IT Governance & Risk Manager

RH Technology
London (Greater)
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced IT governance & risk professional looking for an exciting new challenge? Would you like to join the leadership team of growing financial services organisation in a newly created role? Can you demonstrate a track record of creating, implementing and maintaining a group wide technology risk framework? Do you exceptional communication and negotiation skills with ability to influence senior management decision making? This an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious candidate to join a business as they embark on a period of change and take ownership of the risk and governance in a largely greenfield environment. As the successful applicant a selection of your key duties will be to manage all the IT risk-related activities across the Group including budgeting, planning, testing, reporting and recommending appropriate remediation measures. Manage oversight and monitoring of risk mitigation and coordination of policy and controls to ensure that other managers are taking effective remediation steps. Benchmark the risk management practices of other companies - particularly those in related industries or with similar business models - maintain an up-to-date understanding of industry best practices, and monitor the legal and regulatory environment for developments that could require changes to the established IT policies and practices. Create, disseminate and (as required) update documentation of matrix of identified IT risks and controls. Work directly with the business units and other internal functions across the Group to facilitate IT risk analysis and risk management processes.

To be considered you will be able demonstrate experience in IT risk management or a related discipline (for example, security, privacy, business continuity management or compliance). Knowledge and an understanding of a broad range of standards and frameworks - for example, International Standards Organisation (ISO) 27001, IT Infrastructure Library and ISO 20000, Capability Maturity Model Integration and Project management methodologies. Knowledge and an understanding of common risk management methodologies for example, Control Objectives for Information and Related Technology and Committee of Sponsoring Organisations Enterprise Risk Management. Excellent written and verbal communication skills - including the ability to effectively communicate security- and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences - and strong interpersonal and collaborative skills.

In return we offer a competitive basic salary, benefits including bonus, pension, generous annual leave combined with excellent development and progression.

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