Cyber Security - PCI Consultant - Senior Manager /


Company PWC-1
Reference 23055
Sector Other
Salary, Benefits & OTE Competitive
Town/City West Midlands
Locations UK, West Midlands
Job Type Permanent
Date Posted 24th Sep

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Job Description


Background

The Private Sector advisory team helps clients to understand their cyber risks and define and execute a strategy which enables the business to deliver its objectives within their desired risk envelope. We support client leadership teams to define their risk appetite and a proportionate target state of cyber capability and maturity to deliver it; we define operating and governance models to make cyber security a sustainable capability which responds to evolving business priorities.

We also help clients define and assure complex control solutions to help them manage their risks. Working with clients who process payment card details, and supporting them to transform their payment processing platforms to be compliant with the requirements of PCI-DSS is a significant workstream of activity across

The Role

We are enjoying unprecedented nationwide and international growth in client demand, and we are now seeking to make several important hires in to key leadership roles in our practice. We are looking to recruit several Senior Managers and Managers to join our Private Sector Cyber Advisory Practice as Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Experts.

These roles can be filled at Senior Manager or Manager level, depending on experience. The Cyber Security Senior Manager / Manager provides expert strategy, risk and technical advice, guidance and support on PCI compliance, both in business-as-usual and for live and planned compliance programmes within our clients' business. You will also have the opportunity to work on complex and interesting cyber security projects beyond PCI-DSS.

You will have a broad range of cyber and information security skills, knowledge and experience, underpinned by a deeper SME in PCI DSS. You may have worked across multiple industries, or have developed a deep specialism in a particular sector. Whichever of these describes you, you will be developing a strong track record of credibility as a trusted advisor to senior business stakeholders on PCI DSS compliance and wider cyber security, and you must be experienced and comfortable working with stakeholders up CxO level in FTSE350-scale companies.

Locations: we have major cyber practice hubs in six major cities across the UK, but these roles are likely to be based in Birmingham or Reading depending on your blend of experience.

In return we offer:

??? Variety - An impressive list of clients with different needs and issues at both a technical and strategic level.

??? Opportunity - To develop your technical and business skills and enhance your business advisory, presentational and interpersonal skills.

??? Support - We work as a team and support each other on a day-to-day basis. We also actively encourage an ongoing exchange of knowledge across the many specialists operating within PwC.

??? Training - PwC is recognised for the quality of its training programmes that cover both technical and 'soft' (e.g. report writing) skills.

??? Challenge - We work in an atmosphere which encourages you to be proactive and imaginative with the emphasis always on serving clients' needs.

Responsibilities:

Client Service - delivering highly credible advisory and assurance consulting services.Managing and delivering PCI DSS compliance and cyber security assignments, including producing documentation and reports, and quality assuring the work produced by junior team members.Working as a subject matter expert in your particular field to support a team, and/or managing a larger team in delivering engagements at scale.Maintaining PCI QSA, cyber security and risk knowledge and certifications, sharing this knowledge with junior team members. Maintaining awareness of key business and industry trends, and understanding how they impact responses to cyber risk.Championing the delivery of the highest quality services to PwC's clients, and actively managing and mentoring junior team members to do the same, while managing the risks to the firm.
Business and practice developmentBuilding client relationships and establishing credibility by demonstrating knowledge of various aspects of PCI DSS and cyber security, and identify opportunities where PwC can assist.Supporting senior members of the team in developing client proposals and solution offerings.Contributing to the financial and operational management of the practice.Driving the development of toolkits, methodologies and accelerators.Providing thought leadership and direction for the cyber security practice.Helping recruit, retain and develop other cyber security team members.
Qualifications & Experience:

We are looking for exceptional Senior Managers / Managers who can provide our clients with trusted advice, rooted in a pragmatic understanding of their business situation and objectives, to help them navigate complex, risk-driven decisions on their PCI DSS compliance and Cyber Security.

Our Senior Managers / Managers help clients effect substantial and complex business change, and experience of assuring or enabling change at scale is essential.

We welcome applications from candidates who have spent some time working "in-house" in a relevant organisation, but it is likely that you will have gained at least some of your experience working in a business-oriented consulting environment where you have faced off to clients' senior business leaders, and relationship-based business development experience is essential.

Successful candidates at the Senior Manager level are likely to have developed some experience in relationship-based business development, leading sales proposal development, RFP response and bid work for advisory/consulting type services.

In addition:Strong knowledge of PCI DSS. Knowledge of other PCI and Card Brand specific standards preferred.Current or former PCI QSA certification, and experience of conducting PCI Security Assessments including producing Reports on Compliance (ROCs).Strong consultative skills with experience on advising clients on their PCI DSS compliance programmes including, scope identification, data flow mapping, scope reduction methodologies, compensating controls, PCI Strategy & Governance and performing PCI gap analysis and readiness assessments.Cyber Security related qualification(s) such as CISSP, CISM, ISO Lead Auditor, etc.Strong technical capability with understanding of Security Architecture, Networks, Servers, Workstations, Applications and Virtualisation and Cloud Technologies.Good knowledge of risk & regulatory frameworks and standards such as NIST 800, ISO 27001, ISF SOGP etc.Excellent communication skills - both oral (for interviews/meetings, presentations) and written (for designing and writing engaging reports which communicate findings succinctly and clearly convey the message in a way which is appropriate for the audience, and rooted in the client's needs). Experience of business development or sales, including leading bid teams, and experience of writing winning proposals and RFP responses (mandatory at Senior Manager; desirable at Manager).

About PwC

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.

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Diversity

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.

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