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Technology Risk - Senior Associate

  • Location: West Yorkshire, Leeds
  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: STT 187456
  • Recruiter: Leeds Office
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Marks Satin are currently working with 2 excellent Top10 firms who are looking to expand their Technology Risk offering. The teams in the North are looking for strong Senior Associate (pre-Manager grade) to help develop and deliver high quality technology engagements to a wide range of clients. This role provides an outstanding opportunity for an individual with experience in IT risk management, IT disaster recovery, cyber security or IT Management.

About the roles

The Risk Assurance North teams are looking for a Senior Associate (a grade below Manager) to join their team. In joining you will be part of a unique client proposition, assisting clients understanding and challenging the extent to which their technology is resilient to the threat of unexpected disaster events or failures, as well as assessing their IT risk management capabilities across a range of activities, including project management, infrastructure, service delivery and security.

The role will primarily be to support the Risk Assurance team within the region but may also enable you to work on assurance and consulting projects outside of the region. The role will include the following:

  • Being part of a team that performs services including IT risk reviews, programme/project assurance, third party assurance, IT operational, security and data reviews.

  • Junior managing fieldwork for engagements and supporting more senior team members in more specialist areas

  • Building client relationships through engagement delivery, identifying opportunities to help clients resolve their challenges, and supporting the engagement sales process

  • Exposure to current thinking in technology governance and risk management

For the right individual, the role provides an outstanding opportunity to progress, develop and be rewarded for achievement.


The following skills are required for this role:


  • At least two years of relevant on the job experience (essential).

  • A passion for technology and projects.

  • Experience gained in a client facing environment.

  • Strong analytical and project management skills.

  • The ability to work effectively in different teams for varying periods of time building good working relationships with both colleagues and client personnel at all levels.

  • The ability to assess IT risk and suggest pragmatic risk mitigation activities for a range of industries.

  • Identifying and effectively reporting any issues and recommendations for improvement to clients, as well as drafting the related sections of formal reports.


  • Gained or be working towards your CA/ACA, CIA or CISA, PRINCE II, CISSP.

  • Knowledge of risk and regulatory frameworks for IT (ITIL, CobiT, ISO 27001, PCI-DSS, etc).

  • Experience around business continuity and disaster recovery.

  • Experience of working with regulated FS clients on IT reviews.

Interested candidates should apply as soon as possible for immediate consideration.

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