Third Party Governance Consultant - Risk - Financial Services

  • up to £120,000
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Tori Global
  • 02 May 19

TORI is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society. We feel strongly about this message so its not tucked away at the end of the advert. THE ROLE Working closely with the Head of Procurement and Third-Party Management, you will lead on the delivery and development of TORI’s Third-Party Governance proposition.

The role is a perfect opportunity to shape the development of a relatively new focus area for our organisation and drive engagement across our client base. 

You will have both Third-Party Governance and Consulting experience, a positive, can-do attitude and a real passion for driving our capability and industry recognition in this critical space.

TORI Global focuses on providing consulting services to the Financial Services industry, leading with our consultants having practical, hands-on experience of the challenges they face. Increasingly, we are seeing an increasing demand from our clients for help develop their Third-Party governance capabilities to drive both improved risk and regulatory compliance, but also to drive greater value from their strategic Third-Party partners.

Your responsibilities will include

Client Delivery

  • Lead engagements (alone or in teams) with TORI’s clients to drive best in class Third Party Governance and Risk Management practices
  • Manage engagements in line with TORI’s delivery and ESQA quality frameworks
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to define requirements
  • Lead and coach clients and stakeholders through periods of change to achieve their goals
  • Support the Operational Excellence practice via management of Salesforce and other MI/ balanced scorecards

 Proposition Development

  • Bring your experience of models, processes and know-how to drive the development of the TORI framework around Third Party Governance and Risk Management, and drive a consistent engagement model for TORI’s clients
  • Drive innovation from market developments as they pertain to Procurement and Third-Party Management
  • Foster deep engagement across TORI’s Operational Excellence and Governance, Risk and Control practices to leverage our capabilities across the organisation

 Business Development

  • While the role will be focused on client delivery, an element of the role will be dedicated to engaging with existing and potential Clients to understand their needs and develop opportunities to work with TORI
  • Support the development of go-to-market material
  • Drive opportunities across TORI’s practices and Clients
  • Maintain complete, topical and accurate reporting within TORI’s CRM tool

 Industry Recognition

  • Drive TORI’s engagement within the market, and recognition of TORI in this space, through the publication of White Papers, presenting at industry events, contribution to marketing collateral and other marketing initiatives

You’ll need the following experience 

Third Party Governance and Risk Management

  • Significant (5-10yrs+) Third-Party Governance and Risk Management experience, including managing complex, tier 1 Third-Party engagements
  • Delivery of large and complex Third-Party Governance and Risk Management programmes
  • Experience in undertaking maturity assessments and strategy reviews.
  • Process review and improvement capabilities
  • Working knowledge of key technology and tools in this space (experience with Archer, Hiperos or other key technology preferred)
  • Design and implementation of future state Target Operating Models


Exposure to Banking (Retail, Commercial and/or Investment) and Insurance sectors
Experience across multiple financial services clients desirable


  • Consulting experience, demonstrated across multiple clients, desirable
  • Ability to operate at C suite level
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Self-starter, enthusiastic and keen to drive the proposition forward


  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent)
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Purchase and Supply (MCIPS) preferred. Other relevant qualifications (IACCM etc) also welcomed.
  • Lean / Six Sigma qualifications advantageous but not essential

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