Head, Information Risk at Stanbic IBTC Bank

Stanbic IBTC Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally. It has been a mainstay of South Africa's financial system for 150 years, and now spans 16 countries across the African continent.Standard Bank is a firm believer in technical innovation, to help us guarantee exceptional client service and leading edge financial solutions. Our growing global success reflects our commitment to the latest solutions, the best people, and a uniquely flexible and vibrant working culture. To help us drive our success into the future, we are looking for resourceful individuals to join our dedicated team at our offices.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Head, Information RiskJob ID: 30349Location: Lagos IslandJob Sector: GovernanceJob DetailsRisk Management: understanding all risks - from the economic to the political - that could affect our global business, and offering guidance to all parts of the bank.Job PurposeTo provide, manage and implement Information Risk Policy in a financial/banking business environment.To act as a trusted and thought-leadership expert in Information risk management that equips business with the mechanisms to identify, mitigate and treat information risks in the institutionKey Responsibilities/AccountabilitiesManage Information Risk:To pro-actively manage information risks/threats to the business.Manage the development, provisioning and successful execution of a proportionate information risk treatment programme (e.g. mitigate, accept, transfer and avoid).Develops and maintains strong business and centres of excellence relationships, becoming a trusted partner, as well as building relationships with corporate functions such as Group Internal Audit, Group Compliance, Business Information Risk and Group Information Technology.Delivers information risk assessments and guides business managers on the appropriate risk control strategies, whilst aligning information risk strategies with business objectives.Coordinate information risk self-assessment, risk assessment, analysis, rating and provides control recommendations using the established Information Risk Management framework.Initiates, facilitates, and promote activities to create information risk awareness within the organization, including awareness of information risk related regulatory issues that have a potential impact to the environment in alignment with group wide awareness activities.Coordinates and serve as a facilitator and liaison between the Business lines, Embedded Information Risk and the Group Information Risk Office for the successful remediation of information risks.Manages the engagement process of information risk assessments and acts as a liaison with centres of excellence to deliver value to the businessAdvices business personnel regarding the value and methods of safeguarding information.Establish cooperative dialogue between Business, Embedded Information Risk, Group Financial Crime Control, Group Information Risk Office and IT Security by visible and consistent action in monthly meetings.Reviews the ability of the business to execute against group-wide risk and control mandates.Promote a fit for purpose approach to adopting information risk best practices in the Business lines.Promote self-compliance to information risk governance standards, policies and standards by closely monitoring and engaging countries on agreed POW.Manage, and develop business personnel knowledge to ensure better information protection and management across with the assistance of information risk practitioners through awareness, training and workshops.Acts as liaison between Business and various Governance, Control & Risk offices within the bank to create and maintain reporting, problem resolution, and other tasks necessary to continuous improvement and evolution of services.Internal & External RelationshipsPBB - Business risk assessment/analysis:Nature of relationship: Provide a service to themSphere of influence: Impact the whole business line (PBB, IB or EF)Description or examples: Working relationship with PBB ManagementCIB - Business risk assessment/analysis:Nature of relationship: Provide a service to themSphere of influence: Impact the whole business line (PBB, IB or EF)Description or examples: Working relationship with CIB Management across the bank.Corporate Functions - Business risk assessment/analysis:Nature of relationship: Provide a service to themSphere of influence: Impact the whole business line (PBB, IB or EF)Description or examples: Working relationship with Corporate Functions ManagementIndustry - Influence industry norms:Description or examples: Through fora such as Risk Managers Associations of Nigeria, Institute of Operational Risk, etc 

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