IT & Operational Risk Assurance Lead

€90k - €120k
Dublin City Centre
09 Jul 2019

IT & Operational Risk

My client is a significant Bank based in Dublin, with a strong presence in the Irish retail banking sector. This role sits within a newly established function of the bank centred around second line assurance. As the IT & Operational Risk Assurance Lead, you will be responsible for the creation, maintenance and delivery of the 2nd line of defence assurance for IT and operational risk in the Bank and its' subsidiaries.

Reporting to the Head of Compliance and Risk Assurance, you will prepare and deliver an annual IT and operational risk assurance plan within committed timeframes to key stakeholders.


  • Ensure the IT and operational risk assurance controls and processes and related risks are undertaken effectively in accordance with regulatory requirements
  • Lead the delivery and documentation of high quality risk assurance reviews across customer - facing businesses and support functions to ensure compliance with bank policies.
  • Design and execute robust and efficient testing strategies that focus on IT and operational risk assurance controls and processes.
  • Maintain strong stakeholder engagement through the execution of assurance activity and build ongoing relationships, to engender a culture of collaborative working, openness and transparency.
  • Ensure that accurate and timely updates are made to senior management.

Ideally you will have financial services background with experienced dealing with senior management, detailed working knowledge of IT and operational risks.

Experience and understanding of all aspects of regulatory risks that have to be managed in a banking environment.

Knowledge of the design and execution of assurance programmes within a financial services environment.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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