Senior Risk Specialist - IT Service Technology (First Line)

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07 May 2021
Lloyds Banking
Location: London
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Job Description


At Lloyds Banking Group, we’re driven by a clear purpose - to Help

Britain recover. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a

difference to customers, businesses and communities. And as the UK's largest

retail and commercial bank, we have a footprint that touches nearly every

community and household in the UK.

Our brands, our services and our business span every aspect of banking and

finance, including some of the biggest names on the UK's high streets. That

gives us a big responsibility to support the UK economy, and we have a clear

strategy to put customers first - and achieve our vision of becoming the

best bank for customers.

COO Business Risk

We love to do things differently in COO Business Risk. We encourage our

employees to challenge the status quo and to come up with new and innovative

idea. We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to

building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and

communities we serve. Together we’re building a truly inclusive

workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real


Our purpose is to be the leading 1st Line Risk Function in Financial

Services in the UK. We work collaboratively to guide, support and challenge

on all risk related matters, and we are responsible for the successful

delivery of the risk agenda against internal and regulatory requirements.

This role represents an opportunity for a highly motivated Technology Risk

professional to work at the heart of Group CIO

Sound like your kind of place?

Operating at a senior level working with partners at Director level and

above, you'll deputise for Senior Risk Leads and will be a key contributor

to both strategic and operational decision making by providing insight,

challenge and support.


What would you be getting involved with?

 * Challenges and provides input into new agile approaches being explored by

LBG and performs risk review, ensuring they remain within Group’s

risk appetite

 * Have validated technical experience and experience of IT Risk, ensuring

an established and sound knowledge of the COO Business Risk area function

 * Leads a programme of IT risk reviews with a focus on timely completion

and insightful commentary and proposed management actions to support

material risk mitigation and reduction within the business area, ensuring

the LBG Risk Management Framework requirements are met.

 * A strong shown ability to build and deliver high quality outputs in

appropriate business format (both verbal/written) highlighting key messages

in a clear and concise way for use at senior executive level or by external

parties (e.g. Regulators, Risk Committees).

 * Initiates, leads and delivers agreed change programmes to achieve

continuous improvement to processes and systems.

About you...

 * You'll bring passion for our values of putting customers first, keeping

it simple, and making a difference together

 * You'll love to solve problems and challenge the status quo with

innovative ideas

 * You're a highly motivated self-starter

 * You'll have the ability to build strong collaborative relationships

And the skills/background you’d possess?

 * Sound knowledge of the operational and regulatory complexities impacting

the business, from strategic, operational and change perspectives.

 * Demonstrates a good understanding of industry standards, control

frameworks (e.g.COBIT), technology landscape and key IT risk areas.

 * A diverse and mixed skillset, with a knowledge and understanding of

(including but not limited to):

 * Infrastructure Technologies - Middleware/Storage/Networks/Mainframes

 * IT resilience

 * Cloud Services

 * Suppliers management/governance processes and outsourced 3rd party


 * Management of IT Incidents/Problems/Changes

 * Experience supporting live service material events

 * DevOps

So, if you have the skills we’re seeking and you’re looking

for your next step, we’d love to hear from you

Additional Information:

The salary advertised is for London, if you're applying to work in one of

our regional hubs the weighting will vary

Together we make it possible

In return, you’ll learn new skills, technologies, and approaches to

software development. As a multi-brand, multi-channel business, we have the

scale and reach to give you a diverse range of opportunities to learn, grow

and develop and to help you achieve a rewarding and fulfilling career!

You'll also receive a benefits package which includes:

 * A performance related award

 * Generous pension contribution

 * 30 days leave plus bank holidays

 * A flexible cash pot (4% of base salary) to spend on benefits

We’re committed to building a workforce which reflects the

diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Join us and be part of

an inclusive, values-based culture focused on making a difference.

So, if joining us at a critical and exciting time for our Cloud

transformation appeals and this role sounds like it could be for you, click

apply below!

We'll ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable

accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to

perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and

privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Work Permit:

All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.