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Posting Date:  05-May-2021

Hong Kong Island, HK

Company:  United Overseas Bank Limited (Hong Kong Office)

About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

The Technology and Operations function is comprised of five teams of specialists with distinct capabilities: business partnership, technology, operations, risk governance and planning support and services. We work closely together to harness the power of technology to support our physical and digital banking services and operations. This includes developing, centralising and standardising technology systems as well as banking operations in Singapore and overseas branches.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead the information security function and drive initiatives towards compliance with HKMA cyber and information security requirements
  • Oversee operation control reviews / self-assessments with local requirements and Group control standardization initiatives in liaison with Head Office
  • Lead the business continuity management function to ensure quality and timely execution of branch-wide BCM activities
  • Participate in new product / process / system development to ensure relevant regulatory requirements and corporate policies are met with all significant issues addressed. Provide view and advise on way forward from information security and technology risk prospective
  • Provide information security advisory to business units where required, through participation on advisory engagements / special projects within the Bank

Job Requirements

  • Professional qualification like CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC accreditation or similar is desirable
  • Minimum 10 years’ working experience in banks, with minimum 6 years’ hands on experience in Information Security, Internal Control or Operations Risk
  • Familiarized and be able to advise on HKMA requirements, banking practices related to TRM, BCP, E-banking, Customer Data Protection, Outsourcing and Cybersecurity (CFI/C-RAF)
  • Exposure to data centre, networks, operating systems, web, messaging and security system would be a plus
  • Degree in Information Technology / Computer Science or related discipline
  • Good command in both written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to influence, negotiate and constructively challenge individuals at different levels
  • Self-motivated, energetic, meticulous with good analytical mind
  • Able to work on own initiative with minimal direction and handle multiple assignments independently

Be a part of UOB Family

UOB is an equal opportunity employer. UOB does not discriminate on the basis of a candidate's age, race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or other non-merit factors. All employment decisions at UOB are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. If you require any assistance or accommodations to be made for the recruitment process, please inform us when you submit your online application.

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