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Information Risk Management - Due Diligence Lead, Vice President

at MUFG Americas

Posted: 3/15/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 10026170-WD-SECONDARY-45

Job Description

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2018) with total assets of over $2.9 trillion (106.2 (JPY) as of March 30, 2018) and 150,000 colleagues in more than 50 countries. In the U.S., we're 13,000 strong, working together to positively impact every customer, organization, and community we serve. We achieve this by delivering on our values, putting people first, fostering long-term relationships built on honesty and mutual understanding, and inspiring the best in each other. This is all part of our inclusive, high-performing culture supported by Total Rewards that include our cash balance pension plan. Join a team that's working to fulfill its vision to be the world's most trusted financial group.
Reporting to the Head of Information Risk Due Diligence, the Due Diligence Vice President is a key subject matter expert (SME) in the Second Line of Defense Information Risk Assessment (SLoD IRA) team. Responsibilities include: conducting information risk assessments of various products, services and resources; conducting risk assessments for major initiatives and First Line business units' strategic risks; and implementing information risk management (IRM) principles as part of the due diligence for merger & acquisition (M&A) transactions, new products, and services.
Major Responsibilities:
  • Acts as an SME in the SLoD IRM team and communicates IRM requirements to First Line business units and to partners from other risk stripes
  • Leads and conducts Information Risk Due Diligence for new or modified products and services
  • Leads and conducts Information Risk Due Diligence throughout the life cycle of M&A transactions
  • Performs review and challenge of Information Risk assessments conducted by the First Line business units
  • Reports status and output of assessments to senior management
  • Works closely with all levels of stakeholders across the organization to ensure effective partnership to meet or exceed the expectations

  • Quick learner and able to understand the big picture and apply expert knowledge to ensure effective information risk assessment / due diligence
  • Stakeholder management and working across various parts of the organization
  • Communicates information risk matters to senior management
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • Certifications: 1 or more of GSEC, CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, CGEIT preferred
  • 8 + years of related experience
  • Expert knowledge of Information Risk Management frameworks, policies, and tools
  • Proven knowledge of performing Information Risk Due Diligence for mergers & acquisitions, new products and services, third-party service providers and technology projects
  • Deep understanding of technology infrastructure components, solution architecture, software development best practices, and technology management processes
  • Deep understanding of control and risk management concepts and knowledge of the operational aspects of the information risk business
  • Knowledge of the financial services industry and its regulations / laws
  • Understanding of respective industry best practices (e.g., NIST, ISO, COBIT, OWASP, ITIL)
  • Knowledge of risk management policies, methods, standards, processes, governance models, and industry standard risk analysis approaches
  • Knowledge of current industry trends in information risk management
  • Familiarity with Three Lines of Defense model and prior experience in the SLoD Information Risk assessment domain
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-directed individual
  • Proactive, team player, resilient, and detail oriented with a focus on the thoroughness and quality of deliverables
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    Self-directed individual
  • Proactive, team player, resilient, and detail oriented with a focus on the thoroughness and quality of deliverables
  • Able to influence and collaborate well with internal and external stakeholders
  • Able to enforce and communicate related policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Able to lead across the organization, be a valued partner, and be a SME in the Information Risk management and technology domain
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

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