Technology Risk Consultant - Asset and Wealth Management

  • Salary:£45,000-£52,000
  • Location:London, England, United Kingdom
  • Job Type:Permanent, Full time
  • Company:Alexander Ash Consulting
  • Posted on:12 Feb 19

Our Client a “big 4” consultancy firm has an urgent need for a Technology Risk Consultant to join their Technology Risk Assurance team to assist clients in understanding and challenging their current risk profiles and develop strategies to build digital confidence by embracing opportunities to stay competitive through building trust and resilience into their technology systems. This is an excellent opportunity to break into Consulting and explore new projects and clients while climbing the career ladder.

Essential Skills:

  • Technical IT background and practical experiences
  • Experience within a client-facing IT environment, or would have previous experience of delivering IT risk advisory work to IT function
  • Project management, analytical skills and organisational abilities
  • Understanding of Prince2 or Agile processes; or CIMA qualified; and/or IIA or CISA qualified
  • Understanding of Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) and GRC system knowledge
  • ITIL experience
  • Good understanding of common business processes
  • The ability to assess IT risk and suggest pragmatic risk mitigation activities for a range of industries

Main responsibilities

You will take a key role in delivery across a broad spectrum of IT Risk engagements, working with clients to leverage technical experience combined with consultancy skills to enable insightful and value-adding conversations.

Below are some of the types of work you could be involved in:

  • IT risk reviews, programme/project assurance, third-party assurance, IT operational, security and data reviews
  • Junior managing fieldwork for engagements and supporting more senior team members in more specialist areas
  • Exposure to current thinking in technology governance and risk management
  • Performing reviews over clients' IT systems, controls, processes or programmes, identifying risks and issues and developing pragmatic recommendations
  • Coaching more junior colleagues to provide advisory services, ranging from strategy to functional transformation
  • Providing insight to clients related to the integrity of their control environment, the efficiency of processes and the insightfulness of management information