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Director, Proactive Services Consulting (CONSULTANCY)

ANYWHERE, United States
  • Employment Type: Direct Hire
Our client, a global leader in incident response, risk mitigation, and proactive cybersecurity services, is seeking a Director, Proactive Services Consulting to join their expanding team. The Director will be responsible for providing expert-level guidance and advisory services across all areas of cybersecurity and risk mitigation to clients. The ideal candidate will have experience sitting in on both internal and external C-level strategy meetings and assisting in the development and improvement of current company-wide proactive cybersecurity and risk management services. The Director must have extensive experience reviewing investigations post-breach or incident, including impact analysis and providing recommendations for potential future vulnerabilities. The Director should possess strong technical and hands-on proficiency in risk management services including penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, cybersecurity framework assessments, and more. Strong presentation and communication skills are required. Resumes to [email protected]

Responsibilities include:
  • Assist leadership in developing the proactive cybersecurity and risk management service offerings for clients
  • Assist clients in directing their information security strategy and aligns security programs with client business priorities
  • Create, enhance, review, and/or approve security policies, standards, controls, and processes as warranted by each client engagement
  • Identify appropriate tool-sets and services to be implemented to identify, detect, and respond to potential threats with corresponding communication and action plans
  • Review investigations after breaches or incidents, including impact analysis and recommendations for avoiding similar vulnerabilities
  • Evaluate, manage, and adjust security personnel and staffing levels to ensure proper knowledge of the ever-changing industry landscape to defend against future threats
  • Identification of risks, creation of actionable plans to protect the business, and scheduling periodic security audits
  • Forecast and develop a budget, as required, for cyber-related functions in collaboration with senior leadership
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with key clientele to increase awareness of client’s capabilities and provide on-demand expertise for client needs 
  • Advise senior leadership and board of directors on cybersecurity risk and advocate for managing risk
  • Provide hands-on, expert-level consulting services to clients.  Conduct and review security program risk assessments based on cybersecurity frameworks, regulations, and industry best practices
  • Amplify the company’s presence and credibility in the marketplace through thought leadership, including via speaking engagements, articles, whitepapers, and media exposure
  • Help advance the firm's capabilities, including by identifying new services, building partnerships, and/or ways to augment our current capabilities to better serve our clients

  • Demonstrated prior experience and success in designing and implementing an organization’s cybersecurity program, organizational structures, and capabilities
  • Experience as a senior-level team leader having established a security vision, strategy, and program, while anticipating future security and compliance challenges up to and including overseeing other seniors, mid-level analyst/consultant teams
  • Ability to travel as needed to meet business demands (on average 30%)
  • Strong presentation, communication, and presentation skills with verifiable industry experience in holding a CISO or vCISO role
  • Expert level of knowledge of applicable laws, compliance regulations, and industry standards as it relates to privacy, security, and compliance; ability to provide discovery, triage, and remediation in addition to evaluation of threats
  • Technical proficiency in a wide range of cyber risk management services, including penetration testing, vulnerability assessments, and cybersecurity framework assessments, among others
  • Client services mindset and top-notch client management skills; experienced-based understanding of clients’ needs and desired outcomes in cybersecurity and risk management engagements
  • Public speaking experience, demonstrated writing ability, including technical reports, business communication, and thought leadership pieces
  • Operates with a hands-on approach to service delivery with a bias towards collaboration and teamwork
  • Must be results-driven and strategic
  • Cybersecurity industry certifications such as CISSP and/or CISM are a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree; an advanced degree such as MS, MBA, or Juris Doctorate (JD) is a plus

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