IT Vacancy of the week: Networks Risk & Compliance Lead | London or Edinburgh

Company Name: Accenture
Location: London
Job Type: Permanent
Accenture-logo-thumbnailNetworks – Risk and Compliance Lead

London or Edinburgh

We are currently seeking a Risk and Compliance Lead working in our Networks Services team who is looking for an exciting and challenging career with Accenture – an employer that enables you to make a real difference.

As a Risk and Compliance Lead the key aspects of your role will be

  • Risk Governance
  • Compliance Governance
  • People Management
  • Stakeholder and Client Management

The key skills we are looking for to complete this role are:

  • Technical Understanding of Network Administration e.g. Cisco
  • Information Security
  • Ability to co-ordinate between different teams
  • Leadership and people development skills

1               Qualifications

What other qualifications or skills do I need?

  • Strong oral and written communication, facilitation and negotiation skills
  • Ability to absorb technical language and translate key points back to a non-technical audience.
  • Ability to take lots of information from technical teams and work out what the actual risk in order to clearly articulate this in a risk paper and to our client’s Networks risk board
  • Ability to manage multiple escalations and convey complex information, readily finding solutions to challenges as they emerge
  • Ability to identify, clarify, and resolve issues and risks, escalating as needed
  • Ability to build productive working relationships with others
  • Ability to present to senior management within the client and Accenture
  • A good understanding of telephony (classical & IP) and network infrastructure (LAN & WAN) would be advantageous.
  • Ability to set expectations and prioritise items in a workstack.
  • IT service management or Network Management experience with a focus on risk, compliance or information security activities and a comprehensive understanding of the key elements and processes relating to service management.
  • Experience of leading Service Improvement activities
  • ITIL qualification at Foundation
  • Any risk management credentials or certification would be advantageous
  • Previous experience of working a regulated environment would be desirable especially within the Finance Services sector

This role is to work within our client offices in our Risk and Compliance function.  This function involves providing an interface for the client for two main functions – operational risk management and compliance management.  The role covers being a direct interface for the client including regular review meetings and managing and leading the offshore team of risk and compliance specialist. The goals of the role are to maintain compliance and manage operational risk for areas of non-compliance.

What’s in it for you?

Choose Accenture for an IT career, where the variety of opportunities and challenges allows you to make a difference every day. A place where you can develop your expertise working with the best people worldwide in a dynamic, team-focused environment. The only place where you can use your skills to provide high-quality, long-term services for our Global Fortune 500 clients, helping them achieve high performance. If this is your idea of a typical working day, then Accenture is the place to be.

We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster to help tailor your career plan. On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ holiday per year, a gym subsidy, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice


Please also note that Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.


Closing date for applications 1st December 2013

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.


Industry: IT
Salary: Up to £42,000
Salary and Benefits: Up to £42,000, dependant on location plus excellent bens package
Salary Currency: GBP
Salary To: £42,000
Salary Term: Month
Post Date: 11/04/2013
Job Ref: 219047


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