IT Risk Manager

Sanderson Recruitment
11 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

IT Risk Manager - Edinburgh

Highly Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

We have an exciting opportunity for an IT Risk Manager to join a forward thinking, financial services business in Edinburgh on a permanent basis during an exciting period of growth.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the development, delivery, embedding and ongoing enhancement of the IT risk & control framework.


  • Planning, delivery and management of IT risk processes.
  • Development of the IT Risk & Control Framework
  • Conducting, recording and reporting risk identification assessments
  • Ongoing controls assurance and support
  • Liaising with business areas for risk advice and remediation
  • Management of audit issues and actions
  • Reporting to CIO and IT leadership on activity

Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

The successful candidate will ideally be a Qualified IT Risk or Audit Professional and possess detailed knowledge of risk management frameworks, policies & processes and emerging best practice in the industry with solid experience working across all lines of defence within a financial services organisation.

  • IT risk, audit, controls and assurance experience
  • Previous experience conducting risk assessments and assurance reviews within an IT environment
  • Detailed working knowledge of IT Operations and ideally Cloud experience
  • Influencing & implementing strategy vision
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to make 'risk connections
  • Good understanding of regulatory requirements
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • Strong technical skills and abilities
  • Articulate and able to influence senior management to deliver clear outcomes.
  • Significant experience and understanding of the design and delivery of Risk Management Framework, policies and processes
  • Experience across the lines of defence

To apply, please use the 'Apply Online' link below.

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