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Head, Governance, Risk and Compliance

Client of Universal Ally

Posted on November 8, 2019

10 - 12 years Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Bachelor of Technology/Engineering(Computers). Any Nationality

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The Role
Manage and is accountable for the performance and the daily operations of the ITS Governance, Risk and Compliance Office. Responsible for oversight and coordination of the Governance, Risk and Compliance program
• Support in the development and implementations of department strategy according to the company strategy, responsible in setting section s operational goals, initiate measures and have accountability in reaching these goals to improve the overall unit s performance
• Support the performance management process that measures and evaluates progress against departmental goals
• Responsible for a result-oriented management and development of people and resources, including provision of a strong day-to-day leadership presence involving resource allocation, monitoring, reporting, and conducting regular staff meetings
• Manage the section s expenditure and requirements, keeping in mind its impact and utilization on the financial budget
• Foster organizational culture by establishing quality awareness and service orientation and complying and implementing processes such as Project Management and Change Management
• Develop, implement and ensure adherence of policies and procedures
• Promote and support the recruitment and development of UAE Nationals to significantly contribute to company s strategic goal
• Provide guidance to senior management in regard to regulations, policies, applicable laws and compliance issues
• Responsible for designing and implementation of IT processes, policies and controls to assure compliance with applicable regulatory and legal requirements as well as industry leading practices
• Responsible for Document Approval and Stamps Control services provided to company s employees
• Support the corporate risk analysis and self-assessments programs for various IT units, systems and processes
• Help ensure compliance with local and international regulations and standards
• Establish and oversee a formal vulnerability and testing program
• Liaise with Internal Audit, Corporate Compliance, and Risk Management to remediate new and outstanding issues;
• Coordinate with the respective corporate teams on implementing Information Security, Business Continuity and Data Privacy initiatives within ITS
• Oversee and maintain the ITS security policies, standards, guidelines and baselines, in coordination with IT Security and Corporate Information Security
• Promote and monitor ITS Security awareness
• Promote and monitor the System Electronic Records Retention program.
• Train other staff and external clients as necessary
• Ensure that the various IT-GRC functions are executed as per agreed service levels
• Minimum 10 years progressive IT, GRC management experience out of which 3 in a GRC Management position
• Bachelor s degree in Information Systems, Information Technology (IT), Computer Science or Engineering.
• Master s degree is a plus
• Advanced knowledge of risk assessment design and delivery
• Knowledgeable of governance, risk and compliance systems and how to design a GRC frame work
• Dynamic, self-driven with strong business understanding and background
• Strategic thinking with strong focus on results and high quality of work and able to think out of the box
• Very good leadership skills including people management, selection and development skills
• Very good command of written and spoken English; knowledge of Arabic language is an added advantage
• Very good analytical, planning, forecasting, execution and problem-solving skills
• Continuously acquire and refresh functional knowledge, skills and competencies
• Flexible and able to work under pressure
• Respect and promote trust and confidentiality
• Strong level of customer service orientation and professionalism in all interactions
• Very good communication, negotiation, and presentation skills
• Broad knowledge of health insurance concepts
• Good knowledge of Microsoft applications
• Experienced in managing a multi-cultural environment and promote teamwork and knowledge sharing in order to achieve goals and deliverables

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Head Governance Risk and Compliance

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