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IT Risk Manager

  • Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  • Sector: Security
  • Date posted: 25/07/2018
  • Job reference: J390151A

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IT Risk Manager - Financial Services

£55-65k plus package

Royal Tunbridge Wells

Experis are recruiting on behalf of our Client a leading global financial services organisation for an experienced IT Risk Manager who is interested in adding value in a collaborative and innovative CRO function to join their team in Royal Tunbridge Wells.

The main responsibilities of this role are as follows -

  • Ensure adequacy of first line security controls and provide independent view on security strategy and controls to senior executives and the board
  • Support implementation and operation of the Information & Technology Risk Framework
  • Be the second line subject matter expert on information and technology risks as well as providing support to UK&I Senior Information & Technology Risk Manager as needed
  • Provide assistance to Operational Risk Team on the identification, quantification and mitigation of information and technology risks as well as supporting the investigation of relevant operational risk escalations
  • Assist with preparation of Board Risk Committee, Board and Audit Committee reporting on information and technology risks
  • Provide a second line opinion on whether the wider business has identified and assessed its key "information and technology" risks and put effective risk mitigation strategies in place
  • Provide second line assurance over the design and operational effectiveness of key controls operated by the wider business covering the most significant information and technology risks
  • Support and challenge the information and technology strategic risk management and planning processes and its implementation

The successful candidate will display the following skills and experience -

  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of overall Information & Technology risks faced by financial services firms with a particular emphasis on cyber / security risks
  • Have strong knowledge of IT systems, processes and controls
  • Have experience developing risk assessments, prioritising risks and assessing / testing controls
  • Ideally have gained recognised Industry qualification covering management of IT Risk such as CISM, CISP, CISA, we can consider candidates with necessary experience so long as they are willing to undergo professional certification
  • Familiar with risk identification and management methodology and the inter relationship between identification of root cause and design / reporting of controls
  • Must demonstrate attention to detail at all times, and to be able to write a clear and articulate report able to demonstrate organisational, analytical and influencing skills at senior management level and to be results orientated
  • Knowledge of Technology Risk Frameworks (e.g. COBIT, ISF, ISO2700) would be advantageous

This is an excellent opportunity to join a global brand leader in a key permanent role within their Chief Risk Officer function to collaborate and drive forward Information and Technology Risk processes and management.

If you feel you have the necessary experience within IT Risk as detailed above then I would like to hear from you. Please apply online or send your CV directly or contact me on 0131 558 4809 for further information about this key role.

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