Head of Technology Risk

20 May 2019
11 Jun 2019
Job role
A well established bank in Kuwait is looking for a Head of Technology Risk to implement and maintain all activities of the Technology risk function including cyber risk and supervise the RCSA assessments and assess the level of compliance with the approved technology related policies and procedures.


Develop and maintain the Technology Risk management strategy and framework that includes policies, procedures, processes, standards, guidelines and forms required to enable reliable and accountable role to govern, manage and report technology risks activities to enable proper issues resolution and problem solving.

Assess the bank's technology risk related frameworks including policies, processes, procedures, standards, and guidelines are effectively aligned, ensure effective controls and corrections are advised from risk prospective across the bank.

Develop and maintain technology risk appetite, tolerance and related KRIs to support management in risk oversight and Risk governance through periodic reporting of technology risk dashboard to Board Risk Committee, Management Risk Committee, as well as other senior management across the bank.

Oversee, monitor and advise on management of Technology related risks by working closely with 1st line business and Information Technology stakeholders to deliver effective Technology risk governance and oversight.

Candidate profile:

15 years of banking experience with at least 10 years in a similar senior position in risk management environment; Technology Risk (Governance, Risk and Compliance)

Knowledge of banking products, Information Technology and Banking Operations.

Bachelor's degree in IT, Business or equivalent.

International certifications in the field of security and control of information systems and business continuity will be valued positively: CISA, CISSP, CRISK, CISM, ISO 27000, BCCA, BCCLA, etc.