Digital Cyber Director

London, United Kingdom
Competitive + benefits
05 Feb 2024
15 Feb 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

Ideas | People | Trust

We're BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions businesses need to navigate today's changing world.

Our clients are Britain's economic engine - ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high-growth businesses that fuel the economy - and the owners and management teams that lead them.

What we do - Manage risk for our clients to make them stronger for the future.

Our Digital Risk business is ready to help organisations identify, manage and monitor their IT risk. We use our advanced tech, innovative methodology and experienced professionals to work alongside our clients to make sustainable change. We're a team IT Risk and Controls Transformation specialists with expertise in ERP, cloud, cyber and business resiliency.

Our extensive network and depth of experience mean we work in a highly client-centric way, focused on providing a collaborative, tailor-made advisory service. Our team helps clients manage their IT Risk (including SOx and Cyber) to build dynamic and resilient control environments capable of responding to business and regulatory change.

This is your chance to join a fast-paced, growing team and help shape the future of DRAS at BDO.

We'll help you succeed

We are looking to recruit a senior individual to join our expanding Digital team to aid in growing our portfolio of cyber consulting work. The role will typically focus on developing, managing and delivering cyber security assessments, assisting clients to understand and communicate their cyber risk and co-build remediation road maps. As experts on cyber risk, the BDO Digital team advises clients across industries and geographies, staying at the forefront of knowledge of the threat landscape, cyber defence best practices and regulatory expectations. We are a growing service line and encourage our team members to be innovative and identify opportunities for new services that they can build, lead and take to market.

Technical Knowledge, Professional Qualifications and Experience

We encourage applications from a variety of candidates - the cyber security industry is constantly changing, so there is no single, fixed technical profile. As a consulting line we require people who are strong communicators and can build client relationships. We're committed to building a strong, resilient and adaptable team to lead the cyber consulting market, which is built on a diversity of profiles and skills. An individual with a selection of the following attributes would be an ideal candidate for application:

  • Strong understanding and experience delivering and managing cyber security assessments such as CIS Critical Controls, ISO27001 and NIST CSF
  • Demonstrable interest, training, experience or certification (e.g., CISSP, CISM) in cyber security is highly beneficial
  • Experience in working with clients e.g., leading workshops and report writing
  • Ability to build sustainable relationships and networks with team members and with clients
  • Experience managing teams and a passion for supporting the development of self and others
  • Strong analytical skills to recognise trends and themes in technical findings

You'll be able to be yourself; we'll recognise and value you for who you are and celebrate and reward your contributions to the business. We're committed to agile working, and we offer everyone the opportunity to work in ways that suit them, their teams, and the task in hand.

At BDO, we'll help you achieve your personal goals and career ambitions, and we have programmes, resources, and frameworks that provide clarity and structure around career development.

We're in it together

Mutual support and respect is one of BDO's core values and we're proud of our distinctive, people-centred culture. From informal success conversations to formal mentoring and coaching, we'll support you at every stage in your career, whatever your personal and professional needs.

We can provide the best support for our clients and people when we're working side by side. Our agile working framework helps us stay connected, bringing teams together where and when it counts so they can share ideas and help one another. At BDO, you'll always have access to the people and resources you need to do your best work.

We know that collaboration is the key to creating value for our clients and satisfying experiences at work, so we've invested in state-of-the-art collaboration spaces in our offices. BDO's people represent a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and we'll encourage you to build your network, work alongside others, and share your skills and experiences. With a range of multidisciplinary events and dedicated resources, you'll never stop learning at BDO.

We're looking forward to the future

At BDO, we help entrepreneurial businesses to succeed, fuelling the UK economy.

Our success is powered by our people, which is why we're always finding new ways to invest in them. Across 17 UK locations, we are 6,500 unique minds coming together to help our clients reach their ambitions.

We've got a clear purpose, and we're confident in our future, because we're adapting and evolving to build on our strengths, ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. We shape the future together with openness and clarity, because we believe in empowering people to think creatively about how we can do things better.

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