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Senior Director of IT Assurance

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Head of IT Assurance for Enterprise IT

  • Member of IT Leadership Team with IT Assurance oversight for all areas of IT (Run, Build, Transformation, Business Management)
  • Business Information Security Officer including oversight of Cyber Operations
  • Client Engagement & Assurance including  IT Service Oversight, IT Vendor Management, Audit Oversight, IT Risk Management
  • Oversight of compliance with policies & procedures

Role Responsibility

Technology Information Security Officer including oversight of Cyber Operations

  • Define and implement and Information Security program in partnership with Technology Risk
  • Manage the Cyber Operations team responsible for oversight of patching and security operations.
  • Work closely with global CISO and BISO to ensure strong information security controls across the firm.

Client Engagement & Assurance including  IT Service Oversight

  • Manage the IT Technology Relationship program for clients of DSTi
  • Ensure agreed service levels are in place and closely monitored.
  • Manage technology and information security aspects of Client due diligence and audit activities.
  • Direct the IT response to customer survey feedback or complaints.

IT Vendor Management

  • Ensure that IT manages technology vendors in line with corporate policies and procedures and that the arrangements in place with technology vendors adequately support the needs of our business.

Audit Oversight

  • Liaise with internal audit on all planned and active technology audits
  • Ensure that Enterprise IT teams engages appropriately on audits, that findings are accurate and that appropriate management actions are agreed.
  • Oversee progress and closure of IT management actions.

IT Risk Management

  • Ensure that technology risks in Enterprise IT are identified, recorded and appropriately addressed.
  • Work with Enterprise Technology Risk on identification and reporting of risks and liaise on any compliance reviews undertaken.

Oversight of compliance with policies & procedures

  • Implement First Line of Defence programmes to help ensure compliance of Enterprise IT with applicable policies and procedures.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Excellent management and leadership skills, with a proven track record of delivering
  • Excellent knowledge of IT Control and Risk Management Frameworks
  • Strong knowledge of information security technologies, risks, standards and practices.
  • Experience of working in audit, information security  risk management functions
  • Effective in engaging with external parties including clients and external auditors
  • Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills – ability to partner with other departments to achieve positive results.
  • Proven experience of change management and delivering change initiatives.
  • Proven expertise in designing and implementing new operational functions.



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