Senior IT Risk Manager (2LoD) - Cyber Risk

England, London, City of London
£85,000 - £100,000 per annum
06 Jul 2018
20 Jul 2018
Luke Pulsford
Senior Management
Contract Type

Senior IT Risk Manager (2LoD) - Cyber Risk

Are you an IT/Technology Risk professional, looking for a role than can offer you flexible working in an agile environment?

My client is looking for an IT Risk Manager to support 2LoD across their group IT estate. A truly unique IT Risk Manager position, with excellent work-life balance and competitive package based in London.

Client Details

Leading UK Financial Services Business


Senior IT Risk Manager (2LoD) - Cyber Risk

The role sits with the three lines of defence (3LoD) IT Risk operating model, acting as the second-line of defence for group IT. This will encompass 2LoD, working alongside operational risk and in parallel to the wider Group IT function and the business. The IT Risk Manager, acts as the subject matter expert, and advisor to management concerning risks involving or affecting technology (particularly but not exclusively IT and Cyber Risk).

Although technology and other risks are owned by individual managers throughout the organisation, the IT Risk Manager owns and is responsible for the technology risk management policies, procedures and guidelines, and is expected to ensure that technology risks are appropriately measured and prioritised.


  • In-depth, knowledge of IT Risk management
  • Excellent knowledge of IT controls and frameworks including ISO 27001, COBIT, ITIL and NIST Cyber Security Framework
  • Expert knowledge of enterprise risk management
  • Exceptional stakeholder relationship management, at an executive (C) level
  • Ability to articulate technical language, to the business
  • Experience of working in highly regulated environments, ideally within UK Financial Services
  • Hold relevant security/risk qualifications (CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CISA, ISO)
  • Good broad understanding of first-line technology ops (not hands on) - not limited to:
    • Monitoring, Database Security, Application Security, IAM (Identity and Access Management) Cloud architecture, behavioural analysis, security testing, Data Loss Prevention, network security (Firewall, IDS/IPS), Vulnerability management, IT Change, Transformation, IT Resilience & Infrastructure

Job Offer

A truly unique IT Risk Manager (2LoD) - Cyber Risk position, with excellent work-life balance and competitive package based in London. The IT Risk Manager would be required to be in the office two days a week, so this is very much an agile role (home/flexible working).

Base salary: £85,000 - 100,000 Car Allowance: £10,000 Bonus: 10-55% Industry leading other additional benefits.

IT Risk | Technology Risk | Information Security | Three Lines of Defense | 3LoD | IT Controls | Audit | Risk Management | Governance | Compliance | Policies | Procedures | COBIT | Operational risk | Framework | Disaster Recover | Business Continuity | Vendor Management | Service Delivery

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