IT Data Protection Director (Asia) - Leading Financial Institution IT Data Protection Director (Asia) - Leading  …

Pinpoint Asia Limited
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 04 Apr 20
Excellent Remuneration
Pinpoint Asia Limited
in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 04 Apr 20
Excellent Remuneration
Our client, a leading financial institution, is looking for an IT Data Protection Director for their Asia business. This role would establish the risk mitigation and controls on Data Protection and Security.


  • Lead the definition of the enterprise data protection strategies which support and align with the firm's vision and objectives. 
  • Provide technical advisory for senior technology management on Information and Data Management strategies.
  • Establish and maintain core data models, information standard and data management lifecycle controls. 
  • Lead the IT Data Protection programme across Asia. 
  • Establish IT Data Protection standards and practices. 
  • Assist and Engage with the Data Engineering and Applications Teams to steer application of the Information Architecture standards and frameworks, considering data movement and data residency regulations.  


  • At least 10 years' working experience in the IT Data Risk and Control space in the financial industry. 
  • Proven experience in establishing a data governance model and framework.
  • Extensive experience in data protection including application security, data leakage protection, unstructured data management, data life-cycle management, etc. 
  • Strong project management skills in managing IT Data Protection solution implementation and delivery projects. 
  • Exposure on a regional role be a great plus. 
  • Strategic thinking and communication, which able to coach and lead all levels of people. 
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills. 
  • Bachelor or Master's degree from a reputable University.
  • Excellent communication skills in English.

If this outstanding opportunity sounds like your next career move, please send your resume in Word format Danny Kwan at and put IT Data Protection Director (Asia) - Leading Financial Institution in the subject header.

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