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Cyber Security Consultant

Athens Job No. r00178602 Full-time

Job Description

ARE YOU READY to step up to the New and take your technology expertise to the next level?

There is never a typical day at Accenture, but that’s why we love it here! This is an extraordinary opportunity to build a rewarding career at Accenture Security. Working in highly collaborative teams for world-leading clients, we’ll nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. Whatever your work and life goals, we’ll help you achieve them. Sooner.

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. People in our track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.  Security professionals apply deep security skills to design, build and protect enterprise systems, applications, data, assets and people for Accenture and our clients. 

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.

Accenture Security is one of the fastest growing areas of the business with significant growth plans through additional recruitment and acquisitions.

You will be joining Accenture's Cyber Strategy services practice, working as part of the rapidly expanding Greek team to develop company and risk-focused security strategies for customers and thus individually protect their most valuable asset. And all this in a dynamic and friendly team that together defies every challenge. Here we strengthen our customers' resilience to cyber risks. We identify and evaluate security gaps, develop and implement security strategies and advise customers across all industries on the optimal use of security solutions.

At Accenture, you create the environment in which you thrive - with working methods that suit you. You remain flexible. And become part of a team full of unique people who make a difference together.

In our team you will learn:

  • How to protect value and accelerate transformation by aligning cyber risk strategies with business priorities

  • How to work with our wider Accenture business on large business driven, technology transformation programs

As a Cyber Strategy Consultant, you will:

Support the delivery of Accenture's Cyber Strategy offering (including C-Suite & Board Cyber Advisory,Cyber Risk & Regulatory and Security Strategy & Organization).

  • Design secure solutions. You analyze the security structures and the security potential of our customers. In this context, you will carry out security assessments and oversee the review and implementation of security operating models.

  • Use your skills. Your project content includes, for example, the establishment of risk and compliance processes, the development of policy frameworks and the implementation of security organizations.

  • Take responsibility. You will use your foresight to develop long-term security strategies and also create opportunities for new customer projects.

  • Always be in communication. During your work with us, you will always work closely with our customers' top management.  


We are looking for the following qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Computer science, engineering, information security, or related.

  • Experience in in risk management, security assessments, audits, compliance and business continuity.

  • Application knowledge of ISO 2700x, ISO22301, GDPR, data privacy and routine use of MS Office.

  • Experience in working with internal and client teams (CISO, CIO, CTO, Application teams, Operations, IT teams, business teams, etc.).

  • Knowledge and experience of international security standards, industry best practices and regulatory framework.

  • Ideally holding any of the following security certifications (ISO 27001, ISO 22301, CISA, CISM, CISSP, etc.).

  • Hands-on mentality, an analytical and strategic way of thinking and strong communication skills.

  • Your English are good both verbally and in writing.


  • Competitive salary and benefits, including but not limited to: life/health insurance, performance based bonuses, monthly vouchers, company car (depending on management level), flexible work arrangements, employee share purchase plan, TEA Accenture, parental leave, paid overtime (if needed) and various corporate discounts

  • Continuous hard and soft skills training & development through global platforms & local academy

  • Career coaching and mentorship to help you manage your career and develop professionally

  • Ongoing strengths and skills based evaluation process

  • Various opportunities to develop your career across a spectrum of clients, industries and projects

  • Diverse and inclusive culture

  • Corporate citizenship initiatives (access to volunteering opportunities, charity work etc.)

  • Under our Brain Regain initiative, extra relocation benefits may apply

In case your profile is a match for the role, you will receive an email requesting to download our new innovative mobile App, Enter Accenture Greece for Android or iOS devices . Then, you will be able to log in by using your personalized credentials provided by our Recruitment Team within 48 hours and start your Accenture Journey!

To learn more about Accenture, and how you will be challenged and inspired from Day 1, please visit our website 

The safety and well-being of our candidates and employees remain our priority. Please note that the recruitment process for opportunities in Accenture Greece will be conducted only via online format during the current period.

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