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Our client, a large listed company, with a large national presence, is current looking for an experience IT Business Risk Manager.

Reporting to the Group Risk & Finance Solutions Manager, the candidate will  support key IT and business initiatives that are aligned to business strategy and objectives, whilst managing IT business/commercial risks and governance to optimise value creation; ensure due diligence of 3rd party contract process (as per the risk hierarchy); and ensure procedures/process to facilitate risk management.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Matric.
  • Supporting business risk skill or relevant Finance qualification.
  • At least 8 years’ experience in a Mid to Senior IT Business Risk role with Governance experience.
  • MS Office (must be strong in Excel and Powerpoint).

Key Performance Areas:

  • Develop, implement and apply risk metrics and methodologies, together with monitoring, analysis and reporting on IT business risk and IT project risk exposure.
  • Establish and manage the 3rd party vendor contract due diligence process.
  • Centralise repository of IT contracts with risk hierarchy to be established.
  • Actively monitor compliance with risk management strategies and practices to ensure IT functional and business-related risks are sufficiently managed or mitigated within the business risk tolerance level.
  • Ensure IT initiatives adhere to the financial governance strategies, policies, standards and practices that underpin regulatory requirements.
  • Vulnerability management.
  • Provide guidance for all new projects and initiatives.
  • Provide executive summaries regarding all aspects of business risk for management and committees.
  • Propagate a risk awareness culture in all areas of IT.
  • Design, develop, establish and continually improve operating practices and processes in line with new IT strategy, best practices and proactive risk management practices.
  • Drive a Global team view of risk management practices, guidelines and policies – leverage off the Global entities with a view to centres of excellence where resources and excellence reside.
  • Adhoc duties as required by management.

The ideal candidate will display the following skills:

  • High levels of initiative, energy and motivation are key role requirements.
  • Precise planning and excellent organisational/administration skills.
  • Exceptional accuracy, extreme attention to detail, quality orientated and self-driven to achieve results.
  • High degree of confidentiality, emotional maturity, ethical values and integrity.
  • Must have a high stress tolerance and the ability to work efficiently under pressure.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, to interface effectively with all levels of colleagues and with external customers in a team orientated manner.

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