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Cyber Security Identity & Access Management (IdAM) Consultant/Advisor

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Line of service
Assurance
Grade
Manager/Senior Professional
Specialism
Assurance - Cyber Security
Industry
Cyber Security
Position type
Full Time
Job ID
22310BR

Job description

Background

PwC is globally recognised as a leader in cyber security. Internationally, we were ranked #1 in Gartner’s Professional Security Consulting Services 2013 competitive landscape report , and praised by Forrester as a firm with strong global delivery capabilities with the ability to address the security and risk challenges our clients face.

Who we are looking for

Currently we are looking to recruit talented Identity & Access Management consultants. You need to have a passion for this area of security, and really understand what it means to be change agents in transforming businesses. If this sounds appealing to you and can meet some of the below requirements, we are interested in speaking to you.


About the role

The Cyber Security Identity & Access Management (IdAM) Consultant/Advisor provides expert technical advice, guidance and support on cyber security, both in business-as-usual and for live and planned projects within our clients’ business. You will be an Identity & Access Management and security governance specialist, who either has well developed skills in this area of expertise or looking to hone in on their current skills and develop a career as an IdAM expert.

Your responsibilities may include:
• Managing and delivering IdAM assignments, including producing documentation and reports
• Building client relationships and establishing credibility by demonstrating knowledge of various aspects of cyber security, and identify opportunities where PwC can assist
• Ensuring the quality of deliverables so clients are satisfied with our work
• Working either as senior subject matter experts in your field and/or manage teams in delivering client excellence
• Working with colleagues in other services areas and support our clients’ cyber security needs
• Managing teams in delivering client excellence and work with other subject matter experts
• Driving the development of toolkits, methodologies and accelerators
• Driving the vision and thought leadership either within or across more than one of our ‘client issue’ towers
• Providing thought leadership and direction for the cyber security practice
• Helping recruit, retain and develop other cyber security team members

Requirements

You will be naturally inquisitive, have an investigative mind and get a buzz from solving problems. We expect you to already be recognised amongst your peers or in the industry because of your proven ability or accreditation in several of the following areas:
• Bachelor’s degree in Business or Computer Science, Master’s degree in Computer Science or Information Security, or Master of Business Administration (MBA)
• Strong experience in identity and access management
• IdAM strategy, architecture and roadmap development
• Access governance
• Identity administration and provisioning
• Federation
• Fine grained access control and entitlements

While not prerequisites, the following experience will be advantageous:
• Professional designation such as accounting designation, or cyber/information security certification such as CISSP, CISA or CISM
• Proven track record of delivery of large security improvement programmes
• Experience in the following industry sectors: Financial Services, Pharmaceutical, Telecommunications, and Utilities
• Active SC or DV security clearance, or able to obtain security clearance

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:
• Suggest creative solutions to complex problems
• Exceptional analytical and technical aptitude, and strong presentation and report writing skills
• Develop and manage stakeholder expectations including senior-level relationships
• Manage multiple projects, time, prioritise tasks and work under tight deadlines
• Work independently with little supervision, but integrate well into teams
• Clear, concise and articulate communication, both written and verbal, when presenting and explaining results and findings
• A strong desire to learn and willingness to share knowledge
• Be a role model for junior members of the team
• Desire to work in a constantly evolving environment
• Open to travel to regional and international PwC offices and client sites

Location
Edinburgh, Glasgow, London


Assurance

Assurance is a dynamic place to be right now, and the variety of opportunities on offer is unprecedented. It’s work that really does matter. It matters for businesses, governments and society at large. Our team provides confidence on the most complex decisions companies have to take and this provides a wealth of opportunities to everyone who joins us and works with us.

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

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.

Learn more here www.pwc.com/uk/diversity

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