Job Details

Job ID
Job Title
Group 1st Line Control - Senior Manager (IT & Change)
Position Type
Business Brand
PF Group First Line Control
Salary Negotiable but competitive + Benefits
About Us
Established in 1880, Provident Financial Group (PFG) is one of the UK's leading suppliers of personal credit products to the non-standard lending market. We are a FTSE 250 Company employing over 3,000 staff throughout the UK and Ireland.

Provident delivers non-standard lending through our businesses - Vanquis Bank, Provident Home Credit, Satsuma Loans, Moneybarn and Cheque Exchange.
About the Role
We have a fantastic opportunity for a First Line Control IT & Change Senior Manager within our Group First Line Control function who will play a key role within the function's Senior Leadership Team with responsibility for overseeing and managing the delivery of first line controls assurance.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Oversee the delivery of IT & Change key control first line assurance.
  • Manage overall interactions with IT & Change business contacts and with the Group's Senior Leadership Teams, including Directors.
  • Oversee and manage Group First Line Control Leads day-to-day.
  • Contribute to and challenge the Group's strategic agenda, applying SME experience in Financial Services and banking IT and Change risk and control and insight gained day-to-day in role.
  • Support the Group Head of First Line Control in the production of Group-wide first line Control Self-Assessment reporting and other centralised reporting on Group-wide risk and control themes.
Skills and Experience
The skills and experience you will have:
  • Excellent relationship management and influencing skills with the ability to balance assertiveness with need to build and maintain internal relationships.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Highly analytical, able to work with both low levels of detail and a big picture organisation-wide perspective and think critically and strategically.
  • Deep experience in IT and Change risk and control within Financial Services and banking, including strong IT security, resilience, data governance, programme management and ITIL based experience.
  • An experienced SME who can therefore focus on what good looks like and meeting broader regulatory expectations.
  • Exposure to large scale projects and business transformation initiatives.
  • Meaningful experience in managing teams through delivery and in people performance management.
  • Resilient and able to manage disagreement and find ways to reach an agreed position.
  • Degree or equivalent educated.
  • CISA or equivalent.
  • Ability to travel across our offices when required (Bradford & London)
Desirable skills and experience, but not essential:
  • Good modelling skills and IT literacy.
  • Commercially focused – good understanding of business performance dynamics.
Why choose a career with us?

Here at PFG, we like to let our employees know that we appreciate their hard work by offering competitive salaries and a range of reward schemes as well as regular performance management reviews and appraisals so that you can monitor your career progress. On top of that, here are some additional benefits:
  • 25 days annual holiday in addition to bank holidays
  • Inclusive Car allowance
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Pension scheme with Company contributions up to 10.6%
  • Private medical insurance
  • Permanent Health Insurance of 50% after 2 years service
  • Colleague Perks at Work recognition schemes