Technology Risk & Compliance Analyst

Bristol, England, gb
Company: Hargreaves Lansdown
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-06-15 18:03:46

Our mission is to 'help people save and invest with confidence'. We are looking for great people to join us, so please come and invest in YOUR future at HL.

REPORTING TO: Technology Risk Manager


The Technology Risk and Compliance Analyst role will support the Technology Risk Manager in managing the Technology risk, compliance and control profile across the HL IT estate. The role will focus on maturing the risk and control framework and working with multiple IT and Change stakeholders to improve the design and performance of their Key Controls. The role holder will be expected to co-ordinate and lead the ongoing testing of Key Controls and report on their effectiveness.

Involvement in Technology Major Change such as the migration to cloud services will also be a key part of the role, providing risk opinion and challenge on technology resilience and the stability of the HL infrastructure.


The role will support the Technology Risk Manager in embedding the Technology Risk and Compliance Strategy across the multiple Technology teams. The core responsibilities of the role will involve:

  • Working with the IT Control owners to maintain and track the control testing schedule.
  • Lead on Control Effectiveness Reviews and report on findings and recommendations.
  • Develop the Technology Risk Reporting and input into the Technology Management Committee.
  • Track material events attributed to Technology and closure of associated actions.
  • Form risk partner relationships with key Technology stakeholders and support them in the assessment and escalation of risks and issues.
  • Develop a Compliance Monitoring approach across Technology.
  • Support Major Change initiatives in managing the Technology Risk profile within risk appetite.

    Essential experience

  • Extensive experience in a first or second line IT related risk and compliance role is required.
  • Additional experience and knowledge in cloud services is preferred but not essential
  • Essential knowledge

  •  Strong understanding of UK financial services regulation is desirable
  • Essential qualifications

  •  Degree / relevant professional qualifications desirable but not essential
  • Essential skills

  • Strong planning, analytical, and communication skills

  • Communicates with impact, excellent listening, written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven influencing skills with management at all levels with an ability to build strong relationships
  • Delivery focussed with the drive to succeed and the ability to work well in a team and individually
  • Resilient in the face of challenge with the ability to handle difficult conversations constructively
  • Credible and professional, with high levels of personal integrity
  • A passion for learning about the business

  • Performance-related annual bonus scheme
  • 25* days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays, plus 1 day additional Christmas closure time
  • Option to purchase up to an additional 5 days holiday each year
  • Pension scheme - up to 19% contribution
  • Flexible working options available
  • Enhanced parental leave benefits
  • Variety of travel to work schemes, including season ticket loans and cycle to work
  • Bike storage and shower facilities
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Annual events, activities and sports groups
  • Smart casual dress policy and dress down Fridays
  • We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't tick every box. If you're excited about working for us, and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need!

    Hargreaves Lansdown is an inclusive employer that values diversity in its workforce. We encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

    This role may also be available on a flexible working or part time basis – please ask the Talent Acquisition team for more information.

    Please note, we are unable to provide employment sponsorship to candidates.

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