IT Risk & Controls (GRC) Manager (Contract) - North West London

IT Risk & Controls (GRC) Manager (Contract) - North West London

Job Title: IT Risk & Controls (GRC) Manager (Contract) - North West London
Contract Type: Contract
Location: North West London, London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NWGRCPM030418_1522769377
Contact Name: Nathan Wilson
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 03, 2018 16:29

Job Description

Exciting opportunity for an IT GRC/Risk & Controls Manager to join a leading financial services organisation based in North West London.

The IT Risk and Compliance Specialist role within the IT organisation will be responsible for all aspects of IT GDPR compliance, including the collation and maintenance of IT Controls as defined within the IT Risk and Control framework.

Control Management

*Detailed GDPR knowledge in the IT environment
*Support, monitor, assist and develop IT process and procedures for data protection and GDPR regulations
*Oversight and management of the Standard IT controls framework. Working with the functional units to ensure timely completion and submission for inclusion within the Dashboard and MIS maintenance
*Responsible for the on-going Control mapping to defined Risks and policies
*Non-compliance remediation support for all IT controls

External and Internal IT Audit Support

*Support IT assessments conducted by independent risk and compliance organizations, primarily through collection of control evidence and creation of remediation action plans
*Provide 2nd Layer of Defence reviews of IT Functions
*Liaise with Internal and External Audit during preparation, planning and closure of audits.
*Assist with collation of evidence for certification and liaise with Internal Audit for verification of controls.
*Support IT application owners with the preparation of audit item remediation plans to ensure consistency of approach and approved closure within targeted timeframes.

Control Exceptions & Risk Acceptance

*Management of IT Control Exceptions and risk acceptance review and tracking
*Provide Mitigation/remediation support to functions
*Annual follow-up on all exceptions and oversight reporting

Skills and Knowledge:

*Working knowledge of Risks, Controls and Compliance in an IT environment
*Detailed GDPR knowledge and experience in a GDPR programme
*Uses judgment, creativity and sound knowledge to obtain and recommend solutions.
*Excellent communication skills enabling effective interfaces with Executive Teams and Senior IT Leadership to obtain & convey information.
*Knowledge / Certification of COBIT, ISO 27001/2, 3100, NIST

If you are interested in this opportunity and feel like you are a good match to the criteria then please get back to this advertisement asap or contact Nathan Wilson at Lawrence Harvey direct.

(T) 02033273071

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