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IT Governance Manager (FTC for 12 Months)

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Discipline:

    Compliance, Risk Management

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    to £65,000 + benefits

  • Consultant:

    Richard Abelson

  • Email:

    rabelson@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    RA/16555

  • Published:

    13 days ago

I am currently working on behalf of a very progressive and entrepreneurially led Insurance group who are looking for an individual to be responsible for the implementation of a proportionate, risk based IT governance framework across the group in order to successfully reduce risk, in line with appropriate risk parameters agreed with business.

Reporting to the Head of Information Security & IT Governance, they are initially recruiting this role on a fixed term contract for 12 months but with a realistic potential that the role will become permanent.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Develop, construct and implement an IT Governance framework to work closely across the Group to improve overall maturity in respective disciplines. As required act as a subject matter expert utilising external specialists as required.
  • In line with Business Strategy develop and continuously maintain a strategic outlook across the Group, including risk management approaches, frameworks and technologies.
  • Develop and maintain an appropriate IT Governance framework, including relevant documentation.
  • Be responsible for and oversee PCI-DSS compliance across the business.
  • Collaborate with the organization's IT leaders, InfoSec, DPO, HR, and Risk to ensure full legal compliance of company's privacy and data protection policies, procedures and notices.
  • Serves as the SME for best practice in the execution and delivery of IT Risk Management.
  • Advise and contribute to the design and implementation of an appropriate first line IT Policies, controls and frameworks.
  • Performing risk assessments for projects, processes, software and infrastructure as required.
  • Ensure compliance with company and other relevant standards/regulations at all times.
  • Raise awareness across the Group regarding IT Risk Management best practice and its developments, working with management to ensure the Group companies are adequately protected.
  • Provide metrics and reporting as required.
  • Responsibility for maintaining department risk registers (as applicable), providing evidence and commentary for controls, updates for Mitigation Actions and escalation as required.

The Person

  • Strong and demonstrable experience of implementing IT Risk Management Frameworks.
  • A good appreciation of security, compliance and business continuity standards such as ISO27001, ISO 31000 and PCI DSS.
  • Excellent hands-on technical knowledge. Knowledge and experience of network technologies, and security tools such as vulnerability scanning and remote access technologies.
  • Experience and knowledge of Data Protection
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic with the desire to meet or exceed targets.

Salary is entirely commensurate with experience but will reflect the significance of the role

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