, along with their innovative approach to business, makes them an employer of choice for those seeking a rewarding career in the financial services sector.

Do note that we will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.

Agensi Pekerjaan Robert Walters Sdn Bhd
Business Registration Number : 729828-T
Licence Number : JTKSM 423C

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Tech & Transformation

Focus: IT Security

Industry: IT

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Job Reference: W7HIPI-1022DEEA

Date posted: 19 June 2024

Consultant: FlorieMae Salazar

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