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Senior Security Manager – Cyber Strategy

Amsterdam Job No. r00196346 Full-time

Job Description

The team

As a (Senior) Manager Cyber Strategy within the Cyber Security team you will provide guidance and consulting to our clients and design and implement security solutions and strategies for the transformation and optimization of their organization.

You will be responsible for identifying opportunities and developing our (Cyber Strategy) business by defining the clients’ security strategy and implementation roadmap. You take accountability and lead some of our Strategy offerings, identifying implementation risks, barriers and define solutions to overcome them. You will develop tailored security operating models, lead fit-for-purpose risk & maturity assessment programs, and other C-suite focused engagements while utilizing the power of One Accenture and leveraging the right teams from other disciplines such as Cloud, T&O, Operations, etc.

  • People You will be part of the Cyber Strategy team of motivated and knowledgeable professionals of different levels of seniority.

  • Processes In this role you bring cyber strategy knowledge and helps clients define, implement, and run fitting security solutions and services.

  • Technology You will be working with market leading solutions, applying the best technology to protect our clients’ businesses.

Who we are

Joining our team means becoming part of a close-knit group of Security professionals that serve Accenture’s clients with the best and brightest insights into the latest Security trends. We at Accenture, are united by our core values to challenge our clients’ status quo and build relationships based on trust as it is our shared goal to keep our clients and the people they serve all over the world protected and to build a cyber resilient future together. In practice, that means deploying cutting-edge security systems, using AI to analyze security risks, or developing defense strategies based on a combination of technology and user behavior. You won't be limited to a single set of tools to offer security for our clients, so it will be up to you to take a proactive and creative approach to find the best solutions together with our clients for their specific security challenges. As an employer, we will be as flexible as possible to support your specific work/life needs.



Here’s what you’ll need 

  • Preferably Security or technical degree

  • 5-10 years of experience in security strategy and/or advisory, preferably within a (strategy) consulting firm or similar

  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written

  • Understanding of new security trends and developments through previous experience and/or personal interest

  • Strong consulting skills, e.g. solid financial and business acumen, structured and abstract thinking, analytical and creative problem solving, project management, prioritizing, communication, and stakeholder management

  • Leadership qualities: the ability to easily establish trust-based relationships and gain valuable insights through collaboration and communication’

  • Driving business: you’re able to build relationships based on strong delivery to ensure future work, by partnering with clients.

  • Drive: enjoys a challenge, proven ability to adapt and remove obstacles to achieve results, determination and optimism

  • Entrepreneurial: proven entrepreneurship and ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Team spirit; enjoys working in a team and coaching junior team members, contributing to a positive learning environment and an open, inclusive culture

 Bonus points if you have

  • Certifications such as CISSP, CISM, SABSA, SANS or other relevant security certifications are a bonus.

What is in it for you? 

Accenture is a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Our people are Change Makers, and to support them as an employer, we make five promises:

  • Work with flexibility, in a culture based on trust

  • Embrace a sustainable growth mindset

  • Live a human-led culture of Inclusion & Diversity by caring deeply for all our people.

  • Strong focus on personal development (soft and hard skill training, coaching, mentoring, room to pitch & develop your own ideas)

  • Connect with our global network of 700.000 colleagues.

These promises are reflected through our excellent employee benefits, including: 

  • Unlimited learning: access to thousands of free courses, classes and workshops. 

  • Flexible working hours (5x9) & work location, FlexMoment leave of absence program (50% paid leave of absence for 3 months) and FlexDay; a flexible day you can take off to celebrate what matters to you – from EidalFitr to a birthday.

  • 26 vacation days per year 

  • Paid transport (budget for electric bicycle or car, NS-Business card)

  • Pension scheme, Accenture shares, annual bonus, collective health insurance scheme

What we believe 

Accenture is an equal opportunity employer. Our leaders are committed to building a better, stronger and more equitable company for future generations to create positive, long-lasting change. Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities.   

Our position as partner to many of the world’s leading businesses, organizations and governments affords us both an extraordinary opportunity and a tremendous responsibility to make a difference. Sustainability is one of our greatest responsibilities, which we embed it into everything we do and for everyone we work with.  Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all.  Please let us know if you require reasonable accommodation to enable your participation in the recruitment process by emailing We will be happy to assist you. 

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