Technology Risk Senior Associate

Posted 9 March by Catalyst

Our client is among the most highly thought of professional services organisations in the world, very regularly top 10 placed in "best places to work", and working with some of the most successful global companies and dynamic entrepreneurs to create value, measure, protect and enhance. Its Assurance business is a great place to be, offering fantastic opportunities and giving confidence to companies, government and society at large.

The growing Technology Risk team (North) is looking for a strong Senior Associate to help develop and deliver high quality technology engagements, assisting a wide range of clients. Understanding and challenging the extent to which their technology is resilient, as well as assessing their IT risk management capabilities across a range of activities, including project management, infrastructure, service delivery and security, your role will include:

• Being part of a team that performs services including IT risk reviews, programme/project assurance, third party assurance, IT operational, security and data reviews
• Junior managing fieldwork for engagements and supporting more senior team members in more specialist areas
• Building client relationships through engagement delivery, identifying opportunities to help clients resolve their challenges, and supporting the engagement sales process
• Identifying and effectively reporting any issues and recommendations for improvement to clients, as well as drafting the related sections of formal reports
• Exposure to current thinking in technology governance and risk management
• Receiving appropriate training for and coaching on engagements

You will need:

• Relevant client facing experience in gained in IT risk management, IT disaster recovery, cyber security, IT Management (based on ITIL service management practices), project management, IT infrastructure and architecture
• General IT controls experience which supports typical financial audit (e.g. Applications security management, Computer Operations and Change management)
• Experience of performing reviews on IT Infrastructure (e.g. applications, operating systems and databases) and/or of reviewing or implementing IT risk management frameworks
• A passion for technology and projects
• Strong analytical and project management skills
• The ability to work effectively in different teams for varying periods of time building good working relationships with both colleagues and client personnel at all levels
• The ability to assess IT risk and suggest pragmatic risk mitigation activities for a range of industries
• Experienced in developing and coaching junior staff

Desirable skills and knowledge:

• Gained or be working towards your CA/ACA, CIA or CISA, PRINCE II, CISSP
• Knowledge of risk and regulatory frameworks for IT (ITIL, CobiT, ISO 27001, PCI-DSS, etc)
• Experience around business continuity and disaster recovery
• Experience of working with regulated FS clients on IT reviews
• Experience of working on IT resilience, disaster recovery or critical system monitoring projects

Please also note: High levels of interest mean we will only contact you if your application is shortlisted and this will happen within five working days. You must also be eligible to work in the UK.

Required skills

  • IT Management
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Management
  • Technology Risk
  • Risk Reviews

Reference: 34650475

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