head of it governance in Singapore

josh lim, randstad
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job description

  • Key decision maker (Reporting to Head of IT)
  • Stable role within a stable organisation

about the company

Our client is an established end user company with the Global HQ here in Singapore. They are hiring a permanent position of Head of IT Governance to oversee all IT Governance-related activities and lead a team of high skilled resources in the development of best practices to govern the overall business practice.

about the job

Reporting to the Head of IT, your responsibilities include:

  • Establishing the policy and governance structures to drive strategic IT Infrastructure transformation initiatives
  • Leading and managing a team that provides global coordination and oversight of divisional and business units in Information Technology Controls, information security governance and Risk Management processes and strategies.
  • Establishing corporate procedures, policies, and standards for implementing and operating new security systems, equipment, software and other technologies.
  • Defining the enterprise policy in addition to advising on technology implementation, global IT controls and monitoring/reporting of performance
  • Coordinating audit and regulatory inquiries to help represent the organisation from an information security governance, risk and compliance (GRC) standpoint
  • Partnering with management resources to establish and maintain the desired standards for Information security governance and Information Technology Controls
  • Engaging with stakeholders and resolve any incidents related to the solution/project delivery activity and Service Management.
  • Covering the implementation of IT solutions for cases such as Risk Management, Compliance Management and external vendor risk management
  • Recommending and implementing relevant changes in security policies and practices in accordance with changes in applicable regulatory bodies together with the Group Cyber Security Team

skills and experience required

As a successful candidate, you should have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or equivalent
  • At least 8 years of management and leadership experience in an IT Risk & Control Environment such as Banking, Finance, Information Security, IT Governance, IT Risk Management
  • At least 8 years of experience in stakeholder management
  • At least 5 years of team management experience
  • Strong understanding of IT best practice methodologies, including ISO 27001 and ITIL
  • Strong exposure in establishing IT security policy and practices to protect corporate information and technology assets
  • Background in the oversight of the operational readiness of business continuity and disaster recovery processes through continual assessment of the company’s capabilities, tuning or improving capabilities, exercising recovery processes and reporting on outcomes on a regular basis to appropriate stakeholder groups.

Whats on offer

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading organisation and oversee governance for the overall business practice.

To apply online please use the 'apply' function, alternatively you may contact Josh LIM at 6510 3660 or https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshlimzishuo

(EA: 94C3609 / R1766249)


it governance, governance, risk, compliance, grc


no additional qualifications required

educational requirements

Associate Degree/Diploma