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VP, IT Governance & Risk Management

Information Technology
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Knowledge & Experience:
  • 13 or more years of working experience in IT Security, Risk and Governance practices.
  • 5+ years of experience working in leadership role IT Security, Risk and Governance
  • Evidence of influencing senior stakeholders and dealing with external auditors and regulators
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and good oral and written communication skills
  • Good understanding of process models in ISO and industry standards relating to IT Security, Risk and Governance.
  • Good understanding of security and risk management in financial institutions.
  • Good understanding of innovations / trends in IT and fintech in particular
  • Recent experience in the governance of agile and other digital/innovation ways of working
  • Good experience of enforcing good governance across an outsourced IT resourcing model.
  • Strong analytical capabilities and knowledge of related tools and processes.  Proven ability to handle volume detail and summarise effectively
  • Excellent knowledge all aspects of technology: infrastructure; operations, security, development, change/transformation, support, innovation, vendor management etc., and banking related processes especially risk management. Should have demonstrable experience of working in the majority of these domains.
  • Good understanding of technology processes across a full service IT organization. Should have demonstrable experience in these areas.
  • Good understanding of banking related environments – especially around high availability, data confidentiality, security etc.
  • Good understanding of project management to drive the team to deliver to objectives and to oversight the division’s change governance
  • Good understanding of technology trends to keep the policies and procedures ahead of the curve
  • Good knowledge in different IT process models (ITIL / ISO / COBIT etc.).
  • High Performance attitude and track record to evidence
  • Adequate forward planning and implementation of improvement initiatives
  • Budget and cost management
  • Utilization of resources – Effective utilization of staff to deliver planned and unplanned outcomes to agreed timelines
  • User satisfaction – Feedback from business units and other IT teams on the collaborative support provided by the unit 
  • Quality – Availability of record of activities carried out by the unit, in compliance with quality assurance requirements
  • Risk management – Effective management of risks in the infrastructure operations
  • Vendor management – Efficient use of outsourced vendor teams. Performance of vendors as per committed SLAs
  • Staff development – Staff turnover, availability of skills, staff satisfaction, and talent management
  • Relationship management
  • Influencing skills
  • Big picture thinker with attention to details
  • Strong change and communication skills
  • Strong analysis skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Resource (time and people) management skills

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