1+ months
2017-12-082018-02-12

Head of APAC Technology Risk First Line of Defense

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island
  • Job Code
    22350BR-1
This role will have accountability for providing technology risk management as the Head of APAC Technology First Line of Defense (FLOD). The environment continues to be one of heightened standards, raised risk consciousness and regulatory requirements. The model through which team members deliver risk programs and oversight is evolving. This role is created in alignment with the new comprehensive First Line of Defense risk structure for Enterprise Information Technology. As the first line of defense, this role assures real risk reduction within the APAC region, consistent with the Wells Fargo Vision & Values and risk appetite.

The APAC Head of Technology FLOD Risk Manager will lead the planning and execution of critical FLOD risk functions, in alignment with the Corporate Risk Model and EIT Risk Target Operating Model. Accountabilities of the APAC Head of Technology FLOD Risk Manager and team include:

Plan:
  • Develop, implement and support a Technology Risk Framework in alignment with Wells Fargo Risk Management Framework
  • Develop, implement and support APAC regional technology risk strategic plan and roadmap
  • Document risk(s) within established and new line of business products/services and shared services IT processes/products/services
  • Evaluate risks and prioritize risks and remediation work
Identify & Assess:
  • Conduct and support risk assessments that evaluate the technology application/infrastructure environment and estimate the level and trends of inherent risk, determine the effectiveness of associated controls and the level and trends of residual risk
  • Be proactive identifying technology risks within APAC and across internal and external events
Control & Mitigate:
  • Design and implement effective and proactive action plans that appropriately mitigate risks in a sustainable manner and define Key Risk Indicators to track impact
  • Operate controls in an effective manner to mitigate risks and deliver IT value
  • Execute the related compliance process (e.g. Audits, CICATs, SOX) and IT Policy Management & Exceptions
Monitor & Report:
  • Monitor controls to identify gaps and prevent, correct, detect operational risk issues
  • Identify, measure, monitor, support and complete EIT risk management training, communication, and outreach programs
  • Integrate continuous improvement with metrics and monitoring
  • Support Virtuous Circle of risk management
Review and Verification:
  • Assuring strategic and foundational risk attributes are comprehensively included in pre, during and post analysis
  • Ongoing reviews to identify anomalies, exceptions and outliers that could lead to additional risk events
  • Verifying risk management standards, requirements and documented risk reduction attributes are applied
Audit Interaction
  • Provide oversight and governance for APAC technology audit interactions across EIT. Establish alignment with regional audit teams, EIT ORM Divisional teams and EIT Central Risk Audit coordination.
  • Manage the coordination of APAC technology audit activity, provide oversight and support preparation for upcoming exams, identify emerging issues and trends, work with regional audit services to establish on going interaction over the course of the audit lifecycle
  • Ensure issues identification and management response coordination handoffs are appropriately handled.
Regulatory Management
  • Provide oversight and governance for APAC regulatory engagements. Establish alignment with regional regulatory compliance teams, EIT central compliance team and second line of defense teams.
  • Manage the coordination of APAC technology regulatory activities, provide oversight and support for preparation of upcoming exams, identify emerging issues and trends, work with regional compliance teams to establish on going interaction over the course of the regulatory engagement.
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