IT Risk Analyst

QBE Management Services (UK) Limited
23 May 2023
31 May 2023
Job Type
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

QBE's European Operations, which accounts for over 27% of QBE Group turnover, is a leading specialist in London market and European commercial lines business. Active in both the Lloyd's and company market, QBE offers considerable diversity to the broking community. We are a socially responsible company and give our customers the ability to invest a portion of their premiums in environmentally and socially beneficial projects.

The Opportunity:

The IT Risk Analyst role will assist the Global IT Control and Assurance Manager in developing and supporting QBE's control and risk framework in the Technology Services function. This is a diverse role and is well suited to someone who enjoys investigating new subjects; coordinating activities across many stakeholders; supporting colleagues at many levels of seniority within the organization and being part of a team delivering excellence in Risk Management.

As a line 1 embedded risk function you will be a "critical friend", both assisting in control evaluation and control formalisation. Depending on team priorities you may be working with evidence from a technical control; supporting a risk assessment on a global transformation project; stepping in to help a colleague through the issue management or even facilitate policy development.

This IT Risk Analyst role is part of the global Technology Risk Management team. Our divisional IT risk managers will rely on your assistance in coordinating our global Risk and Control assessment process. They will also need you to understand their divisional context and how their technology department is supporting QBE be successful locally.

Your responsibilities for this role may include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure in–depth knowledge and understanding of the IT Risk Management requirements and practices.

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders in Divisional and Global IT teams, Business Operations and Enterprise Risk Management.

  • Coordinate completion and review of Divisional IT Risk and Control Self–assessments (RCSA) and associated documentation to ensure they meet the Group RCSA standards.

  • Provide guidance and supports the IT stakeholders in undertaking IT Risk and Control Assessments.

  • Guide and advise IT stakeholders to ensure that Issue and Incident Management process is followed appropriately.

  • Coordinate review of existing Issues and Incidents, along with actions, to ensure they are being managed in line with the Risk Management Strategy and Standards.

  • Support the Global IT Control and Assurance Manager in executing IT Risk and Control Assurance activities and undertaking IT controls testing.

  • Assist Global IT Control and Assurance Manager in embedding sound IT risk practices across the divisions and functions.

  • Coordinate with the IT stakeholders to ensure all policy exceptions / risk acceptances are managed in accordance with the Enterprise Risk Management Strategy and Standards.

  • Follow the Enterprise Risk Management Strategy, and its underpinning frameworks and standards as part of IT risk management and control assurance activities.

You will need to be able to display you have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Good understanding of risk management and reporting. Experience in Information Technology preferable.

  • Experience dealing with all levels of management across different teams

  • Good understanding and knowledge of Risk and Control frameworks, Information Technology and legal requirements

  • CISA or CRISC accreditation preferred

  • Experience of providing assurance on risk and controls across multiple technology

  • Experience in performing ITGC audits is desirable

  • Experience in Technology Risk, Technology Audit or related field

At QBE, we view our people as our most precious asset. We understand the importance of fostering a work environment that is responsive to the changing needs of today's workforce. QBE aims to build a workplace that is fair and inclusive because we want to attract and retain the best people to do the job. We're 'Happy to talk Flexible Working'.

How to Apply:

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Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.