Senior IT Risk Consultant

PSD Group
Up to £90,000 plus attractive benefits package
12 Nov 2017
12 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

PSD has been assigned to appoint a technically strong Senior IT Risk Consultant for a large consultancy practice, to deliver high quality advisory engagements to a range of Financial Services and other industry clients.

The successful appointee will be required to:

  • Lead a broad, diverse team of IT Risk Assurance professionals
  • Strategically develop and maintain / convert a pipeline of client opportunities
  • Identify opportunities to support new and existing clients and lead the sales process e.g. Proposals, Pitches and Engagement Letters
  • Achieve appropriate sales targets
  • •Supervise, manage and oversee project delivery to clients
  • Act as a key client contact responsible for teams of specialists and subject matter experts to deliver your clients’ IT Risk requirements
  • Provide management, coaching and guidance to others
  • Ensure all work is conducted in accordance with Quality Assurance standards
  • Take responsibility for report writing and reviews in client approved styles
  • Manage assignment budgets
  • Build effective working relationships with clients
  • Build a network of industry contacts through attending external industry events
  • Develop new IT Risk Assurance services / refine and enhance existing services


  • Relevant experience of delivering a range of IT Risk related services within Financial Services, e.g. IT Controls, IT Benchmarking, IT Strategy. IT System Specification and Selection, Data, IT outsourcing, IT Resilience, IT reorganisation ERP system Controls, and Cyber and data related engagements
  • Business development experience
  • Experience of driving formal sales processes and working with different internal teams on those proposals (e.g. technology risk, regulatory risk and management consulting teams)
  • Strong leadership, management and coaching skills
  • The ability to develop and maintain new and existing client relationships
  • The ability to work effectively in different teams for varying periods of time, building good working relationships with colleagues and clients at all levels
  • The ability to assess IT risk in a wide range of operations and activities and suggest pragmatic IT risk mitigation activities
  • Experienced in developing junior staff
  • Experience of identifying and effectively reporting any issues and recommendations for improvement to clients, as well as drafting the related sections of formal reports
  • Experience of working in an FCA regulated environment
  • Experience of SAP, Oracle and Microsoft Dynamics
  • Relevant qualifications would include IS27001 (Lead Auditor), CISSP, PCI DSS QSA, Prince2, MSP, ITIL and ERP related qualifications

Remuneration: up to £90,000 plus attractive benefits package

Contact Terry Wetters, Senior Consultant