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IT Risk Manager - Banking

  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 per year

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Compliance
  • Contact: Edward Manson
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 02036371600
  • Expiry Date: 27 September 2021
  • Job Ref: EM/17930

MERJE are working exclusively with this highly reputable Corporate Bank in London and as they continue to pick up momentum in the market, they are going through an exceptional period of growth which has resulted in them looking to build out their Risk management infrastructure.

This is a newly created 2nd LOD Risk Management role which will primarily focus around cyber, technology and payments security related operational risk. Reporting into the Director of Risk Management, you will be responsible for:

  • Review of technology, cyber and payment security related risks, controls and issues

  • Providing technology and security related subject matter expertise on 2LOD activity for Operational Resilience.

  • Performing UK 2LOD review and challenge of 1LOD IT strategy, architecture and change occurring in the UK

  • Review and challenge over business continuity and disaster recovery plans and controls.

  • Keeping abreast of emerging risks and regulations with respect to technology, cyber, payment security and operational risk.

  • Wider Risk and Control Self Assessments (RCSA) – 2LOD review

  • Supporting Risk management policies, frameworks and processes

  • Performing risk analysis, including for events and incidents

  • Risk reporting and governance activities


Expertise required:


·         Experience of working in a Risk function within UK financial services – preferably 2nd line

·         Experience relating to technology, payment security, cyber, operational risk, and/or enterprise risk is desirable. Will consider consulting, audit or 1LOD technology experience also.

·         Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education desirable

·         An ability to work independently in completing assigned duties

·         Strong planning, coordination and analytical skills

·         Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills