Head, Governance, Risk, Compliance, Ets

Head, Governance, Risk, Compliance, Ets
Company:

Standard Bank


Head, Governance, Risk, Compliance, Ets

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Job Details

Standard Bank is a firm believer in technical innovation, to help us guarantee exceptional client service and leading edge financial solutions. Our growing global success reflects our commitment to the latest solutions, the best people, and a uniquely flexible and vibrant working culture. To help us drive our success into the future, we are looking for aHead, Governance, Risk, Complianceto join ourEngineering Technology Services ITteam at our Johannesburg offices. Standard Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally. It has been a mainstay of South Africa's financial system for more than 150 years, and now spans 17 countries across the African continent.
Job Purpose

To establish and drive effective risk management practices by implementing the Group Technology Risk Framework within Engineering Technology Services (ETS) ensuring that legal and regulatory compliance requirements, standards, and good governance are met and the maturity of ETS GRC management are elevated. To provide oversight and co-ordination of the Technology services and practices delivered to Country Technology against Technology standards and toolboxes.
Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

Risk, Regulatory, Prudential & Compliance
- Oversee the implementation of a robust governance, risk and compliance model that includes governance structures, governance forums, and the relevant ETS governance forums and management committees (e.g. IMSP Board, Service management committee, Risk and Control Committee, Signature Programme Boards, etc.), providing guidance, subject matter expertise and input into governance working groups.
- Assess and understand the impact of respective geographical regulatory requirements on services and overall ETS operating model to influence Group Technology toolboxes and standards and to guide the implementation strategies of such toolboxes and standards
- Drive risk, regulatory, and compliance awareness by overseeing the implementation of directives and strategies in ETS that align with the Group Information Security strategy and Group Technology Risk Framework.
- Design the target state for the risk management capability within ETS tailored to the unique requirements of the entity, aligned to the overall Group Technology Risk guiding principles and standards
- Drive the risk management gap and capability maturity assessment for ETS against target state to enable required capabilities to be established and matured.
- Provide strategic advice to ETS through subject matter expertise and input in the development and/or enhancement of operational risk management business intelligence and management information reporting systems and/or tools to measure and manage operational risks.
- Identify Technology risks by monitoring, tracking and reporting on activities and service delivery from ETS and plan against possible Technology risks and guide towards mitigating actions
- Drive and champion a positive risk culture within the ETS, establishing appropriate risk oversight and governance processes and structures that enable contracted services in Country against standards and toolboxes
- Monitor and assess the alignment of risk management processes, procedures, frameworks, methods, standards and toolboxes to Group policy and regulatory requirements that will ensure that IT systems, frameworks, infrastructure and technology employees are regulatory compliant
- Advise on appropriate risk mitigation strategies and the associated trade-off decision making mandates that align with good risk, regulatory, prudential and compliance governance
- Implement procedures and controls to assure compliance with applicable regulatory and legal requirements as well as good business practices - Manage the interface between ETS Technology and internal and external audit and provide the relevant input to assist with planning and evaluation of audit results.
- Review and assess the appropriateness of audit findings and recommendations and provide guidance to ETS leadership on commitments made to resolve audit findings and oversee remediation actions in consultation with Head, ETS, ETS leadership and Internal Audit
Product
- Assess the effectiveness of GRC control structures, related aspects of process changes and improvement, technology upgrades and new technology implementations to confirm that the control structure remains effective.
- Provide guidance and input in Risk Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) processes and work with the responsible ETS service owner to ensure closure of risk items on the RCSA
- Participate in technology projects to identify potential risks to the organisation and recommend mitigation and opportunities for improvement. - Manage risk and control action items from Risk Committees and work with the responsible service owner to ensure closure on or before agreed closure - Support the effective delivery of services by conducting research on reputable agencies e.g. WHO, Gartner, Big4 consulting houses, etc. Technology and Technology Risk papers to identify new and emerging risks and trends which are relevant to ETS and advise service owners accordingly.
- Assess the applicability of current and emerging technology risks by determining the applicability and severity of such risks and recommend possible remediation to be implemented by ETS leadership and service owners to mitigate the current and emerging technology risks and controls in ETS
People
- Build a high performance team through managing resources and retention of critical staff to match required GRC capabilities and strategic business requirements
- Provide risk management coaching, training, commercially pragmatic advice, support and where required, direct involvement in the implementation of the Group Technology Risk framework in ETS
- Assess knowledge and understanding of the Group Technology Risk framework and regulatory requirements though encouragement of participation and ensuring completion of compliance training, as required
- Demonstrate buy-in to new way of work and organisational practices by supporting the implementation of new governance, risk and compliance frameworks and methods to increase risk management efficiency and effectiveness of ETS
Strategy
- Participate in Group Technology strategic reviews to align and deliver to Group Technology Governance processes so that Technology-related decisions are made in line with the business strategies and objectives
- Provide strategic vision, operational leadership and management of the Governance, Risk and Compliance function in ETS, delivering GRC support to ETS against set toolboxes and standards.
Client
- Drive effective risk management by influencing all executives, managers and staff within ETS to embrace a risk-aware culture and to remove impediments to effective risk management.
- Build trusting relationships and partnerships with relevant stakeholders in ETS to facilitate appropriate prioritisation of risk and risk capability work that embraces a risk aware culture.
- Provide guidance and advice to ETS leadership and service owners on international standards for reporting on risks to enable required regulatory and management reports to be submitted to ensure compliance
- Guide ETS leadership and service owners on the local regulatory requirements in country to ensure the delivery of technology solutions are clearly understood, aligned and executed to Business and Client strategies and in compliance with toolboxes and standards
- Continually identify, assess, and reduce risk within levels of tolerance set by the business through the implementation of risk mitigation plans such as Business Continuity Management, etc.
Technology & Architecture
- Assess the service design against the Group Technology Risk framework and assess the delivery of services against contracted services and provide input and guidance on possible deviation and non-compliance to toolboxes and standards
- Monitor the implementation of contingency strategies in partnership with Country Delivery team and Service owners to reduce and or avoid process malfunctions and improve the sustainability of critical business applications, meeting the Always on objectives
- Elevate the maturity of ETS Governance Risk and Compliance management implementation to targeted maturity through support, insights and the implementation of a robust Group Technology Risk Framework
- Collaborate with Country GRC counterparts to provide input on Country level response and service management capabilities along with relevant Engineering Technology Services (ETS), Group Technology and / or selected local vendors, satisfying service stability, governance, risk, regulatory and compliance requirements
- Partner with CIOs and technology practices to co-develop, innovate and improve toolboxes complying with governance, risk, and regulatory compliance requirements
- Assess and implement internal processes, integrate all standards and requirements that ETS is required to execute against so that the shared execution service delivery is aligned to, and comply with the standards and approved toolboxes
- Provide first-line advice and support to Service and Commercial Management, Country Delivery team and Service owners to ensure required governance, risk and compliance standards and controls are implemented, adherence to regulatory requirements and delivery of contracted services against standards and toolboxe
Data
- Provide audit results and status and progress reports on adherence to the overall service management principles as required as input to cross- functional management of information, reporting and implementation of toolboxes and standards
- Oversee the management of risk and control action items emanating from the various Risk Committees and external audit results and work closely with the relevant domain owner and / or service provider to ensure closure on or before agreed...


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