UBS Financial Services IT Risk Management: Regional, Regulatory and Audit Senior Leader in London, Switzerland

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Business Divisions:

Corporate Center

Your role:

Are you a sharp evaluator of risk? Have you led large teams of subject matter experts in compliance, audit, and technology risk? We’re looking for someone like that to help us to:

– act as a regulatory, audit and compliance subject-matter expert for Technology, supporting the organization in interfacing with our regulators, as well as our internal and external auditors

– design and implement a global regulatory engagement model for Technology

– maintain, create and provide feedback on meeting materials, issue logs and reports from regulators to ensure consistent and accurate reporting

– provide oversight on global regulatory engagements, key stakeholder meetings and audits, while also overseeing regional engagement teams

– provide regular reporting and updates to the Head of Technology Risk Management on the overall regulatory, audit, and compliance landscape and highlight emerging trends

– engage with global technology and CORC teams to monitor changes in risk profile and new developments

– manage the response to regulatory requests in a disciplined, timely and efficient manner

– lead and manage oversight of internal audit engagement including technology wide audit, escalation, improvements and relationships

– lead and manage oversight of external audit engagement including SOX, SOC reporting and other reviews performed by external auditors

– ensure internal technology reporting, testing, risk identification and remediation is completed in accordance with GIA audit methodology

– assess risks of technology and business to identify effectiveness and gaps to address the risks

– deliver audit results, conclusions and key messages to senior management, working with them to arrive at practical and sustainable solutions

– represent technology at location risk (management or governance) forums


IT Risk Management: Regional, Regulatory and Audit Senior Leader


London, Zürich

Job Type:

Full Time

Country / State:

Switzerland - Zürich, United Kingdom

Function Category:

Compliance, Information Technology (IT), Risk

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

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Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

You’ll be working in our Technology Risk Management team. We’re a global team responsible for IT risk management, overseeing risk remediation, and ensuring IT controls are designed and operating effectively for the UBS Technology organization.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

– 15+ years of experience in risk management, risk control, audit or compliance within the financial services industry

– 5+ years of experience as a people manager, with a proven track record of building and leading teams of subject matter experts

– a university degree, with an advanced degree or MBA preferred

– top-tier communication skills, with an ability to effectively communicate to outside regulators and auditors verbally and in writing

– impeccable problem-solving skills, with a strong background in risk remediation and compliance

– an understanding of operational risk management and implementation in practice

– sound experience in data analysis, validation and presentation of results (MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Tableau)

You can:

– act as a risk regulatory and compliance subject-matter expert for UBS Technology, supporting the organization in all areas of risk management and controls

– manage priorities and organize work to meet stringent deadlines required by outside regulators and auditors

– manage a global team of regional risk teams, interfacing with regulators around the globe

– lead and consolidate responses to our internal and external auditors

– ensure risk frameworks are operating effectively

– assist in managing a progressive and sustainable control environment

You are:

– a great communicator (and you know how to handle challenging situations)

– a flexible and resilient leader with strong interpersonal skills taking initiative to drive things forward

– able to multitask and oversee different projects in parallel

– methodical, concise and accurate, with strong attention to detail

– able to surface and address issues, control deficiencies and emerging risks

– able to work with tight deadlines

– confident in dealing with colleagues at all levels, in multiple locations

– fluent in English, German a plus

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?