Our client, a leading bank, is looking for their next Head of IT Risk to join their growing team.
Location(s): 100% Remote or Los Angeles, CA (candidate choice)
Job Description & Synthesis
This role is responsible for the development and maturing of the 2nd line of defense (2LOD) Cyber and Technology Risk team. This leader is the owner of all Cyber and Technology policies and standards across the bank and is responsible for providing independent oversight and challenge of all risk management activities in these domains ensuring that risks are sufficiently mitigated. The leader will continue to mature the bank's 2nd line IT risk management program in line with industry best practices, regulatory requirements, and other entities in the US. Manages a team of professionals who oversee all aspects of IT Risk. Risk management emphasis includes IT governance and strategy, IT operations, information security, change and configuration management, overall enterprise governance, risk and compliance (GRC) management, and regular reporting to the bank's governance committees. Participates in the planning and implementation of information technology controls for all material IT Projects. Provides oversight of the evaluation and selection of applications and systems. Makes recommendations and assists in the implementation of changes to work methods and procedures to make them more effective, or strengthen controls, or reduce risk. Provides executive management, the Board with the enterprise risk profile of the bank for aggregate cyber and technology risk.