Resilience Assurance Specialist / Risk Assurance Specialist

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    Berkshire, England

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    £60000 - £65000 per annum

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    Liam Parsons

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    7 months ago

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Resilience Assurance Specialist / Risk Assurance Specialist

Based in Newbruy

Permanent Opportunity

Paying between £60,000 - £65,000 per annum

Job Description

The 2nd Line Assurance function will be 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 assurance specialist will be required to shape and drive the technology resilience program in all our markets and group functions while supporting financials and related controls. This role requires a high calibre individual with a strong growing strategy mind-set and understanding of technology architectures and its evolutions.

Required Skills

  • Experience in Technology (Network and 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