Senior IT Risk Manager - International

  • Location:

    Dublin City Centre

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  • Job type:

    Full Time

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  • Salary:

    €85,000 - 90,000

  • Published:

    13 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Conor McHugh

Job description

Senior IT Risk Manager


My client, a major international, financial institution has a requirement for an IT Risk Manager to join its team in Dublin. The successful candidate will be a key driver of the Information Risk plan across all areas of the bank and ensure that the Dublin function complies with the Global standard.



  • Work across regional and global Heads to provide Info Risk updates
  • Assist in defining the risk appetite for different areas of the business
  • Continuously acknowledging the initiatives of the different areas of the business and aligning these drives/projects with Information Risk policy
  • Increasing the understanding of information risks within the GB / GF / HTS (Non-IT) by explaining these in plain/business terms and helping them to ensure that these are kept within their risk appetite by recommending mitigating actions
  • Reviewing RCAs, MSIIs, Internal Audit findings, BRCM reviews and any other ISR related KRIs to establish risk themes and provide advice on remediation
  • Provide risk opinion and guidance to the GB / GF / HTS (Non-IT) on dispensation requests.
  • Manage and maintain close oversight on all ISR related incidents with a view to provide assurance that risks and impacts have been handled effectively
  • Supporting the GB / GF / HTS (Non-IT) in the RCA process and the use of the ISR Risk and Control Library to ensure relevant information security risks and controls are included in the RCA.
  • Liaising with all Function Heads within ISR




  • Expertise in Information and Operational Risk so as to communicate across all Management sectors. Understanding of the Fraud and Risk characteristics of key products and channels
  • Be able to implement a vision and strategy for risk capability across the global functions and communicate to key stakeholders including those at C-level and get their buy-in
  • Be a key influencer who can present strategies and concepts to Senior Management and be a function of their decision making
  • Knowledge of all major areas of a Global Bank that can span retail, commercial or investment banking products and processes
  • Have excellent communication skills to be able to build relationships with key internal & external stakeholders and can implement strategy and vision
  • A change agent who is not afraid to change the status quo to drive Group strategy
  • Experience in dealing with complex matters by adopting a pragmatic approach, identifying core requirements from both a security and a business perspective and translating them into simplified activities that address the problem
  • Transformation and change programmes experience
    • Experience in Information Security Risk management processes
    • Professional related security qualifications preferable such as CISM and CRISC



This is a unique opportunity to have a critical impact on a major international company as they open its IT Risk function to Ireland for the first time.


For more information and a confidential chat, please contact Conor McHugh on 01 4744622 or at