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Senior Consultant or Manager - Transactions Strategy and Execution - Cyber

Full time
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Consulting & professional services
5,001-10,000 employees
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At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

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What’s in it for you?

Our Transactions Strategy and Execution (TSE) Technology team are one of the market leaders in M&A consulting. We execute some of Australia’s most interesting transactions across entrepreneur-backed and family-owned businesses, government and corporate Australia.

We are looking for a Cyber Security professional to join us as a Senior Consultant or Manager within the TSE Technology team based in our Sydney Office [with remote working arrangements available].

Your key responsibilities include:

  • Perform cyber security due diligence on potential acquisitions to advise and support clients with cyber security risks, value and insights relevant to M&A and the client’s investment thesis
  • Lead the analysis to develop a separation or integration hypothesis that considers cyber security before the deal is signed
  • Advise on cyber security aspects in the design and implementation of a client’s technology separation or integration roadmap, including strategy definition, target operating model design, Day 1 / Day 100 integration/separation planning and execution

What we’re looking for

Here’s our ‘wish list’ but don’t worry if you don’t tick all the boxes. We’re interested in your strengths, what you want to learn, and how far you want to go.

  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: Defining cybersecurity policies; standards, procedures and controls; Conducting cyber security maturity assessments, certifications or audits; Designing Cyber security strategies and roadmaps; Cybersecurity organization design and implementation; Cybersecurity technology and trends
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to speak with director and VP levels
  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, CIPT, CIPM, CRISC or other relevant certification, or the ambition to obtain relevant certifications
  • Business and commercial mindset – ability to work in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate sound business acumen to drive value for our clients
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills to critically present information in a structured way, both in workshops and report format

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