Senior Manager - Assurance Management, Third Party Security Risk
About Standard Chartered
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The Group Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) organisation is instrumental in protecting and ensuring the resilience of Standard Chartered Bank's data and IT systems by managing information and cyber security (ICS) risk across the enterprise. As a critical function reporting into the Group Chief Risk Officer (CRO), the Office of the CISO serves as the second line of defence for assuring ICS controls are implemented effectively and in accordance with the ICS Risk Framework and for instilling a culture of cyber security within the Bank. The Group CISO is responsible for ICS governance, strategy, policy, awareness, training, risk assessments, red teaming, third party security risk, industry partnerships, and regulatory engagement. As such, the Office of the CISO is central to ensuring the Bank's ability to meet its ICS commitments to internal and external stakeholders, including
regulators, as well as maintaining an acceptable ICS risk profile that is regularly reported to the Board.
The Senior Manager - Assurance Management role sits within the Third Party Security Risk team. The main responsibility of the Senior Manager - Assurance Management will be to support the Global Head of Third Party Security Risk in the execution and delivery of quality assurance reviews on the third party security risk program. Key Responsibilities
Regulatory and Business Conduct
- Strengthen and formalise the quality assurance (QA) process across Third Party Security Assessment (TPSA) lifecycle covering risk identification, risk assessment, risk mitigation and risk monitoring & reporting.
- Responsible for planning, execution and delivery of QA reviews based on an approved annual QA plan
- Ensure compliance with standard operating policies and procedures, quality management systems and regulatory requirements
- Effectively communicate QA findings to internal and external assesors on a regular basis
- Monitor and report on QA findings and third party security risk compliance to stakeholders
- Manage QA working documents to record and track the control gaps and remediation activities to ensure that any deficiencies in the processes are mitigated
- Act as an advisor on areas of improvements in the TPSA processes and operational efficiencies
- Assist in the development of new/amended processes, innovative ways of working and reviewing risk and control assessments
- Provide timely responses on audit and regulatory requests / queries
- Conduct internal training sessions for internal and external assessors on QA process, documentation standards and QA evidence retention requirements
- Support any training and awareness initiatives relating to third party security risk
- Provide coaching, support and career development to team members
People and Talent (if applicable)
- Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group's Values and Code of Conduct
- Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank. This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct
- Demonstrate leadership ability to ensure that the team achieves the outcomes set out in the Bank's Conduct Principles
- Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters
Experience, Skills and Qualification
- Provide mentoring and support as required across the team and CISO organisation
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in an appropriate field
- Minimum 10 years' experience in IT auditing and/or risk management, preferably with Big 4 and/or Banking & Financial services experience
- Experience in third party audits is a plus, but understanding of auditing standards, compliance, risk assessment and internal control frameworks is a requirement
- Strong senior stakeholder engagement skills
- Industry certifications will be a plus e.g. CISA, CISSP, CRISC and CISM
- Strong knowledge of security frameworks (COBIT, ISF, COSO), standards (ISO, NIST, CIS), information security principles, security architecture and regulatory requirements
- Excellent written, oral communication, reporting and presentation skills
- Strong organisation skills, sound judgement and good critical thinking and analytical skills
- Result-orientated, able to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure
- Competency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, SharePoint)
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