Head of Technology Risk & Supplier Management

Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£95000 - £115000 per annum
Posted
21 Oct 2021
Closes
04 Nov 2021
Ref
056685
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're passionate about having a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities.

Lloyds Banking Group is the UK's leading Digital Bank and biggest mobile bank with 17 million active digital customers across our brands. Now that we have already created the market leader in digital banking, we are on a journey to create the bank of the future, for which we are investing £3bn across platforms, people and data capabilities to truly become the best bank for customers.

About the role:

Location: Edinburgh and Halifax/Leeds also a potential: Can split time between home and office 2/3 days per week.

So what exactly would I be responsible for?

Lead a team of 10 direct reports, including full line management and development.

This role is unique in that it offers the opportunity to run one of the Business Management teams, directly supporting the Engineering team in Insurance & Wealth Transformation.

You'll challenge and advise the business to mitigate and control risks in accordance with the risk appetite, support and influence key senior individuals within the group, deputise for senior and executive colleagues and contribute to broader strategies, as well as giving input to business decision-making by providing insight, control and thought leadership.

Some day to day activities might include;

  • Supporting the delivery of cloud risk frameworks.

  • Risk management within the range of technology transformation & change initiatives.

  • Governance & supplier management frameworks.

  • Technology currency & resilience, helping to ensure our new (and legacy) systems are fit for purpose.

  • Input into compliance & governance policies & procedures.

  • Represent the business in industry forums.

  • Help balance long & short term business objectives with risk management.

What are we looking for from those who apply?

We like to see people who apply from diverse industry and personal backgrounds however there are is a set of minimum criteria which we need to see;

  • Prior experience in a similar role managing technology risk, compliance and technology 3rd party suppliers. Ideally this should be at a similar level of management, however we're happy to help develop your leadership and people management skills if ready to make the jump to a head of level position.

  • Strong risk management, governance and compliance knowledge specific to the technology industry.

  • Transformation or change management experience, specifically input into the management of risk within projects

  • Good people management skills both upwards to director level and downwards.

As this role is quite niche and combines the management of the Business Management team, it would be desirable, but not essential, to see the following;

  • Prior cloud supplier management experience

  • Knowledgeable of business management / operations team management

  • Insurance or general Financial Services experience

This role would be great if you would like;

  • a high level of director & executive level exposure

  • want to support the latest cloud and transformation technology programmes within Financial Services & Insurance

  • enjoy supporting the Engineering community

What will you get in return?

On top of our team ethos we're genuine about both equal opportunity and our colleagues representing the communities we serve - developing and advancing the best in our people.

An environment which can genuinely give you a good work-life balance and foster positive mental health.

You'll also receive a package that includes

  • Discretionary bonus

  • Cash sum of 4% which you can exchange for a variety of benefits or simply take the cash

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Pension, where we'll give up to a max of 15%

  • Share plans

  • 30 days holiday plus bank holidays

Are you interested in joining us? Apply today; we'd love to hear from you...

Together we'll make it possible…

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