job / risk and compliance advisor 3rd party risk 5367

Risk & Compliance Advisor - 3rd party risk - Glasgow

£competitive + Benefits - Audit & Risk
Ref: 5367 Date Posted: Wednesday 12 May 2021
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Risk & Compliance Advisor required for the Global Risk & Compliance team of this Glasgow based services corporate.  The team is commercially minded and focuses on adding value to the business as well as their clients.

This role is all about responding to client third party risk assessments ("Client Audits") and any associated remediation activities globally. It involves liaising with several functions across the Firm to ensure all necessary input is obtained. You will also be involved in strategic projects relevant to the Risk & Compliance function to ensure risk management considerations and client commitments are captured in the design and delivery of such projects. The role is key to help drive the strategy and delivery of global services in line with the business plan of the Firm. The position is by its nature a global role; it will also involve working to local regulatory requirements as required.

The successful candidate will:

  • successfully plan, prepare and respond to Client Audit;
  • coordinate (and, where applicable, carry out) any associated remediation activities to ensure such activities are actioned as required;
  • work closely with the Client Audits Lead to assist in developing and improving the client audit process for the Firm;
  • be able to communicate technical jargon (particularly common in relation to information security) to non-technical stakeholders (partners, clients and other business functions);
  • be tasked to further develop relationships with our stakeholders on a continuous basis; and be involved in risk management and client commitment aspects of new projects

About you…

  • Proven experience in a role involving information security concepts and requirements and how to comply with them coupled with an appreciation for business factors and Firm strategies that might impact on implementing them.
  • Ideally experience in third party/supplier risk management either supporting supplier assessments/audits or involvement in any remediations with the relevant risk owners.
  • Ability to manage large volumes of information and transferring this to a required format.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to put a position forward in a clear, articulate way to different stakeholders;
  • Ability to execute tasks and meet deadlines whilst working in a high-pressure environment;
  • Ability to work flexibly in a new and evolving team, which requires the ability to adapt to new situations, processes and technology.
  • Demonstrated background of strategic decision making and negotiation;

Our client offers a friendly supportive and flexible working environment coupled with genuine opportunities for personal and career development. Salary £negotiable + Benefits.  To find out more contact Stuart Ringland on (01698) 440 337 or email