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Posting Date:  01-Apr-2021

Raffles Place, Singapore, SG

Company:  United Overseas Bank Limited

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 Group Technology Risk Management (TRM) division is part of Group Risk Management. Group TRM is responsible for establishing and maintaining governance and independent oversight on the management of technology risks across the Group. 

Job Responsibilities

The TRM Portfolio Lead role is instrumental in supporting Head, Group TRM in the set-up and roll-out of the TRM programme for the Group.

The job responsibilities include :

  • Support Head, Group TRM in planning, establishing and driving the implementation of the Group-wide TRM programme
  • Lead and drive the implementation of Technology Risk Management (TRM) activities/ initiatives
  • 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 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.
  • Support the overseas subsidiaries and branches in technology risk management and assessment
  • Build a culture focused on the pro-active awareness and improvement of the risk environment.

Job Requirements

  • Passionate in Technology Risk Management, with minimum 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 with preferably professional certifications such as CRISC, CISA, 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 Singapore and the region
  • Possess strong communication skills and capable of engaging senior stakeholders as well as relate to different levels of the organization
  • Strong leadership with good project and change management skills including the ability to lead teams and drive projects / initiatives across multiple Business Units
  • Self-driven with ability and energy to design and drive change.
  • Experience in working with diverse cross geography teams
  • 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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