IT Risk, Compliance & Controls Manager - Tech Company

Michael Page
London / Homeworking
£65000 - £75000 per annum + Additional benefits
16 Aug 2021
15 Sep 2021
JN -082021-2957161
Rebecca Scuffam
Employer Sector
Technology, ICT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time

Reporting into the CFO of a PE-backed software company, embedding best practices in InfoSec, compliance, risk management and data privacy.

Client Details

Our client is an exciting, innovative, fast growing Software Company who are a leading provider of solutions for banks, building societies and specialist lenders across the UK and Europe.

They partner with over 40 industry leading brands including established banks, niche providers and challenger banks and are in the strongest position to drive the move toward increasingly consumer, and digitally-led, banking!

As an innovative business, they work to stay ahead of the curve. Their software solutions have been applied to mortgages, loans, savings and equity releases; they aim to maximise efficiency and assist with cost reductions across the financial services sector.

As an organisation they have experienced rapid growth and are looking to recruit top talent to ensure they are able to five continuous success.

If you are a pro-active, forward-thinking, technology inspired individual then this company may be the one for you!


Reporting into the CFO you will:Proactively maintain, develop and embed risk management controls, policies & procedures.Lead on ISO27001 complianceUtilise data in order to drive the function and add value to the businessFacilitate IT General Controls auditsSupport and partner with key stakeholders to maintain an appropriate control environmentProactively identify controls deficiencies or opportunities for improvement and facilitate development of pragmatic solutions.Ensure data protection regulations are adhered to and encourage a risk aware cultureContinuously develop through the use of external accreditation's

ProfileStrong IT risk skills spanning: ISO 27001 and Information Security principles, Data Privacy regulations and data management best practices, controls audits, risk management practicesDemonstrable experience in a Software/Fin-tech/technology/financial services businessPrior experience within the firms of IT Audit/IT Risk/ Internal Audit and Risk Management.Qualified CISA/CISM/CISSP/ACA/CIAAbility to work in a pro-active and autonomous manner in order to engage the business, assess impact of regulatory requirements on the group's operations, often linked to customers regulatory environments.Project management skills with change management skills being desirable but not essential.

Our client promotes a working environment in which diversity is recognised, valued and encouraged. They acknowledge the multi-cultural and diverse nature of the UK workforce and society in general. They are committed to principles of fairness and mutual respect where everyone accepts the concept of individual responsibility. Their policy seeks to ensure job applicants and employees are treated fairly and without favour or prejudice. We are committed to applying this throughout all areas of employment.

Job Offer

  • Base Salary of £65-75k
  • Bonus: up to 10%
  • Pension : company scheme (3%)
  • Annual leave : 25 days
  • Life assurance : 4 x base
  • Critical health cover
  • Private medical after 1st year
  • Perkbox after 1st year
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible working
  • In office circa 2 days per week (City of London)


Deadline for applications: 18th August 2021 - for applications after this date please submit a CV but we cannot guarantee the client won't already be interviewing.


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