Senior IT Risk & Compliance Analyst Senior IT Risk & Compliance Analyst …

Canada Life Limited
in Potters Bar, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 07 Aug 20
Canada Life Limited
in Potters Bar, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 07 Aug 20
Canada Life UK looks after the retirement, investment and protection needs of individuals, families and companies. We help to build better futures for our customers, our intermediaries and our employees by operating as a modern, agile and welcoming organisation.

Part of our parent company Great-West Lifeco, Canada Life UK has operated in the United Kingdom since 1903. We have hundreds of respected and supported employees committed to doing the right thing for our customers and colleagues.
Canada Life UK is transforming to create a more customer-focused business by providing our customers with expertise on financial and tax planning, offering home finance and annuities propositions, and providing collective fund solutions to third party customers.
What we’re building 
We now need a Senior IT Risk & Compliance Analyst  to support the transformation and the future growth of the business within the CLG Risk function, so it can provide independent risk oversight and a governance framework for all risk-related activities across CLG. In doing so, it will partner with the Business to understand their strategic objectives and offer practical and value-adding risk insights in order to optimize both short and long term decisions taken by the Business
Job summary
The European IS Risk Management team is part of a global team responsible for the 2nd line of defence for IT Operational Risk and Regulatory Compliance Risk.
The role involves using specialist skills to provide advisory, coordination, facilitation and oversight services to 1st line functions (business and IS) to assist them with their individual IT risk management and regulatory compliance activities. Establish the ITRM Framework.
Monitor and oversee the IT risk management practices in the 1st line and provides tools to assist them with these responsibilities

The Senior IS Risk & Compliance Analyst will report to the Executive Manager – IS Risk Management and will be responsible for providing risk oversight and compliance management services as outlined below for all GWL companies in Europe
What you’ll do

Tracking and reporting on I.S. control deficiencies, actions and exceptions
Monitoring and oversight of the IT risk management practices in the 1st line
Developing, executing and providing oversight on assigned risk and control programs and processes including but not limited to Risk and Control Assessment (RCA), Loss Events, Key Risk Indicators (KRIs), Scenario Analysis, and Change Risks.

Analysis of risk and control topics that are identified through risk management processes to identify significant risks, determine applicability and significance and support successful remediation.

Establishing and maintaining relationships with I.S. leaders, I.S. process owners, Corporate Risk Officers, Corporate Compliance Officers, Internal Auditors and External Auditors as required, both in Europe and Canada.

Who you are

  • Risk, compliance management and governance experience
  • Proven experience as an information technology practitioner, or in another I.S. related function, with some relevant analysis experience
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience
  • Risk assessment experience
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all audiences, including senior management
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Effective change management experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Understanding of I.S. practices and processes
  • Understanding of Internal Audit practices and processes
  • The competencies:
  • Risk Control and Regulatory Environment
  • Planning & Organising
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Problem Solving & Decision Making
  • Communicating & Influencing

What you’ll like about working here
As a Canada Life UK colleague, you’ll receive a competitive salary and comprehensive reward package including income protection, private medical insurance and life assurance, along with a generous pension and bonus scheme. You’ll also receive the support you need with your personal and professional development.
Our focus is to have an engaged, committed and motivated work force, operating in a high performing and collaborative culture. We want to create an organisation that offers opportunities for all our people to develop their skills and talent, and build rewarding careers with us.
Diversity and inclusion
Canada Life is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our role as an employer of choice is to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work, by respecting, understanding and valuing individual differences.