Global Audit Lead, Infrastructure Services Regulatory, Risk and Control

  • Deutsche Bank
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Jul 18, 2017
Full time Management Risk

Job Description

Our technology teams are responsible for the Bank’s entire information technology (“IT”) infrastructure, and the development, implementation, and protection of the software required to support all of the Bank’s businesses. We move over EUR 1.6 trillion across the Bank's platforms, support thousands of trading desks, and enable millions of banking transactions, share trades and emails every day.

With award-winning mobile banking apps and trading systems, our technology platforms help Deutsche Bank deliver high quality products to clients. Naturally, we make sure that the phones work, emails are delivered and PCs run - but we also develop collaboration platforms and workspaces that help our people share their knowledge, expertise and passion for our business.

Developments in technology are changing the way we communicate, work and think. Join us here, and you’ll constantly be looking ahead. We’ll look to you to capitalize on new technological trends that can reshape our business and deliver value for our clients, whilst still meeting the demands of customers, regulators and the markets.


Position Overview


Job title: Global Audit Lead, Infrastructure Services Regulatory, Risk and Control
Corporate title: Vice President
Division: Technology
Location: London


You’ll be joining the Infrastructure Services group which is composed of three Service Towers and several Support Towers. The Service Towers own the services end-to-end for Compute, Storage/Backups and Networks and in addition there will be several Support Towers whose role will be to provide support across the Service Towers.

Infrastructure Regulatory, Risk and Control (RRC) is one such Support Tower and is responsible for support of all requirements from external and internal control functions.  The scope of activity covers both the ‘run’ environment and also the transformation activity as part of Nucleus and future Strategy 2020 Infrastructure programmes.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Managing large scale Operational Risk, Audit and Regulatory Governance – Work on delivering the risk management and controls oversight needed to support the overall Infra Services environment and related programmes
  • Managing the Internal and External book of work, including supporting reviews, negotiation of actions and tracking remediation to resolution globally
  • Deputising for the Infra Services RRC Global Lead on key management meetings within Infra Services Senior Management and Second and Third Line control functions
  • Collaborating with and influence key stakeholders across the region – to build relationships that enable efficient, collaborative operations ; specifically in the Vendor Risk Management, Regulatory Engagement, Audit and Operational Risk Management areas
  • Understanding the risks and dependencies that could impact the realising of the regional objectives and engaging with the relevant counterparts, including the central Infra Services Leads, and Programme Management, to ensure the delivery of those dependencies
  • Forecasting and management of remediation budget allocated to the Key risks
  • Identifying and managing conflicts around business delivery and remediation plans whilst maintaining integrity of the business case

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Significant experience of risk management and regulatory requirements through leading the risk management teams in Financial Services or large scale transformation programs gained within either a vendor organization or industry
  • Significant experience in working across the 3 lines of Defence, and building productive relationships with supporting control functions
  • Deep understanding of Technology and Operational, risk complexities and challenges of outsourcing technology infrastructure services to a third party i.e. date center moves and application migration to the new data center’s
  • Significant experience and deep understanding of the Business divisions in terms of technology, vendor and operational risk management, key stakeholders and dynamics
  • Strong track record delivering strategic large scale, complex transformation programmes within global and complex organisations
  • Detailed  Information Technology Infrastructure architecture knowledge
  • Proven experienced senior leader that can work as part of a geographically dispersed leadership team across multiple functions
  • Demonstrable experience in managing the financial, organisational and commercial elements of a programme and organisation
  • Excellent strategic agility, communication, influencing and negotiation skills
  • Confident, affable nature and able to build relationships and credibility in order to get things done

Deutsche Bank is an equal opportunity employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best available person for a job regardless of marital / civil partnership status, sex (including pregnancy), age, religion, belief, race, nationality and ethnic or national origin, colour, sexual orientation or disability.

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