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Interim IT Senior Risk manager

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £600-£750 per day per day
  • Job Type:Interim

Posted 20 days ago

  • Contact: Kirsten MacLeod
  • Expiry Date: 23 February 2021
  • Job Ref: 10451

This role is responsible for supporting the oversight of  technology risk profile across the business, managing a team of technology risk specialists, including the provision of risk assurance on projects, new products, change and key controls, as well as providing advice to technology and the business on risk management and monitoring activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide oversight and challenge of IT policies and procedures, including service delivery, incident management and change delivery
  • Encouraging best practice and continuous improvement  and adherence to the overall Group risk framework
  • Ownership and development of the Group Risk project assurance framework
  • Monitoring of Key Risk Indicators (KRIs) and conducting regular assessment of effectiveness of key controls
  • Developing appropriate management information dashboards to provide clear visibility of the assurance programme
  • Engaging with Group Project Management to identify process improvements and best practice
  • Development of Group Risk’s IT risk assurance framework
  • Attendance and participation in relevant committees, forums, project boards and workshops
  • Supporting and challenging technology practices including development, QA, release management and operational processes and procedures

Candidate Profile / Key Skills

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Appropriate experience and qualifications related to IT governance and risk management e.g., COBIT, ITIL, ISO31000, COSO
  • A background in the financial services sector and have experience of managing IT risks
  • A good understanding of the core controls and metrics used to manage IT risks
  • An interest in developing and delivering risk training and awareness in a creative and innovative way in relation to IT risks
  • Excellent communication skills and be keen to collaborate across the Group, with a global view on problem solving