Head of Technology Governance and Compliance

  • Negotiable
  • London, , United Kingdom
  • Permanent
  • Cyber Security and IT Risk

Harrington Starr are seeking a senior level Head of IT Governance to work for a global FS organisation. This role will play a key role in driving all regulatory compliance providing SME services to the business. Th role reports in to the CIO, and requires stakeholder management across the business and with external regulatory bodies and third-party suppliers.


Key deliverables will include:


• Managing technology deliverables within a heavily regulated environment

• Managing stakeholders across COO, CRO, Operational Risk, Audit and Compliance.

• Management of the Business Resilience team, ensuring that the organisations Business Continuity, Operational Resilience and DORA obligations are met.

• Support the evolution of controls to a SOX based framework.

• Delivering against Supplier Management frameworks (in a regulated environment)

• Taking ownership of all Quality Management Systems (ISO27001 based)

• Management of the Technology Management function, covering Finance, People, Strategic delivery and alignment to Project delivery methodologies

• Oversight and support for all internal and external audits

• Ownership of all third party supplier management

• Ensuring adherence to ITIL frameworks


In order to be considered you will need:


  • A proven track record in a similar role within a global financial services or global financial technology business
  • Strong knowledge of SOX, DORA, and ISO27001 frameworks
  • Demonstrable stakeholder management up to C level
  • Experience of working with a wide number of functions including information security, group risk, procurement and technical teams/ leadership
  • Strong knowledge of business resilience
  • Experience of leading internal and external audits


Please send your CV ASAP for this hugely exciting opportunity

Andrew Nitek Associate Vice President

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