Lifecycle and Shadow IT Assurance Specialist

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  • Location:

    Newbury, Berkshire

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  • Salary:

    £60000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Liam Parsons

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Lifecycle and Shadow IT Assurance Specialist

Based in Newbury

Permanent Opportunity

Start ASAP

paying between £60,000 - £65,000 Per Annum DOE

Job Description

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 (which includes the Technology Leadership Team and various Board Committees).

Required Skills

  • An awareness of risk management, including developing governance, consistent processes and a thriving risk culture in the organisation.

  • Experience in managing teams

  • Experience in IT audit including application audits, general control reviews and/or data analytics

  • Technology assurance, compliance or risk management experience (managing reviews and reporting findings)

  • Experience with developing, implementing and testing risk, policies and controls.

  • Strong stakeholder management skills, documentation and presentation skills

  • The ability to grasp technical concepts rapidly and to articulate these concepts to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Analytical thinking capabilities and are able to manage complex detail without losing sight of the big picture

  • At least one risk, audit, or governance certification e.g. CISA, CRISK, CGEIT or equivalent

  • A fluency of the English language both written and spoken

Desirable Skills

  • A technical degree

  • Knowledge of relevant Frameworks (e.g. SOX, ISO 27001/27002, COBIT, etc)

Technical/Infrastructure knowledge i.e. detailed knowledge of some of the following platforms:

  • Applications (CRM, HR)

  • Operating Systems(LINUX, Windows)

  • IT Networks, Firewalls, VPNs

  • Databases (SQL, Oracle, MySQL etc)

  • GSM Network Infrastructure