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Technology Risk Senior Manager - Cloud / Digital / AI

Date: Aug 11, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Team


The Financial Services Technology Risk Consulting team is focused on providing consultancy, advice and assurance on our clients' technology risks and controls. The market is evolving at pace and innovating, whilst embracing the digital age. We are building out our team to advise clients on emerging and legacy technology risks and controls. We are focused on project and programme risk, operational and technology resilience, technology risk and control, impact of regulatory change on data and technology and third party risk management. All underpinned by analytics. We deliver our work through collaborative consulting projects, focused on risk and control assurance, as well as projects with 2nd and 3rd lines of defence.

The Role


• Communicating compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems
• Building constructive working relationships across different teams, functions, countries or cultures
• Developing lasting client relationships and actively building a network and range of experience to help address client needs
• Provide compelling and well thought out solutions to problems of moderate complexity
Work with Partners, Directors and team in the Emerging Technology Risk areas - including AI / machine learning, cloud and digital
Lead and deliver technology risk services to the Financial Services sector focused on risk and controls
Conduct risk and control assessments on client projects when they are implementing new and advanced technology
Define a risk and control methodology and framework to use in conducting risk assessments
Link into global and cross industry working groups to share knowledge
Identify revenue-generating opportunities and get involved in business development activities such as proposal writing, pitch presentations
Build and develop relationships with key internal and external contacts to embed risk and control into other propositions
Develop a go to market approach and materials to support
Create thought leadership and participate in market forums to enhance KPMG’s brand

The Person


• Recognises the importance of continuous self and team development and actively strives to achieve this.
• Helps others to understand how their work contributes to the overall success of an engagement and the wider firm
• Fosters a sense of self belief and confidence in others
• Seeks to understand others motivations
• Supports others to make brave decisions

Qualifications and Skills
• Proven experience of successfully delivering digital, cloud or AI/ML projects, advice or assurance
• Recognised expert in areas of new technology
• Experience in working in a risk and control / assurance environment
• Degree/masters qualification in IT or similar

Experience and Background
• A specialist understanding of digital/cloud/AI and their impact on the business control environment
• Ability to identify and assess complex technology risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and to express opinions clearly to all levels
• Strong understanding of FS sector – business processes / products / keys risks
• Ability to play an active role in the business development process
• Ability to present on specific subjects to a large group of people
• Strong analytical skills and ability to adapt to changing circumstances
• An aptitude for embracing and adapting to new technology
• Ability to spot opportunities to add value to clients and work with colleagues in other lines of service to help clients find solutions to the challenges they face
• Ability to work flexibly in terms of working hours to accommodate tight timelines and manage well under pressure


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