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Technology Control Framework & Regulatory Compliance Consultant

Technology Control Framework & Regulatory Compliance Consultant

  • Location(s): UK Wide
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Ref: R00TR01444
  • Closing Date: 31 May 2022
  • We're happy to consider flexible working approaches for this role

An opportunity has arisen to help shape and mature, the Technology Control Framework and ensure technology regulatory compliance.  As a Senior Control Framework & Regulatory Compliance Consultant in the Policy, Governance and Control Team, you’ll provide expertise in the design of the control standards, support process owners in good control design and the improvement of technology governance mechanisms to enable greater levels of ‘accountable freedom’ while achieving high standards of policy and regulatory compliance.

At Nationwide we openly put our 15 million members at the centre of every decision we make as a business. Every role, no matter what it’s doing, is member focused.

If we receive a high volume of relevant applications, we may close the advert earlier than the advertised date, so please apply as soon as you can.

What you’ll be doing

  • Design and embed technology governance mechanisms needed to support and enforce the Technology Policy.
  • Design and embed standards of control, maintaining their appropriateness for Nationwide and keeping up to date to industry recognised best practice.
  • Provide expert  advice  on  the  design  of  control  activities  and  how  to  drive  value  and  automation  into  evidencing compliance.
  • Create and  define  Risk  Appetite  Statements  and  enhance  the  Control  evidence  that  can  be  used  to  measure the Risk Appetite Statements.
  • Support the  IT  Risk  Partners,  and  Missions with  embedding  the  technology governance  and  control framework.
  • Drive best practice with the control compliance utilising centralised processes, such as, Dispensation, Waivers and Breach.
  • Create and maintain robust governance mechanisms that ensure responsibilities are understood and decisions are risk-based, automating as much as possible to enable good flow and pace of work.
  • Design and  facilitate  educational  material  to  support  the  embedding  of  the  benefits  of  good  control  management.

About you

You may already be a control specialist working in risk, audit or continuous compliance. You will bring experience of designing and implementing robust controls in DevOps/Agile ways of working and be passionate about establishing and creating practical workable solutions, driving how we move from a command and control to a trust and verify model, you are equally likely to be one of the following:

  • A Process specialist with DevOps ways of working experience, knowledge of embedding robust processes and automation to enable standard repeatable control outcomes
  • A Risk expert in first or second line with extensive experience of controls embedding and testing in complex technical environment across a federated model.
  • Regulatory and/or Policy compliance manager with knowledge of controls monitoring, establishing metrics and meeting regulatory requirements including SOx.
  • An IT Service Management specialist experienced across several disciplines. You will have extensive knowledge of how effective processes enable a predictable and reliable technology service and have witnessed the value that good data can have on enabling the right decisions.

You’ll have the ability and expertise to simplify and breakdown complex problems, create easily understood and practical solutions and be tenacious with investigation seeking the right outcomes.

You’ll be persistent in achieving high standards of performance and are inquisitive with a passion for looking for trends and patterns within data.

You’ll be able to build trust and relationships quickly and can maintain these relationships longer term. You may be required to present to any audience and be clear in the way you explain governance, risk and control and the impact non-compliance may have, using words and terms that people understand.

You will understand and be able to explain operational risk management and control compliance to support stakeholders in a managerial or leadership position.

You’ll have enthusiasm to develop your skills, knowledge and leadership qualities in a practical way.

As a minimum requirement you’ll have/be:

  • An understanding of control compliance principles and methodologies coupled with practical experience of implementing control management processes (for example in a role managing an operational unit).
  • Be able to constructively challenge, manage conflicts and influence stakeholders at varying levels both individually and collectively in decision forums,
  • Determination and self-belief to continuously improve the effectiveness and efficiency of technology governance, ensuring that decision making activities and reporting adds value to the business and enables improved flow of work.
  • Analytical / creative skills to resolve problems and/or establish alternatives where established procedures may not exist.
  • Good facilitation, communication and influencing skills.

It would be nice if you also had:

  • A recognised qualification in, CEGIT, CoBIT, ITIL or from the IRM or ISACA.
  • Experience of being a process owner to appreciate the benefits of managing risks and measuring controls.

The extras you’ll get

If you put a lot in, it’s only fair you should get a lot out. So, if you help us do the right thing for our members, we’ll help further your career with us.

As part of our team you’ll get:

  • A personal pension – if you put in 7% of your salary, we’ll top up by a further 16%
  • Up to 2 days of paid volunteering a year
  • Life assurance worth 8x your salary
  • A great selection of additional benefits through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Access to an annual performance related bonus
  • Access to training to help you develop and progress your career
  • 25 days holiday, pro rata

Why work at Nationwide

We’re a building society founded by ordinary people, our members, who came together to help each other get the most from their money, buy homes and save for their futures. For over 130 years, we’ve supported each other and our communities, and we’ve done the right thing for wider society too.

If you come to work here at Nationwide, you’ll be part of that. Part of something a bit different. And something really quite special.

What’s more, we have a strong ethic of care for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We’re committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. So if you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured, and you feel empowered to contribute, then please apply and help us in building society, nationwide.

What to do next

If this role is for you, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button. You’ll need to attach your up to date CV and answer a few quick questions for us..

We respond to everyone, and so we will be in contact shortly after the closing date to let you know the outcome of your application. 



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