Technology Risk Analyst

29 Jun 2019
22 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Who are we?

PwC's Operate business delivers large operational and managed service solutions for clients to meet regulatory, risk and compliance challenges.

With over 1,100 staff deployed on large implementation and execution programmes Operate brings together top talent with a distinctive mix of knowledge and skills. We support clients by providing staff augmentation services, delivering large scale operational programmes and managed solutions. We deliver our client work from a range of locations, providing our clients with cost-effective delivery, access to subject matter expertise and operational excellence disciplines for some of the biggest brands worldwide.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for self-motivated individuals of all skill levels and backgrounds (Particularly in IT / Information Security). You will have some experience in either risk management, compliance, controls testing and/or audit and are seeking a new opportunity to use and develop your skill sets. We will also consider candidates with non-relevant experience but have transferable skills and are interested in building a career in this area.

We expect our staff to be driven, enthusiastic, keen to build on existing experience and can work well individually as well as part of a team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performing compliance and control assessments against a range of Technology focused controls frameworks;

  • Enhancing client controls environments, including developing integrated risk and control frameworks and building remediation plans for key client issues

  • Building client relationships through engagement delivery and identifying opportunities to help clients resolve their challenges;

  • Building and maintaining relationships with the wider global PwC network.

Where will you be based?

Projects are carried out in our Belfast Centre of Excellence. You will work remotely alongside other PwC colleagues and clients. You may have the opportunity to travel to client sites or travel to another PwC UK office for training, however, we will discuss and organise this with you well in advance.

What are we looking for?

Essential Criteria

  • Educated to degree level (or relevant industry experience)

  • Experience in a regulated industry

  • Strong analytical skills with experience in problem solving and being able to implement and deliver solutions

  • Willingness to expand technical knowledge in a broad range of client facing projects

  • Ability to manage deadlines within multiple projects

  • Proven ability to be a team player, while being able to work independently with little supervision.

Desirable Criteria

  • Good understanding of risk, control and compliance testing methodology

  • Previous experience ideally within either a risk, technology testing, compliance or audit function

  • Coaching and mentoring

  • Understanding of Information Technology

What's in it for you?

As we're responsive to client demands, your role will be varied and challenging, providing you with an opportunity to work with a wide variety of clients. We're also exceptionally passionate about providing you with the necessary skills, experience and training to help you develop both personally and professionally. You'll therefore be included on our specific training framework, the Operate Academy, which will be tailored to match your skills, needs and career aspirations. Fully funded by us, you will complete externally accredited qualifications that will benefit you in your role. Our training programme is further enhanced through a variety of soft skills training sessions focusing on your relationships and leadership style.

You will have the opportunity to upskill and work across a number of our proposition areas, including

  • Technology Controls Audit Support - (inc. IT Audit to support the Financial Audit, Sarbanes Oxley compliance, business process testing)

  • Technology Risk Management - (IT risk reviews, programme/project assurance, IT operational, Cyber security and data reviews)

  • Vendor Risk Management - (inc. Technology focused delivery of Governance, Risk and Compliance for 3rd Parties)

In addition to the client projects and training, our employees are also rewarded with various other benefits offered as part of your employment

  • Our dedicated internal Careers Service

  • Competitive salary plus a potential discretionary bonus (performance related), or paid overtime (depending on grade)

  • 25 days' standard holiday pro rata, with options to increase this through your benefits package

  • A flexible benefits scheme that can be tailored to suit your (and your family's) needs

  • Provision of a group pension plan with additional funding provided by PwC

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