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Information Security Officer

Job Level:  Professional

SG, 068897

Due Date:  12/31/2021
Area of Expertise:  IT & Tech Engineering
Unit:  Allianz Singapore
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  1153

Entity: Allianz Insurance Singapore


Responsibilities of Role:

  • Ensure information security strategy, risk appetite, policies, and action plans are formulated/implemented in compliance with Allianz Group and relevant MAS & PDPC & Cyber Security Agency requirements - including the Cyber Risk Framework and Technology Risk Management Framework                                                                                                                        
  • Identify and analyse risks, and recommend appropriate controls and mitigation measures             
  • Track emerging technology, technology trends and their related risks. Assess their impact on the business environment and spearhead the appropriate initiatives required to mitigate them (including reviewing/revising existing practices), while always ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Monitor and maintain system confidentiality, integrity and availability and manage information security crisis/incidents       
  • Promote appropriate culture, awareness and organizational change for a more sustainable information security practice       
  • Oversee and execute security requirements in all projects in collaboration with IT, Risk, Compliance and Business Stakeholder



Functional Skills

  • Excellent knowledge of regulatory requirements, and of standards on Technology Security practices and Frameworks.               
  • Excellent knowledge of Risk Management Framework                                                                                                      
  • Good knowledge on ITIL practices                                                                                                                                                           
  • Good knowledge on various area Information Technology (Software Development, Security Baseline, Database, Networking and Cloud)                                                                                                                                                    


General Skills

  • Independent worker but a team-player; self-starter; business-minded; pragmatic; result-oriented with a 'can-do' attitude
  • Entrepreneurial with strong managerial skills.                                                                                                                     
  • Ability to deliver high-quality results; and takes ownership of initiatives.                                                                    
  • Engaging personality who is able to build and maintain good working relationships and strong professional presence                                                                                                                                                



  • Experience in Cyber Security related field, minimum 5 to 7 years                                                  
  • Experience in the field of Information and IT Risk Governance and/or Information Security practices, minimum 3 to 5 years               
  • Experience in Insurance, Financial Services or Professional Services preferred, ideal experience, though not required                
  • Experience in analysing and responding to advanced cyber threats, technology risk and the motivation/ attack vectors of each threat, minimum 5 to 7 years


Education / Professional Certification

  • Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems/Security or related field.                  
  • Actively holding an industry accepted professional certification such as CISSP, CISM, GIAC, CCSP or equivalent             

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. 
We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.
We therefore welcome applications regardless of ethnicity or cultural background, age, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation.
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