Compliance Analyst
Bangalore, India
4d ago

WPP IT provides IT services for WPP, the world's largest communications services group. As a creative transformation company, WPP is helping its clients transform the future through extraordinary work.

WPP IT is an integral part of that journey and we are proud to provide technology for some of the world's most creative brands.

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Why we're hiring :

At WPP, technology is at the heart of everything we do, and it is WPP IT's mission to enable everyone to collaborate, create and thrive.

WPP IT is undergoing a significant transformation to modernise ways of working, shift to cloud and micro-service-based architectures, drive automation, digitise colleague and client experiences and deliver insight from WPP's petabytes of data.

We have identified need of a Compliance analyst reporting to Manager IT Compliance. This role will be p rimarily responsible for monitoring of IT Compliance ensuring that all agencies / brands are complying with Group Policy, Controls and Regulatory requirements, leading control assurance and reporting , providing advisory and support .

What you'll be doing :

  • Lead the assessment of IT controls operation, identifying, gaps, risks and areas for improvement.
  • Develop and manage plans for IT controls improvement.
  • Take the lead on key aspects of IT controls reporting.
  • Work closely with key stakeholders, including key service providers to ensure a clear understanding of WPP IT compliance requirements.
  • Take responsibility for delivery specific workstreams within the WPP IT SOx compliance and Client Assurance programmes.
  • Monitor risk and communicate information to the relevant stakeholders to ensure the continued effectiveness of WPPs IT internal control framework.
  • Satisfy ad hoc client enquiries regarding data security, accessibility and compliance.
  • Report on technology risk, including compliance, to initiate corrective action and meet business and regulatory requirements.
  • Perform quality assurance over the remediation activities being performed by key third party suppliers.
  • Provide progress reports on the implementation of information systems controls to inform stakeholders and to ensure that deviations are promptly addressed.
  • Monitoring of metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) to support the measurement of information systems control performance in meeting business objectives.
  • Ensures the WPP Head of IT Compliance is kept fully informed of progress and key issues.
  • Lead engagement with key internal and third-party stakeholders relative to IT controls monitoring and remediation activity.
  • Establish and manage positive stakeholder relationships.
  • Who you'll be working with :

    You'll be part of a team of talented technology risk professionals drawn from a variety of backgrounds, with a common goal of supporting achievement of WPPs strategy through the development of practical and pragmatic IT risk management solutions.

    Whilst a track record of technology risk management experience is essential, what sets members of the WPP IT Compliance team apart is the ideas they generate, their problem solving skills, a desire to shape the direction of IT risk management in WPP, an appetite to develop innovative solutions to technology risk challenges and above all an ability to thrive in a fast moving, collaborative team environment.

    What you'll need :

  • 1-2 years experience of IT and IT risk management.
  • Demonstrable experience and understanding of IT risk management frameworks (eg COBIT).
  • Hand on experience of SOx obtained through either an assurance or compliance role.
  • Good knowledge of IT and the key technologies used by large corporates (Windows, Office 365, Cloud).
  • Strong self-motivation and ability to apply appropriate judgement and initiative.
  • Strong program management and organisational skills.
  • Communication skills including the ability to explain technical complex issues in a concise and business focused manner.
  • Pragmatic problem solving and ability to work in a complex global environment.
  • Ability to drive areas to closure and ensure results.
  • Ability to interface / negotiate with internal and external auditors in support of organisation.
  • Who you are :

    You're open : We are inclusive and collaborative; we encourage the free exchange of ideas; we respect and celebrate diverse views.

    We are open-minded : to new ideas, new partnerships, new ways of working.

    You're optimistic : We believe in the power of creativity, technology and talent to create brighter futures or our people, our clients and our communities.

    We approach all that we do with confidence : to try the new and to seek the unexpected.

  • You're extraordinary : we are stronger together : through collaboration we achieve the amazing. We are creative leaders and pioneers of our industry;
  • we deliver extraordinary every day.

    What we'll give you :

    Passionate, driven people - We champion a culture of people that do extraordinary work.

    Scale and opportunity - We offer the opportunity to create, influence and deliver projects at a scale that is unparalleled in the industry.

    Challenging and stimulating - Unique work and the opportunity to join a group of creative problem solvers. Are you up for the challenge?

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