Associate Director, IT Controls & Governance (Regulatory) Associate Director, IT Controls & Governance  …

Manulife Hong Kong
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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Manulife Hong Kong
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Associate Director, IT Controls & Governance (Regulatory)
Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

Job Description
Role Summary:

The Associate Director of IT Controls & Governance (Regulatory) is responsible to manage and deliver IT regulatory/control initiatives in accordance with regulatory requirements and company standards. The individual maintains and monitors the IT regulatory framework, and in addition, to carry out training on IT regulatory, risk and internal topics in order to embrace and promote sound risk culture.

Key Result Areas:
  • Represent IT department in formulation and execution of regulatory compliance and risk requirements
  • Handle regulatory related matters on IT projects and services
    • Ensure compliance requirements, and controls are appropriately identified, assessed, evaluated, understood and documented in accordance with regulatory requirements and company standards
  • Establish processes, controls and regular compliance status reporting on departmental level
    • Report and escalate compliance and risk related issues in accordance with regulatory requirements and company standards 
  • Satisfy external regulatory filing under endorsement of Compliance Officer and respective leaders in IT department
  • Provide advice to IT staff and serve as focal point between stakeholders and IT staff
    • Work in collaboration with other HK BusinessUnit compliance and risk staff for holistic compliance and risk management
    • Work in collaboration with regional stakeholders to leverage artifacts and experience
  • Promote and formulate execution strategy to uplift compliance and risk awareness/fulfilment in the IT department
    • Carry out training on IT regulatory, risk and internal control topics
    • Conduct risk and control assessment, drive risk mitigation actions, document, track and report

Experiences and Qualifications:
  • University degree holder (preferably in IT studies)
  • CISA qualified
  • At least 8-10 years of relevant experience in a compliance, regulatory or audit role in an IT capacity, preferably with working experience in one of the Big 4 accounting firms
  • Strong technology background and risk management sense. Knowledge of latest technology development and insurance business an advantage
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements (e.g. HKIA, HKMA, OSFI, MAS, etc.) on IT related areas, experience in handling regulatory queries from regulatory bodies would be a plus
  • An individual who is motivated and able to work independently, with minimal supervision
  • A team player who is able to interact with other control functions on project delivery

Core Competencies and Skills:
  • Proficient in English and Cantonese, spoken and written
  • High integrity and professional work practice
  • Good analytical, teamwork capability and able to work independently
  • Good interpersonal communication, management and presentation skills
  • Project Management and, Incident and Problem Management

If you are ready to unleash your potential, it's time to start your career with Manulife/John Hancock.

About Manulife
Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere. We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers. As of June 30, 2019, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$877 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.4 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

Manulife is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention and advancement and we administer all of our practices and programs based on qualification and performance and without discrimination on any protected ground. It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request any accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.