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Senior Cyber Security Consultant

Job Title: Senior Cyber Security Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: United Kingdom
REF: 3012
Contact Name: Sarah-Jane Taylor
Job Published: 26 days ago

Job Description

Senior Cyber Security Consultant

Salary bracket: £55,000 – £65,000 per annum

Location: Home based with travel throughout the UK, predominantly South East and London

Role overview

Are you a senior cyber security professional looking for an exciting and challenging new role? 

An opportunity has arisen for a client-facing senior cyber security consultant to join my clients expanding cyber security consultancy practice. 

Experienced consultants lead and support a wide range of clients across the public and private sector, both in the UK and overseas. Supported by sector consultancy managers, account managers and project coordinators, you will be a trusted adviser to external clients, providing pragmatic, practical consultancy advice and support. 

The cyber security consultancy practice delivers a range of consultancy services to the public and private sector. 

These include the following consultancy services:

  • Audit and review 
  • Accreditation
  • Incident response  
  • G-Cloud 
  • PSN 
  • Security architecture 
  • SOC 2
  • Risk management 
  • Risk assessment 
  • Cyber health checks 

This role also includes the delivery of cyber security-related training in public or in-house courses.


  • Managing and delivering end-to-end cyber security projects. 
  • Delivering high-quality, engaging training on cyber security-related subjects.
  • Managing the expectations and demands of clients and senior stakeholders.
  • Developing products.
  • Producing high-level reports and security documentation. 
  • Developing security strategies for clients.

Essential skills, qualifications and experience

  • At least five years’ proven experience working with security frameworks such as ISO 27001, HMG Security Policy Standards and Frameworks, risk management, risk assessment and audit. 
  • Strong written and spoken English with excellent communication, reasoning and presentation skills.
  • Previous consultancy experience.
  • Strong and proven self-management skills, including time management and the ability to work on multiple assignments concurrently.
  • Degree-level education and/or a recognised professional business qualification. 
  • CISSP® or CISM® qualification.
  • Experience auditing and/or implementing ISO 27001.
  • Strong networking and relationship-building skills.
  • Ability to liaise with board-level stakeholders and conduct meetings at this level.
  • Project management and coordination. 
  • A passion for innovation and solving problems.
  • Confidence presenting to groups.

Desirable skills, qualifications and experience

  • Ten years’ work experience in cyber security or cyber security architecture; technical security skills highly desirable.
  • Five years’ work experience in a cyber security line management role in a medium to large organisation, or equivalent experience in consultancy.
  • CESG/NCSC consultancy experience. 
  • CISA® highly desirable.
  • CLAS consultancy certification. 
  • CESG/NCSC CCP certification.
  • Ability to gain security clearance. 
  • Business continuity management. 
  • Experience in a head of security or senior cyber security role.
  • Experience presenting at conferences.

Please contact Sarah-Jane Taylor on 01908 8886037 or 07917 180753 to discuss this role in further detail