Cyber Strategy - Senior Manager - Financial Services

Location: Birmingham, London & Other locations

Capability: Consulting

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Job details

Location: Birmingham, London, Manchester

Capability: Consulting

Experience Level: Senior Manager

Type: Full Time

Service Line: FS Consulting

Contract type: Permanent

Job description

The Cyber Strategy Senior Manager role is pivotal to the sustainable growth of the Cyber Strategy service area within the UK, supporting the delivery of cyber strategy services within our Financial Services sector.


Description of the role


The Cyber Strategy Senior Manager will deliver the following activities:


  • Manage large / complex cyber strategy engagements to clients, leading on multiple workstreams of work and / or managing the delivery of other managers within the team.
  • Build and developing lasting client relationships and actively build a network and range of experience to help address client needs
  • Building relationships across KPMG’s capabilities and our global member firms to bring innovation to our clients
  • Work with the leadership team to identify and support sales pursuits for Cyber Strategy opportunities to grow our business 
  • Support the development of our people as a performance manager, coaching and develop the team around you, and promoting and support a culture of learning and development across the team.


The Cyber Strategy Senior Manager will also have opportunities to support our Leadership team as we continuously evolve our strategy, help create, build and evolve our propositions as part of our investment into our capabilities, and create and be recognised for Thought Leadership that supports our market messaging.


Role dimensions


The Cyber Strategy Senior Manager is a senior delivery role, and will be responsible for managing multiple teams or workstreams across multiple clients, in some cases managing other managers within the team.


The role requires a high level of stakeholder interaction and challenge, including:


  • Internal stakeholders: business development teams, sales teams, delivery teams, technical development teams, Quality and Risk Management.
  • External stakeholders: client stakeholders and decision makers for purchasing the product and / or services related to the product, across a range of sectors and industries,




Specific to the role, the Cyber Strategy Senior Manager should be able to demonstrate proficiency across a number of the following skills and experience:


  • Defining cyber security strategies, considering an organisation’s business and technology objectives and aligning future capabilities to the needs of the organisations
  • Designing and implementing Cyber Security Target Operating Models (TOMs), considering all aspects of a modern TOM including people, processes, technologies, service delivery models, governance structures, and metrics and reporting
  • Creating business cases for cyber security investments and securing stakeholder commitment to cyber improvement programs
  • Managing the delivery of strategic cyber security programs, including project management activities, stakeholder reporting and monitoring of delivery outcomes
  • Understanding and delivery experience with leading security frameworks (i.e National Institution of Standards Technology Cyber Security Framework (NIST CSF), ISO27001:2013/2022, National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Cyber Assessment Framework (CAF), Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI).
  • Assessing cyber security capabilities against an organisation’s threat landscape and cyber risk profile
  • A working understanding of security architecture principles
  • A working understanding of cyber security governance models
  • A working understanding of regulatory requirements (NIS, GDPR etc) of organisations in individual sectors.


       More generally, we expect that you will have:

  • Proven experience leading work at sustained levels of high quality, including inspiring drive and resilience in others
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation and influencing skills
  • An ability to develop excellent relationships both internally and with clients at a senior level





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Why Consulting at KPMG?

Technology is a critical focus for us. It underpins everything we do. We're investing in technology like never before – not least because the pace of technological change is disrupting organisations in new and challenging ways. Through advanced data analytics and emerging tech-enabled solutions like AI and machine learning, we're helping clients across diverse sectors to navigate that change. We enable them to avoid any unnecessary risks and to uncover new, transformative opportunities that could give them a competitive edge. A career here means stretching your skills and honing your expertise by solving complex problems as part of a collaborative, results-driven and supportive team. Whether we're helping our clients to reduce their costs, make better decisions, improve efficiencies or deploy the latest technologies, we bring together broad specialisms and talents to deliver robust, connected solutions.

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