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Risk Director

Job description

The incumbent of this role will lead a team of Risk professionals in supporting the Technology and Third party Risk programmes. 

The key responsibilities of this role will include the following: 

  • Plan and execute pre-implementation reviews including development of objectives, scope, procedures, and coordination with different stakeholders internally and externally
  • Analysing and evaluating complex information to identify key issues that need to be addressed and work closely with the business partners to develop actionable solutions.
  • Perform reviews of the technology processes and assist the business identifying key risks and mitigating the risks with relevant control.
  • Summarize and communicate engagement progress and findings for stakeholders in the business.

Candidates will have the following exposure: 

  • BA or MS degree in Finance / Business Management, or a risk related field of study 
  • CISA, IRM or other audit or risk qualifications preferable 10+ years risk management experience, preferably in the technology risk field.Proven track record in the implementation and execution of a risk management program for a technology function within a financial services organisation.
  • Strong knowledge of relevant industry standards and regulations e.g. Sarbanes Oxley (SOX), ISO27001.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Demonstrable leadership and people management experience

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