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Technology Risk Manager

Closing date
20 Sep 2021

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Technology & New Media
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The Role

• Developing lasting client relationships and actively building a network and range of experience to help address client needs

• Provide compelling and well thought out solutions to problems of moderate complexity

• Manage and shape the delivery of technology risk consulting services to financial services clients, demonstrate professional scepticism and focus on the management and mitigation of existing and emerging technology risks.

• Assist with planning, scoping, delivery, risk management, production, review and end to end delivery of deliverables to clients.

• Support business development initiatives including identifying, qualifying and pursuing revenue generating opportunities, preparing proposals and attending pitches.

• Support and influence service offering development, operations, training and knowledge management.

• Build and maintain lasting relationships with FS clients (CIO, Head of Technology Risk, CRO, Head of Information Security, COO).

• Coach and develop junior members of the team with a focus on producing quality outputs.

• Seek out challenges and demonstrate and share industry / technical expertise.

• Strive to be positioned as a Technology Risk Management expert within the FS sector.

The Person

• Anticipates the viewpoint of others, listens and addresses concerns

• Builds co-operative relationships and fosters an environment in which everyone's opinion is valued

• Provides on-going feedback, coaching and mentoring that supports individuals development needs and career aspirations

• Proactively engages in cross-functional communications and sharing of information.


• Proven experience of successfully managing and delivering large IT risk and controls testing projects within a Big 4 firm, large consultancy or FS institution

• Recognised technology governance & management, accounting / auditing (e.g. CISA, CRISC, CGEIT, COBIT etc.) / risk qualifications

• Degree/masters qualification in IT, Computer Science, Business

Experience / Skills

• Experience of managing Technology Risk Consulting projects within the FS sector

• Experience of working in teams

• Experience of managing business and IT stakeholders from across the business and all levels of seniority

• Ability to identify and assess complex existing and emerging technology risks, relate them to the wider business context and express opinions clearly

• Understanding of risks and controls relating to the governance and management of enterprise IT

• Understanding of the FS sector - business processes / products / keys risks / UK and EU regulatory framework

• Understanding of technology platforms and existing and emerging technology risks (e.g. Cyber, Cloud, Outsourcing, 3rd Parties, Data Privacy, Resilience, Robotics etc.)

• Knowledge of IT infrastructure, servers, operating systems, databases, networking, security concepts and technologies

• Proven leadership skills

• Ability to present on specific subjects to a large audiences

• Proven analytical skills and ability to adapt to changing circumstances

• Business development experience (e.g. involvement in large tenders / proposals)

• Proven track record of compliance with quality standards, ability to balance timeous delivery with appropriate levels of quality and compliance

• Aptitude for embracing and adapting to new technologies and challenges

• Proven commercial acumen

• Ability to identify opportunities to add value to clients and work with colleagues in other areas of the business to solve client challenges

• Ability to work flexibly to accommodate tight timelines and excel under pressure

• Experience of fee negotiations and negotiating scope changes
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