Head of Information Security Head of Information Security …

Oakham Partners
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 12 Oct 21
120000
Oakham Partners
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 12 Oct 21
120000
Posted by:
Vincent Wong • Director
Posted by:
Vincent Wong
Director

PURPOSE

  • Leading and being accountable for a wide range of functions and responsibilities by defining and driving the execution of the tactical, operational and technical framework, strategy and program for group-wide Information Security Governance, Information Security Service Delivery and Technology Assurance functions across to achieve cloud enabled transformations.
  • Constantly establish and maintain up-to-date, broad and comprehensive understanding of the new security landscape, with the right strategy, tools, people and culture in place; and ensuring adherence to industry regulatory demands and protecting group-wide critical data assets as well as all the systems meeting security requirements and are resilient against vulnerabilities and failures to mitigate reputational and cybersecurity risks and to demonstrate that it is safe and secure.
  • A senior leadership role with full management responsibility through subordinate managers performing diverse activities where the jobholder directs, coaches and oversees teams delivering Information Security Metrics & Reporting, Information Security Service Delivery, IT Security Assurance, Technology Audit Support, InfoSec Awareness and Policies, Technology governance, Technology Reporting and Technology Service Delivery.
  • This role requires someone with in-depth knowledge of multiple organization functions across different markets, industry and business landscape as well as regulatory requirements in order to provide strategic influence, negotiate and/or consult C-suite level stakeholders on complicated and delicate Information Security Governance and Technology Assurance matters that have an important impact on the business.
  • This job has a sizable impact on the entire organization to the extent that its performance severely affects the business, operations and other departments’ performance.

 

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE

  • Degree from Information  Technology, Engineering or equivalent discipline.
  • More than 15 years’ experience in Information Technology, Information Security and Governance.
  • Demonstrated experience of leading Information Security Governance or Technology Risk Management role regionally.
  • Regional experience in Technology Risk, Information Security Governance, Risk and Compliance role.
  • Demonstrated people leadership and stakeholder management skills in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with ability to influence and negotiate with senior stakeholders across different markets and cultures to achieve desired outcome for the benefits of the organization.
  • CISSP, CISA, CRISC or ISO27001 Certifications required.

 

KNOWLEDGE & TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Broad and comprehensive understanding of Financial Services industry
  • Comprehensive and relevant KRIs and metrics for Technology Assurance and Information Security
  • Technology and IT/Cyber Risk Drivers
  • Strong understanding of business practices, approaches, organization, politics, and culture
  • Program Management / Project Management Life Cycle and Principles
  • Comprehensive and relevant KRIs and metrics for Technology Assurance and Information Security
  • Strong knowledge on Security Strategy, Architecture, Threat Analysis & Defence, Threat Intelligence & Detection, Cyber Forensics, Cyber Risk Management and Emerging Technology Synthesis
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of various functions such as Service Delivery, Problem Management, Change Management and Incident Management
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