Director of Cyber Security, Banking

Job Title: Director of Cyber Security, Banking
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £140000 - £160000 per annum + car, pension, bonus, extras
REF: DSH-CYB-DUF_1505301557
Contact Name: Damian Shaw
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Oliver James Associates are mandated by their global client to assist in finding a Director of Cyber Security.

The role is to be based in London and pays between £140,000 - £160,000 basic salary plus a car allowance, pension scheme, annual bonus plus core and flexible benefit options.

The person:-

The successful candidate must carry three outstanding areas of skills:-

The candidate will already will be extremely highly-respected and well-networked in the cyber industry, particularly the UK banking sector.

  • The candidate will already carry a proven and enviable track record of devising, delivering and overseeing innovative cyber advisory programmes to senior stakeholders.
  • The candidate will have a deep passion and track record in the recruitment, mentorship, training, development and leadership of information and cyber security teams.

Typical responsibilities:-

The successful candidate will typically take on the below accountabilities: -

  • Contributing to the overall Cyber strategy by identifying where there are opportunities for growth and development.
  • Taking responsibility for the overall delivery for engagements.
  • Building and managing excellent networks and client relationships.
  • Coaching and developing team members both as part of our overall Performance Management process or on specific engagements.
  • Contributing to practice management e.g. training, knowledge management.

Experience and Skills:-

The below experience is absolutely essential in order to undertake the position:-

  • Deep experience of the wider UK Banking sector, including today's challenges, trends and ambitions.
  • Strong cyber advisory experience needed from a professional services / consulting perspective
  • Proven experience of successfully leading, managing and delivering cyber and technology advisory services
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to explain technical issues to a non-technical audience, extensive relevant sales experience, negotiation and project management skills
  • Sound understanding of risk management in professional services environment

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