Risk Assurance - Cloud Assurance - Manager
About the team
Leading companies see Cloud technologies as an integral part of the future of IT to protect value and drive strategic initiatives. Risk Assurance specialists help companies to manage their transition 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.
Cloud computing is rapidly moving from hype to the must-have IT service model. It is transforming the way business services are provided, consumed and managed. In Risk Assurance South-East, we have a lot of opportunities in areas of third party assurance, cloud governance, security, availability and commercial assurance.
In the last couple of years, our Technology and Performance Assurance practice in the South-East has grown significantly especially in cloud computing services.
As a Manager, you will be leading the project delivery, coaching the team members, managing client relationships and working on new propositions with the Partners and Directors both in the South East and across the UK. The work will be focussed on advisory and compliance aspects of cloud.
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
You’ll be working in our growing Cloud and assurance practice in the South East region. You’ll need to have a technical background of Cloud Computing, Third Party Assurance and Security either gathered in a Professional Services environment or within a corporate environment.
Focus on existing clients and new targets. This will include organisations which are already on cloud, those looking to move to a cloud based model and cloud service providers;
Leading readiness assessments for service organisations that may need an opinion level report in the future;
Leading and managing third party and other opinion-level services in response to service organisation requests from customers for information about internal controls, business results and operations;
Assisting our clients in leveraging their technology investments to help establish, optimise, and sustain a real-time controls environment at an enterprise level;
Assisting our clients in optimising their risk and internal control activities, including control effectiveness and optimisation activities; and
Supporting controls and systems related aspects of Cloud internal audits in the areas of planning, audit strategy, scoping, execution, and deficiency evaluation.
You should have working knowledge of the following regulations and compliance standards: SOX, ENISA, FCA, NIST, COBIT, SOC 1 and 2.
Essential skills and experience
The following skills are required for this role:
Strong proven experience in a cloud technologies;
Understanding of key project methodologies;
Strong focus on risk;
Experience of IT implementations and/ or business transformations is desirable;
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 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;
Location - Uxbridge
Salary – Competitive
Closing date – 21 March 2018