IT Risk and Security Lead - Leading Bank IT Risk and Security Lead - Leading Bank …

Pinpoint Asia Limited
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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Excellent Remuneration
Pinpoint Asia Limited
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Excellent Remuneration
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My client, a leading bank is looking for an IT Risk and Security Lead to manage their overall security and risk defense. The bank is building a lot of new Fintech initiatives. The selected candidates will strengthen the security and risk measures across traditional banking technology as well as new innovative FinTech banking services.


  • Lead the security and risk team to strengthen the 1LOD to improve oversight of Technology Risk Management to support the rapid Fintech and transformation change in the bank. 
  • Manage Information Security and Risk Management including technology governance, BCP, regulatory and internal requirements. 
  • Maintain and uphold the security risk governance and management framework. 
  • Oversight and plan the bank risk and security framework which aligns with HKMA's Cyber Security Fortification Initiative (CFI). 
  • Work with different technology stakeholders to facilitate internal/external audits. 
  • Resolve negative audit findings reported by the security audit team and track the remediation progress.
  • Manage and review the IT outsourcing and service providers in relation to their risk compliance with regulatory requirements and Bank's internal policy. 
  • Identify potential risks, forecast trends, and uncover insight through various data analytics. 
  • Identify and capture risks and exceptions and subsequently monitor, track and manage them
  • Assist to process regular assessment and penetration testing on different applications
  • Provide bank-wide awareness and education program to promote the security and risk management culture and mindset. 


  • At least 12 years' experience in technology risk management, information security management, or relevant IT control, audit function in the financial industry. 
  • Team leadership and people management experience for at least the past 5 years.
  • Board and in-depth knowledge across IT infrastructure, application, and service management. 
  • Familiar with regulatory requirements including HKMA TM-E-1, TM-G-1, TM-G-2, SA-2), MAS, CBRC, FFIEC etc. 
  • Familiar with Industry compliance requirements including PCI-DSS, SWIFT CSP etc. 
  • Understanding of industry best practices like ISO27001 and COBIT. 
  • CISSP, CISA and/or CISM certification is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Cantonese. 
  • Degree from a Reputable University.

If this outstanding opportunity sounds like your next career move, please send your resume in Word format to Danny Kwan at and put IT Risk and Security Lead - Leading Bank in the subject header.

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