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Cybersecurity Director

Job Seekers Japan IT, Risk Management Fintech

Job Description

One of the world's most admired companies looking for a cybersecurity director


  • They're looking for a Cyber Security Manager to work remotely with global colleagues for a renowned life insurance firm situated in Tokyo.
  • As Manager of Japan's Cyber Security Functional Unit, you will be required to play a crucial role. The purpose of the Information Security group is to preserve the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the company's and customers' information in a proactive manner.
  • Oversees services supplied by offshore teams to thoroughly cover functions of the global information security framework based on NIST CSF and leads the Cyber Security section, which has eight associates.
  • Lead by example in the functional unit, demonstrating hands-on work for daily duties and proposing solutions to improvement projects.
  • Immediate focuses include: * Enhance security posture, strengthen controlling email-based threat and application vulnerabilities with advanced threat discovery and response capabilities.
  • Assist in improving ransomware recovery to ensure company continuity.
  • Boost enterprise readiness to respond to and recover from major cyber-attacks.
  • Lead cyber security response to internal/external audits and management of identified issues/actions.
  • Promote cloud use from the standpoint of security and risk management.

Required skills

  • A minimum of 7 years of hands-on experience in a cybersecurity-related profession, including 3 years or more of people management experience.
  • Proficiency in business English and advanced Japanese.
  • Ability to write accurate reports in appropriate plain language for all levels of employees and present them orally.
  • Willingness to learn new technology and information security concepts.
  • Experience developing business applications or hardening IT infrastructures.
  • A keen interest in larger aspects of information security and risk management, such as IT risk governance and third-party risk management.
  • Financial industry experience or interest, notably in life insurance.
  • CISSP or comparable certification is a bonus * Familiarity with regulatory/industry standards (NIST CSF, PCI DSS, FISC)

About our client

One of the largest, multinational companies in the world operating on different continents.

Morgan McKinley Asia Pac is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Kerem Kuyululu
Kerem Kuyululu
  • Consultant | IT Recruitment
  • +813 4550 6587