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VP, Risk Management, Technology Risk Management (TRM), ISACA

Posting Date:  07-Mar-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

  • ​​​​​Support TRM Lead in the regular review and roll-out of Technology Risk Management related reports  for UOBM  as well as risk reporting to senior management and the Board;
  • Drive the establishment as well as strategize and implementation of Technology Risk Management (TRM) activities/ initiatives as part of the group-wide or local rollout of the TRM programme;

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

  • 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;

  • Provide effective challenge on 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;

  • Support the Business/Support Units/Branches in UOBM in technology risk management and assessment;

  • Provide oversight on the embedded risk function/technology assurance team residing within Technology & Operations of UOBM;

Job Requirements

  • Passionate in Technology Risk Management, with 10 to 15 years of experience related to technology, information security, and/ or technology control functions such as audit or risk management. Experience in Financial Services industry will be an advantage.
  • 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 on industry-led standards, frameworks and practices such as NIST, COBIT, ISO.
  • Possess strong communication skills and capable of engaging senior stakeholders as well as 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;
  • Experience in working with diverse cross geography teams;

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