United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)

Senior VP, Technology Risk Management Portfolio Lead, Group Governance, Risk & Compliance

United Overseas Bank Ltd (UOB)| Date Posted: 20-Nov-2019
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About UOB

United Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) is a leading bank in Asia with a global network of more than 500 branches and offices in 19 countries and territories in Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. In Asia, we operate through our head office in Singapore and banking subsidiaries in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, as well as branches and offices.

Our history spans more than 80 years. Over this time, we have been guided by our values — Honorable, Enterprising, United and Committed. This means we always strive to do what is right, build for the future, work as one team and pursue long-term success. It is how we work, consistently, be it towards the company, our colleagues or our customers.

About the Department

This role is part of the management team for Group Technology Risk Management (TRM) Division which is responsible for the roll-out of the TRM programme group-wide. Group TRM is part of Group Risk Management and provides oversight over technology and cyber risk as the 2nd line of defence. The role is instrumental in supporting Head, Group TRM in the set-up of the TRM programme for the Group. The role will work closely with the businesses and the technology teams to deliver effective and holistic operational risk governance for technology in the bank.

Job Responsibilities
  • Support Head, Group TRM in the regular review and roll-out of Technology Risk Appetite for the Group as well as the technology/ cyber risk reporting to Senior Management, Risk Governance Committees and the Board
  • Lead and drive the establishment as well as implementation of Technology Risk Management (TRM) activities/ initiatives as part of the group-wide rollout of the TRM programme 
  • Maintain/ Revise Technology Risk Management Framework and formulate any associated technology risk management policies
  • Facilitate and provide support to the Business/ Support Units in the development, conduct and validation of risk management activities including risk self-assessments, review of outsourcing due diligence, risk deviations, risk metrics and associated response/mitigations 
  • Provide effective challenge on risk assessments, risk deviations and action plans to address prevailing and emerging cyber/ technology risks
  • Formulate and provide independent reporting on the technology and cyber risk posture 
  • Perform analysis of technology risk metrics for emerging risk trends and proactively work with business/ support units to address the risk
  • Act as a subject matter expert in relation to technology risk management. Develop and maintain strong business and technology relationships, becoming a trusted partner
  • Provide advisory on technology risks on new digital initiatives, as well as adoption of new and emerging technologies
  • Support the overseas subsidiaries and branches in technology risk management and assessment 
  • Build a culture focused on the pro-active awareness and improvement of the risk environment
Job Requirements
  • Passionate in Technology Risk Management, with minimum 15 years of experience related to technology, information security, and/ or technology control functions such as audit or risk management. Experience in Financial Services industry will be an advantage 
  • Possess Degree in IT or equivalent with preferably professional certifications such as CRISC, CISA, CISSP 
  • Strong demonstrated knowledge/ experience in technology risk management gained as a practitioner and able to relate to associated business risk
  • Good understanding of technology and cyber risk regulatory requirements in Singapore and the region
  • Possess strong communication skills and capable of engaging senior stakeholders as well as relate to different levels of the organization
  • Strong leadership with good project and change management skills including the ability to lead teams and drive projects / initiatives across multiple Business Units 
  • Self-driven with ability and energy to design and drive change 
  • Experience in working with diverse cross geography teams
  • High integrity, personal and professional conduct
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