Our client, an established financial institution with a large presence in the region, is looking for a Senior Technology Risk Specialist to join their growing team here in Singapore. As a Senior Technology Risk Specialist, you will play a critical role in ensuring the security, integrity, and resilience of the organization’s technology systems and infrastructure. You will be responsible for identifying, assessing, and mitigating technology-related risks within the region, thereby safeguarding the organization’s digital assets and maintaining regulatory compliance. This position requires a deep understanding of technology risk management, regulatory requirements, and the ability to collaborate with various stakeholders to implement effective risk mitigation strategies.
Develop and implement strategies to ensure the effective identification, assessment, and management of technology-related risks.
Develop and maintain IT GRC policies, standards, and frameworks in alignment with industry best practices and regulatory requirements.
Ensure that the bank's technology practices adhere to these policies and standards.
Stay current with regional and international regulations and standards related to technology and information security.
Establish and maintain processes to assess and ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and internal policies.
Conduct comprehensive risk assessments, identifying and prioritizing technology risks.
Prepare and present regular reports to senior management, providing insights into the current risk landscape and recommended risk mitigation strategies.
Work closely with technology teams (Line 1) to ensure that technology risk considerations are integrated into projects and daily operations.
Collaborate with Internal Audit (Line 3) to facilitate audits and assessments, ensuring a comprehensive and coordinated risk management approach.
Establish and oversee processes for the testing and monitoring of technology controls to ensure their effectiveness.
Implement continuous monitoring mechanisms to promptly detect and respond to control failures or weaknesses.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field. Advanced degrees and relevant certifications (such as CISA, CRISC, or CGEIT) are highly desirable.
At least 5 years experience in IT GRC, technology risk management, and compliance within the banking or financial services industry.
Deep understanding of technology risk frameworks, regulatory requirements, and industry standards.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess complex technology risks and recommend effective solutions.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with various stakeholders at all levels.
If you are a seasoned technology risk professional looking to make a significant impact in the banking sector, we invite you to submit your application!