Information Risk Consultant

Hartford, CT

Post Date: 09/25/2017 Job ID: 2714817 Industry: Risk Assessment Specialist


  • Review, test, and evaluate information risk policies, standards and controls. Suggest improvements and report on standards and controls conformance
  • Refer areas of non-conformance to accountable individuals for appropriate and timely remediation to ensure an effective overall system of controls
  • Interface with internal team members and key stakeholders to provide visibility into identified gaps
  • Collaborates with other control areas including Corporate Audit, FRR/SOX and IT Controls to oversee and report on IT conformance
  • Participate in coordinating the annual recertification of information risk policies, standards and controls. Controls will be developed by the teams most responsible for the work in collaboration with other subject matter experts
  • Participate in developing a self-service solution for visibility into policies, standards and controls (role applicability and conformance)
  • Evaluate existing information risk controls and consult with technology or process owner in developing of new controls, as needed
  • Communicate and champion the policies, standards and controls
  • Strengthens ownership & accountability for control conformance
  • Implement excellent oral and written communication skills, including ability to make effective presentations, create any necessary controls governance artifacts, create and deliver policies, standards and controls awareness or training artifacts, and interact effectively with multiple levels of employees and management
  • Prepare for and provide assistance during internal and external compliance audits
  • Provide ongoing communication of conformance posture for enterprise with respect to information risk policies, standards and controls, including providing bi-weekly status updates
  • Manage multiple tasks and to perform work with a reasonable level of supervision

Basic Qualifications:
  • Must have exceptional communication (written and verbal), collaboration and influencing skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with process execution and improvement
  • Demonstrated analytical and diagnostic skills required
  • Prior experience in auditing, controls assurance, quality assurance, or business analysis
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to develop productive, positive working relationships with stakeholders to achieve goals
  • Intermediate MS office and business software skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • CISA Certification or ITIL Foundations Certification
  • Experience with information risk controls or enterprise level IT systems
  • Knowledge with IT frameworks such as COBIT, ITIL, ISO, NIST.
  • Experience with GRC workflow application
Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or equivalent experience.

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