Director, Cybersecurity - REF6570Y

Job Location:

Singapore, Singapore

Job Description:

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide support and serve as the key representative for the Cybersecurity Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) team to Asia Pacific (AP) based stakeholders.
  • Engage with key regional stakeholders from various teams to: 1 - Strengthen relationships and remove barriers for a more effective and efficient execution of the GRC program, 2 - Promote Cybersecurity risk management as a business enabler and act as an advocate for the GRC team, and 3 - Identify opportunities for improvement
  • Provide management oversight and support for major engagements and initiatives involving Cybersecurity based out of the region.
  • Provide quick, first level responses to ad-hoc Cybersecurity-related queries.
  • Support regional cybersecurity awareness activities and provide Cybersecurity training to regional staff if required.
  • Ensure that GRC processes are executed in alignment with global processes, while also catering to local context.
  • Provide local management oversight over the GRC team members based out of Singapore and China including: 1 - Collaborating with functional/program managers to identify development opportunities and support career growth for local team members, and 2 - Working with Visa University, identify training and development opportunities.
  • Conduct recruitment for local team members and operational onboarding activities.
  • Fiscal responsibility in managing the AP GRC cost center.
  • Represent the GRC function in the AP-based Cybersecurity leadership team and activities.
  • Execute on functional program responsibilities.

Job Requirements:


Required Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of IT security experience in security risk and compliance assessments for large, highly-regulated organizations
  • 5+ years of direct managerial experience
  • Mature understanding of information security “best practices” including principles, security protocols and standards material such as OWASP Top 10 and SANS Critical Security Controls
  • Knowledge of industry-relevant regulation including Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS), NIST, and FFEIC
  • Articulate communicator, demonstrating mastery of both spoken and written English, with the ability to tailor deliverables appropriately for audiences ranging from technical to senior executive
  • Strong critical thinking skills; ability to quickly comprehend problems, develop hypotheses, draw logical conclusions, develop solutions, and respond accordingly
  • Strong ability to lead, collaborate, and motivate other people, especially those outside of a direct reporting relationship
  • Relevant graduate degree or equivalent professional experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred undergraduate degrees include computer science, management of information security, etc.
  • Professional experience within professional services, financial services, banking, or critical infrastructure organizations
  • Advanced Information Security certification(CISSP, CISM, CISA, or similar certifications)

Additional Information


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Contact Information:

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January 2, 2018
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