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Cyber & Technology Risk Manager (Financial Services advisory)

  • Location:

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Damian Shaw

  • Contact email:

    Damian.Shaw@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-102023-228407_1705330726

  • Published:

    ongeveer 1 maand geleden

  • Expiry date:

    2024-02-14

Oliver James are partnered with a growing boutique business advisory firm that specialise in Cyber, Digital and Change who are seeking a Manager to join their ranks.

Ideally the hire will be based in either Manchester or Leeds (or surrounding areas) and will be prepared to travel in this region on an ad-hoc basic.

Oliver James are partnered with a growing boutique business advisory firm that specialise in Cyber, Digital and Change who are seeking a Manager to join their ranks.

Ideally the hire will be based in either Manchester or Leeds (or surrounding areas) and will be prepared to travel in this region on an ad-hoc basic.

Depending on experience, this role can pay circa £55,000 - 70,0000 basic - with genuine progression, strong bonus opportunity and real independence.

This role would especially suit an existing Manager in a professional services firm that would relish a contrasting culture that benefits from the lack of red tape, excessive processes and risk adverse approaches.

Breadth of work:

  • Consultancy Services - contribute to the development and delivery of a diverse range of consultancy services to clients around the creation of new cyber products and services.
  • New Technologies - helping the team to develop new technological solutions to enable clients to enhance their understanding of cyber risk or secure new business;
  • Expert Insight - working with stakeholders to provide expert insight, translating Cyber Security concepts/ events into their implications for internal and external stakeholders;
  • Thought Leadership - work with others to create market leading thought leadership on relevant Cyber Security concepts and their application to industry.

Core Responsibilities:

  • To build effective working relationships within the team and other internal departments;
  • To act as a point of contact within the department for specific tasks/processes;
  • To ensure effective and structured verbal and written communication, with the ability to present information in a clear manner and contribute to meetings as required;
  • To use best practices and knowledge to identify efficiencies and process improvements within projects assigned, and to solve problems as required;
  • To be proactive in seeking opportunities to develop own experience and technical skills wherever possible;
  • To work with minimal guidance; managing own workload, demonstrating effective prioritisation of tasks and providing regular progress updates against project plan;

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Knowledge of IT security fundamentals as well as frameworks, such as NIST and ISO27001;
  • Experience of cyber consultancy in client facing roles;
  • Capability to translate technical concepts for different internal and external stakeholders;
  • Confidence presenting to senior stakeholders, both internally and externally;
  • Experience working with Financial Services preferred;
  • Good attention to detail;
  • Personable, enthusiastic, ability to summarise and explain key drivers of complex situations in a clear and concise manner.

Education / Qualifications (preferred):

  • University degree required in appropriate discipline at 2:1 or above. Cyber Security, STEM or Political Sciences associated disciplines are preferred;
  • CISSP associate status/ equivalent preferred OR a willingness to complete the full qualification;
  • Excellent IT skills, in particular, ability to present information clearly and effectively over MS PowerPoint or MS Word. Skills using MS Excel also preferred.

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