Associate Director - Technology Advisory

Kuala Lumpur Permanent MYR216,000 - MYR240,000 per year
  • Lead the IT / Security Governance and Assurance services for clients
  • Be part of the Senior Management for cyber security advisory and best practices

About Our Client

Founded in the 60s, our client in Malaysia is one of the largest professional services firm providing Audit & Assurance, Advisory, Tax and Business Services & Outsourcing (BSO) to businesses ranging from established multinational conglomerates to growth-oriented organisations, whether public or private. Our client's distinctive reputation is built upon their commitment that a culture of people is the centerpiece of the business and hence ~ Because Relationships Matter, supported by four main components: People, Development, Purpose and Recognition.

Job Description

  • To deliver or manage the team to deliver exceptional deliverables in cybersecurity services to clients in the area of IT / security governance and assurance, cybersecurity technologies, risk control, business continuity, disaster recovery and any other cybersecurity related advisory services.
  • Familiar with Cybersecurity Posture Assessment, Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing, Cybersecurity Technologies, Technology Risk Management, Technology Governance, Data Governance and Cyber Maturity Assessment.
  • Coordinate day-to-day operations with peers and clients (i.e. schedule and lead meetings; create agendas; develop document request lists; document walkthrough narratives, control designs, tests of operating effectiveness, preparation and review of draft reports).
  • Manage client relationships and expectations with effective communication.
  • Remain up to date on the latest cybersecurity threats, vulnerabilities and regulatory requirements relating to existing and emerging technologies, and continuously assesses own / team capabilities to meet business demands in services offering.
  • Able to work with clients on-site or remotely.
  • Ensure timely completion of engagement deliverables.

The Successful Applicant

Experience & Education:

  • A recognized degree and a passion to have a career in technology.
  • Minimum 10 years cybersecurity work experience in leadership position.
  • Professionally qualifications preferred (e.g. CISSP, CRISC, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CASP+ or other relevant qualifications)

Other skills:

  • Self-driven, highly motivated, versatile and charismatic personality.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Familiarity with IT audit, vulnerability assessment and penetration testing / tools, and regulatory guidelines and standards such as BNM RMiT, PDPA, ISO 27001, COBIT, SOC / ISAE 3402, NIST, CIS, etc is an added advantage.
  • Proficient in English language, both spoken and written. Knowledge of other ASEAN languages would be an advantage.

What's on Offer

  • Attractive remuneration and package
  • Opportunity to lead the IT / Security Governance and Assurance services for clients
  • Be part of the Senior Management for cyber security advisory and best practices.
Abby Jayabalan
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6012 375 1164

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Abby Jayabalan
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