Deputy Director/ Assistant Director (Information Technology Risk Management)

NTUC Fairprice Co-operative Ltd | Date Posted: 21-Jan-2019
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Job Nature:
Position Level:
Manager, Senior Manager
Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description

The job holder is responsible for establishing and driving an IT security strategy and risk management framework for NTUC FairPrice and its subsidiaries.

You are required to:

  • Ensure security of FairPrice’s data, systems and intellectual property
  • Define and implement the IT security strategy, managing the daily operations 
  • Continuously improve the IT security practices and systems, delivering new security technology approaches and implementing next generation solutions
  • Facilitate security audits and risk assessments
  • Ensure compliance and governance is met
  • Ensure business continuity plans and disaster recovery plan are in place and tested regularly
  • Devise strategies and implementing IT solutions to minimise the risk of cyber-attacks

Key skills required:

  • A passion for technology and security safeguarding with a desire to deliver
  • Digital leadership skills – capable of empowering and leading an IT team to meet business and IT security goals
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-moving IT landscape and keep pace with latest thinking and new security technologies
  • Analytical mind capable of managing numerous information sources and providing data analysis reports to senior management
  • Excellent communication skills – providing verbal and written communication that is clear to both direct reports and senior management as well as other stakeholders
  • Flexible and adaptable – capable of changing direction where required and showing flexibility to meet new demands
  • Forms business partnerships that help drive the IT security strategy forward
  • Ability to make decisions that are well informed and timely
  • Creative thinking – able to look at alternatives and consider new ways to problem solve
  • Multi-tasking – can manage several concurrent projects and prioritise demands


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years in cyber security field or 10 years in other IT fields
  • CISM, CISSP or other recognised IT Security professional certifications are preferred
  • Team Builder & Leader with hands-on approach
  • Resourceful and problem solver
  • Collaborate with others from operational divisions in order to identify problems & find solutions 
  • Strong communication skills

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. 

Company Overview
NTUC Fairprice Co-operative Ltd