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Cloud Assurance Manager – Large UK Retail / Commercial Bank

Paritas Recruitment - Data & Tech
London, United Kingdom
Posted 1 day ago Remote Permanent £55k - £77k
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Leigh Albrecht
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One of the UK’s largest Digital, Retail and Commercial Banks are looking for a Controls Assurance Manager to join their team after the current incumbent has moved into a new role in a new business area. One of the group’s main missions is to help Britain prosper and recover through the use of technology. As a team, they look to excel through engineering excellence, procuring an outside-in view, giving technological input into the most relevant decisions, and allowing the individual talent to thrive by learning and doing.

Cloud Assurance Manager – Large UK Retail / Commercial Bank

Location - Whole UK

Remote Role (1 or 2 office visits required a month)

To £77,000 base plus bonus and benefits

 

Role Description:

 

One of the UK’s largest Digital, Retail and Commercial Banks are looking for a Controls Assurance Manager to join their team after the current incumbent has moved into a new role in a new business area. One of the group’s main missions is to help Britain prosper and recover through the use of technology. As a team, they look to excel through engineering excellence, procuring an outside-in view, giving technological input into the most relevant decisions, and allowing the individual talent to thrive by learning and doing.

 

If you are looking for an interesting role with well established career paths, this is certainly a role to consider further. The group also has a great approach to diversity and inclusion and runs some excellent initiatives within these spaces.

 

Role and Responsibilities –

 

You’ll be joining our existing leadership team that is delivering operational effectiveness testing on Public Cloud Platform controls. Being the first line of defence, our aim is to assess and remediate control weaknesses on both Group owned tenants as well as on cloud service providers like Azure, GCP and AWS. You’ll be required to perform and assist with the execution of controls testing on the Cloud controls. With the proliferation of Cloud Service Provides in recent times the ability to deliver innovative, cost effective, scalable, and quick-to-market business solutions has increased significantly. This has therefore resulted in the need for agile & fast-paced risk assurance activities.

 

Additionally, you'll contribute towards the delivery of high quality and value adding Cloud control testing and assessment activities related to different Cloud deployment models, and covering a wide range of control objectives including but not limited to, Network Security, Incident Management, Resilience, Identity and Access Management etc.

 

You’ll play a key role in enhancing the quality and effectiveness of Cloud controls through carrying out & managing control testing activities on Public/Private cloud controls for the Group.

To be successful, you should have experience in ‘Risk & Controls Assurance’ gained from a tenure either in Audit (3rd), Risk (2nd) or First Line controls testing functions.

 

What would you be getting involved with?

 

You'll report to the Cloud Controls Framework & Implementation (CCFI) leadership team and will:

  • Perform & manage the cloud controls testing schedule of activities in partnership with various internal & external partners.
  • Review the cloud controls testing deliverables & reports.
  • Help problem solve & resolve issues that hinder progress on testing.
  • Evaluate and assess the effectiveness of remediation measures implemented to help mitigate against the cloud failures in a complete and transparent way.
  • Be responsible for the testing progress for the assigned controls and update senior audiences about the progress and results.
  • Assist in scoping, planning and scheduling of Cloud Control Testing activities.
  • Understand and evaluate relevant cloud risks and controls designed to mitigate these risks to a level acceptable by management.

 

About you...

  • You'll have experience and knowledge in having tested Cloud Controls and will love to fix problems and challenge the status quo with innovative ideas.
  • Demonstrable years of relevant experience in IT organisation of a financial institution or audit/consulting firm.
  • Demonstrable experience in applying different control testing methodologies.
  • Solid understanding of the Cloud risk and controls inherent into different service and deployment models.
  • Specialised in testing of Cloud process including but not limited to Network Security, Incident Management, Data Security, Identity & Access Management.
  • A good understanding of various Information Technology Assurance Frameworks (COBIT, ISO27001, ITIL, NIST etc.) and of current and emerging technology trends would be very useful.
  • Similarly, if you're qualified in CISA and have any additional qualifications (e.g. CISSP/CISM and CCSK) these would be beneficial.

 

You'll also receive a package that includes:

  • Discretionary bonus
  • Cash sum of 4% which you can exchange for a variety of benefits or simply take the cash
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Pension, where we'll give up to a max of 15%
  • Share plans
  • 30 days holiday (plus Public)

 

For further information on this role please do not hesitate to contact Leigh Albrecht at Paritas Recruitment on 02030110050 or at l.albrecht@paritasrecruitment.com

ABOUT COMPANY
London, United Kingdom
15 Employees HR & Recruitment

About us:

We established ourselves in 2011, right after the financial crises, owing to the competition in the market, we tried hard to differentiate ourselves. We decided utilise our combined experience to build a people focused agency with the aim of providing quality service to both clients and candidates, hence, #succeedingtogether.

The name Paritas was chosen as it comes from the Latin word, Pariter, which translates to together. We strongly believe success comes when both parties work together openly and transparently. We have established a reputation for working closely with both clients and candidates, using our significant market knowledge to fully understand the need, before providing a tailored solution. Whether you’re a candidate looking for a new challenge and a move up the ladder, or if you’re a client seeking the right candidate for a vacancy, we can deliver.

Moreover, the senior team with over decades of experience personally train each and every new member of the Paritas family. We believe in passing on what we have learnt and add value to all our stakeholders. We thoroughly enjoy what we do and take great satisfaction in helping people. Our coverage ranges from the newly qualified to regional director level across Europe.

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