Technology Risk Director

England, London
car, pension, bonus, benefits
08 Jan 2019
15 Jan 2019
Damian Shaw
Job Sector
IT Risk
Experience Level
Contract Type

Oliver James Associates have been mandated by their global tier-one client to support their search for a London-based Technology Risk Director to lead the building out of a function. The position is based in London paying between £130,000-150,000 basic salary plus extras including car, pension, bonus and a broad benefits scheme.

The successful Director will have responsibility for:

  • Leading and delivering a significant portfolio of predominantly technology assurance engagements with a particular focus on advisory services. These range from third-party assurance, internal IT audit, technology risk & controls, technology programme assurance.
  • Defining the technology approach including technology scope and execution across the engagement portfolio working collaboratively.
  • Leading by example; living the values of the firm with a particular focus on encouraging leadership, innovation, developing thought-provoking insight and imparting knowledge.


To qualify for the role you will have:

  • Significant experience of leading complex technology assurance engagements within complex and large environments.
  • Significant experience of assessing and reviewing existing and emerging technology risks and controls, and defining approaches where required.
  • Considerable experience of people leadership including in diverse environments.
  • A track record of developing relevant technology related thought leadership.
  • Ability to think creatively, generate innovative ideas, challenge the status quo and deliver effectively with what can often be ambiguous requirements or environments.
  • A proactive mind-set, with proven ability to take responsibility and drive key actions forward coupled with excellent oral and written communication skills to aid effective interaction with senior clients and stakeholders.