Job Title: Audit Senior Manager - IT Strategy & Transformation
Salary : £54,231 - £88,126 depending on experience plus lots of extra benefits
Employment type: Permanent
Location: Flexible (with regular travel to our head offices in Swindon)
Closing Date: 27 th of February
Our Internal Audit Community has about 85 employees from a broad range of backgrounds including treasury, finance, risk, IT, transformation and distribution. Our team works in a fast paced, member focused, agile audit environment and has an unmatched opportunity to interact with and add value to the largest building society in the world.
Nationwide is different. It's not just that our mutual status means we are owned by our members but there is a clarity of purpose that is evident in every decision that we make. Our constant reference point is how our decisions will impact our members and that is as true of Internal Audit as of any other part of the Society.
The profile of the profession has changed dramatically, the impact and influence of Internal Audit is now an important sign of the strength of Nationwide's governance.
We are leading the way by embedding agile techniques across our activities to improve the delivery, value and impact of our audit work, driving increased engagement with stakeholders and empowering our staff to perform at their best.
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Who we're looking for
You will have the freedom to manage your own business area relationships, build your credibility and reputation with our Senior Leadership team and solving problems that may arise.
You'll be responsible for:
Delivering audits that assess governance, risk management and key controls that are critical to the Society's strategy.
Managing, coaching and developing a small team of audit colleague and ensuring they delivering high quality and impactful audit work.
Most importantly you'll be working on the stuff that matters and you'll be able to see how your efforts directly impact members, communities and prospective clients. We'll give you variety, purpose and visibility in the business.
What you'll be doing
We're looking for an experienced senior manager who is up for a challenge, willing to try new approaches and is able to overcome any barriers with a positive and tenacious mindset.
As a minimum, you'll:
Have experience of auditing or managing risks, processes and controls associated with IT Strategy and/or complex IT transformation programmes.
Be able to collaborate with the senior leadership team to identify strategic audit priorities and develop the audit plan covering IT strategy and IT transformation activities.
Have exceptional organisational skills to drive the planning and delivery of a suite of audits of varying complexity across our IT strategy and IT transformation activities, ensuring they're high quality and in line with our audit methodology.
Have experience of leading a high performing team, providing performance feedback, career guidance and coaching to help employees be their best and deliver efficiently to the highest professional standards.
Be able to confidently influence others and build professional business relationships at all levels including executive leaders and directors, showing your proven negotiating skills.
Be comfortable with change, leading the development and implementation of ongoing improvement initiatives to deliver our strategy and using your strong communication skills to ensure support for Society and community priorities across the wider team.
Have, or be on your way to, completing a relevant professional qualification (for example, the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors' qualifications, ISACA's CISA, CISSP or CISM, or project management qualifications).
Previous experience of leading audit or assurance activity in financial institute would be an advantage, although full training on our audit approach, including the use of agile auditing techniques will be provided.