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Governance, Risk & Compliance Manager

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Recruiter: Avanade
Listed on: 7th September
Location: UK Wide
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Country: United Kingdom

Cities: Edinburgh, London, Manchester, Newcastle
Area of expertise: Security

Avanade UK is looking to hire an experienced Compliance and Governance Manager/ Group Manager (depending upon expertise and experience) for our UK Security Consulting practice. This is a consultancy role which requires travel across the UK, however, during Covid-19 travel to client's site is not required. Office location can be Manchester, London, Warwick, Newcastle or Edinburgh.

About the role:

As a Governance, Risk and Compliance Manager, you will be working on some of the largest and leading-edge projects. This role is a customer facing and you will play an active role in transforming our client's security strategy, risk, compliance and governance platforms through designing and implementing of SGRC solutions, architecture and technologies, while aiding the business in changing business process across HR, security, and IT to adopt the many benefits of SGRC Solutioning. You are comfortable meeting clients and leading workshops across human resources, information technology, security and application owners. Furthermore, you are comfortable in managing workstreams and delivering value to clients whilst meeting project deliverables and timelines. This is a fantastic opportunity to head up and grow the compliance and governance business inside Avanade with significant career progression.

About you:

To hit the ground running, you should have deep technical skills including:

  • Proven experience in designing and implementing security strategy, governance, risk and compliance solutions.
  • Proven experience with at least two end to end deliveries of Governance, Risk and Compliance Technologies.
  • You will deliver throughout the project lifecycle hence is its important you are comfortable with performing discovery, analysis, design, build, test and deployment of compliance and governance solutions.
  • Experience in conducting governance, compliance and/or cloud security assessments to establish current maturity and future state target operating models.
  • Development and implementation of security policies against best-practices or industry regulations.
  • Consultancy/ technical project delivery experience.
  • Proven experience and deep understanding of security strategy, governance, compliance and governance technologies, including DLP, Compliance Center, Retention, Records Management, Legal hold, and e-Discovery.

Experience and subject matter expertise in at least three of the technologies listed below is preferred. This is focused around maintaining and retaining data, GDPR, Data Subject Requests, Deletion and Clean-up of data, and helping construct a Records Management Data Lifecycle.

  • Risk Management
  • Records Management
  • Data Governance
  • Data Retention Management
  • Legal Hold
  • Data Loss Prevention and Classification
  • Data Lifecycle Management
  • E-Discovery and Advanced E-Discovery
  • Business Planning and Strategy Planning
  • Key Stakeholder Management
  • Business Transformation Skills
  • Security Standards such as PCI DSS, FCA Regulations, ISO27001/2, NIST etc.

Additionally, candidates should demonstrate knowledge, experience, and ideally hold certifications in the following areas:

  • Vendor equivalent certifications

Some of the benefits we offer are:

  • Private Medical Cover, Employee Shares Scheme, Electric Car Purchase Scheme, Income Protection Policy, Extended benefits, Bonus, 80 hours per annum studying towards Microsoft Certifications, generous pension and much more!
  • Avanade University - real-time access to technical and skilled resources globally
  • A dedicated Career Advisor to coach you and support your progression within the company
  • Engaged and helpful co-workers genuinely interested in your growth
  • Opportunities to move between technical and delivery focused roles
  • A genuine focus on you as an individual - we help you discover your true potential and support you in growing your career and horizons.

About Avanade

  • 12-time winner of Microsoft Partner of the Year.
  • 24,000+ certifications in Microsoft technology.
  • 90-plus Microsoft partner awards.
  • 18 Gold Competencies.

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 36,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at

Avanade® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate applicants without regard to race, colour, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.

We will 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.

Contact Name: Avanade
Reference: TJ/8581/0709212
Job ID: 2975682

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