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Cyber Security Director - UK Professional Services

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Informationstechnologie

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £120000 - £140000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Damian Shaw

  • Contact email:

    Damian.Shaw@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-012024-236746_1707320918

  • Published:

    19 Tage her

  • Expiry date:

    2024-03-08

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Oliver James have been mandated by a global professional services firm to assist in the hiring of a Cyber Security Director. The role is London / hybrid-based and pays between c£120,000 - £140,000 basic excluding package / extras.

Oliver James have been mandated by a global professional services firm to assist in the hiring of a Cyber Security Director. The role is London / hybrid-based and pays between c£120,000 - £140,000 basic excluding package / extras.

This hire will be a key addition to the firm's leadership team with a specific focus on growing the portfolio of cyber consulting services to pan-industry clients. Additionally, the role will also focus on identifying, developing, managing and delivering high-profile and complex cyber security engagements.

The team sits in a broader Digital Risk service line; where neighboruing teams will focus on client challenges and issues around; IT risk, IT GRC, ERP, Cloud, IT & Internal Audit, Data Analytics, AI, Risk & Resilience.

In this busy and rewarding role, you'll be responsible for:

  • Developing opportunities to proposal stage
  • Managing and delivery of cyber assessment engagements aligned to common security frameworks
  • Supporting the Cyber Security leadership team to grow the consulting service line including developing junior members, formalising new services and assisting with growing awareness across internal and external networks
  • Assisting with proposals and value propositions to deliver service to new and existing clients
  • Collaborating with clients to understand their strategy to reduce cyber risk, identify areas where they may need additional support and help to gain leadership approval
  • Managing budgets and key financial metrics for engagements, as well as completing administrative tasks on engagements

An individual with a selection of the following attributes would be an ideal candidate for application:

  • Demonstrable experience in leading a cyber security business within a UK Consulting group or equivilent.
  • Demonstrable interest, training, experience or certification (e.g., CISSP, CISM) in cyber security
  • Experience in managing, working with and developing large clients.
  • Ability to build sustainable relationships and networks with team members and with clients
  • Experience managing teams and a passion for supporting the development of self and others
  • Strong analytical skills to recognise trends and themes in technical findings
  • Strong communication skills (both written and oral) and first-rate interpersonal skills at all levels. Able to explain technological concepts and risks to non-technological audiences
  • Ability to managed team performance and delivery within agreed timeframe, budgets and key financial metrics
  • Strong presentation skills, specifically to senior stakeholders
  • Experience delivering IT/cyber due diligences would be beneficial.

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