EY Advisory Services Manager - Risk - Information Security - Cyber - Wellington in All, New Zealand

Title: Advisory Services Manager - Risk - Information Security - Cyber - Wellington

Location: NZ-All-Wellington

Job Number: WEL0008R

Cyber threats, social media, massive data storage, privacy requirements and continuity of the business as usual require heavy information security measures. As a senior security professional, you will lead the implementation of security solutions for our clients and support the clients in their desire to protect the business. You will belong to an international connected team of specialists helping our clients with their most complex information security needs and contributing toward their business resilience.

The opportunity

As a Manager in the Risk Cyber Security practice, you will work with market leading specialists and work collaboratively with our clients to manage engagements and lead teams of resources. Our Cyber Security team is a well-established, dedicated and vibrant team that is designed to help our clients protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of their information.

Your key responsibilities

In your role as Manager you will:

  • Work with our clients to understand their unique information security requirements

  • Work within your EY team to shape an appropriate response for our clients’ needs

  • Utilise your experience and knowledge to shape and inform our clients understanding of information security risks and solutions

  • Provide written and verbal insights to our clients

Skills and attributes for success

You are a driven cyber security professional with a track record of delivering successful projects, both as an individual contributor and leader. Your ability to deliver successful cyber security engagements is only exceeded by your strong interpersonal, communication skills in developing and maintaining trust with clients, peers and team members. Finally, there must be substance and integrity to you as a professional; you are first and foremost a cyber-security practitioner with the knowledge and experience to provide industry best-practice advice to clients.

We’re looking for people with the following experience:

  • Have a tertiary qualification in a related field

  • 5-8 years' experience as a Senior Consultant in the field of Information Security in areas such as:

  • Cyber Strategy

  • Identity and Access Management

  • Security Monitoring

  • Asset Management

  • Business Continuity and Incident Management

  • Privacy

  • Previous work involving development of IT security policy or procedures


To qualify for the role you must have

  • At least 5 years of professional experience in cyber security related roles – ideally with a Big 4 background or large IT/Security professional services firm.

  • Proven experience in professional consulting – including security reporting and security audits.

  • Strong project management skills and interpersonal skills.

  • Sales and relationship development experience.

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills.

  • Have a drive to build a team and grow your cyber security career to the next level.

  • Be willing to travel as required.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Relevant security certifications such as CISSP, CISM and/or CISA will be highly regarded.

What we look for

We’re interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes. If you’re serious about cyber and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

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

EY is a global professional services organisation providing advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services. We are committed to doing our part in building a better working world, to help create wider economic and social benefits today, and a strong legacy for a better tomorrow. 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.

Make your mark.

Apply now.