Technology Risk Director, West and Wales
Who we are looking for:
PwC is looking for a Technology Risk Director to join our growing Risk Assurance practice in the West and Wales region. Our PwC practice in the West & Wales region is made up of 70 partners and professionals who enjoy what they do and our numbers and capabilities are expanding all the time.
We are looking for a hands-on, client-facing Director who is enthusiastic about technology (and has demonstrable experience in tech transformation or change), solving problems, supporting clients and building a team.
About the team and the role:
Technology Risk sits within the Risk Assurance service line at PwC, where we deal with some of the most important technology related issues facing private and public sector organisations. Managing technology risk and establishing confidence and integrity is vital in business, especially in the digital world. We help our clients build trust in their technology and to have the confidence to rely on it to help them run their businesses.
Our Technology Risk practice falls broadly within the following areas:
Strategy and Transformation:
Transformation sourcing and supplier management
PMO and Project Management
Business case and Financial management
Emerging tech assurance
On premise ERP security and controls
Digital Process integration and controls
Cloud ERP security and controls
Digital Roadmap and Enterprise Architecture Assurance
Application testing services
IT Risk and Control
IT Service Management
- IT Risk Managed Services
We are looking for an experienced individual at Director level to lead our Technology Risk team, focussed on the three areas above. Our Technology Risk Director will lead and deliver interesting tech engagements as well as developing a market place profile for themselves and PwC by building sustainable client relationships. They should have an understanding of recent developments in technology in the areas set out above, as they relate to organisations, gained through either holding a position within an organisation, leading large scale technology transformations or through the delivery of such services for a professional services firm. You will use this knowledge in the delivery of professional services to our clients, so a client-facing mentality is essential.
Our practice also includes Data & Analytics (focussed on helping our clients protect and realise the potential of their data) and Cyber (centred on cyber risk assessment and management). The individual will be expected to work with our Data and Cyber leads together with others in our wider Assurance business to maximise the value we bring to our clients across their business.
For the right individual, this role provides an outstanding opportunity to progress, develop and be rewarded for achievement as part of a dynamic team in a growing Technology Risk business.
Being at a senior level within the West & Wales leadership team, there is the opportunity to get involved with:
Championing initiatives, such as the definition and launch of new services
Leading and developing competency teams
Direct interaction at C level with clients, especially CTO, CIO and CFO
Targeting and building new client relationships initiatives; and
Counselling and mentoring other staff.
Essential skills and experience:
Demonstrable skills in the following areas are required for this position:
Great client relationship skills
Track record of leading IT transformation programmes and/or IT functions or providing assurance, risk or advisory services in the areas described above from working in professional services
Comfortable leading business development
Desirable skills and experience:
The work will be cross sector, public and private, so varied sector experience (e.g FS, utilities, public sector) is welcome.
Our clients and employees are all over the West and Wales area. Most of the team is in Bristol, but you could be Cardiff or flexibly based, as long as you have the ability to travel to clients.
Bristol, Cardiff, Plymouth, Swansea