IT Risk and Control Manager - Newly Created Position

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    Erin Wilson

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    about 1 month ago

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​Altum Consulting are excited to be working exclusively with our client in Amsterdam to hire a newly created function as an IT Risk and Controls Manager.

Our client is a listed, multinational organisation specialising in the Medical Device and Healthcare sector. Over the last 70 years, they have grown to be a global leader within their niche field of expertise and continue to have ambitious growth plans. Due to a global digitalization and transformation project, our client are now looking to hire an experienced IT Risk and Control Manager to in a newly created function to take ownership of the IT Controllership globally.

Reporting to the Global Director Internal Controls, you will be responsible for;-

  • Developing, implementing and maintaining an effective internal control framework for the IT and Information Security domain

  • Assessing current controls in place and identifying where changes, improvements and new controls can be implemented to mitigate risk and increase security and compliance within IT

  • Responsible for areas such as;- personal data protection, system changes, user access management and identity access management

  • Identify potential IT risks that can have an impact of the effectiveness of financial reporting, compliance, regulations detection of fraud and operations

  • Working closely with both IT and Finance teams globally to understand needs and implement relevant changes

  • Producing detailed reports and documentation to outline risk and control metrics, and process narratives

  • Identify, manage and monitor Segregation of Duties risks within cross-functional and cross platforms

  • Increase awareness throughout the business regarding IT controls and risks affiliated by offering regular training and communication about changes to new controls

  • Work closely with both internal and external auditors regarding IT related issues and being the main point of contact to resolve any issues

Education and Experience;-

  • Educated with a Bachelor or Master degree

  • Background working within a Big 4 audit firm is desirable

  • Minimum of 7 years experience working within IT compliance, internal controls within a matrixed and multinational organisation

  • Background working within IT Controls, Management, Risk, Framework or Analysis is essential

  • Detailed knowledge of IT Compliance and best practices;- COBIT, IT-CMF and COSO

  • Ability to take ownership in designing, executing and rolling out new controls and frameworks

  • Strong stakeholders management and can work cross functionally with various business units globally

  • Flexibility and willingness to travel (20-35%)

  • Proven experience of being able to drive changes and deliver results in a fast-paced and matrixed environment

This is a truly unique role that offers huge potential for professional development and the ability to make this role your own.

To apply, please send an updated resume to;-