Proprius Recruitment

Specialists in IT Security & Risk Recruitment


Audit, Risk & Controls Manager

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Manchester

Benefits: Benefits & Bonus

Salary: Up To £75,000

Details: International financial services provider engaged in personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth management with an extensive presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia is looking for an experienced self starter with a demonstrable track record in a technology risk and control environment and a strong background in internal auditing.   The global information security division engages in a range of activities to maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the Firm’s information assets and to assist Information Technology deliver secure solutions to the business. Teams include Security Operations, Security Risk, Security Engineering & Architecture, Records Management, GIS Governance, LAM RTB, Identity & Access Management and Security Shared Service The successful candidate will work with the Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC) ensuring appropriate controls are in place to confirm processes are effective, sustainable and operating effectively.   You will: Lead any engagements with internal audit, regulators or other control functions Own the controls frameworks, review them periodically and ensure any issues are tracked and remediated Engage on portfolio of internal project/programmes of work to ensure appropriate controls are sustainably delivered Own the planning and strategy for key controls around BCM, obsolescence, service management, etc Manage strategic relationships with senior stakeholders in other parts of GIS, internal audit, IT production, Technology Risk, etc Coordinate planning activities for any upcoming audits or regulatory inspections Lead the engagement on any ongoing audits and ensure responses are timely and accurate Negotiate with stakeholders at the end of audit to ensure actions are appropriate and allow time for remediation Track open audit findings and ensure delivered solutions address the control risks and are sustainable Produce and maintain a framework for reviewing all the processes that underpin critical controls and services Ensure processes are reviewed periodically and any issues are tracked and remediated Spot check the operational effectiveness of existing processes and recommend changes where gaps are identified Provide responses for the Technology Risk controls library and other internal and external risk frameworks Engage on internal projects and large firm wide programmes to ensure appropriate controls and processes are being considered right from the planning stage Ensure processes for new services are tested and appropriate before being transitioned to live Own the planning activities for key controls such as BCM and service management for the group Ensure CSOC is represented on key forums around BCM, GIS standards, etc Review any change in requirements or standards and ensure these are applied to our services and processes Relationship management Own the relationship with key stakeholders such as internal audit and technology risk Represent CSOC on a number of strategic control forums Requirements Essential Extensive knowledge and experience of Audit, Risk and Control or Information Management requirements, within Financial Services or other regulated body. Strong interpersonal skills; role will require engagement with a varied and global internal and external customer base Negotiation and prioritisation skills; role will require the ability to negotiate and prioritise activities with senior stakeholders based on available resources Strong written and oral communication skills; will be required to present information related to our control environment to key stake holders Documentation skills; will be required to provide high quality documentation for internal customers and key stakeholders Demonstrable track record of successfully planning and managing major change projects within Audit, Risk and Control or Information Management function. Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and to challenging deadlines Openness to learning and managing additional projects and services as business requirements change Understands the requirements of strong governance and controls within a high risk and regulated environment, particularly around change, incident and problem management, project management, business continuity planning / testing and meeting both regulatory and internal control objectives Ability to review business problems / requirements and propose innovative solutions that are compliant with required controls

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Featured: No

Date: Tuesday, 20 October 2015

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