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Head of Technology & Data Risk

  • Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Salary: £ Highly Competitive Salary per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 27 days ago

​Our Client is a well-known and very reputable Financial Services business. They are currently recruiting an innovative individual to provide advice and support to stakeholders and manage a small team to ensure that risk and issues across the Data and Technology teams across the group are appropriately identified and managed.

Key Responsibilities:

Risk Management:

  • Engage with stakeholders on BAU activities and strategic initiatives across the Data and Technology teams.

  • Lead and oversee the management of internal controls across the Group, with support from the Risk & Compliance Advisory team. Provide regular reporting on progress to the Risk and Audit Committees.

  • Support the CRO in embedding an effective risk management culture across the Group, so that risk becomes a natural part of decision-making.

Data Protection

  • Oversee the embedding of policies for the identification and management of Data Protection requirements across the Group

  • Oversee the embedding of the Data Protection and Data Security high level requirements and standards that the Group will adhere to

Key Attributes:

  • An excellent understanding of a range of risk management frameworks (including but not limited to operational, conduct, financial, data protection and information security).

  • Strong technical background of FCA regulatory requirements across Risk Management and ICO regulatory requirements.

  • A good understanding of Business Continuity Management.

  • An awareness of emerging UK and European legislation, codes of practice and industry guidelines affecting the business.

  • The role could be based in either London or Manchester and the client is adopting a hybrid working approach which is likely to involve a mixture of office (3 days) and home (2 days) based working. Salary is entirely commensurate with experience but will reflect the significance of the role.