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IT Risk and Governance Advisor

Posted 5 January by YourRecruit IT Ltd Ended

£65,000 - £70,000 plus outstanding benefits including bonus, 30 days holiday, pension, regular salary reviews, plus lots more.

Location: Redhill, RH1

Key Skills: IT Risk and Governance. Banking. Finance. IT Governance Framework. Policies, Processes and Procedures. Performance Reporting. Information Security. Control. COBIT, ISO2700X, ITIL, CISA.

Our client, an exceptional financial services organisation who operate globally, are looking for an experienced IT Risk and Governance Advisor to join their team on a permanent basis, reporting directly into the CIO. The client can offer an outstanding benefits package and opportunity, with a proven career path.

The IT Risk and Governance Advisor - Key Responsibilities:

The purpose of this role is to support both the Technology & Operations Director and the Chief Information Officer (CIO) with all technology risk, governance and control related functions including IT Financial Management.

Responsible for ensuring there is an appropriate IT Governance Framework in place and that the respective functional heads have the correct IT policies, procedures, standards, RACI charts and practices for conformance with that IT Governance Framework and mandatory legislation and regulations as necessary.

The IT Risk and Governance Advisor - Primary Duties:

  • Define, implement, keep current and monitor performance against an IT Governance Framework suitable for the business
  • Ensure that the Management team have effective standards, policies, processes and procedures suitable for the business. That these are regularly reviewed, approved and stored in a central repository for ease of reference and consumption and that all staff have been appropriately trained in their use
  • Be the primary IT contact for all audit and compliance enquiries. Ensure that these control functions have appropriate access to the department in accordance with the published audit reporting schedule/plan and monitor and track all associated IT remedial activities to completion and agreed deadlines
  • Identify, assess, manage and report on all IT Risks in line with recognised good practice. Ensure that all pre and post mitigation impacts are regularly re-assessed, that all mitigation activities published are in place, that all new risks are logged in a reasonable timeframe and that the CIO, IT Management team and relevant stakeholders have the appropriate visibility
  • Maintain and operate all IT Financial Management processes to include budget production, management, monitoring and reporting
  • Support the CIO in the definition, maintenance and production of appropriate and informatory IT departmental performance reporting

The IT Risk and Governance Manager - Key Requirements:

Experience:

  • Five years’ practical experience in a similar role with demonstrable experience of developing, implementing, managing and monitoring, tailor-made controls adapted to the organisation served
  • Proven experience and ability in dealing with staff at all levels of a similar sized organisation or larger
  • Industry standard qualifications in IT control and audit frameworks such as COBIT, ISO2700X, ITIL and CISA would be an advantage

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent emotional intelligence, influencing and collaboration skills
  • Ability to feedback on governance, risk and compliance issues in a structured manner andadapt good practice to meet the needs of the business
  • Demonstrated initiative and commitment for results and the ability to set priorities and managemultiple initiatives

Key Skills: IT Risk and Governance. Banking. Finance. IT Governance Framework. Policies, Processes and Procedures. Performance Reporting. Information Security. Control. COBIT, ISO2700X, ITIL, CISA.

Due to the large numbers of responses we receive, despite our best efforts it is not possible to respond to every application. Therefore only short-listed candidates will be contacted for this particular role and if you haven’t heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please feel free however to apply for further roles and we will certainly keep your details on file and contact you with suitable vacancies.

Key Skills: IT Risk and Governance. Banking. Finance. IT Governance Framework. Policies, Processes and Procedures. Performance Reporting. Information Security. Control. COBIT, ISO2700X, ITIL, CISA.

YourRecruit (IT) Ltd does not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender or disability and complies with all relevant UK legislation.

Required skills

  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Policies
  • Processes and Procedures
  • IT Risk and Governance

Reference: 34151871

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