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Technology Risk & Change Specialist - Interim

  • Location

    Birmingham

  • Discipline:

    Risk Management

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £500.00 per day

  • Consultant:

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  • Email:

    Michael Ayres

  • Job ref:

    MA/14907

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

Our client is a leading retail financial services firm, located in Birmingham, who are currently recruiting for a Technology Risk & Change Specialist on an interim basis.  The role will be responsible for providing 2nd Line oversight and challenge to the Bank’s Information Technology operations and transformation change management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, build and implement a methodology to provide a robust second line assurance and challenge programme over the operational risks associated with IT operations and Transformation (change) management across the Bank.
  • Advise and challenge business stakeholders at individual and group level to ensure risks are adequately assessed and mitigated, where necessary monitoring remediation’s.
  • Provide insight, assurance, reporting and solutions to the Executive Risk Committee and other senior committees to facilitate Go/No go decisions in respect of IT and Change.
  • Provide strong subject matter expertise and where necessary train/educate at all levels across the organisation.
  • Assist with ad-hoc investigations and impact assessments.
  • Delivery of fit for purpose assurance methodology, plan and remediation monitoring regime
  • Continually reassess the operational risks inherent in the business taking account of changing economic or market conditions
  • Ensure all internal controls are adhered to
  • Make sure any compliance risks are contained

Key Requirements:      

  • Extensive experience in the oversight, challenge and assurance of IT Operations and Transformation management at a responsible level within a retail banking or similar regulated environment
  • In depth technical knowledge of IT infrastructure risks, the impact of regulatory requirements and the usage of sophisticated assurance tools
  • Commercial, business focussed with strong judgement and integrity