Lead IT Auditor

Competitive salary & benefits
15 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

About the bank

The Bank of England is the central bank of the United Kingdom. Its core purposes are to ensure monetary stability, financial stability, and through the Prudential Regulation Authority, macro and micro prudential regulation. Specifically, the IT Audit team reviews Bank systems that are critical to the UK’s payment infrastructure. Internal Audit plays a key role in protecting the Bank and its reputation by independently evaluating the effectiveness of internal controls, risk management and governance processes.

Bank of England Internal Audit has approximately 26 professional staff and is currently looking for a Lead IT Auditor.

About the role

Reporting to the IT Audit Manager, the role offers a unique insight into a wide range of complex and often high profile activities.  With limited supervision from an IT Audit Manager, you will be required to develop relationships with management and staff in the IT as well as business areas; develop a deep understanding of the business areas; and plan and perform audits in the IT and other areas of the Bank. The ability and desire to drive positive change is central to our remit and successful candidates will be passionate about making a real difference to the Bank’s controls and business processes.

About you

We are looking for someone with:

  • Strong IT audit experience, but we will also consider less experienced candidates.
  • Education to degree level and other relevant qualification would be an advantage (eg ACA, CISA, ITIL, CISSP, CISM).
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience of reviewing both application level, general IT controls and infrastructure related areas (databases, operating systems, cyber related controls etc).
  • Good working knowledge of industry best practices (e.g. COBIT, ITIL, ISO 27001/2, NIST).

The opportunity

The Bank of England is an institution like no other - and our rewards are one of the things that set us apart. As well as enjoying a competitive salary, you’ll also enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • A non-contributory, career average pension
  • A discretionary performance award based on a current award pool and target award of 10%, with a maximum potential award of 25%
  • A 7% benefits allowance with the option to take as salary or purchase a wide range of flexible benefits
  • 25 days annual leave with option to buy up to 13 additional days through flexible benefits
  • Private medical insurance and income protection insurance

Please apply online, ensuring that you answer the application questions and submit your CV.

The closing date for applications is 31st March 2019.

The Bank of England is committed to diversity and equal opportunities.

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