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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!