EMEA Controls Manager

JP Morgan
Competitive + Benefits
13 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
The GTI EMEA Controls Manager role is a VP level role and represents a key function with the GTI EMEA controls agenda. The role is based in the UK and reports to the GTI EMEA Controls Lead. This role is intended to provide a strengthened controls position within the operations teams by providing an effective first line of defense. You will interact closely with GTI EMEA Production team as well as other regional GTI tower controls team and TCOs. A significant part of the role involves working with internal audit and working with the regulatory engagement teams to fulfill external regulatory or external engagements. In addition to working with wider technology teams in GTI, there is also engagement with LOB technology teams and TCOs. You need to be able to successfully balance the demands of GTI operations with the need to ensure that standard IT policies are met. The tougher regulatory environment is resulting in tighter risk and controls and these can be particularly challenging to maintain in the branches, where there is so much diversity and the teams need to be aligned to the global organization. The role is broad in nature and will involve working with the locations on controls initiatives, audits, controls testing, controls assessments and providing support and consultation to the technology managers with their controls agenda. Reporting and governance is also a key part of the role to ensure controls are being measured and monitored. Key skills & Attributes Manage escalations and response to issues Must demonstrate excellent communication skills, to both technology and business leaders Delivery and Execution focused Experience managing a geographically distributed and culturally diverse organization Mentoring and working as part of a close knit team Take ownership and accountability for all related activities Stays current with emerging technologies related to respective technology domain. Works closely with the local application support teams on emerging issues Ensure regional compliance to all corporate, regulatory and legal requirements. Key Performance Indicators Successful audit/risk & controls experiences Delivery of key controls initiatives Effective escalations of controls related issues MAIN CONTACTS (external/internal): Senior Technology Officers Technology Site Managers Technology Controls Officers Internal Audit Line of Business & GTI Technologists Regulatory Engagement Teams PERSON SPECIFICATION: Technical Excellent understanding of Security and Risk assessment Solid understanding of IT Controls Policy within JPMorgan Advanced knowledge of regulatory requirements across EMEA locations Solid understanding of different technology platforms including networking technology and server / workstation operating systems. Solid all round understanding of technology infrastructure and its importance to the region Non-technical Will have the capability to work under pressure and prioritize tasks Strong leadership and team development skills System Compliance, security, regulatory Commitment to see each request/issue through to completion, but can also identify when delegation is required. Possess the ability to identify areas needing improvement and correct processes accordingly. Ability and desire to work within a Team Driven environment and be responsible enough to work unsupervised Excellent verbal and written communications skills across all levels and skills A strong understanding of business issues as they impact overall project plans Well-developed interpersonal skills Able to own and resolve problems with an appropriate sense of urgency All internal moves will normally take place on the same grade and same salary. Salaries are reviewed annually in February. Exceptions to the rule regarding transfer on current salary may include a move between geographic locations. This job was originally posted as www.cwjobs.co.uk/job/66599363

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