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GRC Assistant Manager - Technology Risk Consulting

Date: Apr 13, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Team

Using a wide variety of technical and sector-specific skills, KPMG's Risk & RDT Consulting group proactively helps transform clients to increase profits whilst reducing reputational, operational, financial and other risks. We are experienced in managing diverse issues including fraud, regulatory compliance, risk frameworks and modelling, capital efficiency, corporate governance, dispute resolution, deriving value from contracts and much more.
Technology - Our clients need to deal effectively with technology related risks and derive maximum value from automation, data and digital technology. Our specialists provide independent, jargon free advice and advanced technology capabilities to help our clients proactively manage their technology risks and use their data to its full potential.

The Role & Person

Joining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.
Within Technology Risk Consulting Corporates, our Governance Risk & Compliance (GRC) team perform a large amount of our work implementing GRC solutions and providing assurance and advice to clients on their GRC journey.

Our GRC projects include delivery of business cases, roadmaps, system remediation work, process re-design, risk management solutions, data analysis, security solutions, compliance management and continuous controls monitoring. This work is delivered through stand-alone assignments, or as part of broader transformation programmes.
This role requires GRC process, functional and technical knowledge with good grasp of business processes, delivering projects and assurance services. Exposure to use of GRC tools and technology both from functional and technical perspective is essential. The successful candidate will be involved in client facing and client relationship building across of primarily Corporate clients.

Roles & Responsibilities

Will include some or all the following:
• Workstream or Business Analyst lead / SME on GRC engagements.
• Advised clients that operate GRC systems.
• An understanding of GRC technology platforms and their strengths and weaknesses e.g. Metricstream, ServiceNow, RSA Archer, IBM OpenPages, SAP, Oracle, Bwise,, Galvanize, RisKonnect.
• Understand GRC related client issues across different sectors e.g. Pharmaceutical, Retail, Energy.
• Building and managing excellent client relationships across a range of clients.
• Developing internal networks and maintaining excellent relationships with colleagues across KPMG, but in particular in the wider risk and technology advisory and transformation areas.
• Contributing to innovation and practice management, e.g. new services, training, knowledge management.
• Ability to identify and assess complex GRC programmes, to relate them to the wider business environment and to express opinions clearly to all levels of management.

Experience and Skills

• Proven experience of successfully delivering GRC services to medium/large, multi-national clients.
• Involved in a number of enterprise risk management engagements which have included a technology workstream and implementation.
• Experience in business change and transformation programmes.
• Advising clients that operate GRC systems.
• Functional experience of key GRC solutions
•Process expertise in GRC areas - risk management, compliance & regulation, policy management, controls automation, continuous controls monitoring, audit and security.
• Familiarity with regulatory compliance models (e.g. Sox) and standards e.g. COBIT.
• Great relationship/stakeholder management skills at all levels.
• Proven communication and presentation skills.
• Proven experience of successfully delivering technology risk services.
• IT consultancy environment experience.
• Supporting service line through reporting and knowledge management.


Degree/masters qualification in IT
IT Assurance Qualifications CISA
ITIL Certified

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