Director, IT planning & Governance - Insurance Company

Location: Tokyo, Japan
Job Type: 正社員
Salary Up to ¥12000000 per annum
Specialization: テクノロジー・デジタル・通信
Sub-specialization CTO/CIO/ITディレクター
お問合せ Suguru Shindo
参照 JO-1806-396725
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[Company Summary]
Global Insurance Company

・Operational capability and adequacy: The alignment of IT infrastructure and applications with PRA regulated firms' business models, encompassing scalability and flexibility of IT systems, IT organisation, resources and dependency on 3rd parties.
・Interdependency and connectivity (resolvability): IT interdependencies both within group companies and between firms, and their implications for recovery or resolution.
・Restructuring/change capability: The ability of compay to deliver large scale strategic change.
・System security: Firms' controls over access to data and IT systems functionality.
・System availability: Measures in place to ensure the availability of IT infrastructure and applications supporting critical economic functions performed by company.
・Operational continuity: Measures in place to ensure the continuity of firms' operations in the event of external stress such as natural disasters, wider-infrastructure failures or socio-political unrest, catering for a range of potential scenarios.
・To support the supervisors within company in identifying and assessing the change and technology risks faced in daily operations and strategic project delivery.
・Undertake a review of change risk and technology management practices within company to provide insight, information and recommendations on actions to the supervisory teams.
・To conduct on-site audit reviews and follow-up, including interviews with staff, coupled with the desk-based review of documentation, formulation of findings, and presenting results internally within company and externally to Regional and Head-office based teams and the external regulator.
・Using the insights gained from technical risk reviews to provide a cross-firm, technology risk perspective to supervisors, presenting peer-group comparisons across a number of firms or the market place, including benchmarking.

・Good practical and technical industry experience gained in a financial services organisation or professional services company in the following types of roles:
-Technology: including security, change management, and continuity planning;
-Strategic change: for example programme governance, planning, testing, go-live/implementation or programme management office;
-Risk: for example, external or internal audit, operational risk, or business advisory/consulting.
・Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain good working relationships with internal and external parties, including influencing and dealing with challenging conversations with senior staff at firms and other regulators.
・Good analytical skills and sound judgement, with the ability to compare and contrast what firms are doing in the fields that are examined, the job holder will spot strengths and weaknesses in firms' approaches, select and prioritise recommendations arising from visits, and relate technical issues to the wider goals of regulation.
・Good written and oral communication skills, with the ability to explain complex material in an accessible way.
・Ability to work under pressure, sometimes to short deadlines, in an environment where priorities may change at short notice.

[Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities]
・Relevant IT industry certification such as: ISACA's CISA certification (or similar); PRINCE certification (or similar).
・Previous experience in working on regulated initiatives within financial institution.
・Previous experience in developing and implementing mature IT governance processes.
・A background in Banking, asset management or insurance and/or implementing major IT change programs.
・Previous experience in professional services company such as a big four.

[Employment Type]
Full Time Employee

[Work Location]

12 million yen (Experiences and skills will be considered)

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