Our client, a leading financial institution, is looking for an IT Data Protection Director for their Asia business. This role would establish the risk mitigation and controls on Data Protection and Security.
– Lead the definition of the enterprise data protection strategies which support and align with the firm’s vision and objectives.
– Provide technical advisory for senior technology management on Information and Data Management strategies.
– Establish and maintain core data models, information standard and data management lifecycle controls.
– Lead the IT Data Protection programme across Asia.
– Establish IT Data Protection standards and practices.
– Assist and Engage with the Data Engineering and Applications Teams to steer application of the Information Architecture standards and frameworks, considering data movement and data residency regulations.
– At least 10 years’ working experience in the IT Data Risk and Control space in the financial industry.
– Proven experience in establishing a data governance model and framework.
– Extensive experience in data protection including application security, data leakage protection, unstructured data management, data life-cycle management, etc.
– Strong project management skills in managing IT Data Protection solution implementation and delivery projects.
– Exposure on a regional role be a great plus.
– Strategic thinking and communication, which able to coach and lead all levels of people.
– Strong leadership and influencing skills.
– Bachelor or Master’s degree from a reputable University.
– Excellent communication skills in English.
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