We are working with a global FS organisation to hire a Head of GRC within their leadership team.
You will lead on all technology risk across a division spanning 300 staff. There are major projects with budget approved for 2023 that will require an innovative risk leader to support e.g. DC migration to off-prem. This organisation are constantly looking for ways to innovate how they perceive and measure risk. Within a heavily regulated industry, it’s important that you can bring a fresh perspective to audits, tech risk, governance and also control testing.
With a strategic and analytical mindset, lead the work to establish effective governance at Group Technology level.
Engage directly with the Group to mature the risk operating model and drive risk reduction and compliance.
Lead in modernising the team’s approach to risk management and implement a decision support system for risk management.
Lead on Group wide IT Policy and Standards, ensuring their effectiveness and continually improving and adapting these as the risk landscape changes.
Lead the review and testing of performance against policy and standards and co-ordinate the improvement / corrective action of controls across the Group.
Manage governance, risk and controls for Group Technology, including the Digital function and Data Sciences function
Knowledge and experience of risk control frameworks and the appropriate reporting
Understanding of operational resilience, risk control frameworks, Risk reporting, Audit and control assessments
Knowledge and experience of IT Security, Governance and IT policies and procedures
Knowledge of a broad base of technologies e.g. infrastructure, networks, DCs
Knowledge of IT controls environments
Knowledge of the financial regulatory environment
Excellent Stakeholder management and communication skills
Background of governance responsibilities in general and in particular to Audit, Compliance and Risk
Experience in Technology Risk Management in 1st, 2nd and 3rd line
Experience in highly regulated environments