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It Business Risk Manager

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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Location : kwazulu-natal

Publish date : 2020-11-14

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