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Contraste Europe - IT Control Assurance Advisor

For a project in the financial sector, we are looking for an IT Control Assurance Advisor.

Your role

Within an Agile team providing control assurance, you will take end-to-end responsibility of the control testing activities for an IT domain. You will act as an assurance partner to IT teams, advising and challenging them on the quality and maturity of their control environment.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include

Develop and maintain the assurance plan for your domain
Lead assurance assessments, with possible contribution from assurance analysts, and perform control operating effectiveness testing on complex areas
Develop remediation recommendations and report assessment results to senior stakeholders
Assist in the monitoring and reporting on the progress of remediation actions resulting from assessments.

In doing so, you will work closely with control owners, field experts and different management levels in the IT divisions.

In addition, you will

Lead maturity improvement initiatives within the Continuous Compliance Assurance Testing team (e.g. control testing automation)
Contribute to increase the risk culture and awareness in IT and embed the IT control framework in the full IT organization.

Your profile

Technical skills:

University degree or equivalent experience (education in computer science or engineering is a plus)
Fluent knowledge of English (verbal, writing, presentation). French and/or Dutch is a plus
Process-minded and good knowledge of the key IT frameworks such as COBIT, ITIL...
First experience in a governance, risk and control position (or in compliance, audit...)
Certifications such as CISA or CRISC are an asset
Field experience in IT within a large or complex organisation
Experience with HP ALM, ServiceNow GRC, PowerBI and Azure DevOps are all pluses

Soft skills:

Critical mind-set and ability to challenge and influence middle management and IT professionals
Strong risk mind-set: you seek a culture of excellence
Strong leadership and communication skills, both in the field, in the team or with management: you are a keen team player and coordinate work among people from different areas or divisions. A good relationship builder with strong diplomacy skills
You are a highly motivated self-starter and quick learner and you are able to work proactively in an exciting environment with challenging priorities
Strong analytical and risk assessment skills. You know how to break down complex risk situations into manageable pieces and to address logical links and dependencies. You can distinguish essential information and summarise it accordingly. You see how information is linked and you recognise common patterns in elements that seem unrelated at first.


Location: Brussels/Remote
Duration: 6 Months +
Start Date: Flexible

We Offer

A challenging position in a fast-growing company with great projects and missions.

Contraste Europe is active in multiple sectors, being the IT partner of major players in finance, public services, industry, distribution or non-commercial organisations. We are present in Belgium, Luxembourg and France. You can contribute to results in really meaningful projects, where clients really benefit from IT...

A stimulating working environment with a really good team spirit

The company calendar offers those special moments where it is not only about IT Services... We maintained team spirit with lots of internal events (teambuilding, workshop...). Each team has its essential rituals, each week to share experiences, talk about objectives and keep in touch.

A dynamic culture focused on personal development.

We care about our people! Whatever your function or role, you'll witness respect and consideration... We listen to your needs and professional ambitions to build an exciting career path.

A wide range of advantages, trainings and career development opportunities.

Next to an attractive salary package, we give an important place to learning and knowledge sharing. That's why we have lots of initiatives like Competence Centres, conferences, workshops, training portal... The whole company is committed to make our teams perform, and will work with you to grow your expertise...

Interested? Please send us your CV in English via the button below.

Contraste Europe - IT Control Assurance Advisor

Contraste Europe, Brussels
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