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VP, Technology Risk Management Specialist, Group Risk Management

Posting Date:  29-Dec-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

This TRM specialist role is responsible to facilitate and support the implementation of TRM programme for the Group. He or she will be part of the Group TRM team which serves as the 2nd line of defence. The role will work closely with businesses and technology teams to deliver effective and holistic operational risk governance for technology in the bank. The job responsibilities are as follows : .

  • Facilitate update and implementation of TRM framework and policy

  • Facilitate and provide support to Business/ Support Units in 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

  • Provide independent reporting on effectiveness of technology and cyber risk posture to senior management and the Risk Governance Committees

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

  • Support the group-wide rollout of TRM programme as well as the overseas subsidiaries and branches in technology risk management and assessment

  • Act as a subject matter expert in relation to TRM. Develop and maintain strong business and technology relationships, becoming a trusted partner

  • Provide advisories 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

  • Passionate in Technology Risk Management, with minimum 5-7 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
  • Experience in risk management approaches to assess and address security and other types of technology-related risks.
  • Good understanding of technology and cyber risk regulatory requirements in Singapore and the region
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, team working, stakeholder management and organizational skills.
  • Self-driven with ability and energy to design and drive change.
  • Experience in working with diverse cross geography teams
  • Experienced and comfortable working with different levels of the organization
  • High integrity and standards of 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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