Deputy/Assistant Director, Cyber Security, Strategy and Planning (Contract)

5-7 years
17 days ago 1 Applied
Job Description

[What the role is]

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is Singapore's central bank and integrated financial regulator.

As central bank, MAS promotes sustained, non-inflationary economic growth through the conduct of monetary policy and close macroeconomic surveillance and analysis. It manages Singapore's exchange rate, official foreign reserves, and liquidity in the banking sector.

As an integrated financial supervisor, MAS fosters a sound financial services sector through its prudential oversight of all financial institutions in Singapore - banks, insurers, capital market intermediaries, financial advisors, and stock exchanges. It is also responsible for well-functioning financial markets, sound conduct, and investor education.

MAS also works with the financial industry to promote Singapore as a dynamic international financial centre. It facilitates the development of infrastructure, adoption of technology, and upgrading of skills in the financial industry.

Join us now, if you have a genuine interest in making an impact to help shape Singapore's economic and financial landscape

[What you will be working on]

  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders on strategic cyber security projects to keep them on track

  • Strategic planning for IT security investments and technology adoption to maximize effectiveness of IT security controls against rapidly evolving threats

  • Design and conduct effective cyber security exercises for the organization

  • Design and implement effective ways to improve cybersecurity awareness throughout the organization

  • Plan for training and developmental needs of different cybersecurity specialists to ensure skillsets are kept relevant in today's fast changing world

  • Manage complexities from maintaining IT security budgets and procurement

  • Participate in various internal, external and international forums on cyber security and coordinate as secretariat capacity.

[What we are looking for]

  • Background in Engineering, Computer Science or relevant degrees

  • 5 or more years of working experience in IT Security and project management

  • Relevant certifications in networking or cyber security, e.g. CISSP, CISM, CISA preferred

  • Strong project management skillsets

  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills and ability to influence to gain consensus from multiple stakeholders when required

  • Familiarity with IT security platforms and software including access control solutions, identity and access management platforms, data protection technologies, anti-malware, vulnerability management, security monitoring and compliance tools is highly advantageous

As part of the shortlisting process for this role, you may be required to complete a medical declaration and/or undergo further assessment.

This is a contract until Dec 2024. All applicants will be notified on whether they are shortlisted or not within 4 weeks of the closing date of this job posting.




compliance tools
access control solutions
data protection technologies
identity and access management platforms

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