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Manager – Organisational Resilience - Cyber Security

Date: Jan 23, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID134773BR
Job TitleManager – Organisational Resilience - Cyber Security
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 OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description
KPMG has been acknowledged by Forrester as a leader in the provision of cyber security consultancy. We are investing to building out our organisational resilience consulting team to meet a growing demand and provide a comprehensive range of services to many of the largest blue chip companies in the world.

We help our clients protect, detect and respond to high end business risks and threats; helping them understand the business threat landscape, make sensible decisions on investment priorities, and build out the specialist capabilities they need to counter both business and technical risks and threats.

We believe that organisational resilience is about helping our clients to harness business opportunities, safe and secure in the knowledge that they have mitigated and can respond to any risks. For us, organisational resilience engages the whole organisation and focusses on a holistic approach to understanding and mitigating the risk.

Our team works closely with KPMG’s broader advisory practice to link organisational resilience to financial crime and risk management, cyber security and IT transformation.

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 business and technology related risks and derive maximum value from their investment in people, process and technology. Our specialists provide independent, jargon-free advice and advanced technology capabilities to help our clients proactively manage their business risks and use their data to its full potential.

The Role

The role will be working in the cyber security team as a competent resilience consultant within the Cyber Strategy, Transformation & Governance capability responsible for assessing, developing and delivering complex and innovative solutions whilst reducing reputational, operational, financial and other risks for our clients. As a resilience consultant, you will have the opportunity to work across all of the service lines and to deliver on key client projects.

Your responsibilities will include:
- Assisting with the sales and business development activities
- Management and delivery of resilience related assurance and advisory services to clients
- Developing constructive client relationships, both inside and outside of KPMG
- Developing an understanding of KPMG’s broader offerings to enable identification of business opportunities
- Being a role model for risk and engagement management practices
- Coaching and developing team members through sharing of experience and knowledge
- Performance management of junior staff

The Person
Experience in one or more core disciplines: Business Resilience, Technology Resilience, Cyber Resilience Crisis Management:
Business Resilience - Ability to identify and assess complex business risks and controls, and articulate mitigating actions to various levels of a business
Technology Resilience - Have delivered large complex technology resilience programmes understanding technical complexity, strategy and change
Cyber Resilience - Understands and delivers cyber risk key controls & compliance for large organisations and is able to articulate resilience solutions to these risks
Crisis Management – Participated in strategic C-level crisis management exercises that simulate major disruption to our client base

- Experience of managing and delivering large, complex resilience engagements in a number of market sectors (FS, Energy, Utilities etc).
- Proven experience of successfully managing and delivering resilience and continuity services in a commercial environment, on time and to budget.
- Proven experience in business analysis and understanding of business principles, standards, processes and technologies across a broad range of markets.
- Clear and demonstrable understanding of security, risk and IT standards, policies and frameworks.
- Proven experience of producing high quality deliverables working alone and as part of a team.

Qualification & Skills
- Degree level qualified, MSc in Business Continuity, Information Security, IT or relevant subject (preferred)
- Recognised risk and resilience qualifications (e.g. CBCI, CISSP, CISM, etc.)
- Excellent communication skills (both written and oral), negotiation and project management skills
- Prince 2 Project Management or ITIL Qualifications (Desirable)
- Understanding of a wide range of information security and IT methodologies, principles, technologies and techniques
- Experience in and an understanding of the business risks faced by clients within a specific industry and the impact to their business

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.

‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

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 you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

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 are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for 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.

Returning to work after a break

At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break 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.

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