IB Technology Risk & Control Lead - Tier 1 Bank

Alexander Ash Consulting
28 Jul 2017
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type

IB Technology Risk & Control Lead - Tier 1 Bank

My client, a leading investment bank, is looking for a Technology Risk and Control Lead to join on a permanent basis. The role focuses on the management, tracking and subject matter expertise of mandatory risk assessments including but not limited to the Technology Control Assessments, Operation Risk, Audit and Risk and Control projects on behalf of the trade processing capability and the FX, Credit and Equities businesses.

Key responsibilities:

  • Working with senior technology stakeholders to ensure full compliance of all mandatory deliverables including but not limited to audit, regulatory, operational risk and legal requests.
  • Working in partnership with technology risk, manage and track all mandatory deliverables, ensuring technology teams aware of their responsibilities to address and close out such deliverables.
  • Working with technology and technology risk to review all audits, ensuing that the solution and supporting evidence close out the issue. Providing an independent check and challenge view on the deliverable.
  • Manage the Risk and control assessments (TCSAs), working with partners in Technical risk to ensure testing requirements understood and the respective technology teams to provide required evidence and close control gaps as required.
  • Reviewing non compliance requests - check and challenge such requests to ensure valid, working in partnership with technology team and technical risk to ensure all required mitigating control evidence clearly documented and is able to present this to the standard owner for review and sign off.
  • Working with Global lead to ensure proper risk and control governance and management reporting. Providing regular updates to our senior stakeholders on progress and challenges, deputising for the Global lead as required. Understanding the challenges and were necessary escalate and work in partnership with appropriate technology teams to resolve.
  • Assist with mandatory and regulatory initiatives as and when they arise in the R&C space
  • Ensuring continued compliance with the banks Policies and Standards, reviewing new standards as published and working with technology teams to check and challenge.

Key requirements:

  • Previous experience in a technical Risk and Control role that includes a business engagement component
  • Investment Banking knowledge