Technology Assurance Specialist - Technology Lifecycle

The Audit & Risk Recruitment Company is currently working with a FTSE 100 Technology & Telecommunications company to help them rapidly expand their 2 nd Line of defense Technology Strategy & Assurance team.

The growing function is responsible for monitoring and mitigating key technology risks, driving a risk awareness culture and promoting a risk-sensitive approach to processes, architectures, applications, and platforms within Technology.

The key technology risks currently in scope are Cyber Security, Technology Resilience, IT Transformation, Shadow IT and Lifecycle Management.

The purpose of this role is to lead assurance reviews covering a broad range of key technology risks with a specific focus on Shadow IT and Asset Lifecycle Management, working closely with local markets.

You will be required to guide management with governance and control implementation in line with related policies by identifying corrective actions where gaps exist and report this to key stakeholders. This includes the Technology Leadership Team and various Board Committees.

In this role you will transform the way that this FTSE 100 manages IT Transformation risk, so that they can achieve the risk tolerance targets as set by the Board. You will Lead risk management/assurance/compliance reviews/controls testing across the companies Technology (Network and IT) to determine high areas of risk, working closely with local markets.

This role requires a high calibre individual with a strong growing strategy mind-set. You will have experience in Technology audit including application audits, general control reviews and/or data analytics. You will also have an understanding of Technology assurance, compliance, or risk management (managing reviews and reporting findings).

Candidates should have at least one risk, audit, or governance certification OR be in the process of getting one.

Candidates can expect to travel 10% of the time and the role can be based in either Newbury or London Paddington. It is expected from September that candidates spend roughly 40% of the time in the office.

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