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Senior Manager - IT Risk & Governance
placeCyberjaya, MY-AIA Shared Services Malaysia
Last seen on AIA website 1 day ago at 20 Mar 2023, 2:27PM

At AIA weve started an exciting movement to create a healthier, more sustainable future for everyone.

As pioneering innovators for over 100 years, were now transforming our organisation to be faster, simpler and more connected. Because we want to be even better equipped to develop digital solutions and experiences that help more people live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives.

To get there, we need people with tech/digital/analytics expertise and passion to help develop positive, sustainable change through digitally enhanced experiences that will impact the lives of millions of people and create a healthier future for everyone.

If you believe in developing a better tomorrow, read on. 


Senior manager in the GIS Governance & Control function to the manage, execute and drive improvements to one or more of GIS Governances core pillars or responsibilities.

This Senior Manager role will assist the Head of GIS Governance by managing one or more of GIS Governances core service pillars for AIA Group, in particular, primary focus will be on the following pillars:

  • Policies & Standards Management

    • Accountable and responsible for putting in place a structured process in reviewing and updating GIS policy and standards set.

    • Identify need to develop new policy/standards and/or update existing policy and standards.

    • Proactively advise on improvement/revision opportunities of policy and standards set; and assist policy/standard document owner in reviewing and maintaining the review lifecycle.

  • Security Advisory & Governance

    • Liaising with SMEs within Group Information Security functions and act as single point of contact to advise Group business functions and local BU Information Security team on information security related matters.

    • Liaising with local geographic Information Security team, maintain oversight of key information security issues and challenges of each BU and formulate information security posture of each BU.

    • Maintain oversight of local BU cyber hygiene and work with local BU Information Security team to enforce local governance and actions to remediate information security gaps.

In addition to the above, this role may also need to support the following GIS Governance team services:   

  • Information security awareness training program

  • Third party security assessment

  • Audit / regulatory support

  • Risk reporting and measurement

  • Technology issue management

Job Requirements :

  • Degree in Computer Science or related discipline

  • 10+ years experience in Information Security /Technology Risk

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to escalate timely to management.

  • Strong knowledge of Information Security Standards and Industry Standards frameworks such as ISO 27001 and NIST.

  • Strong knowledge of regulatory requirements as related to Cyber and Information Security.

  • Familiarity with information security controls and technical knowledge in areas such as Infrastructure security, Application Security, Cyber Security, Identity and Access Management

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) preferable.

  • Staff management experience required.

  • Occasional travel is required.

Build a career with us as we help our customers and the community live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives.

You must provide all requested information, including Personal Data, to be considered for this career opportunity. Failure to provide such information may influence the processing and outcome of your application. You are responsible for ensuring that the information you submit is accurate and up-to-date.

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AIA is the largest independent publicly listed pan-Asian life insurance group – with a presence in 18 markets across Asia. For more than a century, AIA has strived to make a significant, positive impact for our customers and communities across Asia. As we look to the future, this commitment is reinforced by our Purpose: to help millions of people live Healthier, Longer, Better Lives. Our Purpose guides the decisions we make and the actions we take as an organisation - empowering and enabling people to understand and manage their health, while meeting their long-term savings and protection needs. We believe that helping to create a healthier Asia is one of the most important and valuable things we can do for our communities, today and in the future.