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Technology Risk Senior Manager

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Line of service
Senior Manager/Associate Director
Assurance - IT Risk Assurance
Across all industries
Position type
Full Time
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Job description

The Technology Risk Senior Manager is a senior individual within the team providing expert technical advice, guidance and support on technology risk, both in business-as-usual and for live and planned projects within our clients’ business.

You will be a generalist but have specialities in specific areas which can be developed and honed as your career develops. This role would suit someone who is comfortable working across the technology risk spectrum, disciplines and industries and is comfortable with sales and business development.

In return we offer:
  • Variety - An impressive list of clients with different needs and issues at both a technical and strategic level.

  • Opportunity - To develop your technical and business skills and enhance your business advisory, presentational and inter-personal skills.

  • Support - We work as a team and support each other on a day-to-day basis. We also actively encourage an ongoing exchange of knowledge across the many specialists operating within PwC.

  • Training - PwC is recognised for the quality of its training programmes that cover both technical and 'soft' (e.g. report writing) skills.

  • Challenge - We work in an atmosphere which encourages you to be proactive and imaginative with the emphasis always on serving clients' needs.

  • Managing and delivering multiple assignments, including producing documentation and reports.

  • Supporting business leaders in the team in developing client proposals and solution offerings.

  • Maintaining technical IT knowledge and certifications, sharing this knowledge with junior team members.

  • Managing multiple teams in delivering client engagements

  • Building client relationships and establishing credibility by demonstrating knowledge of various aspects of technology risk, and identify opportunities where PwC can assist.

  • Working as a subject matter experts in your field.

  • Working with colleagues in other services areas and support our clients’ technology risk needs.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • A significant track record in technology risk , including business development or sales

  • An understanding of technology risk methodologies, best practice and industry standards

  • Excellent communication skills – both oral (for interviews/meetings, presentations) and written (for designing and writing reports which can communicate findings and clearly convey the message).

  • Experience in risk & regulatory frameworks such as ITIL, CobIT, ISO 27001, PCI-DSS etc

  • Practical knowledge of operating systems, databases in particular Windows, Unix, Oracle and SQL Server.

Edinburgh, Glasgow


Assurance is a dynamic place to be right now, and the variety of opportunities on offer is unprecedented. It’s work that really does matter. It matters for businesses, governments and society at large. Our team provides confidence on the most complex decisions companies have to take and this provides a wealth of opportunities to everyone who joins us and works with us.

The skills we look for in future employees

All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.

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We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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