Third Party Risk Manager - Financial Services
The Commercial Assurance Team help clients manage their third party risk, deliver compliance and enhance value from their third party relationships.
Third party challenges are closely linked to wider industry hot topics, so the Commercial Assurance team works closely with other PwC FS propositions including the regulatory, technology, business resilience and the operations transformation advisory teams to bring clients joined up solutions. This means that there is a wide range of opportunities for career and personal development both not just within the team, but within the wider PwC firm.
About the role
Financial Services organisations have become more complex, global and interconnected, due to mergers and acquisitions or in an effort to grow the business or cut costs, complex business models have evolved with increased dependency on third parties and global intra-group affiliates.
The Commercial Assurance team help clients assess and improve their practices for managing outsourcing and third party risk. We provide a variety of services and run a number of engagements with clients, from diagnostic and gap analysis to full scale design, build and solution implementations.
Because these challenges are closely linked to other industry hot topics, the team works closely with other propositions including the regulatory, technology, business resilience and the operations transformation advisory teams to bring clients joined up solutions.
The role holder will join a high performing, ambitious and rapidly growing team; with this comes the opportunity to contribute to the direction of the proposition, support the growth of the team, take on additional responsibility and progress quickly.
Managing client engagements and project delivery
Managing small teams and mentoring junior staff
Have autonomy over key tasks
Document and process reviews and analytics through testing in audit. i.e. conclusion analytics
Developing deliverables and outputs for clients
Building relationships internally and with clients roles, especially with international and demanding clients
Supporting sales and marketing efforts
Helping with thought leadership and developing the proposition
Graduate or equivalent qualification
Professional Qualification. e.g. CA CIPS or APICS
Previous experience managing a team
A sound business understanding, commercially and risk aware (sourcing experience preferable)
Experience from within the Financial Services sector
Experience in at least two of the following – risk, control, sourcing, managed services, professional services, assurance
Excellent communication skills, both verbal writing and in particular
Excellent people and relationship management skills, with the ability to operate and manage stakeholders at all levels within a complex matrix environment
Self-starter, able to work effectively as part of a 'virtual team'
Excellent project management and organisation skills
Positive, 'can-do' approach
Empathy & Resilience
Creative and innovative, with ability to bring fresh insight, ideas and perspective to the role
Ability to see the bigger picture and put issues into perspective
Work effectively as part of a 'virtual team'
Excellent organisation skills