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Senior IT Risk & Compliance Manager - Coventry - to £72K

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

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    Information Technology

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £72000 per annum + bens + bonus

  • Contact:

    Heral Bharadia

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    about 1 year ago

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Role - Senior IT Risk & Compliance Manager

Salary - £50 - 72K + bens + bonus

Location - Coventry

Overall Purpose of role:

Responsible for:-

  • Ensuring that all IT activities are conducted in line with the approved risk appetite
  • Ensure compliance to external regulations applicable to IT as well as compliance to company policies and procedures
  • To fully understand the Operational Risk and Control framework for managing IT Risk
  • The development and maintenance of an effective IT risk management and control environment
  • Lead first line risk assurance activity providing, consultancy, mentoring and critical challenge within IT
  • To provide IT Risk owners with oversight and challenge to facilitate the identification, assessment, recording and management of IT risks
  • The regular, timely and accurate reporting of IT related risks to relevant Board and Risk Committees
  • An effective response to risk events and incidents as they arise
  • To form strong relationships with second and third line risk counterparts using strong interpersonal skills, a collaborative style which is solution focused and ensures a risk culture is fully embedded in IT that delivers effective IT risk management
  • To form strong relationships with company Compliance counterparts using strong interpersonal skills to ensure successful outcomes in delivery of IT compliance
  • Ensure new regulation and amendments to existing regulations are appropriately analysed and impacts on IT are fully understood and appropriately communicated to relevant stakeholders
  • Responsible for the management and coordination of the Audit Framework processes on behalf of IT
  • To provide subject matter expertise to the whole of IT on risk management related matters.
To develop a co-ordinated and consistent approach to risk and compliance management across IT.
About You

Professional qualifications or essential experience required:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Substantial Financial Services experience, gained within a Risk Oversight role
  • Industry certification such as CISA and CRISC preferred
  • A strong understanding of the COBIT framework
  • Expert knowledge of compliance and/or audit in an IT environment
  • The ability to produce high quality, written reports for Board and executive level risk committees and meetings
  • Expert understanding of the principles of risk management and the associated regulatory environment
  • Demonstrable interpersonal, analytical, planning and organising skills, attention to detail along with a high level of accuracy
  • Line Management experience

If you possess excellent communication skills and the above apply NOW!!!