Cyber Security Consultant - Assistant Manager - Birmingham

Recruiter
KPMG UK
Location
Birmingham
Posted
10 Oct 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
AutoReq ID125538BRJob TitleCyber Security Consultant - Assistant Manager - BirminghamCountryUnited KingdomLocationBirminghamFunctionRisk ConsultingService LineRC TechnologyService 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
We have fantastic opportunity for you to work at a world renowned professional services company. We are keen to recruit talented people who have the energy and drive to succeed in a dynamic and challenging environment and who have a passion for delivering excellent service and building strong relationships.

We believe we are market leaders in promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and want to encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures.

Take a look at our website with the link below to see “What Makes Us Different”
http://www.kpmg.com/UK/en/about/WhatMakesUsDifferent/Diversity/Pages/default.aspx

The Team- National Markets Consulting

The Cyber team is an integral part of our rapidly growing National Markets Consulting practice. As a multi-disciplinary practice we deliver a comprehensive range of consulting services that our clients demand. Our Cyber specialists deliver a number of service lines to our clients, including:
- Cyber defence services
- Data privacy
- Identity and access management
- Strategy, transformation and governance
- Certification services
- Penetration testing
- Advice on the management of technology risk

Our core client base is predominantly within financial services and large corporates, but we are increasingly finding that our specialist skills are needed by firms in other industries like Health and Public Sector.

These clients need to deal effectively with their information security (and related) risks, to achieve maximum value from their technology, data and processes and our Cyber specialists provide independent, jargon-free advice to help them achieve this potential.

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.

Roles and Responsibilities

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
- Delivery of penetration testing services to clients
- 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

Qualifications, Experience and Background
We expect that you will have:
- Proven experience in an information security environment within professional services or an in-house information security function
- 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
- 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

It would also be useful (but not a deal-breaker) if you have:
- Recognised information security (e.g. CISM / CISSP) qualification, or working towards this qualification

Additional Information
The role will be based at one of our regional offices (Birmingham), but will include travel; candidates must have a willingness to travel frequently, both domestically and internationally on occasions, with the potential to be away from home for up to four days per week for set periods of time.

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
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