Role: Security Consulting Consultant
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 + Benefits
Accenture Security helps organizations prepare, protect, detect, respond and recover along all points of the security life-cycle, from Strategy and Risk, Digital Identity, Application Security, Cyber Defense and Cloud Security to Managed Services solutions.
Accenture Products informs and impacts the way people live. We power positive change for clients in Consumer Goods & Services, Industrial, Life Sciences, Retail and Travel, ensuring they stay relevant while fulfilling their shared purpose.
As a Consultant within the Products Security practice, you’ll get the opportunity to work with some of the world’s largest companies across some of their most complex security challenges and decisions in the continually evolving technology landscape, with continually changing regulatory and compliance requirements, changing threat landscape and increased attack surface.
You’ll be a part of a collaborative team that applies the latest thinking, research, analytics and methodologies to help transform both Accenture and client’s businesses to make a real difference. You’ll develop innovative solutions for our Products clients.
We are looking for people who are passionate about solving complex security problems, engaging with senior stakeholders and transforming our clients’ businesses for today and the future. We want people who are great communicators, who collaborate well with people and teams, and who have a real desire to drive innovation and stay ahead of the curve, investing in both themselves and our rapidly growing practice.
Accenture Products is a community of the right people, in the right place, at the perfect time. With a deep knowledge of the industries we serve, business insights that drive innovation, and consulting expertise that gets to the heart of what companies need to be successful, we transform clients’ businesses across the globe. Our Security professionals apply deep security skills to design, build and protect enterprise systems, applications, data, assets and people for Accenture and our clients.
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People aligned to our Client & Market career track move through the ranks to drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. You will progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.
As a Consultant in Products, you’ll typically be responsible for leading workstreams within our client projects, contributing to shaping the deliverable's and client relationships, with the support and coaching of our Managers and Leadership.
This will involve:
· Identifying, assessing and solving complex business problems
· Interacting with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture
· Acting independently to determine methods and procedures within your area of responsibility
· Following the strategic direction set by management when establishing near term goals
We are looking for a Products Security Consultant to join our team. The ideal candidate will:
· Have broad security awareness with solid understanding of cross functional IT Security areas:
o Identity Management
o Infrastructure Security
o Application Security
o Data Protection
o Managed Security Services or security outsourcing delivery
· Demonstrate experience completing complex security related tasks, assuring deliverable's
· Be knowledgeable of the Products industry or functional specialty
· Independently create written deliverable's and participate in presentations
· Build positive rapport with clients through effective communications
· Have project or program management experience, and the proven ability to lead project workstream delivery
· Establish and maintain quality in internal and external communications to include deliverable's, technical content of reports, proposals etc.
· The ability to travel
IAPP/ISO Qualifications or equivalent
What’s in it for you?
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. 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.
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.
If you believe that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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 www.accenture.com.
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.
Closing Date for Applications 31/07/2020
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.
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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
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