Cyber Security - Senior Manager - IGH

London, United Kingdom
14 Mar 2019
01 Apr 2019
Job Role
Risk Analyst
Job Type
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Job Title

Cyber Security - Senior Manager - IGH


United Kingdom




Risk Consulting

Service Line

RC Technology

Service Line Information

Using 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 Overview

KPMG 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

The Role
The role will be working in the Cyber department within the Risk Consulting practice focusing upon the delivery of services to our clients in Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare (IGH). The Public Sector is experiencing significant change and KPMG is making significant investment in the sector. 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 technical capabilities to help our clients proactively manage their technology risks and use their data to its full potential.

The Cyber Security department is split across a number of different service lines, these are:
- Strategy and Security Transformation
- Privacy
- Cyber Maturity Assessment
- Identity and Access Management
- 3rd Party Assurance and Certification
- Business Resilience
- Cyber Defence Services
- Records Management
- Industrial Control Systems

As a security consultant, you will have the opportunity to work across all of the service lines and to deliver key projects with your clients, with a clear focus on clients in the Public Sector. The Public Sector includes Health, Local Government, Housing, Universities and Police in addition to Central Government Departments.

- Leading sales and business development activities across the market to include:
o Relationship building
o Client allocations
o Proposal writing
o Presentations to clients

- Proactive management and delivery of client engagements to ensure the following are carried out:
o Design and approach of services meet client needs
o Scoping and production of deliverables
o Project and financial management
o Review of team deliverables for quality and risk purposes
o Liaising with clients on delivery and implementation issues
o Identifying business development opportunities

- Demonstrating an understanding of KPMG's broader offerings to enable identification of business opportunities
- Developing excellent relationships with colleagues in other areas of the firm as part of a One Firm approach to client engagement.
- Role modelling risk and engagement management practices
- Monitor and uphold high quality of service and products to clients (internal and external)
- Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear.
- Performance management and development of junior staff members
- Upholding KPMG's values within the broader Cyber Security team

The Person
- Broad experience across Information and IT Security related disciplines encompassing People, Process and Technology.
- Proven experience of successfully managing information protection services in a commercial environment, ensuring the delivery of high quality work on time and to budget.
- Proven ability to lead work at sustained levels of high intensity, and inspire drive and resilience in others
- Demonstrable breadth of skills/experience and public sector market awareness.
- Proven ability to analyse problems, identify core issues and recommend appropriate solutions.
- Proven ability in taking appropriate action after monitoring/reviewing the progress and performance of others.
- Proven experience in identifying and converting sales opportunities.
- Extensive Information Security Assurance/ Consulting experience.
- Demonstrable experience of influencing senior executives, up to board level.

Qualifications and Skills
- Degree level qualified, IT or relevant subject (preferred)
- Recognised information protection qualifications (eg CISSP, CISM, M. Inst IISP, etc)
- Excellent communication skills (both written and oral), negotiation and project management skills
- Extensive relevant sales experience
- Ability to interact with organisations at a senior levels

Our Deal

If 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 Working

While 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 Disability

KPMG 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.

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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