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Strategy and Risk Security Consultant

Job Location: London, Manchester, Midlothian - Edinburgh

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00686978


- Job description

Role: Strategy & Risk Security Consultant

Location: London

Salary: £47,000-£61,000

Travel: Yes

Closing Date of Application: 27th March 2019




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.


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 domain expertise and utilise your business insight to work collaboratively with our clients to advise, design, build and implement pragmatic security solutions.


What responsibilities will you have?


As a valued member of our team you'll;

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

  • Develop information & cyber security strategies, roadmaps, business cases, and implementation and remediation plans;

  • Design and implement risk management roadmaps, strategies and processes across an organisation

  • Contribute to the design and operation of related management and improvement activities to ensure conformance with client-specific security policies, postures, and preferences, industry standard methodologies, applicable laws and regulations;

  • Manage project delivery and provides thought leadership to our clients.

What skills and experience are we looking for?

  • 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;
  • Good communication (written and oral) and social 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 standard methodologies are highly desirable.

What's in it for you?


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.


What are the next steps?


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


About Accenture


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 specialised 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. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
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 or any other basis as protected by applicable law.


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


If relocation is required to fulfil the role, the employee must consider their application as an Employee Driven Transfer and they will therefore be personally responsible for any immigration costs relating to their dependents (for the full policy please read the UKI supplement of Policy 0044).


Closing Date for Applications 27/03/2019

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

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