Operational Risk Oversight Manager (IT, Information Security, Resilience)

£50,000 | XXX | Permanent
Posted 3 months ago

This is an exciting time to join the Operational Risk Oversight team in the 2nd line of defence as a Risk Oversight supporting the oversight on the critical and ever evolving areas such as IT, Information Security, Cyber, and Resilience. Due to the continued success of the Risk team, this role is available as we develop and enhance our capability to provide robust support and challenge to the 1st line whilst supporting the Board in the provision of effective MI and actions plans. This is a varied role where you will engage with, and influence, IT, Security, Resilience, and risk stakeholders across the entirety of the Business.

This role would be well suited to candidates that are IT, Security, Cyber, Resilience Risk professionals, or technical experts with a curious and challenging mindset who would like to broaden their experience into a risk role.

Key Accountabilities
Operates with appropriate impact and influence, managing a range of stakeholders from within Risk and the wider Business
Provides technical support and assistance to the business using own judgement in risk analysis and management, escalating more complex queries as required
Delivers IT, Security, Cyber, Resilience analysis/oversight reviews on individual assignments or well-defined tasks on larger reviews
Monitors and supports a range of risk management processes and systems to ensure they are maintained and coordinated effectively, recommending improvements
Investigates industry best practice as directed and advises senior colleagues of possible implications for risk management processes in the Business
Works collaboratively to support a strong culture within the team and across the wider Risk Function of accountability, empowerment and proactive contribution to the development of the function to reflect the evolving business needs and environment, ensuring agility and flexibility to adapt to change
Analyses and evaluates a range of information to produce insightful recommendations and advice to influence decisions in IT, Security, Cyber, and Resilience reviews
Ensures that activity undertaken is completed on time, and to the desired standards and is comprehensive to ensure opinion and ratings are accurate and complete
Produces papers for review and presentation at Senior Management / HOF level
Supports the identification and reporting of future operational and regulatory developments

Essential Skills
Influencing and communication skills (both oral and written) with the confidence to engage with senior management and maintain good working relationships.
Personal drive and self-initiative combined with excellent team working capabilities to enable effective collaboration with partners across the Group.
Experience of operating successfully within a large complex organisation and an understanding of control design and operation within IT, Security, Cyber, and Resilience.

Desirable Skills
This role would be well suited to candidates that are either IT, Security, Cyber, Resilience Risk professionals, or technical experts with a curious and challenging mindset who would like to broaden their experience into a risk role.
Recognised qualifications or membership, such as (CISA, ITIL, CISSP, IRM, COBIT) would be a distinct advantage.
Experience in Financial Services is desirable, but not essential, as you will be expected to learn quickly to add value to both 1st and 2nd line.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Sara Susman

0161 237 0006

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