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Technology Risk Manager

Job Description

Salary/ Benefits
In order to attract the very best talent on the market a generous remuneration package is on offer depending on experience. In addition to this, the position comes with a range of fantastic benefits including:

  • Matched Employer Pension up to 6%
  • Enhanced annual leave allowance (27 days + stats)
  • Flexitime + Hybrid working
  • Life assurance
  • Healthcare plan
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Sports/Social & Health/Wellbeing programmes

Training Available

  • Financial audit support
  • Cybersecurity
  • Project management
  • Business continuity planning
  • Operating systems (Windows, Unix, AS/400)
  • ERP applications (SAP, Oracle JDE)
  • Management skills
  • Report writing
  • Marketing and sales

VANRATH is delighted to have partnered with a leading professional services firm to recruit a Technology Risk Manager to join their talented team.

The Ideal Person

  • IT internal audit
  • Information security / cybersecurity
  • IT SOX
  • Third party reporting, e.g. SOC1, AAF 01/06, SOC2
  • IT Risk framework development or execution
  • IT Controls design and/ or assessment
  • Highly professional with ability to work in challenging, diverse and evolving client environments
  • Flexible with the ability to learn quickly and leverage skills in new situations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to build strong client relationships
  • Strong team working skills are essential
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • A passion to contribute to the growth of the practice
  • Self motivated with lots of energy and drive
  • Flexible, with the ability to learn quickly and leverage skills in new situations
  • The ability to deliver multiple/parallel project

One or more of the following would be an advantage:

  • Accounting or Internal Audit qualifications
  • Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA) qualification
  • Knowledge of IT industry practice methodologies (e.g. CobiT, ITIL) is preferable
  • Experience of Windows, Oracle, SQL or UNIX environments


  • Assessing clients' IT environments and IT-related business processes that support the financial statements to determine the extent to which reliance can be placed on the internal control environment
  • Identifying and remediating control and performance gaps compared to leading practice, helping clients gain stakeholder buy-in, reduce risk, and increase value and visibility of IT cost
  • Assisting organisations in the identification and management of information security risks by assessing the current state, prioritising improvements and conducting projects to reduce risk and improve regulatory compliance
  • Identifying and managing privacy and data protection risks and compliance requirements, working across our clients' organisations to help meet stakeholder expectations and requirements.
  • Planning, budgeting and delivering engagement for review by Technology Risk Managers or Senior Managers
  • Gaining an understanding of the clients' IT applications and infrastructure to determine the effectiveness of the control environment through performing and reviewing process walkthroughs
  • Reviewing detailed analysis of the control environment to gain assurance over effective operation of controls
  • Identifying control weaknesses and any mitigating controls
  • Reviewing working papers and supporting evidence in line with internal compliance requirements
  • Effectively articulating control findings to key client stakeholders.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Cyber Security, Networks or Sales jobs in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Jordan Madden in the strictest confidence on 02890330250 or at