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IT Risk Manager

  • Location: Yorkshire
  • Salary: £50,000
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: DJS/171048
  • Sector: Banking, Insurance , Other Financial Services , Technology Risk, Operational Risk
Job Description

IT/Tech Risk Manager



Financial Services



A rare new opportunity to work with what is regarded as one of the best companies to work for in their sector, winning multiple awards for their working environment and development opportunities has opened in Yorkshire.

This role is perfect for a proven IT or Technology Risk manager from a financial services background to take up a valued position in a collaborative risk team.

You will a key figure and the voice for 2nd line of defence across the business for Group IT.

Given the high profile nature of this role, you will be the lead on Risk focussed IT projects, as well as a key member of strategic senior level meetings with Risk, IT, Technology, Audit and more.



  • Provide first in class IT Risk management across the Group.
  • Build meaningful and effective relationships across all of group with day to day stakeholders mainly being IT, Technology, Audit, Risk and Compliance.
  • Ensure that IT operate within the set risk appetite framework
  • Be the IT Risk SME and actively promote a collaborative risk environment with 1st line of defence and the wider business.
  • Work collaboratively across the business to deliver in key projects such as digital change and new initiatives being invested in throughout IT and technology.
  • Implement and maintain a risk & controls framework programme with testing, reporting and detailed action plans to present to Head of Risk and other senior stakeholders.


The right candidate:

  • You will have prior IT Risk (2nd line of defence) experience and have worked in a financial services environment.
  • Proven ability to operate at high levels and consider yourself a very competent business partner to bridge risk and other lines of defence to effectively create a collaborative risk environment
  • You must be a strong influencer and be able to demonstrate prior experience challenging
  • You must be able to challenge and influence IT and Technology 1st line of defence and wider internal stakeholders and disciplines such as Audit, Operations and Compliance.
  • You must have practical experience in implementing strong risk and controls frameworks.
  • A relevant professional qualification in Risk or IT is preferred.
  • You must be a strong relationship builder a manager. This opportunity is for a business that lives and breathes its values in working collaboratively and using trusted relationships to drive initiatives.


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