IT Risk Manager

11 - 15 yrs exp
11 - 15 yrs exp
About opportunityAbout opportunity

Our client sits within the Financial Services Sector and is looking for an experienced IT Risk Manager to work with the Head of Operational Risk Management in safeguarding their organisation by identifying and managing all threats.


  • Emphasis on Information Technology
  • Identifying the external and internal risks & evaluating
  • Introducing a range of control measures and monitoring and evaluating
  • Driving through solutions and developing excellent working relationships with the business to ensure that risk management is embedded throughout the organisation as appropriate
  • Providing the 2nd line of defence role over the 1st line of defence
  • Operate as the recognised Company expert in Information Technology Risk and advise and educate staff, at all levels, on risk matters
  • Identify and implement best practice, and roll out the Risk Management toolkit across the business
  • Ensure adherence to risk management policy
  • Responsibility for the Risk Management Dashboard
  • Ensure adherence to risk appetite statements
  • Develop and maintain “Detailed Risk and Control Assessments” (DRACAs), risk registers, the company-wide Key Risk Register, and heat maps
  • Develop and implement Key Risk Indicators and other appropriate risk management MI
  • Lead and represent Risk Management with the IT Portfolio Team on all IT based project risk

Skills & Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a 2nd line of defence role
  • Working knowledge of operational risk and firm understanding of insurance risk
  • Strong understanding of risk management techniques and measures
  • Detailed knowledge of control assurance methods
  • Experience of documenting and evaluating processes
  • A strong track record of delivery of risk initiatives within the Financial Services sector
  • Detailed knowledge of control assurance methods
  • Experience of documenting and evaluating processes
  • Please email your CV to apply for this position
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