Technology Risk and Control Manager / IT Audit - Banking

  • Salary:£80000 - £100000
  • Location:London, England, United Kingdom
  • Job Type:Permanent, Full time
  • Company:Alexander Ash Consulting
  • Updated on:18 Mar 18

Tech Risk / Technology Risk / IT Audit / Technology Assurance / Tech Assurance / Control Assurance

Technology Risk and Control Manager / IT Audit - Banking 


Tech Risk / Technology Risk / IT Audit / Technology Assurance / Tech Assurance / Control Assurance


My client, a leading investment bank, is looking for a Technology Risk Manager to join on a permanent basis. The primary focus of the role will be to support the Risk and Controls team in providing business-unit aligned coverage of the quantification and delivery of a highly visible, business focused and pragmatic Technology Risk agenda across the Investment Bank. This will require the successful candidate to establish successful engagement with key stakeholders within the Technology departments of the Investment Bank, and within relevant Business Units, as well as stakeholders external to Technology such as Internal Audit, External Audit, Compliance.


Key responsibilities:

  • Managing the engagement with a selection of  key Technology Stakeholders in the Investment Bank
  • Identification and escalation of technology risk and control  issues within the organisation and supporting the mitigation of significant residual risk,
  • Undertaking risk assessments and managing the presentation of risk assessments to TEC level
  • Coordinating the Internal Audit relationship with Technology, resulting in a strong partnership, targeted/accurate & effective observations, and proactive/timely closure of agreed upon issues and actions.
  • Understanding of the regional regulatory environment and its impact on technology leading to proactive assessment of regulatory exposure and supporting management in escalating concerns.
  • Working closely with external audit functions to arrive at a pragmatic and consistent view on Technology risk used in reporting.
  • Provide subject matter expertise for senior management on all aspects of technology risk.


Key requirements: 

  • Has delivered a Risk Assessment methodology and operating model within a large technology function in global bank
  • In depth understanding of the IT environment and control framework deployed within an Investment Bank
  • Has presented proposals/ reports to Senior IT Management in both group and individual situations


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