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BDO LLP operates in 18 offices across the UK, employing 3,500 people offering tax, audit and assurance, and a range of advisory services. BDO LLP has revenues of £428m and is the UK member firm of the BDO International network. The BDO global network provides business advisory services in 162 countries, with 74,000 people working out of 1,500 offices worldwide. It has revenues of $8.1bn.
Opening date: 20/03/2018
Closing date: 17/04/2018
As part of the Technology Risk Assurance team at BDO, we are looking for an individual with strong Cyber/IT Security experience. We are looking to recruit a strong Cyber/IT Security manager to effectively deliver a portfolio of work. The role will also involve supporting the Partner as they look to develop the proposition and grow the business.
The opportunities to develop are significant and appropriate support will be provided, including training.
o Deliver Cyber/IT Security advisory and internal audit assignments to a high standard
o Ensure excellent client service
o Continue to develop technical skills and capabilities
o Support the training and development of junior members of the team
o Build relationships internally, with promotion of the Cyber/IT Security services important to creating growth
o Support Partner in the development of new propositions, delivery of the marketing plan and business development strategy.
o Be a strong leader of people, to inspire and motivate those around you
o Scope, Manage and Deliver security engagements (e.g. cyber threat assessments, leading practice risk and control assessments, internal/external/application penetration testing, etc.)
o Discuss findings with clients and obtain their buy-in to a proposed way forward
o Recruit, retain, develop and motivate the team members. This includes participating in recruitment, performance management, ensuring job appraisal documentation is completed within deadlines, and ensuring appropriate objectives and development plans are in place for relevant team members.
o A professional qualification, relevant to Information Security (such as MSc, CISSP or CISM)
o A strong understanding of network infrastructure such as VPNs, firewalls, switches, routers, LANs, Intrusion Detection, vulnerability scanning etc.
o Experience presenting on Technology Risk and Governance topics across information security/cyber security space
o Strong experience in a Technology Risk, Cyber or Information Security role
o A good understanding of Vulnerability and Risk Assessment approaches and methodologies
o Good understanding of the Cyber Security Strategy good practice frameworks (for example, the Cyber Security Essentials)
o Understanding of the ISO 2700X series of standards and guidelines
o Understanding of the PCI DSS standard
o Full driving licence and own car is preferable (Flexibility to travel on a regular basis locally with potential for wider travel including international assignments).
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