LRA - London Regions Assurance - Technology Risk - Senior Associate

London (Greater)
04 Dec 2017
07 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for

The London Region Assurance Technology Risk practice is looking for Senior Associates to join its successful and growing team. The ideal candidate will have experience of transformation programmes, complex business systems or experience with the implementation of operational and strategic IT processes, project governance and IT application implementation.

About the role

London Region Assurance (LRA) is a fast growing business unit with a unique assurance division offering a broad range of services, including Audit, Risk Assurance and Transaction Services (TS), which are tailored to assist mid-sized and entrepreneurial clients, grow and overcome the complex challenges they face. Our client base varies hugely.

The Risk Assurance team at PwC takes pride in helping clients to identify measure and manage their risk profile more effectively. Our Risk Assurance specialists offer knowledge and expertise, which extends to clients’ internal controls (including IT systems), technology, non-financial reporting, corporate social sustainability and regulatory compliance.

Our LRA Technology Assurance team focuses on the technology components of the aforementioned. We provide provide mid- market clients with the advice and assurance that they need in order to drive value and efficiency from technology whilst mitigating key risks to keep their business safe. We offer a wide range of services including IT risk assessment, IT internal audit, data analytics and advisory, cyber security, IT strategy and programme assurance reviews.

The role will include the following:
Being part of a team that performs services including IT risk reviews, programme/project assurance, third party assurance, IT operational, security and data reviews.Junior managing fieldwork for engagements and supporting more senior team members in more specialist areasBuilding client relationships through engagement delivery, identifying opportunities to help clients resolve their challenges, and supporting the engagement sales processExposure to current thinking in technology governance and risk management
Additional information
Location - LondonOpportunity for working from home? Minimal but project dependentAmount of time client based - 70%Opportunity for job sharing? NoNeed to travel/overnight stays away from home? Occasionally - project dependentOpportunity for flexible working (hours)? YesAmount of time PwC office based - 30%Requirements

Essential skills

Well-developed consultant skill set developed in Big Four, boutique project management consultancy, Systems Integrator or can be demonstrated through industry roles.Strong project management, analytical skills and organisational abilitiesAwareness of current / emerging market trends and issuesAbility to follow formal methodologies and apply risk and quality standardsExcellent verbal skills and report writing capabilitiesTeam playerDesirable skills
Professional Service organisation experienceProject Management qualifications e.g. MSP, Prince2, MAPM, MoR, Agile, ScrumArchitectural qualification e.g TOGAFIT Service Management certification e.g. ITIL, COBITFunctional expertise in Enterprise Apps (e.g. CRM, Billing, SCM, or ERP systems)



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