Governance and Controls Analyst

Job Introduction

We have a fantastic opportunity, within the GTS Planning and Governance Product Team, for an experienced Governance and Controls Analyst.

Support and drive the Governance & Controls Framework within GTS through ongoing development and improvement of the framework and by promoting a performance-driven, controls-orientated culture within the team that ensures that all key strategic and operational objectives are met. 

Main Responsibility

  • Support and drive the on-going development of the GTS Governance & Controls Framework in line with key strategic and operational objectives
  • Work with the other members of the GTS Planning & Governance team in developing processes, standards, polices, controls and ways of working which support continuous improvement of the GTS Governance & Controls Framework
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with GTS Leaders and teams to enable them to provide support for the GTS Governance & Controls Framework supporting cross functional collaboration
  • Provide guidance and support to GTS leaders and process owners for the ongoing management and development of GTS processes supporting continuous improvement
  • Coordinate the collation of information and content to produce the GTS scorecard and KPIs to the agreed schedule
  • Conduct reviews with GTS leaders to identify areas or opportunities for improvement in GTS performance, governance, and compliance ensuring cross functional efficiencies
  • Support and provide subject matter expertise for all internal and external audits (and other compliance activities) to ensure compliance to the defined standards
  • Work with the GTS Product Teams and Technical Delivery Team to monitor and report progress and achievements across the GTS delivery programmes
  • Review and track budget expenditure across the P&L and capital and identify areas for management action to ensure cost effective solutions are in place

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
  • Preferably 5 years in a similar role
  • Relevant experience of both change management and asset management in a global IT organisation
  • ITIL v3/4 Foundation Certified
  • Strong communication, process, logical thinking and organisational skills
  • Demonstrable experience of data processing, analysis and quality management tools
  • Ability to influence all levels within IT function
  • Broad knowledge of IT Enterprise Architecture

What we can offer you

  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits which are designed to promote our employees financial wellbeing. Employees are also eligible to participate in a bonus plan.
  • Our employees enjoy a generous holiday entitlement and an opportunity to ‘buy’ or ‘sell’ some holiday entitlement.
  • Private Healthcare and Doctor@Hand (remote GP service).
  • Our employees can join a defined contribution pension plan. Employees contribute either 4% or 5% of salary, the company contributes 8% or 10% depending on the employee contribution. Employee contributions can be made through salary sacrifice.
  • Our Employee Assistance Programme offers practical, impartial support on everyday matters ranging from medical, financial and legal to home and family issues. 
  • Our Life Assurance cover is a multiple of eight times your annual basic salary.
  • Product allocation so that you can enjoy our fantastic portfolio of brands.
  • Our Cycle to Work scheme allows you to hire a bike for an agreed length of time, and then snap it up for a fraction of its original value. All while making savings (at least 25%) and spreading the cost.
  • Every employee has the opportunity to claim up to £1,000 per year for a charity or charities for which they have raised money, volunteered their time or personally donated.
  • Learning resources to help you be your best self.

About William Grant & Sons


William Grant & Sons: a home where Rare Characters thrive.

We value every employee for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Every one of our colleagues has a role to play in helping us to achieve our growth ambitions.

At William Grant & Sons, our vision is to be A home where rare characters thrive. We value all colleagues for their rare character, distinctive skills, experience and perspectives. Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We strive to create an environment where we can all be our best and bring our whole selves to work.


Our agile working philosophy is to “Have your best work day everyday”.
Built on trust, we empower our rare characters to have their best work day every day. Where flexibility and positive working experiences help employees to feel connected and release potential across our teams.
We are open to discussing possible agile/flexible working options as part of the recruitment process.


Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of how we do things at William Grant & Sons, fully aligned to our purpose and our company values. We want to ensure that our recruitment process is inclusive. If you have any questions or need some support with your application we’d love to hear from you. So please get in touch with our HR team at

We want to make sure that all applicants are treated equally. To support this we will anonymise all applications during the screening stage. Details such as name, dates and educational establishments will only be visible to the recruitment team and hiring leader once an applicant is invited to interview, these details are hidden during the screening stage. To be able to anonymise applications they all need to be in the same format. You can upload a CV but we would also ask you to complete an application form – your CV will not be visible during screening. We hope you agree that this is good use of your time to help ensure a fair recruitment process.

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