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IT Risk Manager - Director

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £85,000 - £120,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: DJS/171286
  • Sector: Risk, Cyber Security / Resilience
Job Description

IT Risk Manager – Director Level


Financial Services

£85,000 - £120,000


A fantastic role has become available with an international financial services business in the city whom are looking to bring on an IT Risk SME to take ownership of the 2nd line of defence IT responsibilities.


You will face off to the regulator, attend and speak at committees and represent IT Risk Management at various stakeholder meetings/committees as well as be the internal SME for IT Risk across the organisation.


This position reports directly to the CIO who is looking for an autonomous individual to bring on board that can deliver within a tightly regulated environment.


  • Be responsible for identification, management and monitoring of Technology operational risks within risk appetite and tolerance.
  • Act as the relationship manager for Risk in all Technology risk management engagement.  
  • This position will play a key role in Technology risk management, including:
  • Independently assessing, reporting and as necessary escalating operational risks generated by Technology as well as Technology risks across the firm to established governing bodies
  • Provide SME knowledge and assistance with maintaining a risk and control library for technology risks or other operational risks (e.g. Business Continuity, Third party, business processes or data risk)
  • Perform, coordinate and document independent cross functional risk assessments, aggregate risk assessments, evaluate effectiveness of internal controls, and review with appropriate level of challenge control enhancements
  • Exert influence to ensure that the Operational Risk lifecycle activities are properly adhered to: from risk identification (RCSA), risk assessment (5x5 risk rating grid), risk reporting and monitoring (KRIs; Risk Acceptance; Events; Breaches and Top Risks).
  • Oversee outsourcing governance and risk in relation to providing and receiving outsourcing services/ functions together with other relevant 2LoD functions.



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