Regional Information Security Officer, APAC, Director Regional Information Security Officer, APAC,  …

BlackRock
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 Nov 21
Competitive
BlackRock
in Singapore
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 Nov 21
Competitive
Regional Information Security Officer, APAC, Director
Description

About this role

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being! Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress!

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.
Our Benefits
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.
Technology & Operations
Technology & Operations is the backbone for both the client lifecycle and the investment lifecycle. The group's Follow the Sun Model ensures that the firm's operations are consistent and efficient across all investment products, client channels and regions, helping to deliver a superior client experience and drive scalability. Technology & Operations is driven by a global network of Operating Centers of Excellence, which centralizes knowledge and equips support teams with the data and timely information needed to innovate and deliver on behalf of internal partners and clients.

The mission of Information Security is to evaluate, establish, maintain, and monitor compliance with information security controls that protect enterprise systems and data.

Information Security is led globally by BlackRock Inc's Chief Information Security Officer, overseeing core pillars of Information Security across Governance, Strategy, Awareness, Risk Advisory, Monitoring, Metrics and Access and Identity.

Regional leadership and representation are accorded by the Regional Information Security Officers in EMEA and APAC. The Regional Information Security Officers report directly into the Chief Information Security Officer and are primarily focused on the optimized delivery of BlackRock's Information Security agenda in region and the partnership with clients and regulators. Working with the functional heads of the various Information Security functions, they will also provide oversight of the varied Information Security functions in region from a regional management perspective.

Based out of Singapore, the APAC Regional Information Security Officer is a senior leadership role within the Information Security function responsible for managing the information security portfolio and roadmap within Asia Pacific. The incumbent will be focused on strong governance, delivery and risk management in support of our regional business. Partnership with a broad range of control functions and business partners is crucial to deliver, integrate, develop and optimize our security capabilities, whilst enabling enterprise business requirements and driving a strong cyber security risk culture.

This is a varied role requiring an adaptable leader across the Information Security pillars.

As a Regional Information Security Officer, you will:

  • Drive and optimize business resilient cyber focused programs and solutions regionally across APAC

  • Provide cyber risk advisory, accountable implementations and executive reporting to business & technology leaders for regional APAC operating environments.

  • Maintain a thorough understanding of global, regional, and local regulatory requirements that have information and technology regulatory and security impact,

  • Take the lead for Information Security in region in relation to regulatory/client due diligence examinations/inquiries in relation to BLK's Information Security Program

  • Perform risk assessments to identify gaps in compliance to information security (business process, application, and infrastructure) for both internal technology solutions as well as solutions provided by third-party service providers

  • Contribute to the overall risk profile of the division and work with partners to create a plan towards reducing risk exposure in an agile, collaborative, and well socialized manner

  • Contribute to global, regional and local technology and business initiatives aimed at improving our baseline on information protection, resiliency and controls of technology processes and services

  • Develop, maintain, and improve Cyber risk reduction for current and emerging risks

  • Promote and assist in the training & awareness of information security within the APAC region and globally

  • Facilitate cyber business ambassador program initiatives and contribute to global cyber program delivery

  • Review system-related security plans throughout the organization's network, acting as a liaison to Technology Infrastructure

  • Lead the implementation of necessary information security policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines, in conjunction with the Office of Information Security

  • Partner with Cyber Operations team and senior leaders in ensuring that cybersecurity incidents are managed to closure in a timely fashion

What You'll Need:

  • You will be well established in your career and bring us deep subject matter and leadership expertise from a relevant industry

  • Broad enterprise Information Security experience working within/in close proximity to the following areas: Information Security, Technology Audit, Technology Infrastructure, Technology Risk, Regulatory compliance and Application Development

  • Hands-on team leadership and management experience,

  • Proficiencies in one or more of the following technical IT security domains or equivalent: Platform Security Standards, Network Security, Cloud Governance, Cyber Operations Management, Access and Identity Management Governance etc

  • Possess information security management qualifications such as CISSP - ISSMP, SANs, CISM

  • Solid understanding of the APAC technology implications of regulations, including but not limited to Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, Japan, Singapore, Korea, India and Australia.

  • Strong proficiencies in leading clients/regulators due diligence engagements

  • Established track record of being able to partner closely with senior leaders to align Information Security objectives and priorities

  • Demonstrated technology expertise, program and project management skills

  • Ability to influence both internal, external and integration processes to improve measurable risk reduction.

  • Ability to assess and evaluate corporate risk tolerance and translate into goals and new processes including software engineering, IT teams, and other relevant partners.

  • Experience with cyber frameworks NIST, CSA, and FAIR.


Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

For additional information on BlackRock, please visit careers.blackrock.com | www.blackrock.com/corporate | Instagram: @blackrock | Twitter: @blackrock | LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/blackrock

BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.
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