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Senior Manager Enterprise Risk - Technology Risk

Location:  Diegem
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  18 Feb 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1468878

The Opportunity
EY is a fast-moving, high-growth area with huge potential. It offers variety, challenge, responsibility and the opportunity to realize your leadership potential. Our client teams are focused on helping clients improve business performance and operational efficiency while managing risk. We help clients by delivering assessment, transformation and process efficiency solutions in specialty areas like finance, supply chain, internal audit & compliance, risk management, people and organizational change, strategic direction, and IT program transformation/IT consulting. Our Consulting team members focus on the priorities and challenges our clients' CFOs & CEOs are facing within these fields.

Within EY Consulting, our Enterprise Risk team provides a variety of services to our clients. These services include (amongst others):

  • Risk Management and Internal Control: implementation and / or evaluation of risk management and internal control frameworks
  • Internal Audit: set-up and execution of internal audits, from audit plan to reporting, supported by our Virtual Internal Auditor (VIA) platform
  • Technology risk consulting
  • Compliance reviews: third party risk management, ESG, Quality,…


As we have ambitious growth plans, we currently are seeking a Senior Manager Technology Risk to support our growth by further developing and managing our Technology Risk service delivery.



Your key responsibilities
You will advise our private and public sector clients to achieve their objectives by supporting them to identify and manage their (technology) risks. Your tasks and responsibilities will include, amongst others, the following:

  • Further develop the area of Technology Risk within Enterprise Risk by proposing and developing services for existing and future clients
  • Manage and supervise engagements in which we evaluate the company’s technology universe from a technical and business perspective and execute in-depth assessments of the IT processes, risks and controls. These engagements can include:
    • IT Risk assessments and framework development
    • Regulatory Compliance Audits: ensuring that the client's IT systems and processes comply with relevant industry regulations and standards (e.g., GDPR, SOX, PCI DSS, ISO 27001)
    • Evaluating the technology risk posture of third-party vendors and partners and developing and implementing third-party risk management programs as well as setting-up and managing third party compliance reviews in licensing, channel and/or OEM contexts
    • Reviewing the setup of complex systems and technology governance frameworks and controls assessment in line with industry leading practices (e.g. ITIL, COBIT, NIST, ISO,…)
    • Assessing the risks associated with technology transformation initiatives, such as cloud migrations, digital transformations, and system upgrades
    • IT Internal Audit support: collaborating with internal auditors to provide expertise on technology-related controls and risks (including ITGC)
    • Providing strategic advice on technology risk management and assisting clients in the development of long-term risk management strategies
    • Setting-up and managing Software Asset Management (SAM) reviews at current and future clients

To qualify for the role you must: 

  • Have a master’s degree, preferably in (commercial) engineering, computer science or economics
  • Have a minimum of 8 years of experience in IT, project management/service delivery, operational/IT risk management and/or IT risk consulting
  • Have expertise in at least a couple of the following areas:
    • IT Risk Management: In-depth understanding of technology risk concepts, frameworks, and best practices.
    • Expertise in assessing risks associated with technology transformation initiatives: ability to guide clients through secure technology transformations, such as cloud migrations.
    • IT Governance and Controls: expertise in IT governance frameworks and control structures.
    • Third-Party Risk Management: understanding of third-party risk management principles and the ability to evaluate and manage risks associated with vendors and partners.
    • Familiarity with internal auditing principles and practices: experience collaborating with internal auditors to address technology-related controls.
    • GRC Tooling
    • Software Asset Management (SAM) reviews
  • Have strong project management skills to lead and manage engagements effectively.
  • Have the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Have leadership skills to manage and mentor junior team members.
  • Have excellent communication and solid writing skills in English, and are fluent in either Dutch or French.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain client relationships.
  • Be willing to travel occasionally.
  • Knowledge and experience of emerging technology, FinTech, Cloud services and Cybersecurity and/or professional certifications, such as CGEIT, CISA, CISM, CISSP, COBIT, CRISC and ITIL are a plus.


What working at EY offers 

  • Attractive remuneration package - We offer an attractive remuneration package; including a company car and fuel card, iPhone plus subscription, health insurance, pension plan, meal vouchers and eco vouchers.  Thanks to our flex plan it is possible to choose what you value most.
  • Flexible working arrangements - We are proud of our flexible working arrangements. We will actively support you in building a successful career and delivering excellent client service without sacrificing your personal priorities. We offer flexible working hours and working from home multiple days per week is possible.
  • Inspiring work environment - At EY we are dedicated to providing you with an inspiring work environment. A work environment which allows you to further develop your skills and enables you to fulfill your true potential.
  • Personal growth - You will receive numerous trainings and will be coached by a counselor. We offer a clear career path tailored to your unique skills. 
  • Fun - By joining our EY- teams, you can participate in team activities, companywide events and enjoy a drink during our monthly afterwork drink.  
  • Sustainability - We have a fleet of hybrid and electric cars. Our flex plan makes it possible for to choose the most sustainable option for you. You can also opt for a train subscription or lease a bike. Furthermore, we are currently preparing to move to our brand new sustainable office ‘the Wings’, right across our current office in Diegem;
  • Diversity & inclusion - At EY we are passionate about the inclusion and support of individuals of all groups; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status;
  • Location - all of our offices are easily accessible by public transport and/or by car and have parking space. They all have parking spaces and charging stations are provided;


We have been elected as the Best Workplace 2023. Over the years, EY evolved from the 9th to the 7th to the 4th to the 3rd place last year, to end first this year. We are tremendously proud of this accomplishment. We’ve built a workplace where people can flourish, develop and be happy.  At EY you will be empowered to take responsibility and encouraged to seize opportunities to grow your expertise and your career.


Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.


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