IT Risk Manager

Recruiter
Edenbrook
Location
New England, UK
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
04 May 2021
Closes
01 Jun 2021
Ref
2156707428
Job role
Compliance/risk
Experience level
Manager
Job Purpose:

This Insurance & Technology Group is seeking an IT Risk Manager to join their innovative organisation, delivering market-leading motor insurance, underwriting, distribution, finance, technology and legal services.

The IT Risk Manager (IRM) is to responsible for provision of oversight over IT, Data and Change (technology) across the Group and support improved value delivery from technology and mitigation of related risks to within appetite.

Job Responsibilities:

§ Performing risk & control assessments of processes across the Group technology and maintaining the risk registers to ensure they reflect the latest risk profile. This will include providing robust challenge to stakeholders when assessing control design and effectiveness.

§ Identifying process and control weaknesses, raising issues and associated remedial actions,

§ Undertaking technology risk deep dives and assurance reviews, reporting findings to management and executive committees.

§ Investigating IT operational risk events and incidents, ensuring root cause analysis and remediation of controls, where required.

§ Contributing to the ongoing development of the Group's operational risk framework.

§ Delivering insights on second line reviews to senior stakeholders.

§ Overseeing any control self-assessments performed by IT management.

§ Partner with the Compliance function to ensure compliance with any regulatory requirements related to Information Technology. Development and delivery of the annual IT GRC oversight plan.

§ Development and oversight of IT related standards that form part of the IT governance framework - supporting policies, ensuring they are current and fit-for-purpose, promoting increased assurance from IT operational activities.

§ Provision of oversight and assurance for strategic (IT-enabled) projects, ensuring compliance with standards, assessing key controls and providing IT risk and governance feedback on key projects.

§ Ensure consistency across the Group and working to standardised processes.

§ Advising IT Operations on the development of technical control procedures.

§ Provide advice to stakeholders about remediation of IT audit findings and implementation of recommended actions.

§ Key contact for IT operations to discuss project implementations and impacted key process interactions to ensure accurate and effective controls are maintained.

§ Maintaining strong relationships with senior IT stakeholders and in other areas of the business.

§ Establish and maintain an understanding of the groups products and business processes, where impacting technology.

Qualifications and Preferred experience:

§ IT or Data qualification

§ Substantial IT risk management experience in financial services, preferably insurance sector

§ Significant experience in a software development environment

§ Business and functional management

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