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IT Risk and Compliance Analyst

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Business Support Role
Business Support Departments
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An exciting opportunity has arisen in IT for someone to join our busy and growing IT Risk & Compliance team (ITRAC).

The team’s function is to facilitate informed decision making across IT through the proactive management of risk and compliance and the development of a 'real-time' risk and compliance culture.

Job Purpose

To facilitate the identification of potential risk and compliance issues, perform analysis and make assessments that will provide options and recommendations regarding the treatment of risk and non-compliance.  

Main Duties

  • Work closely with systems, data, product and process owners to help identify and document potential or emerging risk
  • Perform analysis on key risks across IT and propose risk treatment options
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative risk assessments
  • Pursue and promote risk mitigation actions
  • Identify, evaluate and document the design, execution and effectiveness of the IT department’s internal controls within the IT controls library
  • Perform Risk and Control Assessments (RCA’s) within IT
  • Support ITRAC team in internal and external audits
  • Support remediation activity identified by various audit and regulatory bodies
  • Analyse and interpret data from Key Risk Indicators (KRI’s) and develop additional KRI’s where appropriate
  • Create an inventory of all applicable regulatory, legislative and internal compliance requirements and ensure awareness of such requirements 
  • Identify and plan for upcoming, new or changing regulatory considerations and maintain a consolidated view of actions to meet the requirements
  • Support the design of new IT and Group policies and work closely with other internal departments to ensure IT are aware of and complaint with internal policy requirements
  • Provide an ITRAC service to support strategic projects and initiatives

This is not a full definition of the role but covers the main aspects and drivers for success.

Experience and Qualifications Required


  • Good understanding of IT systems and networks
  • Fundamental training in operational risk management
  • Previous experience of performing risk analysis functions within a technical environment
  • Previous experience of performing risk & control assessments within a technical environment
  • Previous experience of working with internal and external auditors
  • Be able to work in a fast paced, and changing environment


  • Excellent multi-tasking skills
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • A willingness to learn
  • Well organised
  • High attention to detail

About Admiral

As the only FTSE 100 Company in Wales and ranked by the Sunday Times as the 3rd best big company to work for in 2018, Admiral is an exciting place to begin, or continue your career

Since launching in 1993, Admiral has grown from being a small start-up to becoming one of the UK’s largest car insurance providers. Our history is one of amazing growth and inspired innovation.

We’re proud to be an entrepreneurial workplace with a start-up mentality. Admiral is constantly innovating and launching new products, services and markets both here in the UK and overseas, such as our consumer credit loans business and Veygo car sharing product. We now operate across eight countries with a diverse product portfolio. Whilst our business has changed dramatically over the years, there’s one thing that’s remained the same: our working culture.

Admiral’s success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong people focussed culture. Our philosophy is a simple yet effective one: “People who like what they do, do it better”.  We now have over 10,000 employees, who are right at the heart of our success. We put a lot of effort and investment into making sure our organisation is a happy and supportive place to work, where challenge and career development are encouraged, and fun is never frowned upon.  Admiral has an honest, open culture that’s wholeheartedly focused on four key areas: communication, equality, reward & recognition, and fun.

The Recruitment Officer looking after this role is Laura Pengilly. If you’d like to know any more about the position, please feel free to drop her an email or give her a call on the Recruitment line - 0800 118 1619.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We understand that a good work life balance is important, and we want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this. We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask your Recruitment Officer, Laura Pengilly, for more information.