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IT Risk & Security Director

Date Posted: Nov 13, 2018

Location: Dublin, D, IE, D2

Company: MetLife

IT Risk and Security Director


Job Location: DUBLIN, Ireland


Role Value Proposition: 

The IT Risk and Security director is responsible for the oversight and/or execution of MetLife's Global Information Risk & Security Program across multiple programs across the region.  This role is also responsible for team development.    


Key Responsibilities:  

IT Risk and Security Director responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  1. Driving the execution of multiple IT Risk & Security programs in region through work approaches that include and are not limited to:-

• Developing deep program policy, process and tool subject matter expertise

• Collaborating closely with Global program teams

• Support team members through training, governance and/or hands on with execution of the program in their countries as required

• Determine clear annual program goals and objectives

• Provide regular program updates to Head of IT Risk & Security in Region

  1. Provide Regional IT Risk & Security Advisory & Business support, including not limited to:-

• Support Technology & Business Projects, ensuring compliance with IT Security Policies & Standards and MetLife technology stack

• Coordinate Customer / Regulatory Security Assurance requests

  1. Run Incident Command IT Risk & Security response in Region through work approaches that include and are not limited to:-

• Training country Cyber Incident Responders

• Overseeing IT Risk & Security Incidents Management

• Collaborating closely with MET-CIRT

       4. Report to Executive Committees on ITRS program.

       5. Develop ITRS professionals in team.


Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:


1. 10-15 years professional IT Risk & Security related experiences in Financial services.

2. Expertise and experiences in implementing & monitoring Information Security controls, practices and technology for multiple levels within an organization.

3. IT Risk & Security Certification or similar preferred – e.g. CISA, CISM, CISSP, PCIP;

4. Execution and Results oriented;   Ability to transparently plan and execute against plan.

5. Good english language;

6. Strong analytical, critical thinking and report presentation skills. 

7. Ability to work independently with a structured approach.  Strong excel, powerpoint and/or visio skills.

8. 5 years People management experience.




Business Category

Global Technology & Operations - ITRS


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