IT Internal Audit Senior Manager
About the role
Leading companies see project assurance as an integral part of how they manage their projects to protect value and drive strategic initiatives. Risk Assurance specialists help companies to manage their projects with confidence by identifying, measuring and managing risk more effectively over key project controls. Our approach centres on providing advice and assurance that is focused on each client's individual challenges.
In the simplest terms, we help clients to identify measure and manage their project risks more effectively and help them to address their pains with sustainable solutions. Our specialist knowledge in the team extends to, ERP process and controls reviews, ERP Security and controls reviews plus adding value to clients by helping design their ERP security and control environments during implementation. Furthermore we are helping clients with ERP Architecture, Strategy and Road Map support as well as with technical implementations of emerging technologies such as SAP GRC, ERP selection support, ERP and IT systems effectiveness reviews, technology and regulatory compliance and information management analytics and optimisation. Since our expertise spans over a wide range of industries and sectors, on each and every project we undertake the advice and assurance, our support is focused on the individual needs of that client.
You role will be to support the project assurance specialist team and to grow our market footprint. We expect you to bring proven technical experience combined with business process and consultancy skills to have insightful and value add conversations with clients.
Who we're looking for
The successful applicant will be working across our growing Technology Risk and Internal Audit teams in the South East region.
Experience of delivering and leading IT Internal Audit engagements is essential.
A strong understanding of the technology landscape and emerging risks is essential.
Excellent networking and relationship skills are essential.
Business development experience is required.
A strong leader who can support the senior management team in delivering excellent quality reviews every time.
Able to manage a team successfully, strong people skills.
Can talk credibly with clients over technology challenges, issues and how to provide assurance
Essential skills and experience
The following skills are required for this role:
Strong proven experience in a project environment;
Understanding of key project methodologies;
Strong focus on risk;
Experience of IT implementations and/ or business transformations is desirable;
Strong project management, analytical skills and organisational abilities; PRINCE2 knowledge and/or certification preferred [agile or MSP would also be useful qualifications];
Focused and initiative driven (required to maximise growth potential) with an ability to build strong relationships with clients and with PwC teams;
Ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels, and good report writing skills;
A proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions whilst demonstrating integrity and courage to challenge the status quo;
Good understanding of common business processes;
Possession of strong team working skills;
Well-developed listening and questioning techniques;
Strong desire for continuous improvement and self-development.
Prepared to travel in the UK and to a smaller extent overseas, and to work to tight deadlines, when necessary;
Demonstrate a breadth of experiences that enables you to hold broad business conversations and articulate complex issues to clients in a manner which is clear and unambiguous.