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Cyber Security Manager

A career in the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)Cybersecurity team will provide you the opportunity to solve their clients most critical business and data protection related challenges. You will be part of a growing team driving strategic programs, cyber resiliency, response, and technical implementation activities. You will have access to not only the top Cybersecurity and Privacy professionals at PwC, but at PwC’s clients and industry analysts across the globe.

The Role

As businesses move to a digital world, more data is generated and shared among organizations, partners and customers; to have business value, that data needs to be protected. You’ll play an integral role in helping PwC clients ensure they are protected by helping them assess their cyber security posture and controls, efficiently integrate and manage new or existing technology systems to deliver continuous operational improvements and increase their cybersecurity investment, and detect, respond, and remediate threats.
To really stand out and make PricewasterhouseCoopers fit for the future in a constantly changing world, every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service.

To help them achieve this PwC have their Professional; their global leadership development framework. It gives them a single set of expectations across their lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills they need as individuals to be successful and progress in their careers, now and in the future.
As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of comfort zone.
Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and
Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their development.
Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop
solutions and recommendations.
Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the
firm and their clients.
Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all
Focus on building trusted relationships.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job roles and responsibilities
Knowledge and/or experience in Cybersecurity and/or Privacy, IT security Audit, IT
Risk/Compliance Management;
Understanding network security implementations (e.g., host-based IDS, IPS, access control
lists), including their function and placement in a network;
Understanding laws, regulations, policies, and ethics as they relate to cybersecurity and
Assessing enterprise-wide business risks and cyber threats;
Practical knowledge of cybersecurity standards/regulations (e.g. ISO 27001/27002, NIST
800 series, ISF, COBIT, PCI-DSS);
Ability to lead technical reviews on areas like: Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration
Testing on network & server infrastructure, applications security and source code review,
review of mobile platform security (iOS & Android);
Ability to perform cyber diagnostic review and develop cyber security strategy and resilience
Develop cyber resilience business continuity and incident response programme;
Ability to approach problems from different perspectives and being able to articulate the
deliverables to both technical and non-technical audiences.
Manage effectively multiple, concurrent projects and meet deadlines while working both
independently and in a team environment.
Support in designing, driving and executing the cybersecurity strategy.
Coaching and supervising junior team members.
Skills/attributes needed
Strong project management and interpersonal skills
Advanced written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
Creativity, independence and good problem-solving skills
Experience speaking at cybersecurity conferences and/or publishing thought leadership
High level of integrity and professionalism
Client service delivery
Drive to build a team and grow technical information security career to the next level

Bachelor or master’s degree in Information Security, Computer Engineering, Computer
Science, Management Information Systems or Information Technology
Minimum 5 years’ experience in Cyber Security and/or industry experience with 1/2 years’
experience in a manager capacity.
Relevant certifications in Cyber Security such as Certifications in: Information Systems
Security Professional (CISSP)/Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)/ /Certified
Ethical Hacker (CEH) certifications
Experience speaking at cybersecurity conferences or publishing cybersecurity thought
leadership articles.

Since 2007 Millar Cameron has specialised in sourcing leadership and keyperson talent across a number of industries, including agribusiness, international development, industrial, consumer, financial and professional services, private equity, and technology, media and telecommunications. Our mission and purpose is to positively contribute to the development of Africa, and other emerging markets, through the provision of people.

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