The Financial Services Technology Risk Consulting team is focused on providing consultancy, advice and assurance on our clients' technology risks and controls.
The market is evolving at pace and innovating, whilst embracing the digital age. We are building out our team to advise clients on emerging and legacy technology risks and controls.
We are focused on project and programme risk, operational and technology resilience, technology risk and control, impact of regulatory change on data and technology and third party risk management.
All underpinned by analytics. We deliver our work through consulting projects, focused on risk and control assurance, as well as projects with 2nd and 3rd lines of defence.
Building global relationships and actively seeking out the global networks best experts to address client needs
Communicating compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems
Building constructive working relationships across different teams, functions, countries or cultures
Work with Partners and Directors in delivering risk services to the Financial Services sector with particular focus on Third Party Risk Management
Oversight of delivery of Third Party Risk Management consulting projects - including reviews of maturity, process, governance and operating model.
Advice on automation and tooling, conulting advice on regulatory requirements and expectations on Third Party Risk Management.
Oversee and deliver end to end supplier assurance projects and Third Party Risk Management transformation projects
Assume ownership of key client relationships, identify revenue-generating opportunities and get involved in business development activities.
Build and develop relationships with key market contacts
Develop industry and technical expertise and be positioned as an Third Party Risk Management SME for the Financial Services sector
Identify, anticipate and recommend the need for and make changes to third party risk management methodologies and related services in response to changing risk profiles and regulatory expectations
Build relationships with other departments to further develop and mature KPMG's Third Party Risk Management offering
Understand the Financial Services industry - key performance drivers, emerging technical and industry developments
Recognises the importance of continuous self and team development and actively strives to achieve this.
Helps others to understand how their work contributes to the overall success of an engagement and the wider firm
Fosters a sense of self belief and confidence in others
Seeks to understand others motivations
Supports others to make brave decisions
Qualifications and Skills
Proven experience of successfully managing and delivering risk and controls assessments.
Proven experience of implementing Third Party Risk Management frameworks in large Financial Services organisations
Thorough understanding of Third Party Risk Management and experience of developing Third Party Risk Management programs for Financial Services organisations
Extensive knowledge and insight of regulatory requirements and expectations on Third Party Risk Management and wider risks
Extensive knowledge of related regulations
Degree / masters qualification in IT
Experience and Background
Experience of building Third Party Risk Management programs in the Financial Services sector from the ground-up
Experience of the end to end procurement lifecycle
Extensive experience of working with UK regulators to provide knowledge and insights on regulatory thinking on third party risk management
Experience of reviewing Third Party Risk Management for banks and / or insurers and providing gap assessments and remediation plans
Experience of managing business and IT stakeholders from across the business and all levels of seniority, including CIO, CFO and CISO
Ability to identify and assess IT risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and to express opinions clearly to all levels
Strong understanding of Financial Services sector
A good understanding of technology platforms
Strong leadership skills both on engagements and in an office environment
Ability to play an active role in the business development process
Ability to present on specific subjects to a large group of people
Strong analytical skills and ability to adapt to changing circumstances
Demonstrate professional scepticism - proven track record of constructively challenging clients to drive best results
An aptitude for embracing and adapting to new technology
Ability to spot opportunities to add value to clients and work with colleagues in other lines of service to help clients
Ability to work flexibly in terms of working hours to accommodate tight timelines and manage well under pressure