Technology Risk and Policy Manager

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Programme & Project Management

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    Up to £0.00 per annum + COMPETITVE MARKET RATE

  • Contact:

    Gail Maguire

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  • Job Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months+

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Technology Risk and Policy Manager - GLASGOW

My client is a highly dynamic and globally successful financial services organisation. They currently have an opportunity for a Technical Risk and policy Consultant/Manager to join their team on a contract basis in Glasgow.

The role: A position is available within the Global Risk Governance group for a Policy Manager in the Global Technology and Information Risk Policy Management Team. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate who is ambitious, experienced, and highly-skilled to join a dynamic global function within the Glasgow office.
The team responds to internal requests relating to technology and information risk responsive policy and procedure development, interpretation advice, mapping policy and procedure to regulatory requirements and risk management objectives. The team develops new and existing policies and procedures based on development requests approved by policy coverage area owners, managing the full end-to-end lifecycle of development request to final governance approvals.

The primary focus of the role is:
- Initial Research/Scoping of new Policy/Standards Requests
- Working with various Program Leads and other subject matter experts across Technology owning Divisions the person will be responsible for owning the process of initial Research and Scoping of new Policy/Standards requests.
- Drafting of Policies & Standards Post approval of new requests the person will be responsible for developing a plan of action for drafting of any new Policy/Standards content includingo Identification of subject matter experts and other interested parties to be involved in the consultation processo Executing (or facilitating delegation) of initial Drafting of Policy/Standards contento Facilitating review/discussion workshops in order to finalize contento Presenting final recommendations to senior management (CIO/COO level engagement)
- Liaison with Technology divisions on Standards implementation
- Liaising with divisional leads on aspects of Policy/Standards implementation (e.g. on the development of Division specific procedures as required).

Skills Required (essential):
- Experience of policies and standards programs, those related to regulatory programs in Finance (e.g. SOX) would be ideal. Proven analytical skills. Proven written and verbal communication skills, to the level of being able to interact directly with department senior management.
- Ideally good awareness of Industry Standards and Best practices (in areas such as Software Development, IT Security). Ideally some level of hands on technical experience (e.g. software development, infrastructure support).
- Aptitude for IT and strong understanding of technology concepts and terminology. Organizational skills as reflected through a methodical/organised approach to analysis and documentation and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Significant discretion and respect for confidentiality of sensitive information. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite. Proactive self-starter who can identify opportunities for improvement and operate autonomously.
- Familiarity with relevant regulations to the financial services business and ability to translate Regulatory requirements related to Technology into tactical imperatives. Demonstrates good judgment.

Desired Skills:
Any of the below (or industry equivalent) would be of benefit: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)