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Information and Technology Risk Manager

Job Title: Information and Technology Risk Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, etc
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH57706_1528388000
Contact Name: Ryan Gladding
Contact Email: r.gladding@parity.net
Job Published: June 07, 2018 17:13

Job Description

Information & Technology Risk Manager / IT / Manager / Bristol / £55,000

We are working with one of the UK's larget financial services & insurance businesses. An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Chief Risk Officer function for an Information and Technology Risk Manager, reporting to the Chief Risk Officer. The role will be responsible for ensuring the adequacy of first line security controls and providing an independent view on security strategy and controls to senior executives and the board.

You will cover the following second line activities:

Provide a second line opinion on whether the wider business has identified and assessed its key 'information and technology' risks and put effective risk mitigation strategies in place;
* Provide second line assurance over the design and operational effectiveness of key controls operated by the wider business covering the most significant information and technology risks (as well as supporting work on UK&I transversal controls);
* Provide risk advice and challenge to the wider business on key information & technology projects and initiatives;
* Support and challenge the information and technology strategic risk management planning processes and its implementation;
* Review and assess information and technology risk MI produced by the business and to ensure that it is being acted on appropriately;
* Support the UK-wide Internal Control Programme activity e.g. testing local technical IT controls as needed.

The role holder should:

* have thorough knowledge of overall Information & Technology risks faced by financial services firms with a particular emphasis on cyber/security risks;
* have strong knowledge of IT systems, processes and controls;
* have experience with developing risk assessments, prioritising risks and assessing / testing controls
* preferably have obtained a relevant industry qualification covering the management of Information and Technology Risk (e.g. CISM, CISP, CISA), but candidates who do not have this will be considered if they are willing to study for such a qualification;
* be willing and able to engage with others in the business to understand the effectiveness of the controls they are operating and be prepared to challenge the adequacy of these if required;
* be familiar with risk identification and management methodology and the inter-relationship between identification of root cause and design/reporting of controls. Knowledge of Technology Risk Frameworks (e.g. COBIT, ISF, ISO27000 series)

As well as a generous and highly competitive salary the benefits include:

Generous Annual leave and Family Leave Benefits
External Discounts & Childcare Vouchers
Private Medical Insurance
Generous Pension Scheme
Professional and personal development
Life Cover
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Information & Technology Risk Manager / IT / Manager / Bristol / £55,000

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