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Job Description

Head of IT Risk

London (Hybrid)

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and maintain global IT Risk Management Framework.
  • Lead IT Risk Managers in implementing and operationalizing IT Risk and Control Framework.
  • Conduct supplier risk assessments and maintain risk registers.
  • Ensure effective communication among key stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with compliance, operational risk, audit, and legal counsel.
  • Deploy measures to protect intellectual property.
  • Maintain relevant metrics for reporting and decision-making.
  • Ensure compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Support IT Risk Governance forum.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

  • University degree in Business, IT, or related field preferred.
  • Industry certifications (CISSP, CISM, etc.) strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience in banking or financial services IT Risk Management.
  • Experience in policy, process, and control documentation.
  • Ability to work with international cross-functional teams.
  • Experience in incident/error management and risk mitigation.
  • Familiarity with multi-vendor and outsourced IT environments.
  • Experience in IS strategy and framework development.
  • Proficiency in Business Analysis and Business Case Management.
  • Experience in assessing and communicating risk exposures.

Knowledge, Technical Skills, and Expertise

  • Strong understanding of technology and SDLC.
  • Proficiency in process management and COBIT/ITIL processes.
  • Knowledge of standard business processes and best practices.
  • Understanding of domestic and international banking industry.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements, e.g., Data Protection.

Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.