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Manager, IT Security Governance

FWD Group Management Holdings Limited Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted 20 days ago Permanent Competitive
Manager, IT Security Governance
About FWD Group

FWD Group is a pan-Asian life insurance business with more than 13 million customers across 10 markets, including some of the fastest-growing insurance markets in the world. The company was established in 2013 and is focused on changing the way people feel about insurance. FWD's customer-led and digitally enabled approach aims to deliver innovative propositions, easy-to-understand products and a simpler insurance experience.

For more information, please visit www.fwd.com

FWD Technology and Innovation Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., known as FWD TIM, was set up in late 2019 and is part of the FWD Group. FWD TIM in Malaysia is one of the FWD Group's office locations serving multiple markets within FWD Group and employing team members in various functions including Group Digital & Data, Digital Innovation, the IT Hub and our Centre of Excellence comprising Actuarial, Finance and Product Proposition functions.

PURPOSE
  • Manage the end-to-end implementation of the Technology Assurance program that guides, monitors, evaluates and reports on the efficiency of the internal controls related to technology.
  • Provide in-depth technical guidance on compliance requirements related to technology for control/process documentation, testing and issue management.
  • Work closely with Group InfoSec Governance and Technology Assurance to effectively assess and resolve the gaps against standards, as well as international and local regulatory requirements related to technology controls.
  • Drive, manage and/or perform the end-to-end Technology assessment to evaluate the design and effectiveness of technology controls throughout the business cycle.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Drive, facilitate and guide the end-to-end of the implementation of the technology assurance framework for all markets.
  • Coordinate the evidence and collection for Technology related audits.
  • Identify system and control owners and drive and coordinate with owners to support technology assurance and assessment activities.
  • Collaborate with key technology, business, risk, audit and compliance teams to evaluate critical technology related risks and guide BUs for risk resolution prioritization.
  • Collect data and calculate the defined Technology related KRIs and Metrics and prepare regular reports.
  • Collect information and test the effectiveness of the internal controls.
  • Proactively identify, plan and execute improvement opportunity to increase efficiency and effectiveness of technology assurance program.
  • Perform and be accountable for follow-ups through closure on the outstanding deficiencies and coach and advise control owners in the design and implementation of processes and control improvement.
  • Track requests for control evidence from other departments, such as Group IT Security Operations, Group and Business Units BISOs, etc.

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
  • Guide FWD markets in adoption of the technology assurance framework.
  • Working on a group level work with all stakeholders to gather and organise and deliver key business requirements.
  • Meet the objectives of the program within the defined timelines.
  • Ensure Technology controls are compliant against required standards/ benchmarks and best practices.
  • Ensure timely implementation of recommendations for remediating the weaknesses/deficiencies.
  • Keep pace with changes in technologies in support of technology compliance programs.
  • Doing things right, creating synergies for the overall FWD goals and objectives, along with a people first approach.

EXTERNAL & INTERNAL CONTACTS
  • Group Head of Information Security Governance and tech assurance
  • Group IT and IT Security Teams
  • Business Units Technology Teams
  • Internal Audit
  • External Auditors
  • Vendors and/or Service Providers
  • Group operational risk
  • Group legal and Compliance

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in IT Audit and Risk Assessment.
  • Degree from Information Technology or equivalent discipline.
  • One of industry recognized certification such as CGEIT, CISSP, CISM, CISA, ISO 27001, CRISC, etc.

KNOWLEDGE & TECHNICAL SKILLS
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills.
  • Project delivering experience
  • Solid understanding of current and emerging technologies.
  • Understanding of IT SOX and other IT/IS frameworks and best practices such as COSO, COBIT, ITIL, ISO 27001, SOC 1, 2, 3, etc.
  • Good knowledge of privacy regulations and data protection.
  • Detailed oriented and able to work under pressure and accustomed to work under tight deadlines.
  • Team-oriented, collaborative, diplomatic and flexible.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively across business units.
Job ID  R-0020958
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