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The Business We're looking for an IT Risk Assurance Manager to join us in Belfast or Central Park, Dublin
If you're a strategically focussed assurance or risk management professional, our role based in Risk and Compliance Assurance could be the ideal position for you
As an IT Risk Assurance Manager you'll gain the opportunity to play a central role in the on-going development of Ulster Bank's second line assurance capabilities while being a key member of a specialised team tasked with providing assurance to the board and senior management
As the area of assurance is evolving, the role offers a unique chance to help shape and guide the bank's progress in this area as you'll have extensive exposure across the breadth and depth of the bank
What you'll do
You'll be joining our Prudential Assurance team, part of the second line of defence Compliance & Risk Assurance (C&RA) function which reports to the Director of Compliance.
The team provides objective assessment over the prudential activities undertaken by UBIDAC and its subsidiaries to confirm they operate in accordance with applicable policies and regulations as set out in the Prudential Assurance Plan. You'll be responsible for supporting the team leader with the delivery of the risk based IT assurance elements of the Prudential Assurance Plan.
Support the creation, maintenance and delivery of the second line of defence Governance, Liquidity and Capital Risk Assurance Plan or Operational Risk Plan for UBIDAC and its subsidiaries
Assist in delivering and documenting high quality risk assurance reviews across customer-facing businesses and support functions to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory obligations and bank policies
Plan and deliver reviews on time and within budget to provide adequate assurance over the key risks within the scope of the review
Execute robust and efficient testing strategies, and ensure that accurate and timely updates in respect of assurance work are recorded to allow accurate and up-to-date MI
Draft robust reports, advising on the adequacy of the control environment, the root causes and themes of issues and the risk culture
Manage relationships with key stakeholders that are challenging, constructive and professional, aiding the performance of reviews
The skills you'll need
We're looking for someone with an understanding of assurance or audit, and considerable information technology knowledge. Along with financial services experience in a regulated environment working on aspects of information technology, you'll have strong internal and external stakeholder management and influencing skills.
You'll hold a relevant degree or a relevant professional qualification, and you'll have knowledge of the design and execution of assurance programmes within a financial services environment.
You'll also demonstrate:
A solid grasp of risk and control matters in information technology
Evidence of professional learning and development to build and maintain skills and expertise
The ability to make professional judgements on the adequacy and effectiveness of control frameworks, demonstrating commercial awareness and sound business judgement
The ability to challenge effectively
Strong written communication skills, with the ability to author reports with minimal oversight
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 .
Internal Number: 6124065
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