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Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

Accenture people build careers in four different areas of our business: Consulting, Technology, Outsourcing and internal Corporate Functions.  Each area offers a unique career experience and a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression.
 
Why join Accenture’s security practice?
Serving as a trusted security partner for more than 20 years to more than 330 clients across ~70 countries, Accenture’s security practice helps organizations build resilience from the inside out so they can operate and grow confidently in a rapidly evolving threat landscape. Our 7000 security professionals bring exceptional industry expertise to tailor intelligent security services to our clients’ unique businesses and industries. We provide a full spectrum of services – from security strategy development, to business transformation to managed security services – on demand and at a global scale.

Leveraging our global resources and next-generation technologies, we create an integrated, comprehensive program tailored to each organization’s specific business goals and industry. Recognizing that there is no finish line in securing enterprises, we are constantly collaborating at our global cyber labs and centers with our broad, interdisciplinary innovation ecosystem of the best minds in security. Our focus on continuous innovation gives us a front lines perspective that ensures we are adapting to match the pace of security challenges.

Accenture’s unique ability to combine deep Security expertise across Strategy, Technology and Operations means that it can offer clients an enterprise-wide security program to predict, protect, detect, and respond to threats in an industry specific context.
 
Job Description
Our security practice is currently looking for a Senior Manager to focus on helping our clients mitigate cyber security risks using our range of end-to-end security services to the health and public services industries with the latter focused on provincial government.
•    As the trusted security advisory for industry security and technology leaders, support their security mandates to protect their businesses through end-to-end security solutions and innovations.
•    Help drive business development activities including origination, qualification, capture and relationship development
•    Develop, plan and lead large-scale solution delivery efforts for Health and Public Services clients across a broad range of security and privacy capabilities and requirements
•    Play a lead role in developing written and oral client proposals
•    Lead, attract and retain multi-discipline, and multi-region teams 
•    Maintain relationships with key client stakeholders at VP and C-suite level
•    Assist in driving overall Health and Public Services Security practice growth
 



Qualifications

Basic Skills: 
•    Experience leading interactions and developing relationships with senior security and technology executives and senior management
•    Experience and subject matter expertise in business-aligned cyber strategy development and executing security governance and technology risk services (such as, but not limited to: risk management, supplier cyber risk management, security operating models, transformation programs)
•    Good understanding of security domains and ability to solve complex cyber security problems 
•    Minimum of 15 years of experience designing and delivering a broad range of security services for clients 
•    Experience leading the business development and sales capture process
•    Deep understanding of the health and public services industry with extensive leadership contacts
•    Thorough understanding of end-to-end cyber security programs and assisting organizations tackle the multi-dimensional aspects of cyber risk
•    Strong people management skills and passion to attract, grow and retain talent
•    Industry recognized Professional Security certification (CISSP/CISM)

Preferred Skills:
•    Minimum Bachelor’s degree 
•    Experience working for the Big 5 consulting firms is highly desired
•    PMP preferred
•    Knowledge of Security vendors and Security product capabilities
•    Ability to lead a team and counsel others is a must
•    In possession of, or able to qualify for, Canadian security clearance 
 
 
Professional Skill Requirements
•    Ability to lead and manage dynamic multi-region teams 
•    Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment
•    Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
•    Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
•    Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
•    Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and collaboration in professional setting; either military or civilian  
•    Good collaboration skills and ability to work with multi-discipline teams in order to co-create and innovate services to solve client problems

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About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 513,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com. 
 

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Requesting An Accommodation

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs such as for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009 or send us an email.

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COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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