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The Business Join us in Central Park, Dublin or Belfast as an IT & Operational Risk Assurance Lead
This is a chance to join a newly established function and be at the forefront of implementing a second line assurance model for the bank
You'll gain a valuable platform from which to see how the bank manages a key risk portfolio, and to gain a high level appreciation of how the bank operates
You'll be responsible for the creation, maintenance and delivery of the second line of defence assurance for IT and operational risk within UBIDAC and its subsidiaries
You'll play a key role in assessing the systems and controls in place to manage compliance and prudential risks, and you'll contribute to board and committee reports, engaging with senior stakeholders across a wide range of functions
What you'll do
Reporting to the Head of Compliance and Risk Assurance, you'll prepare and deliver an annual IT and operational risk assurance plan within committed timeframes to key stakeholders. You'll undertake risk based assurance and form an opinion on the effectiveness of the regulatory control environment.
As well as this, you'll:
Ensure the IT and operational risk assurance controls and processes and related risks are undertaken effectively in accordance with regulatory requirements
Lead the delivery and documentation of high quality risk assurance reviews across customer-facing businesses and support functions to ensure compliance with bank policies
Design and execute robust and efficient testing strategies that focus on IT and operational risk assurance controls and processes
Maintain strong stakeholder engagement through the execution of assurance activity and build on-going relationships, to engender a culture of collaborative working, openness and transparency
Ensure that accurate and timely updates are made to senior management
The skills you'll need
We're looking for someone with financial services experience involving senior management roles in a global financial services organisation. Along with detailed knowledge of IT and operational risks, you'll have a comprehensive understanding of risk management within a financial services firm.
In addition to this, you'll demonstrate:
Experience and understanding of all aspects of regulatory risks that have to be managed in a banking environment
Knowledge of the design and execution of assurance programmes within a financial services environment
A track record of improving business performance
Excellent communication skills with the ability to influence and build relationships both internally and externally
The ability to lead and develop high performing teams of multi-skilled professionals
How we'll reward you
In return, we offer a competitive salary and you'll also join our retirement savings plan. You can also choose from a selection of protection, healthcare or lifestyle extras from RBSelect, our fully flexible reward programme.
Visit our reward and benefits page for more information on the benefit packages we offer.
At Ulster Bank, we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, we'll do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles - find out more .
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