Risk Officer for the City of London - great environment

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    IT Security

  • Job type:


  • Salary::

    £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Many benefits

  • Contact:

    Martin Warner

  • Contact email:


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  • Low Salary:


  • Reference:

    834 - Risk Officer_1526544367

  • Job Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:


  • Expiry Date:


  • Startdate:

    May/June 2018

My client is undergoing a massive expansion which has resulted in the need to double the size of their IT department in the next couple of months.

Part of this expansion will include the recruitment of a very strong Risk Officer to join their lively and proactive team

The role is varied and includes

- Setting policy and control objectives
- Building strong business partnerships with first line functions to advise and challenge on projects and initiatives across the business where there are technology risks
- Ensuring that the IT Risk framework is embedded in the business
- Ongoing maintenance of IT policies; ensuring adherence and compliance with regulatory requirements
- Liaising with other second line functions (Compliance, Legal and Operational Risk) to ensure a consistent risk-based approach is achieved
- Ensure the business is kept up to date with changes in information security regulation and industry best practice

- Risk identification, assessment and evaluation
- Identify current and emerging technology risks
- Assessing the effectiveness of policy and control implementation by the business
- Assessing the effectiveness of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans from a technology perspective

Information Technology control monitoring

- Monitor risk and work with relevant business owners to ensure the effectiveness of our risk management strategy
- Conducting and enabling internal monitoring reviews (internal and external)
- Reporting and recommendations
- Present risk assessments to the Head of Operational Risk, CRO and Risk Management Committee
- Recommend control enhancements to ensure risks remain within our appetite
- Liaise with the ICO

To be considered for this excellent role you will need to have

- Strong experience as a IT risk specialist, or information technology auditor.
- Experience in Information Technology functions
- Knowledge of security frameworks such as ISO27001 or PCIDSS

Please send your CV to me, Martin Warner, and I will get back to you as soon as possible