IT Risk Manager

The JM Group
London, UK
13 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: IT Risk Manager
Sector: FinTech
Salary: £75,000 - £90,000 basic salary, plus working from home options, benefits and bonus
Location: City of London

An innovative FinTech client with a global presence is looking to recruit an IT Risk Manager to join their London based team. This growing Technology team require a candidate with experience working in a large, complex organisation to manage their operational risk and risk assurance.

The Role:

• Work in close partnership with the second line to establish the standard practices for managing operational risk in first line
• In line with group policy requirements, create standard procedure and policy documentation for risks and controls
• Develop strong relationships with senior stakeholders across the Technology department, ensuring that standards are embedded within all areas and providing updates when necessary
• Work with individuals at all levels across the IT department to ensure that risk is relevant to everyone, communicating risk clearly and effectively
• Assist in the development of KPI/KRI information for the IT control environment
• Train and advise the 1st line teams on how to stay compliant
• Continually suggest improvements whilst identifying the impact on the business
• Conduct in-depth root cause analysis when necessary
• Prepare monthly Control Review Meeting materials
• Embed risk management into the 1st line

Skillset Required:


• Proven experience performing risk assessments and control gap assessments in a large, complex environment
• Exposure working within either Financial Services or Technology focused organisations
• Minimum 3 years' experience managing operational risk
• Knowledge of risk assessment methodologies and RCSA
• Experience implementing and monitoring first line of defence control frameworks
• Excellent communication skills, with an ability to translate complex regulations and policies into easily understandable language
• Thorough understanding of IT Risk control mechanisms
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills


• Experience of delivering within a multiple service support team, in a complex business environment
• Experience of dealing with internal and external auditors
• Knowledge of COBIT processes

If you are interested in this role, please apply in the first instance with an up-to-date copy of your CV.

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