Technology Risk Manager

Robert Walters Plc
United Kingdom
£75k - £95k pa
03 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a Global Financial Services Firm, based in London, is looking for an IT Risk Specialist to join their growing team. Description of the role and key responsibilities: * Responsible for implementing the IT Risk Management strategies as it pertains to the Bank: * Own the IT risk management process within an allocated area in collaboration with key stakeholders * Identify threats and assess risk relating to IT and information assets through formal risk assessments and ongoing stakeholder engagement * Apply consultancy and guidance, or take ownership of, tasks and processes throughout the risk management lifecycle, including rating, tracking and reporting on identified risks * Support, maintain and enhance risk management tools and processes * Ensure compliance to risk management and security policies * Work closely with the Information Security team to define the scope and coverage of technical security controls * Keep stakeholders informed of risks and related activities, driving deadlines for mitigation * Collaborate with risk and assurance stakeholders (Fraud, Compliance, Group Risk, Internal and External Audit) to assist in their work and to implement, monitor or report on required activities * Promote a risk conscious culture through stakeholder engagement, awareness and delivery Core Skills: * Regulatory Knowledge as applicable to role * To act with integrity at all times and embrace the philosophy of treating our customers fairly * Experience of working within Financial IT environments with strong governance and compliance requirements is required * Risk related knowledge of digital and ecommerce systems * Technical knowledge of hardware and software security products * Technical knowledge of IT systems, applications and databases * Good understanding of best practice standards and governance frameworks such as ISO27000, ITIL and COBIT * Strong leadership skills: energy, enthusiasm, drive, direction, results-orientation. Positive can-do attitude. * Proactive, challenging, questioning and analytical * Motivated by IT and Risk Management challenges * Strong attention to detail * Ability to work in a matrix environment with interfaces to multiple teams/reporting lines * Technical and enterprise problem / resolution skills * Education and Background: * B.Sc in related subject or relevant experience * Industry recognised accreditations or similar relevant experience (i.e. CISSP, SANS, CRISC or CISM) * IT Risk/IT Internal Audit or similar experience in practice If you are driven, determined and want to join a company that has the backing of some of the brightest minds in their respective industry then this role is for you. Apply today or call me on [Phone number removed] to find out more.
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