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IT Risk and Assurance Consultant

  • Job reference: 41752
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Start date: Not specified
  • Contact: Not specified
  • Sector: Information and Cyber Security
  • Salary: £450 - £500 per day

IT Risk and Assurance Consultant - 6months - Central London

This individual will be responsible for conducting centralised independent testing of the Internal Control Framework (ICF) for IT and assisting in formalising the IT Risk Management processes within IT, in line with industry good practice.

The role

The IT Risk and Assurance Consultant will conduct testing of ICF controls in line with the ICF procedures. These will include liaising with teams within IT, gathering evidence, assessing evidence of the operating effectiveness of controls, raising deficiencies and agreeing remediation plans where required.


  • Document processes around IT controls within the ICF templates.
  • Developing and documenting test plans for testing key IT ICF controls.
  • Conduct independent testing of key IT controls within the ICF.
  • Highlight control deficiencies along with mitigation, update Deficiency Log and escalate to the Principle, IT Risk Management.
  • Follow up on and test remediation for control deficiencies.
  • Assist in documenting control deficiency waivers and risk acceptances where required in line with the existing risk acceptance procedures.
  • Assist in identification, assessment and management of emerging and current IT risks in a timely manner.
  • Update the IT Risk Register periodically and escalate to the IT Audit Consultant in a timely manner.
  • Deputise to the Principle, IT Risk Management, when required.
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