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Director of Strategy and Risk Management (CONSULTANCY)

ANYWHERE, United States
  • Employment Type: Direct Hire

Our client, an award-winning IT consultancy specializing in cybersecurity, is seeking a Director of Strategy and Risk Management to join their West Coast team.  In this role, the Director will have the opportunity to help clients transform and digitally enable their business by providing solutions for managing cyber risk. Ideal candidate will have deep cybersecurity and project management experience. Strong understanding of governance, risk and compliance delivery, and an understanding of assessment methods for meeting industry standards such as PCI DSS, ISO 27001, HIPAA, CIS 20, and NIST/DoD frameworks is required. Send resumes to [email protected].

Responsibilities
  • Ensures a strong understanding of the client’s needs during project scoping
  • Strong understanding of assessments and third-party risk management
  • Develops a repeatable client solution delivery process
  • Actively monitors and maintains CRM opportunities
  • Actively leads projects and programs
  • Understands, initiates, and facilitates scope changes while supporting the project management team as required
  • Develops high-quality technical content such as white papers to help our consultants, partners, and customers build on the work you deliver
  • Innovates on behalf of customers; translates your thoughts into action yielding measurable results
  • Creates methods and frameworks to support sales of our professional services
  • Supports pre-sales and post-sales meetings and presentations with our clients
  • Consistently delivers engagements against established schedules and budgets, coordinating with our team and delivery partners
  • Provides outstanding support and continuously improve our processes
  • Helps define and bring to market new offerings and capabilities
  • Maintains awareness of industry trends and evaluate the applicability of new software technologies to platform development efforts
  • Leads strategy and risk management initiatives
  • Writes scopes of work and proposals for cybersecurity delivery
  • Provides leadership of teams and business priorities through building relationships, listening, consulting, and influencing outcomes in both client delivery and sales
Qualifications
  • Some cybersecurity experience
  • Project management experience
  • Experience in governance, risk, and compliance delivery experience
  • Willing and able to travel up to 50% if outside of California
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to gauge the audience and speak at appropriate levels
  • The ability to put complex concepts in a clear and concise form
  • Delivery of presentations to both small and large groups
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to set priorities and meet obligations promptly
  • Background check required
  • Ability to work west coast hours
  • Bachelor’s degree in information security or business with an emphasis in security
  • Some consulting experience
  • Experience working with CRM systems like Salesforce, ConnectWise, or Dynamics
  • Experience with project management platforms like MS Projects, Monday, or Basecamp
  • Self-directed with the ability to identify and solve complex cybersecurity business problems
  • Strong business writing ability to include the following formats: email, sow, proposal, white paper, solution brief, and presentation
  • Demonstrated understanding of what it means to draw out customer needs and deliver practical outcomes addressing those needs
  • Understanding of assessment methods for meeting industry standards such as PCI DSS, ISO 27001, HIPAA, CIS 20, and NIST/DoD frameworks
  • Experience with broad cybersecurity services delivery
  • Ability to deliver multiple projects at a time
  • Required industry certifications: CISSP, PMP
  • This position is a customer-facing role; will require travel to client locations on occasion.

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