Director, Cyber Risk Consulting

Bengaluru, India


Das digitale und mobile Zahlungsnetzwerk von Visa steht an der Spitze der neuen Zahlungstechnologien für die neue Zahlung, elektronische und kontaktlose Zahlung, die die Welt des Geldes bilden

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Visa is a world leader in payments and technology, with over 259 billion payments transactions flowing safely between consumers, merchants, financial institutions, and government entities in more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable, and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses, and economies to thrive while driven by a common purpose – to uplift everyone, everywhere by being the best way to pay and be paid.

Make an impact with a purpose-driven industry leader. Join us today and experience Life at Visa.

Job Description

Company Description

Visa Consulting & Analytics (VCA) is Visa's consulting division, serving Visa's clients (including card issuers, acquirers and merchants) and solving their strategic problems focused on improving performance and profitability. Drawing on our expertise in strategy consulting, payments, data analytics, marketing, operational and macroeconomics, VCA drives high impact and tangible financial results. In Asia Pacific (AP), VCA has geographically focused teams and the Center of Excellence (COE) team which provides expertise in specific industry or functional verticals (Digital, Risk, Business Solutions and Acquiring)

Job Description

What the Director Cyber Risk, Visa Consulting & Analytics does at Visa:

The VCA Risk Advisory Practice team is responsible for delivering Risk advisory services to Visa’s clients (Issuers, Acquirers and Merchants) across Fraud, Credit and other adjacent risk types including Cyber, Operational and Financial Crime Risks. The Director Risk will report to the VCA Fraud Risk Lead, Asia Pacific within the VCA Risk Advisory Practice team and will be responsible for driving the development, sales, and delivery of Visa's Cyber Risk advisory services across Asia Pacific. This individual will bring expertise in Cyber and Fraud Risk functional domains. We are looking for a motivated, analytically minded individual with a track record of leveraging Risk expertise to unlock business value proposition for our clients.

Key responsibilities for the Director Risk:

  • Act as a domain expert for Cyber Risk, to develop business strategies across the respective risk management lifecycles.
  • Develop and scale the cybersecurity advisory practice area within Visa Consulting & Analytics across Asia Pacific.
  • Lead/support the delivery of Cyber and Fraud Risk advisory engagements across Asia Pacific
  • Collaborating with the client’s team (both internal and external) to understand the business problem and desired business outcomes.
  • Develop project pitches and proposals in coordination with Info Security & IT decision-makers as well as  Account Executives, Risk Teams and Visa Consulting & Analytics teams across Asia Pacific clusters.
  • Coordinate efforts with Visa’s global Cybersecurity advisory practice to learn and share best practices across regions.
  • Establish Intellectual Property (IP) risk repository for VCA by capitalizing on learnings from consulting engagements (e.g., build standard methods, create library of case studies, templatize modeling codes)
  • Reengineer and/or package risk consulting methodologies and data driven solutions as appropriate, ensuring world-class best practices and efficiency through economies of scale.
  • Partner with other Visa functions (e.g., Risk, Cyber Security, Product) to capitalize on existing risk products/solutions and co-design new ones leveraging Visa’s assets (expertise, data, capabilities)
  • Ensure consistency, standards & quality control of Cyber and Fraud Risk methodologies in Asia Pacific

Additionally, the role would entail development and management of a network of external consultants for projects that require external consulting support and:

  • Maintain excellent liaison and supervision of external consultants' deliveries,
  • Assist in selecting, recruiting, inducting, and training new external consulting partner firms.

Why this is important to Visa

With a rapid change in the payment landscape, new regulations around Open banking and Open data and the emergence of new Fintech players – the payment ecosystem is rapidly evolving, and our clients are looking to Visa as the payment experts to help them navigate through the opportunities and challenges that these changes pose. Visa with its global reach and rich transaction data set is ideally positioned to assist merchants solve their strategic business problems and drive growth.


• 15+ years of relevant experience in Risk Management either with reputed financial institutions or risk consulting firms
• Graduate / Post Graduate degree in Quantitative field such as Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, or equivalent experience preferred.
• Experience in retail banking / consumer lending industry required.
• Deep domain expertise in Cyber and Fraud Risk life cycle practices, including Prevention, Detection, Response and Recovery
• Deep understanding of the Asia Pacific consumer risk landscape
• Relevant industry certifications in Risk domains e.g. CISM, ACFE, ACAMS or similar would be an advantage.
• Understanding of the implications of digital transformation on Cyber and Fraud risk management
• Experience in risk analytics or hands on experience with one or more data analytics/programming tools preferred.
• Prior experience in Asia Pacific remit would be preferrable.
• Demonstrated ability to innovate solutions to solve business problems.

• Self-motivated, results oriented individual with the ability to handle numerous projects concurrently.
• Strong business acumen and outstanding problem-solving skills, with demonstrated ability to think creatively and strategically.
• Collaborative, diplomatic, and flexible style with proven ability to work across cultures, upholds and promotes highest ethical standards and mutual respect in the workplace.
• Results oriented with strong analytical skills, with demonstrated intellectual and analytical rigor.
• Technology-driven mindset, digitally curious, up to date with digital and technology literature, trends exhibiting intellectual curiosity and strive to continually learn.
• Ability to articulate complex technical concepts and value propositions in a clear and compelling way.
• Experience in presenting ideas and analysis to stakeholders with ability to tailor data driven results to various audience levels.
• Superior project management skills demonstrated through experience of managing multiple large client projects.

Additional Information

Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

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Tags: Analytics Banking CISM Computer Science Data Analytics FinTech Mathematics Risk management Strategy

Perks/benefits: Startup environment

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: India

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