IT Risk Assurance Senior Associate

Heathrow Airport
Competitive + benefits
27 Sep 2018
19 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Heathrow is the UK's premier international airport and one of the world’s major hub airports, flying people for business, tourism and to visit friends and relatives around the world. We provide the facilities and services for over 80 airlines flying around 75 million passengers a year to over 180 destinations worldwide and play an important economic role connecting the whole of the UK to global growth. As one of the largest single site employers there are over 76,000 people working at Heathrow, for over 400 companies, working together to achieve our vision of giving passengers the best airport service in the world. Heathrow is like a small city – fast moving, diverse, forward thinking – right at the heart of the nation’s global connections and with a world of opportunity.

The Role:

As an Assurance Senior Associate in IT you will work closely with our internal auditing team, external auditors and the audit committee, leading the IT risk and control assurance process for Heathrow. You will take ownership for the development and management of an effective IT controls framework in line with our operating model.  

In addition, the IT Risk Assurance Senior Associate will take responsibility for the annual programme of self-assessment and review of core IT processes, ensuring they still meet the requirements for the company and recommend key improvement actions.

The Person: 

Experience in IT Risk, Assurance and Auditing (preferably certified), ideally from a consultancy or similar environment will be key to operating effectively in this role. You will be delivering end to end IT assurance work for the business, where the ability to communicate effectively across a wide range of partners at all levels is integral to delivering success in the role. We are also looking for someone who has ITGC implementation & review experience, coupled with knowledge of maturity assessments. Educated to degree level would be required/ advantageous in this role. 

The Responsibilities:

You will lead the development and management of an effective performance measurement and controls framework in line with the Target Operating Model. You are responsible for the IT Risk Framework, including risk mitigation and action plans and the review of core IT processes. You will also facilitate audits, ensuring smooth delivery and implementation of recommendations. A key element of this role is finding opportunities for Business improvement that support the successful delivery of Heathrow’s business objectives.

The Benefits: 

At Heathrow, we value our colleagues and celebrate their diversity. We are continuously looking at ways of improving our internal career paths and developing our people within an agile working environment. As well as a competitive salary and a range of incentive schemes that allow our colleagues to share in Heathrow’s success and profitability, we also offer a generous benefit package. 

This Includes:

  • Pension Scheme and Life Assurance
  • Access to a wide range of discounted and company supported schemes
  • On-site Occupational Health Clinic
  • Access to Private Health Insurance
  • Interest Free Loans for Annual Season Ticket and Rental Deposit
  • Free off-peak travel on Heathrow Express and Free Long stay Holiday Parking
  • Discounted travel on local public transport. 

Our plans are ambitious ones. And our people equally so. That’s why we recognise and value the contribution that everyone makes. In return we offer great benefits. These include our employee assistance programme, pension, healthcare and travel offers, plus a wide range of development opportunities to take your career further. #LI-POST

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