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Senior Manager – Security Consulting for Government

Job Location: Canberra

Regional Description: Australia

Job Number: 00609669


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Expressions of Interest: Senior Manager – Security Consulting for Government




Provide consultative Security Services to help clients protect their information, critical infrastructures, applications and key business processes against cyber threats. Understand and translate customer security and risk management needs into business solutions to enable compliance and appropriate risk mitigation. Support new business initiatives and innovation by managing risks. Achieve compliance targets and increase customer trust approaching security as a fundamental building block. 

As part of our Security team, you will strengthen your credentials as part of a global security powerhouse of more than 5000 security specialists. Using the coolest next-gen tech, you’ll develop a career by staying one step ahead of cybercrime and learn how out-hack the hackers. If you have the ingenuity, stealth and guile to tackle the world’s biggest security challenges, join us and learn from the best minds in security.


Accenture Security


At Accenture Security we help clients address their industry-specific security vulnerabilities end-to-end, e.g. from oil rig to gas pump, and everything in between. By exposing risks, you’ll not only counsel the C-suite on holistic solutions, you’ll fundamentally strengthen their business and truly transform how organisations work. You’ll deploy the most advanced, under-the-radar innovations. From collaborating with our global Cyber Labs to using advanced AI analytics, you’ll pioneer new frontline risk detection and defence strategies as part of the world’s #1 technology services company




As a Security Consulting professional within the Accenture Security Government and Health practice, you will guide and advise clients in understanding, evaluating and exploiting new and emerging technologies and strategies to build cyber resilience into their projects and organisations. You will embrace the ambiguity of NewIT and its possibilities, utilising innovative design thinking techniques, strategic thinking along with technical, functional and industry best practice to delivery market-relevant insights for our clients.  Senior Managers build, inspire and lead successful diverse teams in selling, assessing, defining, implementing and supporting world-class solutions for our clients, empowering clients to innovate, compete and operate more effectively in a digital world. They provide thought leadership both internally and externally to our clients.  Leveraging excellent communication skills, they are ready to communicate to and build strong working relationship with senior client representatives. Senior Managers take accountability for the work delivered by their teams, providing leadership and guidance to successfully deal with ambiguity.


All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business insight, technical and professional skills development. You will also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialisation. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. 

Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree

  • Ability to meet travel requirements, when applicable

  • 7+ years of relevant consulting experience across some of the following areas:

    • Security Strategy & Effectiveness

    • IT Planning & IT Architecture

    • IT Operating Models

    • Business Case Development

    • Solutioning and Deal Shaping

    • IT Security Roadmap Development

    • Data Architecture & Governance

    • Security Engineering

    • Cloud Digital Environment

    • BlockChain Technologies

    • Robotics Process Transformation and Artificial Intelligence

    • Project Management Expertise (in particular Agile or Scrum)

    • DevOps

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Experience of building and leading diverse and distributed teams, working collaboratively to deliver

  • Experience of demonstrating resiliency within a professional environment

  • Proven ability to manage the delivery for a multi-disciplinary engagement

  • Experience of interacting and building relationships with senior stakeholders

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a client business issue solving environment

  • Proven record of sales and business development experience

  • Interest in NewIT and global technology trends, in particular across Digital, AI, Cloud, BlockChain, Big Data, Security

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Applicants must be Australian Citizens

  • Australian Government Security Clearance

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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