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Job Description

​Our client, a premier financial institution with a large presence in the region, is looking to hire a Senior Cyber Risk Specialist to join their growing team in Singapore. As the Senior Cyber Risk Specialist, you will play a crucial role in identifying and mitigating information security risks across the organization. You will collaborate closely with senior leadership to develop and implement robust risk assessment strategies, frameworks, and methodologies. Your expertise will guide our client’s decision-making process, enabling them to proactively address emerging threats and vulnerabilities. This position offers a unique chance to make a significant impact and shape the future of our client’s information security risk management practices.


  • Develop and execute a comprehensive information security risk assessment strategy aligned with our business objectives.

  • Conducting risk assessments, including the identification, analysis, and evaluation of potential risks and vulnerabilities.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement risk assessment frameworks, methodologies, and processes.

  • Provide guidance and expertise on information security risk management best practices, regulatory requirements, and industry standards.

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of existing controls and make recommendations for enhancements to mitigate identified risks.

  • Stay abreast of emerging threats, trends, and technologies in the information security landscape and adjust risk assessment strategies accordingly.

  • Communicate risk assessment findings and recommendations to senior leadership and stakeholders, highlighting potential impact and remediation options.

  • Foster a culture of risk awareness and accountability throughout the organization through training, education, and awareness programs.

  • Continuously monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of risk mitigation efforts and make adjustments as necessary.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field.

  • 10+ years of experience in information security, with a focus on risk assessment and management within the financial services sector

  • Extensive knowledge of risk assessment methodologies, frameworks, and industry standards (e.g., ISO 27005, NIST, FAIR, MAS TRM).

  • Strong understanding of information security principles, controls, and technologies.

  • Proven experience leading and managing a team of security professionals.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess risks and develop appropriate mitigation strategies.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively communicate complex concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders.

  • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, or CRISC are highly desirable.

If you are a seasoned information security professional with a passion for risk assessment and a drive to protect critical assets, we encourage you to apply.