Audit Manager

  • Job Reference: 473432867-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2022
  • Recruiter: GlaxoSmithKline
  • Location: Brentford, South East
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Management & Supervisors, Restaurant & Service
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Site Name: UK - London - Brentford, USA - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia
Posted Date: Dec

Are you excited by the challenge of collaborating and partnering on the shared goal of reducing risk to GSK and protecting the interests of our patients. Do you have excellent communication skills and the ability to build trusting relationships with senior stakeholders? If so, this Audit Manager opportunity could be an exciting opportunity to consider.

As an Audit Manager you will build both risk management and leadership capabilities and you can expect to:
  • Gain GSK knowledge and cultural awareness.
  • Develop broader perspectives and a "One GSK" global mindset.
  • Further develop Information Security skills.
  • Engage with leaders at every level of the organisation.
  • Grow cross-functional networks.
  • Enhance leadership capabilities in communication, collaboration, challenge and influencing.


This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following...
  • Engage auditees and other business stakeholders in a way that inspires and builds trust, mutual understanding, and respect.
  • Design and execute Audits, which utilize a range of risk-based assurance techniques.
  • Identify technical issues & vulnerabilities, assess control gaps, and translate these into meaningful business risks.
  • Deliver timely and meaningful audit outputs in alignment with the Core Audit Process (or other assurance products as required).
  • Connect auditees and other business stakeholders to insights and resources that will deepen their understanding of risk and the internal control framework.
  • Anticipate and effectively manage potential obstacles to audit delivery and risk reduction; ensure timely escalation. Demonstrate a flexible approach to work, rebalancing priorities where necessary and solving problems creatively.
  • Lead by example to challenge the status quo and create a vibrant, values-based work environment. Develop self and others through giving and receiving feedback to promote excellence and continuous improvement. Engage in peer to peer coaching, teaching, and mentoring.
  • Actively contribute to the evolution of A&A assurance strategies and related audit universe entries.
  • Expand the knowledge base of the A&A team through proactive knowledge sharing and collaboration. Share your experience actively for relevant audits. Build your own knowledge of new areas and actively participate in audits of new areas to increase your audit experience and flexibility as required by A&A.
  • Champion A&A strategic projects and initiatives.


Why you?

Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • Strong experience in cyber security, or a security relevant discipline (e.g. Security Auditor, Penetration Tester, SOC Analyst / Manager, Software Engineer, Network Engineer)
  • Strong awareness of an industry recognised security framework (e.g. CIS Critical Security Controls, PCI-DSS, NIST Cyber security framework, ISF Standard of Good Practice)
  • Good technical knowledge across Technology Stacks and computer system architectures
  • Experience in conducting IT Audits or Security Assessments
  • Knowledge of Data Privacy principles, Data Privacy Laws and the relationship between Privacy and Security
  • Good problem solving, analytical and project management experience and proven track record of managing complex initiatives and delivering with agreed timelines.
  • Security or Privacy Related Certification (e.g. CISSP, CISA, CRISC, CIPT, CIPP)
  • Proficient in English, essential.


Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., Computer Science or IT related).


APPLICATION CLOSING DATE - 20 January 2022

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When applying for this role, please use the 'cover letter' of the online application or your CV to describe how you meet the competencies for this role, as outlined in the job requirements above. The information that you have provided in your cover letter and CV will be used to assess your application.

Why GSK?

At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader inConsumer Health, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we're making the biggestchanges we've made to our business in over 20 years.We're on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022:New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and geneticsscience; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands.

With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent and technology to get ahead of diseasetogether - all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; andas a new GSK where outstanding people thrive.

Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culturethat isambitious for patients- so we deliver what matters better and faster;accountable for impact- with clear ownership ofgoals and support to succeed; andwhere we do the right thing. So, if you're ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at thisexciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.

As a company driven by our values of Patient focus, Transparency, Respect and Integrity, we know inclusion and diversity are essential for us to be able to succeed. We want all our colleagues to thrive at GSK bringing their unique experiences, ensuring they feel good and to keep growing their careers. As a candidate for a role, we want you to feel the same way.

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