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IT Risk Specialist

  • Location: Cardiff
  • Salary: £60,000+
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: DJS/171131C
  • Sector: IT Audit, Cyber Security, Operational Risk
Job Description

IT Risk Senior Specialist


Salary - £60,000 - £65,000  



A major financial services firm is seeking a proven IT Risk Manager/Senior Specialist to join their team after record (€10bn) revenue year and increased investment into their already impressive IT Risk and governance teams.


What will you be doing:

  • Speaking with the business, to understand it’s needs and offer customized IT Risk solutions within regulatory and policy guidelines.
  • Use your prior experience within IT Risk to suggest, persuade and implement new IT Risk frameworks and policies group wide.
  • Work closely with other teams like Audit, compliance, first line of defence on control procedures and ensuring regulation guidelines are adhered to.
  • Develop action plans and control framework approaches for the business.


The ideal candidate:

  • Several years’ operating as an IT Risk professional within a financial services firm.
  • Experience in IT Risk & Controls with relevant qualifications
  • Demonstrable experience reviewing and executing IT policy.
  • Scrutinise and improve in house IT operations form a governance and policy standpoint.
  • Ideally you will have COBIT, ISO 27001 understanding and practical application
  • Effective executive level communication and presenting skills
  • IT risk framework design & implementation



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