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Cyber Security Consultant, Assistant Manager

Date: Jan 30, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID136336BR
Job TitleCyber Security Consultant, Assistant Manager
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionRisk Consulting
Service LineRC Technology
Service Line InformationUsing a wide variety of technical and sector-specific skills, KPMG's Risk Consulting group proactively helps clients increase profits whilst reducing reputational, operational, financial and other risks. We are experienced in managing diverse issues including fraud, regulatory compliance, risk frameworks and modelling, capital efficiency, corporate governance, dispute resolution, deriving value from contracts and much more.

Technology - Our clients need to deal effectively with technology related risks and derive maximum value from data and documentation. Our specialists provide independent, jargon free advice and advanced technology capabilities to help our clients proactively manage their technology risks and use their data to its full potential.

KPMG OverviewJoining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.

Job Description
The Team
The team is part of the Risk Consulting Practice in KPMG, one of the key areas identified for major investment and growth. Our clients need to deal effectively with technology related risks and derive maximum value from their investment in security systems and technology. Our specialists provide independent, jargon-free advice and advanced technology capabilities to help our clients proactively manage their technology risks and use their data to its full potential.

The Role
The role will be working in the cyber security team as a competent security consultant, responsible for assessing, developing and delivering complex and innovative solutions whilst reducing reputational, operational, financial and other risks for our clients. As a Security Consultant, you will have the opportunity to work across all of the service lines and to deliver on key client projects, including:
- Data privacy
- Identity and access management
- Strategy, transformation and governance
- Certification services
- Advice on the management of technology risk
- Cyber defence services
- Strategy and Security Transformation
- Cyber Maturity Assessment
- Business Resilience
- Records Management

We also work closely with other consulting teams, for example technology risk specialists, digital experts and technology strategists to ensure our clients receive the best possible advice.

The team works in an agile and flexible manner, with plenty of opportunities to develop new skills and gain new knowledge. We are keen to support and develop our people to enable them to be the best they can be.

The Person
A successful candidate will be responsible for:
- Project management of small engagements and end-to-end and support on larger engagements to deliver high quality work in a timely manner to include: Scoping / Financial management / Engagement and risk management / Production and review of deliverables
- Certification and related services
- Coaching and developing team members through sharing of experience and knowledge
- Supporting leadership of the team in the embedment of effective working practices
- Delivering value added services to clients
- Building and managing client relationships across a number of clients
- Actively identifying and progressing business development opportunities, as well as managing sales activities such as proposal development and assisting with client presentations
- Developing internal networks and maintaining relationships with colleagues across other teams within KPMG
- Contributing to practice management, e.g. knowledge sharing, training, proposition development, and knowledge management

Experience & Skills

- Proven experience in conducting Cyber Security Maturity Assessments
- Experience in IT and Cyber Security Audit specifically with ISO27001
- Experience in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
- Proven experience in an information security environment within professional services or an in-house information security function
- Proven experience in identifying and assessing complex information protection risks and controls
- Understanding of a wide range of information security and IT methodologies, principles, technologies and techniques
- Experience in and an understanding of the Cyber risks faced by clients within specific industries and the impact to their business
- Excellent communication skills and report writing skills
- Ability to develop excellent relationships both internally and with clients
- Capacity to deliver work within tight timescales to a high quality
- Degree level educated, MSc in Information Security, IT or relevant subject (preferred)
- A genuine interest and desire to work in the information security field
- Recognised information security (e.g. CISM / CISSP) qualification, or working towards this qualification (preferred)

Our DealAt KPMG, your long-term future is every bit as important to us as it is to you. That’s why our aim is to give you experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime. Whether it’s great training and development, mobility opportunities or corporate responsibility volunteering activities – you’ll gain a wealth of experiences on which to build a rewarding career. We’re a firm that encourages you to be yourself, values your contribution, and inspires you to act as a role model, always focused on doing the right thing for each other, our clients and our communities.

We’re at our best when you’re at your best; that’s why we’ve created ‘Our Deal’ and ‘The Academy’. Our Deal is the way we speak about the colleague experience and the expectations we have of our people. We expect the best from our people and in return we provide a stimulating, collaborative environment where each person can reach their extraordinary potential. Through ‘The Academy’, you’ll have access to communities which will support and develop you so that you build your skills and career. From introducing secondment programmes to preferential banking, and student loan payments to your birthday off, we’re making sure that our people have an amazing experience.

Flexible WorkingWhile our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible working arrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We are happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We pride ourselves on being a place where your individuality is valued; you can be yourself and still achieve your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results to our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG by viewing our Policy

At KPMG, we recognise that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand and appreciate that those with experience who have taken a career break still have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy

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