Consultant - Cyber Security

Wellington /
Consulting – Cyber Security /
Permanent Full-Time
KPMG is one of the most trusted and respected global professional services firms. Through depth of expertise, clarity of insight and strength of purpose we help our clients solve complex challenges, steer change, strengthen, transition and grow.

Cyber Security Consulting is a multi-disciplinary team that operates in an exciting and constantly changing environment. Our specialist team offer a broad range of services to support our clients by helping manage and respond to constantly evolving cyber threats:

Strategy and governance: cyber maturity assessments, third party risk services, Virtual CISO on Demand, compliance assessments (e.g. PCI DSS, ISO 27001, SOC 2), security strategy development, security framework development, privacy assessments, security metrics and reporting.
Transformation: security program delivery, security architecture design and review, identity and access management, Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC), security operations services.
Cyber defence: penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, pre/post implementation controls reviews, cloud security services, disaster recovery and business continuity, insider threat services, security analytics, IoT security services.
— Cyber response: threat hunting, cyber response maturity assessments, incident response, threat intelligence.

The opportunity:

    • Our Cyber Security Consulting team has an opportunity for an Advisor to join us in Wellington.
    • No two projects are ever the same, you will collaborate with the wider Cyber team to advise on strategies, helping our clients define their security architecture and testing business critical applications for errors.
    • You’ll also receive support to obtain formal qualifications and professional development through the range of learning programmes we offer. 

Day to day you will:

    • Understand our clients business challenges and the threats they face
    • Use your knowledge and experience to assess and understand complex information and translate this into clear and concise insights and recommendations
    • Contribute to proposal writing
    • Prepare presentations to clients
    • Assist with business development activities
    • Market and research analysis
    • Support the team to develop strong relationships with clients to become trusted advisors

What you'll bring to our team:

    • Experience of information and IT security related disciplines, ideally gained in Energy, Government or Financial Services but open to hearing from you if you have experience outside of these industries
    • Experience of delivering information security services or projects, in-house or to customers/clients
    • Experience of producing high quality deliverables working alone and as part of a team
    • You'll be towards information security qualifications (e.g. CISSP, CISM, etc), or have a strong desire to build a career in Cyber/Information Security
    • An curious mind and an appetite to improve your knowledge and building on your existing experience

Life at KPMG

We offer rewarding careers to talented individuals and a range of benefits to help provide holistic support for your work life, whatever your circumstance. As a KPMG employee, we will offer you:

- Hybrid Working – a mix of working in the office and at home to enhance your work/life balance
- Flexible leave options, including the ability to purchase additional annual leave
- Access to ‘Whanau@KPMG’ – 18 weeks’ paid flexible leave for all new parents - primary and secondary carers
- Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning, with bespoke learning pathways for all employees.
- Discounts on a range of lifestyle goods and services.
- Opportunity to join any of our Inclusion, Diversity and Equity networks as a participant and ally.
- Opportunity to join our Social club and enjoy activities such as cooking classes, painting, quiz nights and more.

We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. We strive to be recognised as an employer of choice for all, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability and our inclusive culture promotes the development of our people nationwide.

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