Job description

Job description

  • Service line:
    Advisory & Consulting
  • Business unit:
    Technology & Digital
  • Office:
  • Role type:

Cyber Advisory - Senior Consultant (0908)

Overview of the Service Line & Team

In Advisory & Consulting, you will join a growing team of 300 relationship driven, strategic thinkers who take pride in the positive impact they can have on society whilst advising the boardrooms of UK and International clients across all sectors. Our Advisory & Consulting teams support clients in solving business critical, complex problems through a broad range of services including risk assurance, technology advisory, business transformation, regulatory consulting and actuarial support. Our expertise ranges from financial services and insurance to retail, government and education. In a rapidly changing business world, we help clients overcome the challenges that they face today and prepare for whatever the future may hold.

The Cyber Advisory team provides cyber security assurance, advice and guidance to clients on all aspects to help them build and maintain a robust security environment. We identify cyber risks and work closely with clients to understand their unique set of digital opportunities and challenges, providing tailored and strategic advice and guidance. We support our clients in assessing, building and managing their cyber security capabilities, from ensuring compliance with industry regulations, and mitigating potential risks to moving them towards a more mature security posture.

As a Senior Consultant within the national cyber security team you will be responsible for delivering cyber security assurance and advisory work to a range of clients nationally and internationally.  Our broad range of clients, including those in FTSE 350, will allow you to gain experience across a range of sectors including:

  • Financial Services, Banking, Insurance and Investment
  • Corporates/Private Sector/Industry & Services
  • Central and Local Government
  • Retail and Consumer products organisations

Job Purpose

The role of a Cyber Advisory Senior Consultant is to support the team in delivering projects. This means assisting in all aspects of the project lifecycle; from the sales or ‘business development' process, to project planning, execution of fieldwork and preparation of deliverables including actively contributing to final recommendations.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Involvement in all aspects of the consulting sales cycle from lead qualification through to delivery assurance of cyber engagements
  • Ability to think strategically and communicate in a business language
  • Becoming a subject matter expert in various security and risk management domains (e.g., IT risk management, cyber risk, security target operating model, governance, compliance, cyber security maturity assessment, metrics and C-level dashboards…) and leading industry-based practices (e.g. NIST CSF, ISO 2700x…)
  • Managing the coordination and communication of key findings and results of engagements, producing written reports and supporting oral presentations to senior client management and key senior stakeholders
  • Maintaining an expertise and currency in industry trends
  • Managing and mentoring junior consultants assigned as members of engagements
  • Contributing to the development of project management, quality assurance and professional consulting and auditing approaches/methodologies.

The Person

We're looking for someone who is seriously interested in the cyber security area, who wants to get first-hand experience in working in multiple industries with companies who need our help. We will support you every step of the way both via on the job training as well as support for attaining industry professional certifications which will enhance your career in this field.

Skill, Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum 2 years' experience in cyber security work.
  • Consulting experience is essential.
  • Relevant security qualifications are preferable (e.g. MSC Information Security, CISSP, CISM, CCSP or ISO 27001 LA)
  • Interpersonal skills; the ability to build client relationships with a foundation of trust and responsibility.
  • Analytical skills; the ability to think critically, research and solve problems.
  • Attention to detail and strong time-management skills.
  • Commitment to self-development & learning.
  • Affinity with our values; in particular, respect for individuals, diversity and integrity.


You will develop your expertise in cyber security as well as your business acumen to work with our clients to develop and implement pragmatic security solution. The experience gained will allow you to really understand how businesses across a range of sectors operate and manage cyber risk.

We will fund a training programme which includes industry leading certifications.

You will be supported by a mentor and an appraising manager to keep your career and aspirations on track.

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion

Mazars is committed to a 360 degree diversity approach, from building diverse leadership teams which reflect our clients and society, to creating an open, inclusive, culture where individual voices are heard. Our client-facing people can be required to travel regularly or may be based at client sites - our approach to agile working can help achieve a lifestyle balance without compromising on client service. Visit our D&I page to see the ways we are driving diversity.

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Tower Bridge House, St Katharine’s Way, London, United Kingdom, E1W 1DD

Meet the recruiter

Saj Hussain

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