IT Governance, Risk & Reporting Lead

Employer
Handelsbanken in the UK
Location
Fleet Street, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
14 Oct 2020

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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IT Governance, Risk & Reporting Lead



ABOUT HANDELSBANKEN:

Handelsbanken is a local relationship bank with a decentralised way of working, a strong local presence due to a nationwide network of over 200 branches and a long-term approach to customer relations. Throughout the organisation, individuals enjoy wide-ranging responsibility, and the scope to pursue a unique career, within a culture of openness, equality and professionalism



ROLE: IT Governance, Risk & Reporting Lead

LOCATION: 3 Thomas Moore Street, London

REMUNERATION: Competitive + Benefits

TARGET START DATE: TBC

ROLE OVERVIEW

The role will report to the Head of IT Strategy, Architecture and Governance and become a member of the leadership team, to design, implement an embed capabilities to help the Bank to deliver an IT Governance Framework, an enhanced understanding of IT Risks, and to create meaningful Management Information to support the understanding of risks and support the decision making processes.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Design, educate, implement and embed an IT Governance Framework aligned to industry good practice (COBIT, ISO etc), with the aim to reduce risk by implementing strong controls and governance

· Continue the embedding and enhancement of the UK Risk Management Framework to identify, assess and oversee ICT risks across the Bank and articulate them to management forums to explain the impact, priority, cause and treatment plans

· Design, educate, implement and embed an IT Reporting Framework to cover all level of UKT across all functions and to management forums

· Scheduling, creating, coordinating and facilitating an IT Governance schedule of activities across the year, organising follow up sessions and managing non-compliances

· Identifying, overseeing, prioritising tracking and facilitating the follow-up and closure of internal and external audit actions, and aligning non-compliances with the Risk Framework

· Identifying, overseeing, prioritising tracking and facilitating the follow-up of external regulations, such as the FCA Handbook, EBA guidelines, CHAPS, LINK etc.

· Scheduling, creating, coordinating and presenting management reports at formal committees, such as the Executive Committee and Board Committees

· Business planning to define a roadmap of phased enhancements, aligned to the overall UKT business plan and IT strategy

· Design, educate, implement relevant IT Policies and oversee the effectiveness, including enhancement plans

· Building a team of resources and capabilities to deliver the responsibilities of the function, which includes people management and career development

· Oversee, lead and govern the Business Continuity Management, Disaster Recovery and Incident Management responsibilities in the bank

Development Potential: The development potential is to be part of the UKTG leadership team and involvement in other strategic initiatives

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

· Experience of IT in a Financial Services organisation, and an understanding of regulatory requirements

· A background in Risk, Controls or Audit background, supported by a strong understanding of IT

· Proven experience working within or implementing an IT Governance framework and disciplines, such as COBIT, ISO38500, ITIL or others

· Understanding of Information Risk Management

· A strong understanding of IT components, capabilities, operating model and strategies

· Excellent attention to detail, tracking and coordination of actions and plans

· Excellent verbal communication skills, with experience presenting at C-Level

· Ability to understand complex problems and focus on the critical issues, providing solution recommendations

· Ability to work well within teams both within the UK and internationally

· Ability to work on several initiatives at any given time, an prioritise effectively

· Able to lead sessions with a mix of business and technical people

· Degree in or related to Computing/IT

· IT related qualifications such as ITIL, COBIT, BCS, ISACA etc

You must comply with 5 Conduct rules i.e.

- act with integrity

- act with due skill, care and diligence

- be open and co-operative with the FCA, PRA and other regulators

- pay due regard to the interests of customers and treat them fairly

- observe proper standards of market conduct.

Qualifications

· Degree in or related to Computing/IT

· IT related qualifications such as ITIL, COBIT, BCS, ISACA etc

You must comply with 5 Conduct rules i.e.

§ act with integrity

§ act with due skill, care and diligence

§ be open and co-operative with the FCA, PRA and other regulators

§ pay due regard to the interests of customers and treat them fairly

§ observe proper standards of market conduct.

Handelsbanken Group are deeply committed to embedding good equality and diversity practice into all of our activities so that we are an inclusive, welcoming and inspiring place to work, regardless of age, disability, pregnancy and/or parental status, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender reassignment or sexual orientation.

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