Role details

Head of Group Cyber Security

Singapore   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Hong Kong Based
  • Regional Coverage

About Our Client

Founded in 1901 as China Light and Power Company Limited in Hong Kong, CLP Group has grown from a Hong Kong-based power utility into a leading investor and operator in the Asia Pacific Region's electricity market. Its portfolio comprises over 60 generation assets of gas, coal, nuclear and renewable energy, distribution and transmission assets and retail operations. The CLP Group is owned by CLP Holdings, a company listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong. Our Information Technology Group is a vital business partner who demonstrates excellence in IT strategy, leadership, customer partnership as well as service and solution delivery. To meet future business challenges, we are now looking for a high calibre IT professional to join the management team of our Information Technology Group.

Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Information Technology and as a member of the IT Senior Leadership Team, the candidate will lead the Cyber Security Team to manage cyber security strategy and implementation, staff awareness programs and incident response across the CLP Group in the Asia-Pacific region. Responsibilities:

  • Direct and control the establishment, implementation and ongoing management of Group-wide cyber security and incident response framework, which includes Group-wide policies, processes and technologies
  • Establish the CLP Group's Cyber-Security Steering Committee and engage representatives to ensure the business units across the Group deliver the directives set by the Head of Cyber Security
  • Influence and convince internal key stakeholders and negotiate with JV partners to adopt CLP cyber security policies or invest in appropriate technology such as monitoring tools
  • Direct and lead the team to formulate and propose strategies and alternative solutions to the Group Executive Committee and senior executives on preventing cyber attacks and responding to cyber incidents
  • Lead the team to conduct system, financial and technical feasibility studies on new tools, equipment, techniques, and methodologies; and ensure that the proposed solutions can maximize protection and optimize cost
  • Drive for proactive threat management activities to minimize the likelihood of a cyber incident

The Successful Applicant

  • University degree or equivalent in IT discipline
  • Professional credentials in relevant cyber security disciplines, such as ITIL-SM, ITGI, CGEIT, CISM, CISA or CISSP, including CISSP-ISSMP, in good standing
  • Current memberships and connections with leading cyber security groups in the security community
  • At least 8 years of experience in the information security field At least 5 years of experience in a management capacity
  • At least 2 years of experience responding to cyber incidents
  • Track record of managing culture change and awareness related to cyber security
  • Experience with network, host, and application anomalies and alerts raised by automated systems, such as SIEM, NGW, APT and end-point protection
  • Prior experience with critical infrastructure and SCADA system aspects of cyber security beneficial
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills
  • Independent, self-motivated and innovative with good problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills, and can foster teamwork
  • Good business acumen, and strong experience with delivering high impact business solutions
  • Excellent spoken and written English are required, Mandarin will be an added advantage
  • Regional exposure is preferred with experience working in different cultures in the Asia-Pacific region and willingness to travel as and when required

What's on Offer

Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package. Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment within a leading utility company in Asia-Pacific, you will enjoy functioning within a role which offers the opportunity to broaden your skill set and to further develop your capabilities. This is a rare leadership opportunity in a well established and respected organization, offering career progression and a challenging environment.

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