Information Security Officer, Singapore

  • Negotiable
  • Singapore, Singapore
  • Cyber Security and IT Risk

Harrington Starr have partnered with a global financial services business based in Singapore to help identify a Regional Information Security Officer for the APAC region


This role will perform the act as a key POC for regulators in the APAC region and also working with the outsourced SOC to provide support for any major incidents in the APAC time zone.


Key accountabilities will include:




  • Working with APAC regulators and agencies e.g. SFC and MAS
  • Planning and leading regional audits
  • Maintaining and developing the local ISMS
  • Conducting Risk assessments
  • User awareness training
  • Policy creation and execution
  • Ensuring adherence to recognised frameworks
  • Working with the global Head of Information Security on improving the posture
  • Offering technical cyber SME services to the business
  • Acting as an escalation point for major incidents



Key skills needed:


  • Strong experience within a regulatory/ GRC/ cyber risk role with demonstrable experience of working with APAC regulators
  • Strong knowledge of cyber frameworks - NIST, SOC 2, ISO27001
  • Extensive experience of working within financial services - ideally in an all-rounder role rather than one with a narrow focus
  • Experience of security incident management - including being an escalation point
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills - both internal and external
  • CISSP/ CISM certifications desirable


Role is based in Singapore with a hybrid model on offer. Please note we are only able to accept applications from Singapore nationals/ permanent residents at this stage.

Andrew Nitek Associate Vice President

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