Manager, Cyber, Resilience - London

London (Greater)
12 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
The ability to remain resilient in the face of a range of disruptions from the traditional physical events to the multitude of cyber incidents is one of the most critical challenges facing businesses today. With the pace of change and increased connectivity organisations rely on technology to drive their businesses, but build systems and processes are agile and able to be developed, but are not able to withstand severe shocks. Our clients are overwhelmingly turning to EY for help and guidance on how to protect their assets, minimise business disruption and improve their organisational resilience as they continue to exploit technology and thrive in the digital environment.

The opportunity

At EY we have exciting plans to expand our already market leading Organisational Resilience practice. With investment secured, we continue to build our UK based cyber and resilience practice and anticipate continued growth throughout the next five years. We need excellent people, across all grades, to join us and to be part of our exciting growth strategy.

Your key responsibilities

As a Manager in our UK Resilience practice you will lead resilience engagements including crisis management exercises, audits and resilience advisory and transformation programmes, often with limited supervision.

You will have responsibility for;

  • Leading a portfolio of resilience engagements with our clients, reporting to a Senior Manager or Director, responsible for the day to day running of the engagements and the quality of the teams output.
  • Managing and creating reports and via review ensuring the highest quality deliverables prior to Senior Manager's / Director's review.
  • Contributing to developing the market for Resilience services across all sectors and identify sales opportunities and escalating these to senior management.
  • Establishing client relationships with senior stakeholders across the FTSE 350 market.
  • Working with prospective clients to agree, scope and plan the delivery phase of engagements.
  • Contributing to the creation of proposals and marketing material.
  • Managing engagements to time and budget.
  • Contributing to the development of the existing cyber risk team acting as mentor and coach to the junior members of the team and leading by example.

Skills and attributes for success

Experience in resilience, business continuity and IT service continuity is essential for this role. A Big 4 background or comparable consulting experience is helpful, although EY will provide ongoing training and support to develop your consulting skills. We therefore welcome applicants with industry experience and skills delivering transformation work streams, or security remediation work.

You will have a broad background across resilience and continuity with experience in the following areas:

  • Business Continuity or ITSC strategy, assessment, design and implementation, governance framework development and the necessary processes and controls, required for the implementation of effective organisational resilience.
  • Resilience, design and implementation of programmes to improve IT Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity
  • Understanding of information security requirements
  • Understanding of security policies and procedures, standards and controls in line with regulation and/or current standards, ISO27001,
  • Understanding of data privacy, implementation of data protection / GDPR programmes to address confidentiality and security over customer, employee or patient data


  • Strong academic record, to degree level or equivalent industry experience
  • Resilience/Continuity related qualifications such as CBCI/AMBCI/MBCI, MBCP, ISO22301 auditor, 27001 auditor
  • Project and programme related qualifications; Prince II, Scrum, Agile (desirable)

What we look for

Highly motivated, you will be a good communicator with the ability to contribute confidently to technical security discussions with peers and management. You will be a team player who is not only looking to enhance their own career, but recognises the value in working well with others and the value of teamwork.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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