Head of Security Operations

Location: Selangor, Malaysia
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Technology & Digital
Salary: RM180000.00 - RM216000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH225761_1536558002

Leading multinational bank seeks senior Regional IT Security Manager

  • Work for a successful multinational company with a global presence
  • Operate at a senior management capacity
  • Work on an enterprise level technology infrastructure

Our client is a multinational bank that has a strong network across different territories. It is one of the largest banks in Southeast Asia and driving extremely ambitious plans for continued growth. Currently, there is a need for a Regional IT Security Manager to drive its vision within Cyber Security.

Reporting to the head of business unit, you will be responsible for the management of the regional IT security team to ensure that strategic and process alignment is achieved with other regions and the global function. You will be accountable for an individual region and also take on extra leadership responsibilities which includes creating a global, strategic view for IT security. Additionally, you will need to be able to translate the IT-risk requirements and constraints of the business into technical control requirements and specifications, as well as develop metrics for on-going performance measurement and reporting. Lastly, you will be required to coordinate the IT organisation's security activities within projects to implement appropriate controls within the designated project using the available security project methodology tools.



To qualify, candidates must possess:

  • A Bachelor's degree in IT or business related
  • Strong experience of world class IT Security methods as well as policy & control
  • Professional certifications such as CISA, CISSP and etc would be an added advantage
  • Strong experience in a compliance or audit role
  • Strong experience of working in a complex functional matrix organization
  • Preferred certificate (CISP, ISO 27001, CISA, CISM, CISSP)
  • Effective communicator and presenter



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