Governance Risk and Compliance Lead

  • Location

    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £39900 - £44900 per annum

  • Contact:

    Elsa Roberts

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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IT Governance Risk and Compliance Lead- Permanent- SC Clearance

Experis are recruiting for an exciting opportunity in London for a Governance Risk and Compliance Lead to work with IoT technology in an e-serve division.

My client is building a Digital, Data and Technology (DDaT) driven organisation and will lead industry by showcasing best practice when dealing with data, digital and technology in their organisation.

The role of Governance Risk and Compliance Lead will be primarily based in London delivering GRC for a sector of the UK Government. The role offers superb career progression opportunities in a function that is receiving significant investment in IT and Information Security.

Your responsibilities would include:

  • Ensure the DDaT has appropriate governance framework and processes internally and across all DDaT areas (eserve and Data Services)
  • Work with business partners to establish risk
  • Deliver as lead point of contact and DDaT interface with external and internal audit parties.
  • Develop the DDaT ability to drive better decision making through integrated risk management and the development of a risk-aware culture
  • Manage and maintain high level of assurance against risk and compliance obligations for the lowest level of operational disruption and cost.

Essential Skills

  • Significant experience across IT Audit, Risk Management, Information Security and External Regulation & Compliance
  • Expert knowledge and understanding of relevant legal and regulatory requirements, Data Protection, Privacy, capable of applying this to the benefit of senior owners of audit issues
  • Significant experience of leading and performing due diligence reviews & audits against commercial, operational, Information Security, information technology and internal control frameworks
  • Comprehensive expert knowledge of IT control objectives or significant experience in a senior IT auditing role

Personal Profile:

The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in GRC and be accustomed to working with people from technical and non-technical backgrounds. The IT Governance Risk and Compliance Lead will represent security in all levels of the business including working with users and senior management and translating risk in meaningful terms. Must be a UK resident and able to obtain SC Clearance. No sponsorship at this time.

Are you the person we're looking for?
Interviews are taking place immediately, send a CV ASAP or to find out more call 0161 924 1415