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Assurance Manager – Global Information Protection Internal Audit Prgm

Date: Nov 5, 2020

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The KPMG International Services Limited (KPMGI Services) Global Information Protection Group (IPG) consists of multicultural global teams with strong information protection (security and privacy) experience. Global IPG drives adoption of a consistent global information protection strategy for the network of KPMG member firms and focuses on collaboration among Member Firms. This includes Assurance services and the information protection controls audit / Internal Audit (IA) program. The IA program represents a key mechanism to demonstrate KPMG efforts to keep and maintain a consistent baseline of information protection across the network of member firms that helps ensure service delivery in a trusted manner.

Primary Purpose

The KPMGI Services, Global Information Protection Group (IPG) is looking for a dynamic candidate to fill the Assurance Manager, Internal Audit Program role. This position offers great career growth supporting global information protection assurance efforts.

Responsibilities and Tasks
• Responsible for supporting the information protection controls audit / Internal Audit (IA) program of the Global Information Protection Group (IPG) that KPMG member firms follow to perform IAs.
• Maintains and enhances the IA program framework (requirements and materials) based on global policy, standard requirements, industry leading practices and feedback from stakeholders. Communicates IA program requirements and materials, develops and delivers training for these. Monitors and responds to inquiries about the IA program. Maintains supporting technology solution requirements and monitors IA solution to ensure that it meets requirements. Maintains team process and procedures up to date.
• Executes against IA program activities, monitors delivery based on available resources and timeframe and reports status. Formally documents key activities performed by the IA program team and performs assessment of activities performed against plan and requirements.
• Performs quality reviews of executed IAs, oversees supporting resources, communicates and discusses results of reviews.
• Analyzes, identifies trends, proposes solutions for challenges, prepares and presents status reporting status to executive management.
• Collaborates with other global IPG teams and well as member firm groups.
Competencies and Experience
• Extensive relevant experience in information protection (security and privacy), of which experience in performing and managing assessments / audits is a must.
• Strong background in scoping, planning, performing and managing audits in an ISO 27001 based control environment and familiar with other related frameworks (e.g. ISO 27017 and ISO 27005). Certified lead auditor on ISO27001 and global company experience a big plus.
• Possess excellent writing, presentation and communication skills in English.
• Ability to multi-task and work independently within a global team and deliver high quality results with attention to detail.
• Holds a valid passport.

• Limited travel (planned in advance, approximately up to 5%), including international may be required. Travel adjusted as needed based on crisis management global circumstances (i.e. no travel planned short-term).

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