AVP, Security Governance, Group Information Security

Singapore (City Area), Singapore, 048624

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

Group Technology and Operations (GTO) provides software and system development, information technology support services and banking operations.

We have centralized and standardized the technology components into Singapore, creating a global footprint which can be utilized for supporting our regional subsidiaries and the branches around the world. We operate and support 19 countries with this architecture to provide a secure and flexible banking infrastructure.

Our Operations divisions provide transactional customer services for our businesses while also focusing on cost efficiency through process improvements, automation and straight through processing.


Job Responsibilities

The AVP, Security Governance role will support the Head of Security Governance in enhancing and maintaining the Security Governance within the Group Information Security(GIS) function in the Bank.

Key Responsibilities:
This position will support senior Security Governance team members and work closely with various business, risk and technology stakeholders to:
•    Proactively assess the compliance exposure to current and emerging security-related regulatory requirements and plan & track remediation efforts.
•    Manage reverse third-party due diligence engagements related to GIS.
•    Manage audit, assurance and regulatory engagements related to GIS including ongoing knowledge management on queries and request for information.
•    Track and report against the technology KORI(Key Operational Risk Indicators)/KRIs and required security metrics.
•    Execution of the GIS KRCSA (Key Risk and Control Self Assessments).
•    Management policy, procedures and standards updates and control.
•    Manage various GIS initiatives and duties as assigned.

•    Communicate effectively with a variety of internal and external teams and stakeholders. 
•    Capable of managing a variety of priorities and deliverables with minimal guidance or supervision.
•    Ability to respond to any requests and issues on a timely basis.

Job Requirements


•    Diploma/Degree in engineering/Computer Science / IT/Cyber Security from a recognized education institution.
•    Professional Technology Risk Management/Cybersecurity related qualification will be favorable although not mandatory. 
•    Knowledge of industry best practices.

Technical Skills

•    Overall experience 5+ years of experience. 
•    2+ years of relevant experience in Security/IT governance disciplines.
•    Have a strong security risk and analytical mindset in approaching situations and interactions with stakeholders.
•    Effective negotiating skills and demonstrated sensitivity to working and interacting with stakeholders.
•    Good knowledge of Security concepts and practices.
•    Good knowledge of Security related guidelines and advisories from regulators.
•    Good with numbers for use in metrics.

Soft Skills

•    Good written and verbal communication skills and expertise in setting and managing stakeholder expectations.
•    Process aware mindset
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
•    Effective time management and organizational skills.
•    Strong team player.
•    Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
•    High degree of attention to detail and discipline on tracking and managing the closure of identified gaps and issues.
•    Willing to learn quickly.

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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Tags: Automation Banking Compliance Computer Science Governance Risk management

Perks/benefits: Flex hours

Region: Asia/Pacific
Country: Singapore
Job stats:  10  1  0
Category: Compliance Jobs

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