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IT Risk Manager

Posted 09/09/2021
£80,000 per annum
Full time

We are looking for an experienced IT Risk specialist to join a reputable Financial Services business near Manchester. Currently going through a large transformation programme now is a great time to get on board!

You'd be joining a team of Risk specialist's, responsible for the provision of oversight over IT, Data and Technology Change across the group. Supporting improved delivery form technology & mitigation of related risks to within appetite

Although within a team of like-minded Risk specialists - you would be the sole person responsible for the companies IT Risk , helping influence their strategy moving forward.

Key Responsibilities:

* To perform risk & control assessments of processes across technology, maintaining the risk registers to ensure they reflect the latest risk profile
* Identifying process and control weaknesses - raising issues and associates re-mediate actions
* To undertake technology risk deep dives and assurance reviews
* Investigate IT Operational risk events & incidents - ensuring root cause analysis and remediation of controls where required
* Contribute to the business's operational risk framework
* To develop and oversee the companies IT related standards that form part of the IT Governance framework
* Provide advice to senior stakeholders regarding the remediation of IT audit findings and recommend actions
* Maintain strong relationships with senior IT stakeholders

You need to have a strong background in IT specific Risk as you will be the SME for the company and will therefore need to engage, persuade and challenge highly technical people.

This is a great position working for a business where you will have a direct impact on their frameworks moving forward!

Mostly remote this role will involve just occasional travel to their Manchester offices.

Oliver James Associates

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