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Technology Risk Manager - National Markets North

Date: Feb 17, 2017

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID120522BR
Job TitleTechnology Risk Manager - National Markets North
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
FunctionAdvisory Risk Consulting
Service LineTechnology (RC)
Service Line InformationUsing a wide variety of technical and sector-specific skills, KPMG's Risk Consulting group proactively helps clients 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 data and documentation. 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.

Job Description
We have fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to work at a world renowned professional services company. We are keen to recruit talented people who have the energy and drive to succeed in a dynamic and challenging environment and who have a passion for delivering excellent service and building strong relationships.

We believe we are market leaders in promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and want to encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures.

Take a look at our website with the link below to see “What Makes Us Different”
http://www.kpmg.com/UK/en/about/WhatMakesUsDifferent/Diversity/Pages/default.aspx

The Team – National Markets Consulting


The Technology Risk Consulting team is an integral part of our rapidly growing National Markets Consulting practice. As a multi-disciplinary practice we deliver a comprehensive range of consulting services that our clients demand. Our ‘Tech Risk’ specialists deliver a range of propositions to our clients:
- Assurance of technology through Internal Audit.
- Assuring large complex IT enabled business change programmes.
- Assessment of IT capability and strategic alignment.
- Attestation over the use of technology at third parties.
- The use of technology in the External Audit.
- Advice on the management of technology risk.

Our core client base is predominantly medium to large corporates and the public sector.
These clients need to deal effectively with their operational risks, to achieve maximum value from their technology, data and processes and our Tech Risk specialists provide independent, jargon-free advice to help them achieve this potential.
We also work closely with other consulting teams, for example cyber security specialists, digital experts and technology strategists to ensure our clients receive the best possible advice.
The team works in an agile and flexible manner, with plenty of opportunities to develop new skills and gain new knowledge. We are keen to support and develop our people to enable them to be the best they can be.

Roles and Responsibilities


A successful candidate will be responsible for:
- Delivering value added assurance services to clients.
- Conducting fieldwork and managing and supervising project teams in delivery of assurance assignments.
- Assisting with scoping, internal financial management, managing delivery risk, production and initial review of deliverables.
- Building and managing client relationships across a number of clients.
- Actively identifying and progressing business development opportunities, as well as managing sales activities such as proposal development and assisting with client presentations.
- Developing internal networks and maintaining relationships with colleagues across other teams within KPMG.
- Coaching and developing more junior team members on engagements.
- Contributing to practice management, e.g. knowledge sharing, training, proposition development, and knowledge management.

Qualifications, Experience and Background


We expect that you will have:
- Proven experience in a technology risk and control / audit environment within professional services or an internal audit / risk function (experienced IT programme managers will also be considered).
- Excellent communication skills and report writing skills.
- Ability to develop excellent relationships both internally and with clients.
- Capacity to deliver work within tight timescales to a high quality.
- Undergraduate degree, ideally, in technology, business, or related field.
It would also be useful (but not a deal-breaker) if you have:
- Experience of risk management, programme delivery and IT strategy.
- Ability to identify and assess complex IT risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and to express opinions clearly at all levels.
- A good understanding of technology platforms.
- Recognised accounting / auditing (e.g. ACA, CIMA, CISA) qualification, or working towards this qualification.

Additional Information


The role will be based at our Newcastle office, but will include travel; candidates must have a willingness to travel frequently, both domestically and internationally on occasions, with the potential to be away from home for up to four days per week for set periods of time.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We pride ourselves on being a place where your individuality is valued; you can be yourself and still achieve your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results to our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG by viewing our Policy

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy


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