IT Risk Manager

Recruiter
The JM Group
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1253076140
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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:

Essential:

• 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

Desirable:

• 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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