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Assistant Manager - Cyber - National Markets North

Date: Apr 14, 2017

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID118368BR
Job TitleAssistant Manager - Cyber - National Markets North
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionAdvisory Risk Consulting
Service LineCyber
Service Line Information

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Job Description
The Role

The role will be working in the Cyber Defence Services (CDS) Team within the Cyber department which is part of the Risk Consulting practice. Information Protection is one of the areas which KPMG has identified for tremendous investment and growth. Our clients need to deal effectively with technology related risks and derive maximum value from data and documentation.


- Delivery of penetration testing services to clients
- 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:
o Scoping
o Financial management
o Engagement and risk management
o Production and review of deliverables.
- Liaising with clients on delivery, implementation and sales issues.
- Developing constructive client relationships, both inside and outside of KPMG.
- Coaching and developing team members through sharing of experience and knowledge
- Supporting leadership of the team in the embedding effective working practices

Experience and Background

- Proven experience or working within the penetration testing industry
- Proven ability to identify and assess 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 a specific industry and the impact to their business
- A genuine interest and desire to work in the information security field.

Qualifications and Skills

- Degree level qualified, MSc in Information Security, IT or relevant subject (preferred)
- Hold a CHECK Team Member equivalent qualification (for example CREST CRT).
- Excellent communication skills (both written and oral), negotiation and project management skills

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.

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