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Technology Risk- Senior Associates
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Recruiter: PwC
Listed on: 31st May
Location: Edinburgh, Glasgow
Salary Notes: Competitve
Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Reference: 34532BR
Contact Name: PwC

Technology Risk Senior Associates

A career within Information Technology Risk Assurance services, will allow you to develop and apply strategies that help clients leverage enterprise technologies so they can get a higher return on their investment, mitigate risks, streamline processes, and find operational inefficiencies. We assist clients in understanding and challenging their current risk profiles and develop strategies to build digital confidence by embracing opportunities to stay competitive through building trust and resilience into their technology systems. We cover a wide range of disciplines, including risk evaluation, operational and strategic Information Technology processes, project governance, application implementation, data integrity, cyber security, and accounting/audit.


As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above
  • Train and lead staff
  • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients
  • Contribute to the development of your own team's technical acumen
  • Keep up to date with local national business economic issues
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify research opportunities on new/existing clients
  • Continue to develop internal relationships your PwC brand

We cover strategy transformation, IT operations (including resilience), digital integration (eg SAP, Oracle, Dynamics 365), emerging technology.


  • University degree
  • A passion for technology projects.
  • Experience gained in a client facing environment.
  • Strong analytical project management skills
  • Being part of a team that performs services including IT risk controls reviews, programme/project assurance, third party assurance, IT general controls, IT operational, security data reviews.
  • The ability to assess IT risk suggest pragmatic risk mitigation activities for a range of industries
  • Experienced in developing junior staff
  • Identifying effectively reporting any issues recommendations for improvement clients, as well as drafting the related sections of formal reports
  • Team player


  • Professional Service organisation experience
  • External auditing experience, including evaluating controls over financial and/or operational processes
  • Computer Science or Accounting & Business Administration degree, or similar
  • Project Management qualifications e.g. MSP, Prince2, MAPM, MoR, Agile, Scrum
  • Architectural qualification e.g TOGAF
  • IT Service Management certification e.g. ITIL, COBIT
  • Functional expertise in Enterprise Apps (e.g. CRM, Billing, SCM, or ERP systems)

Edinburgh, Glasgow

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