Head of IT Risk


About Paidy Inc.

Paidy was founded with the mission to create a world of “We remove the barriers, embrace simplicity”, offering its real-time monthly consolidated credit service all across Japan.

Paidy started Japan’s first instant post-pay credit service for e-commerce consumers in October 2014. Paidy requires no pre-registration or credit card to use; Paidy consumers purchase products online using only a mobile phone number and email address (verification is established through a four-digit code via SMS or voice pin-code) and settle a single monthly bill for all their purchases, either at a convenience store, by bank transfer or auto-debit. Paidy also supports multi-pay installments and subscriptions. There are currently over 4,000,000 Paidy accounts in use (Oct 2020). Paidy has proved a powerful means of persuading first-time buyers to transact online. Its proprietary models and machine learning

mean that transactions are underwritten in seconds, with guaranteed payment to merchants.

Paidy increases merchant revenues by reducing incomplete transactions, increasing conversion rates, boosting average order values, and facilitating easy repeat buying.

For more information visit http://www.paidy.com.


Aboutthe Security Team


Although cyber security is everyone’s responsibility, our security team is primarily responsible for solving some of the most challenging and exciting problems to mitigate cyber threats that are common organization-wide and industry-wide.

As the digital world moves exponentially, we are constantly aligning our cyber security strategy, especially in today’s dynamic environment. Consequently, Information Security is very important to us and excel to implement the latest cyber resilience and cyber security practices.


Your Duties & Responsibilities


PARTNERSHIP DEVELOP STRATEGIES Partners with leadership from across various product areas to identify and evaluate risk potential and proactively develop strategic risk mitigation strategies.

STAKEHOLDERS Proactively set up meetings with stakeholders to understand how to better navigate IT risk throughout the organization based on current and future market trends.

RISK EVALUATION Leads continuous risk evaluations, risk reporting/tracking, and delivers results and recommendations to product areas and IT management.

POLICIES Sets policies for documenting existing control procedures.

PROJECTS Manages high-impact and complex projects to improve controls that would mitigate any deficiencies.

REGULATIONS Ensures controls meet regulatory and organization standards.

KNOWLEDGE Maintains knowledge on current and emerging IT risk trends that might affect IT systems both internally and externally.

MANAGER Recruits, directs, motivates and develops staff, maximizing their individual contribution, their professional growth and their ability to function effectively with their colleagues as a team.

INFLUENCE Enhances IT risk initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or product initiatives.

INVENTORY Gathers and maintains inventory of IT operational and cyber risks including monitoring status and progress of approach steps.

STAKEHOLDERS Presents reports and status updates to key stakeholders and leaders to drive the mitigation of the IT organization’s top risks using an IT risk register.

MATURITY Develops and executes on both strategic and tactical IT operational and cyber risk management plans to continue to mature the risk assessment program.

METRICS Directs and/or develops metrics and KPIs to monitor the effectiveness and progress of risk mitigation approaches.

SELF STARTER A self-starter and takes initiative to drive progress while building rapport with internal and external stakeholders.

MINUTIAE Attention to detail and organization skills will be essential.


Your skills and experience


● IT Risk Management working experience (more than 3 years)

● Strong IT knowledge across Cloud, Application, Software, Hardware, and Networking Technologies

● Business level English


Required Education


● M.S. in Information Security (or equivalent)


Required Certifications





Desired Certifications






● PMP (or equivalent)


Paidy Value


Candidates must be able to demonstrate affinity with the Fidelity core values:

Diversity & Inclusion: Respect all of human beings, focus on our potentials and leverage our differences

Self-starter: Proactively demonstrate ownership, motivate and reflect ourselves

Customer-driven: Identify solutions based on what customers need

Openness: Be open to feedback and constructively critical

Visionary: See the big picture and make the impossible, possible

Expertise: Be learning animals, be hungry for new things and keep growing

Resilience: No hesitation to be bold, take risks and make mistakes everyday


● Please note that you must be eligible to work in Japan