Security Compliance Expert - Cybersecurity

Kuala Lumpur Permanent MYR240,000 - MYR241,000 per year Work from Home or Hybrid
  • Work-life balance
  • Attractive Salary & Benefits

About Our Client

Our Client is a financial technology (fin-tech) company headquartered in Hangzhou, China. Our Client is known for providing a wide range of financial services, including payment and financial technology solutions.

Job Description

  • Policy Management: Define, manage, and update information security policies, standards, and processes for Our Client to safeguard infrastructure, business-critical data, and customer information.

  • Governance Oversight: Ensure consistent application of policies across our Client IBG (International Business Group), monitoring adherence to governance principles, and delivering expected value.

  • Stakeholder Relationship Building: Develop and maintain relationships with Business and Technology stakeholders. Establish a Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) framework to manage risk and compliance levels.

  • Project Security Reviews: Collaborate with Compliance, Data Privacy, and Legal teams on new project security reviews. Conduct cybersecurity risk evaluation, assessment, treatment, and monitoring to mitigate high risks to an acceptable level. Assist stakeholders in making informed decisions.

  • Regulatory Compliance: Liaise with Compliance and Technology teams on regulator inspections, external audits, security certificate programs, and internal audit projects. Ensure compliance with financial regulations.

  • Communication and Reporting: Communicate security risks and recommendations to senior management. Present findings in regional Risk Management Committees (RMC) and board meetings.

This concise version maintains the key responsibilities and activities outlined in the original job description.

The Successful Applicant

  • Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or Cybersecurity.
    • 5 years or more of relevant experience in cybersecurity or information technology risk management in the financial industry.

  • Security Compliance:
    • Demonstrable experience in security compliance programs.

  • Regulatory Knowledge:
    • Experience maintaining information security standards and regulations, including PCI DSS, ISO27001, GDPR, PSD2, SWIFT CSP, and MAS TRM guidelines.

  • Communication Skills:
    • Excellent relationship-building and communication skills.
    • Ability to engage with individuals from diverse cultures and different organizational levels.

  • Stakeholder Management:
    • Strong stakeholder management skills, with the ability to collaborate across South East Asia business and China teams.
    • Leverage knowledge and resources from the network to accomplish objectives.

  • Technical Skills:
    • Good knowledge of cloud computing, networking, operating systems, and their security aspects.

  • Certifications (Preferably):
    • CISSP, CISA, and CRISC certification are preferred.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive Compensation & Perks
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Generous Bonus Structure
  • Emphasis on Work-Life Balance

Jaga Nathan Jagathisan
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Phone number
+60 3 2302 4107

Job summary

What is your area of specialisation?
Financial Services
Kuala Lumpur
Contract Type
Consultant name
Jaga Nathan Jagathisan
Consultant contact
+60 3 2302 4107
Job Reference
Work from Home
Work from Home or Hybrid

Diversity & Inclusion at Michael Page

We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this role and are committed to building inclusive, diverse workplaces where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know.