FS Tech Senior Manager
About the team
PwC’s North Risk Assurance practice is looking for an experienced Senior Manager to join our IT Risk Assurance (ITRA) team in Manchester, delivering on engagements and bringing in new work both from existing and new clients within the Financial Services sector.
We are looking for an individual who will support us in growing our IT RA business across the North, with a specific focus on developing our proposition in the North-West. Business development and revenue growth are therefore key facets of the role.
About the role
In joining us you will be part of a growing national IT Risk Assurance practice. Reporting to a Director / Partner, you will work with a range teams. Responsibilities will include:
Leadership of a broad, diverse team of IT Risk Assurance professionals
Strategic development and maintenance / conversion of a pipeline of client opportunities
Business Development - Identifying opportunities to support new and existing clients and lead the sales process e.g. Proposals, Pitches and Engagement Letters
Achievement of appropriate sales targets
Supervision, management and oversight of project delivery to clients
Key client contact responsible for teams of specialists and subject matter experts to deliver our clients IT Risk requirements
Providing management, coaching and guidance to others.
Ensuring all work is conducted in accordance with PwC’s Quality Assurance standards.
Working within set deadlines.
Taking responsibility for report writing and review in client approved styles.
Managing assignment budgets.
Building effective working relationships with clients.
Build a network of industry contacts through attending external industry events and PwC hosted events
Developing new IT Risks Assurance services and refining and enhancing existing services
Essential skills and experience
Experience of delivering a range of IT Risk related Services within Financial Services. For example IT Controls, IT Benchmarking, IT Strategy. IT System Specification and Selection, Data, IT outsourcing, IT Resilience, IT reorganisation ERP system Controls, and Cyber and data related engagements.
Experience of driving formal sales processes and working with different internal teams on those proposals (e.g. technology risk, regulatory risk and management consulting teams)
Strong leadership, management and coaching skills.
The ability to develop and maintain new and existing client relationships.
The ability to work effectively in different teams for varying periods of time building good working relationships with both colleagues and client personnel at all levels.
The ability to assess IT risk in a wide range of operations and activities and suggest pragmatic IT risk mitigation activities.
Experienced in developing junior staff.
Experience of identifying and effectively reporting any issues and recommendations for improvement to clients, as well as drafting the related sections of formal reports.
Passion for quality.
Exceptional stakeholder management
Experience of managing complex, fast-paced review
Ability to manage/lead a range of IT projects
Experience of working in a regulated environment.
Experience of SAP, Oracle and Microsoft Dynamics.
Understanding of the risk, control and regulatory issues
Ideally experience of assuring digital transformation programmers
Relevant qualifications would include IS27001 (Lead Auditor), CISSP, PCI DSS QSA, Prince2, MSP, ITIL and ERP related qualifications.