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Senior Audit Manager - Technology and Digital

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About Us:

At Direct Line Group, insurance is just the start. Combining decades of industry experience with talented people in every field from data, technology, customer care and auto repair, to HR, finance, and procurement, we’re a customer-obsessed market powerhouse. And we all work together to be brilliant for customers, every single day.

Our Group Internal Audit function is the central office of impartial accountability. Delving deep into our operations and how we serve our customers, they navigate complex landscapes to ensure compliance and ethical standards, playing a vital role in maintaining the trust our customers and stakeholders place in us. Continuously evolving methods of safeguarding our organisation, they ensure that our commitment to excellence is unwavering.

The Role:

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Senior Audit Manager with a deep understanding of the Digital Domain to join our Group Audit (GA) function.  Reporting to our Audit Associate Director for Digital, you will play a crucial role in identifying and managing key risks, driving continuous improvement, and influencing governance and control processes at a strategic and group-wide level, across Engineering, Data and Cyber Security.

What You’ll be Doing:

  • Contributing to the development and maintenance of a comprehensive, risk-based audit plan, leveraging your deep understanding of external and internal perspectives on our digital risk profile.
  • Lead portfolio of audits with hands-on involvement for timely and effective delivery.
  • Apply digital expertise to thematic audits and provide cross-cutting insights to deliver value across the function.
  • Managing the delivery of assigned audits, leading, managing, and coaching team members.
  • Leverage data throughout the audit life cycle, from risk assessment to reporting.
  • Assessing and mitigating complex risks, leveraging a strategic understanding of business risks beyond individual audits.
  • Collaborate on strategic improvements within the GA function.
  • Leading by example in both technical audit expertise and leadership qualities to drive a high-performance culture within the function.
  • Deputise for the Digital Audit Director on key executive and governance forums, and offering challenge and insight as required.

What We’re Looking For:

We value expertise, leadership, and a strategic mindset.

We’re looking for someone with technical audit expertise who is experienced in audit methodologies, risk assessment and control evaluation.

Extensive knowledge of the technology stack across applications and infrastructure, including networks and cloud is essential – you’ll have a grasp of the unique challenges, risks and regulatory requirements within your domain, and will be able to align audit plans with the group’s strategic goals, identifying emerging technical risks and offering valuable insights to senior leaders. 

Conveying technical findings to non-technical stakeholders will be an important part of your role, so good communication skills are vital.

You’ll be able to lead at all levels, guiding audit teams and managing complex audit projects, as well as managing upwards - building relationships and collaborating with experts and stakeholders within your specialised domain.

Join us in fostering a culture of excellence and delivering high-quality audit work that aligns with GA standards and professional best practice.

Lets bring on your best.

Ways of Working

Our hybrid model way of working offers a 'best of both worlds' approach combining the best parts of home and office-working, offering flexibility for everyone. When you'll be in the office depends on your role, but most colleagues are in 2 days a week, and we'll consider the flexible working options that work best for you.
Read our flexible working approach here


We recognise we wouldn't be where we are today without our colleagues, that's why we offer excellent benefits designed to suit your lifestyle:

  • 9% employer contributed pension
  • 50% off home, motor and pet insurance plus free travel insurance and Green Flag breakdown cover
  • Annual bonus of up to 20%
  • EV car scheme allows all colleagues to lease a brand new electric or plug-in hybrid car in a tax efficient way.
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Buy as you earn share scheme
  • Employee discounts and cashback
  • Plus many more

Being yourself

Direct Line Group is an equal opportunity employer, and we think diversity of background and thinking is a big strength in our people. We're delighted to feature as one of the UK's Top 50 Inclusive Employers and are committed to making our business an inclusive place to work, where everyone can be themselves and succeed in their careers.

We know you're more than a CV, and the things that make you, you, are what bring potential to our business. We recognise and embrace people that work in different ways so if you need any adjustments to our recruitment process, please speak to the recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Collectively we help every business within our group aim higher. Standing shoulder-to-shoulder to stand out in the market, we want to be an insurance company of the future. And with so many areas to choose from, your ambitions are welcome here. See your opportunity to start a career that’s varied, distinct and exciting. Visit

Together we’re one of a kind.

#LI-Hybrid #LI-AC1


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