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Manager, IT Audit

Date:  5 Apr 2024
Job Req ID:  2949
Company:  John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited


John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited


A highly-diversified and global corporation, the Swire Group’s businesses encompass property, aviation, beverages and food chain, as well as marine and trading & industrial activities. Its core businesses are mainly focused in Asia, with its key operations in Hong Kong and the Chinese Mainland. Within Asia, Swire's activities come under the Group's publicly quoted arm, Swire Pacific Limited, which is the largest shareholder in two Hong Kong listed companies: Swire Properties and Cathay Pacific Airways.


John Swire & Sons (H.K.) Limited is the holding company of the publicly-listed conglomerate, Swire Pacific Ltd. Our Group Internal Audit Department is now inviting candidates to apply for the following position:



Manager, IT Audit



  • Formulate IT and cybersecurity audit strategy and plans for the Swire Group with reference to the latest technology trends and the group companies’ development plans
  • Lead a team of audit professionals to provide quality IT audit services across the Swire Group
  • Review results of audit and consulting projects, monitor follow-up actions and provide updates to the Audit Committees
  • Supervise data analytics works, and promote new ideas and tools for digitalisation of audit processes to enhance quality of audit
  • Develop communication channels with stakeholders at the group companies and external auditors for proactively identifying emerging risks and prioritising audit focus
  • Perform ad-hoc and special projects as assigned


To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree, with 10 years of experience in IT auditing or IT management. Candidates with less experience will be considered Assistant Manager, IT Audit
  • Obtained relevant professional qualifications such as CISA or CISSP
  • Solid knowledge of the latest trends and technology, cyber security, and best practices in IT audit
  • The proactivity, with sound analytical and communication skills
  • A strong business acumen, with the ability to challenge the status quo and turn innovative idea into practical solutions
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English and Chinese. Fluent Putonghua is desirable
  • The flexibility to travel frequently


At Swire, we are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive working environment for all our people regardless of their age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, relationship, family status, disability, race, ethnicity, nationality, religious or political beliefs. We believe in creating an environment where people feel comfortable at work and are able to realise their full potential.


We offer a competitive package to the right candidate. If you meet the qualifications and are interested in this position, you can send your application by clicking ‘Apply Now’. We will contact all shortlisted candidates.


The Swire group is an equal opportunity employer. All applications will be used exclusively for selection purposes and handled confidentially by authorised personnel only. Your application may also be considered for other suitable positions within the Swire group (please indicate clearly on your application if you would not like to be considered for other positions within the group.) Following the data privacy ordinance, all unsuccessful applications will be destroyed after an appropriate time.

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