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Risk Management, Technology Risk Management Senior Specialist(TRM),

Posting Date:  23 May 2023

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, MY

Company:  United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Bhd

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.

Job Responsibilities


  • Strategise and drive the implementation of Technology Risk Management activities / initiatives as part of the group-wide or local rollout;

  • Maintain/ Revise Technology Risk Management Framework and formulate any associated technology risk management policies;

  • Support TRM Lead in  risk reporting to senior management and the Board;

  • Support TRM Lead in the regular review and roll-out of Technology Risk Management related reports  for UOBM;

  • Facilitate and provide support to the Business/ Support Units in the development, conduct and validation of risk management activities including risk self-assessments, review of outsourcing due diligence, risk deviations, risk metrics, consultation and associated response/mitigations;

  • As part of the role to challenge risk assessments, risk deviations and action plans to address prevailing and emerging cyber/ technology risks;

  • Formulate and provide independent reporting on the technology and cyber risk posture;

  • Perform analysis of technology risk metrics for emerging risk trends and proactively work with business/ support units to address the risk;

  • Act as a subject matter expert in relation to technology risk management. Develop and maintain strong business and technology relationships, becoming a trusted partner. Provide guidance and recommendations if necessary;

  • Provide advisory on technology risks on new digital initiatives, as well as adoption of new and emerging technologies;

  • Build a culture focused on the pro-active awareness and improvement of the risk environment.

Job Requirements

  •  At least 8 to 15 years of experience related to technology control functions such as audit or risk management or candidate with background in technology or information security
  • Possess Degree in IT or equivalent, and preferably with professional certifications such as CRISC, CISA, CISM, CISSP;
  • Strong demonstrated knowledge/ experience in technology risk management gained as a practitioner and able to relate to associated business risk;
  • Good understanding of technology and cyber risk regulatory requirements in Malaysia and the region, such as RMiT, Paynet. Preferably with experience or understanding of industry-led standards, frameworks and practices such as NIST, COBIT, ISO.
  • Possess strong communication skills and capable of engaging senior stakeholders as well as able to relate to different levels of the organization; 
  • Strong leadership skills including the ability to lead and drive projects, initiatives, action plans across multiple Business and Support Units;
  • Self-driven with ability and energy to design and drive change;
  • High integrity, personal and professional conduct.

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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