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Strategy and Risk Security Consultant

Job Location: London, Manchester, Midlothian - Edinburgh

Job Number: 00453348

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- Job description

Role:  Strategy and Risk Security Consultant

Location:  London

Travel:  60-80%

Salary: £47,000 -£61,000 + Benefits

Closing Date of Application: 31/08/2016

 

Introduction

 

If you join Accenture you can make great ideas happen for some of the world's most dynamic companies. Choose a career at Accenture and enjoy an innovative and global work environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.  With Accenture’s integrated global organisation, resources and deep technical know-how, we collaborate with clients to cultivate ideas and deliver results.

 

All of our professionals receive comprehensive training covering business, technical and professional skills development.  You will have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in Cyber Security, Strategy and Risk Management. The sheer variety and scale of work we do, and the experience it offers, provides an unbeatable platform to build a career.  In addition, our growth, combined with our integrated career counselling, offers great opportunities for rapid advancement.

 

Description

 

Accenture’s Security Practice is one of the fastest growing areas of the business with significant growth plans through additional recruitment and acquisitions. The Cyber Security, Strategy and Risk Management Consultant provides advisory and technical support to help our clients improve their Information Security posture to respond to the rapidly evolving Cyber Security threats.  You will provide information & cyber security, and / or risk management subject matter expertise and utilise your business acumen to work collaboratively with our clients to advise, design, build and implement pragmatic security solutions.

 

 Some of the interesting aspects of your role include:

  • Working with truly global organisations and the related complexity of their cyber security requirements;
  • Working in a multi-disciplined team of Strategy, Digital and Technology professionals to bring the best of Accenture to our clients;
  • Working with and often managing a multi-shore delivery team to provide cost-effective consulting services;
  • Customising Accenture's knowledge assets to support designs that are appropriate for each client;
  • Designing pragmatic but effective cyber security defences for our clients.

 

 Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Offers advice and practical assistance on information and cyber security challenges throughout the organisation;
  • Offer advice, guidance, and understanding on risk management strategies and processes that affect the organisation;
  • Develops information & cyber security strategies, roadmaps, business cases, and implementation and remediation plans;
  • Design and implement risk management roadmaps, strategies and processes across an organisation
  • Contributes to the design and operation of related management and improvement activities to ensure conformance with client-specific security policies, postures, and preferences, industry best practices, applicable laws and regulations;
  • Manages project delivery and provides thought leadership to our clients.   

Required Skills:

  • Previous full-time work experience in information & cyber security management and/or risk management related functions
  • A background in business or technical IT, security, or risk roles;
  • Eagerness to contribute in a team-orientated environment;
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment taking business problems, existing processes and technology and translate these into service and process requirements;
  • Strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills;
  • All candidates must be willing to offer full mobility (i.e. prepared to work away from home Monday to Friday as required);
  • Security Certifications and understanding of current industry best practices are highly desirable.

 

 

 

Package:

As well as a highly competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package including 30 days holiday, 3 additional days for charitable work of your choice, an employee healthcare plan and a competitive pension scheme.

 

Next steps...

 

If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.

 

 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

 

Accenture Equal Opportunities Statement

Please note that 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 citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

 



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