Governance & Assurance Lead (Fixed Term 1 Year)
Yorkshire Drive HQ, Yorkshire House, Yorkshire Drive, Bradford, BD5 8LJ

Job Reference: 003376

Location: Yorkshire Drive HQ, Yorkshire House, Yorkshire Drive, Bradford, BD5 8LJ

Closing Date: 17/01/2021

Salary £: £27,800 - £41,800 + Bonus & Benefits (C1-IT)

Employment Type: Fixed Term - Full Time

Division: Customer Services Division

Hours per week: 35

As our next Governance & Assurance Lead (internally known as End User Computing & Satellite IT Lead) you’ll be responsible for the creation and maintenance of EUC and Satellite IT standards that promote optimum usage of enterprise software while ensuring systems remain safe, reliable and secure. You’ll join a likeminded team in our Bradford based IT & Transformation Shared Services function.

What You'll Do

  • Own and manage standards for Group wide EUC and Satellite IT systems, embedding those standards and ways of working and monitor application across the enterprise

  • Ensure accurate data capture and maintenance of current position including dashboards and service catalogue, highlighting risks on a monthly basis to make recommendations for solutions

  • Work with all teams across YBS (including IT) to promote the benefits of effectively managing EUC and Satellite IT continually challenging and seeking improvements

  • Apply knowledge of the financial services industry, maintain awareness of the competitive environment, and exhibit knowledge seeking and sharing best practices in pursuit of optimal efficiency.

Skills Required

  • Experience of managing, inspiring, engaging and motivating key stakeholders and colleagues to achieve the desired outcomes in a commercial and business sustainable focus environment

  • Ability to communicate and advocate EUC and Satellite IT Standards within the department and across the organisation

  • Ability to produce tactical recommendations by considering strategic insight, standards and controls

  • Proven experience in an agile environment and knowledge of DevOps

Life at YBS

In addition to the usual benefits such as competitive salary, annual bonus and healthcare packages we offer you…

Flexibility – Whether it’s picking up the kids from school or catching that early morning yoga session we have you covered.

Celebrating Success – From everyday thank you cards, to our annual ‘Raising the Roof’ gala to celebrate our golden ticket winners we acknowledge our colleagues successes no matter how big or small.

Giving Back – Fancy 31 hours of paid leave a year to get involved in community activities? Together last year, we completed more than 11,000 hours of volunteering!

Inclusivity - We don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our colleagues, our customers and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer.

Site Perks – Some of our sites have added little extras such as a gym, restaurant and free parking at our Bradford site, roof garden in Leeds, and on-site restaurant and free parking at our Peterborough site.


If you’ve got a solid background in End User Computing and Satellite IT and you want to develop a career in an empowering, respectful and supporting business then why not join us?

Our people are our heart and soul; we’re commercial and caring, big enough to offer you a challenge and small enough for you to make a real impact. We’re devoted to putting people first and doing the right thing by providing real help with real life.

We’d love to hear from you so why not apply today and be Your Brilliant Self!