It Risk Manager | Sandton
The Recruitment Council
Pretoria, Gauteng
4d ago
source : findojobs-za

Join this Insurance Listed Firm as an IT Risk Manager today. This role provides strong support to the Chief Information Technology Officer interms of effective information technology governance, enterprise riskmanagement, regulatory compliance and internal control as it impacts theGroup Technology function, including its relationships and service deliverymodel to the greater Group.

This role is a first line role, and carries a dotted line to the Group Head of ERMin order to ensure integration, consistency and alignment of goals and effortswithin the Groups federated ERM governance model.

This role provides leadership and direction (in line with the Group Head ofERM), execution and oversight for the information technology governance,enterprise risk management, regulatory compliance and internal controlprogrammes within information technology.

This role requires constant review and adaptation as appropriate to local andglobal industry best practices, rules and regulations, frameworks andstandards for these areas.

This role will provide subject matter expertise andpractical application to the business and operating model. The ability tointerpret theoretical frameworks and guidance into practical and correctapplication across the corporate infrastructure, including alignment tothe Groups various programmes, is integral to this role.

This role is a member of the Group Technology Management Committee. Qualifications & Experience : Honours Degree in Information Technology, ComputerEngineering, Computer Science and / or IT Risk Management.

Preference for Honours Degree in Computer Engineering.COBIT 5 certified (Foundation and Assessor)ITIL (Foundation) certificationCertification in any of the following will be an advantageous : CRISC, CISA, CISSP, CISM, CIA7 to 10 years experience with relevant IT, risk, auditing,governance and compliance experience and / or managementexperience.

Requires in-depth knowledge of information technologyissues, techniques and implications across all existingcomputer platforms.

  • Training in relevant security standards and good practices,such as ISO , ISO and COBIT.Understand the risks associated with : operating systems,databases, applications / interfaces;
  • network devices, webtechnologies, teamwork typology encryption, middleware.Experience in Information Security with a solid knowledge ofinformation security risks.

    Excellent understanding of risk management concepts andmeasurements.Working knowledge of Risk Management Systems andMeasurement Tools.

    Accuracy in terms of risk calculations and ratios.Business continuity and IT disaster recovery managementexposure.Strong relationship building qualities.

    Insight into all regulatory requirements related to informationtechnology.Experience in the financial services industry. In particular,comprehensive understanding and experience of workingacross a range of operating structures within FinancialServices.

    Practical strategic and operational IT risk managementexperience.Previous leadership role in IT risk management.7 to 10 years experience in IT risk environment requiredProvenexperienceas an IT Risk Officer reporting into themost senior governance structures.

    Excellent knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure.Background in risk management within Technologyenvironment / financial services.

    Solid understanding of IT risk and technology.Superior communication and problem-solving capabilities.Ability to work through multiple complex projectssimultaneously and logically.

    Knowledge & Skills Required : Practical (and theoretical) knowledge of best practice riskand control techniques, approaches and tools.

    Knowledge of the regulatory environment and developments.Appropriate knowledge of common risk quantitativetechniques.Comprehensive understanding and ability to interpret ITbusiness risk measurements.

    Comprehensive understanding of IT governance and controlframeworks.Understanding of business strategies for Group, Group Riskand associated business plans.

    Managing change and complexity.

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