Senior Associate - Cyber Security - Crisis Team
|Job Title:||Senior Associate - Cyber Security - Crisis Team|
|Contact Name:||PwCRecruiting Team|
|Job Published:||November 07, 2018 08:49|
Our team helps organisations manage their controls over access to critical systems and assets during a crisis or an active cyber threat. As part of the team, you'll help us develop controls to stay ahead of a crisis, but also help us maintain security and information risk by responding and remediating any current or future cyber threats.
Duties And Responsibilities
In this role, you can expect to perform any of the following client delivery work
Deploying your project management skills to support a range of cyber crisis client engagements
Provide input to a range of cyber crisis projects for before, during and after an incident (e.g. and crisis response planning, business continuity management, designing and delivering of crisis exercises, providing strategic support to business response to incidents, and conducting post incident reviews)
Conduct and facilitate client workshops, interviews and exercises to support the client deliverables
Assist in the design of cyber crisis documentation to address specific security threats or business requirements (e.g. plans, reports and Board papers)
Provide crisis subject matter expertise within a wider strategic client engagement
Working with colleagues in other services areas and supporting our clients’ cyber security needs
You can also expect to perform the following business development activities
Meet with clients to understand their needs and support senior members of the team in developing client proposals and solution offerings to address them
Building client relationships and establishing credibility by demonstrating knowledge of various aspects of cyber security, and identify opportunities where PwC can assist
Develop toolkits, methodologies and accelerators to enhance our sales and delivery capability
Contribute to our research and thought leadership to improve the eminence of our practice
Helping recruit, retain and develop other cyber security team members
Essential Skills And Experience
As a minimum, candidates for this role must have the following
Some (however limited) crisis management or business continuity experience in any form (i.e. operational, consultancy and/or sales)
Strong academic background such as a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any subject related to Emergency planning, disaster management, IT Security, etc.
Excellent business writing skills
Strong communications skills
Excellent project management skills including great organisation, highly motivated work ethic, the ability to drive projects forward, manage your own, and others time; and hold more senior team members to account on delivering high quality pieces of work
Strong Microsoft Office skills (e.g. Word, PowerPoint & Excel)
An understanding of basic IT infrastructure
Knowledge of types of cyber security threats
While not prerequisites, the following will be advantageous
Project management certification (e.g. PRINCE2, Agile)
Experience of crisis communications
Experience of crisis management or business continuity exercising and plans
Any cyber/information security certification (e.g. CISSP, CISA, CISM, GIAC)
Any crisis management or business continuity certification (e.g. ISO 22301, CBCI)
Knowledge of relevant regulations and legislation for cyber and crisis management (e.g. GDPR, NIS Directive)
Experience of internal or external consulting or audit engagements
Exposure to large multinational companies
Who We’re Looking For
We are looking for individuals that thrive in an entrepreneurial environment such that they are comfortable working independently with little supervision and have a strong desire to learn and a willingness to share knowledge.
People that succeed in our business have a passion for crisis management and/or cyber security, are naturally inquisitive and get a buzz from solving complex problems. Furthermore, they have a good attention to detail allied with exceptional analytical aptitude. Most of all, they are excellent communicators as we are in a business founded on strong relationships
We’re one of the world’s leading professional services organisations. From 158 countries, we help our clients, some of the most successful organisations on the globe, as well as its most dynamic entrepreneurs and thriving private businesses, to create the value they want. We help to measure, protect and enhance the things that matter most to them.
The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, ‘The PwC Professional’ and are made up of five core attributes; whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.
Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/careers/experienced/apply
We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. And we aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business and as an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.
Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity
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