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Operational Risk Manager - IT & Change

Job Title: Operational Risk Manager - IT & Change
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Surrey
Salary: £85,000
Reference: CGV-16782
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Job Published: August 15, 2014 12:39

Job Description

A FTSE100 Financial Services firm have created a senior level Risk Management opportunity with a strong focus on IT and Change Management. This role will have C-level reporting lines and you will provide independent advice, oversight and challenge to risk strategy and all material risk decisions.

You will act as the Operational Risk lead SME for IT and Change. Responsibilities will include ensuring Executive MDs are actively considering all areas of risk management. You will support Executive MDs to develop risk appetite and ensure risks are appropriately measured. You will support appropriate risk input into strategic decisions and ensure the framework is best practice and facilitates effective risk reporting for legal entity Boards.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Risk Management with a focus on IT and Change Management. Managerial experience of leading risk teams is required. Experience of IT and Security Risk methodologies and standards, e.g. COBIT 5 and ISO27001. Demonstrable experience of bringing effective risk management practices to deliver improvements to 1st line risk management. Salary to £89k plus excellent benefits. Contact James Willacy at Austin Andrew for further information.