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Cyber Security Director, Consulting, Leeds

  • Location:

    Leeds

  • Salary:

    £110000 - £130000 per annum + car, pension, negotiable

  • Contact:

    Damian Shaw

  • Contact email:

    Damian.Shaw@ojassociates.com

  • Job ref:

    DSH-DIR-LEE_1606825234

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-31

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Oliver James Associates are mandated by their market-leading advisory client to source a Cyber Security Director to be based in Leeds. The basic salary pays between c£110,000 - £130,000 plus extensive core & flexible, favourable pension scheme, discretionary bonus and prospects of Partnership.

Oliver James Associates are mandated by their market-leading advisory client to source a Cyber Security Director to be based in Leeds. The basic salary pays between c£110,000 - £130,000 plus extensive core & flexible, favourable pension scheme, discretionary bonus and prospects of Partnership.

Our client is undergoing significant growth throughout their Regional (North & Midlands) capability and, as such, are seeking to add to their leadership.

The person:-

The successful candidate must carry outstanding credentials in:

  • Reputation: The candidate will already will be extremely highly-respected and well-networked in the cyber industry.
  • Technical: The candidate will already carry a proven and enviable track record of devising, delivering and overseeing innovative cyber advisory programmes to clients / stakeholders and be considered a thought-leader technically.
  • Leadership: The candidate will possess a deep passion and track record in the recruitment, mentorship, training, development and leadership of information and cyber security teams.

Typical responsibilities:-

The successful candidate will typically take on the below accountability:-

  • Contributing to the overall UK & Regional cyber strategy by identifying where there are opportunities for growth and development.
  • Taking responsibility for the overall delivery for engagements.
  • Driving recruitment, nurturing talent, developing future leaders.
  • Building and managing excellent networks and client relationships.
  • Coaching and developing team members both as part of our overall Performance Management process or on specific engagements.
  • Contributing to best practice management e.g. training, knowledge management.

Experience and Skills:-

The below experience is absolutely essential in order to undertake the position:-

  • Deep experience of the wider UK cyber security sector; including today's challenges, trends and ambitions.
  • Strong cyber advisory experience needed from a professional services / consulting perspective
  • Proven experience of successfully leading, managing and delivering cyber and technology advisory services
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to explain technical issues to a non-technical audience, extensive relevant sales experience, negotiation and project management skills
  • Sound understanding of risk management in professional services environment

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