Ahead Consulting - IT Planning & Governance Director


Ahead Consulting is looking for an IT Planning & Governance Director to work at a large international insurance organization in Tokyo. The IT Planning & Governance Director will be responsible for ensuring the continuation of operations in a safe and resilient manner, while providing technical insight and expertise on the IT risks being managed and controlled by the various IT teams.


Assess IT risks and recommend actions where needed

Work closely with senior representatives of local, regional, and corporate HQ to identify and examine technology and change risks

Provide high quality opinions on the adequacy of the firms’ technology and change risk management, and the control, management and remediation of identified risks

Work with the internal auditors and external regulators across the business in Japan and internationally

Align IT infrastructure and applications with business models, encompassing scalability and flexibility of IT systems, IT organization, resources and dependency on 3rd parties

Provide restructuring/change capability to deliver large scale strategic change

Ensure operational continuity in the event of external stress such as natu ...