Cyber Security Advisory, Manager


Location: Greater London, Surrey

Job Type: Full time


Security Advisory, Manager

Security Advisory acts as a trusted advisor to our clients. We demystify security unknowns, develop, and execute pathways to a secure future state, and we are always at the forefront of security and technology best practice. Pair your adaptable, collaborative, and curious mindset with your tech skills, to help clients digitally transform their ways of working. Apply your expertise to help clients reduce security risks, improve resilience, achieve GRC requirements and optimise return on security investments. An Advisory role at Avanade offers you a purposeful career. Know your clients’ needs inside out, work with them beginning to end, enjoy achievements together – and repeat.

Come join us

As a Security Advisory Manager, you will transform client maturity, improve control environments, create new client offerings, define, and lead engagements, sell meaningful services, and grow and manage a diverse team. This role will help drive our industry aligned focus, bringing together our GTM offerings and taking them to the industry verticals via our sales teams. a Security Advisory Manager will help grow and nurture our internal talent, passing on knowledge and experience to create the leaders of the future. You will be joining a well-established, respected, and high-performance team of security specialists. Together we do what matters.

What you’ll do

  • Drive multi-million sales and revenues and be responsible for achieving and building out a strong consultancy project pipeline.
  • Shape commercial models, risk, and go-to-market, across a range of security capabilities including Strategy & GRC, IAM, IT Resilience, Data Security and Cloud.
  • Assess our clients’ security needs, solve unique problems, and work with clients from the earliest visions to the final experience.
  • Create, define, and guide transformative projects which enhance maturity, define strategy, solve technology issues, optimize business processes, provide assurance, strengthen controls, reduce security risk, and enable new secure ways of working.

Skills and experiences

  • You have been accountable/responsible for large commercial deals, from end-to-end, and can demonstrate the key skills and concepts in consulting commercial models.
  • You can demonstrate SME knowledge on one or more disciplines of cyber security and have a wider understanding at a strategic level of other security disciplines.
  • You have experience managing small to medium sizes of team across a range of engagements, and helped people achieve wellbeing, and +1 initiatives.

Other desired skills include:

  • You have excellent advisory skills across the strategic, commercial, and relationship building aspects of client work.
  • You can drive thought leadership in the security advisory space.

About you

Characteristics that can spell success for this role:

  • Consultative, collaborative, relationship builder
  • Resilient, adaptable, flexible
  • Intellectually curious and passionate about tech
  • Storyteller and engaging content creator

Enjoy your career

Some of the best things about working at Avanade

  • Top-shelf clients – Our clients accelerate value by being bold, imaginative—and fast. Look at who we work with - you’ve probably heard of them and just might want to work with them, too.
  • Next-level work – Utilize emerging tech and become adept at solving business critical issues, acquire industry expertise, and a deep understanding of the technologies and capabilities within the Microsoft ecosystem.
  • Flexible work schedule –We provide employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times as well as the ability to work remotely.

Find out more about some of our benefits here.

A great place to work

As you bring your skills and abilities to Avanade, you’ll get distinctive experiences, limitless learning, and ambitious growth in return. As we continue to build our diverse and inclusive culture, we become even more innovative and creative, helping us better serve our clients and our communities. You’ll join a community of smart, supportive collaborators to lift, mentor and guide you, but to also lean on your expertise. You get a company purpose-built for business-critical, leading-edge technology solutions, committed to improving the way humans work, interact and live. It’s all here, so take a closer look! We work hard to provide an inclusive, diverse culture with a deep sense of belonging for all our employees. Visit our Inclusion & Diversity page.

Create a future for our people that focuses on:

  • Expanding your thinking
  • Experimenting courageously
  • Learning and pivoting

Inspire greatness in our people by:

  • Empowering every voice
  • Encouraging boldness
  • Celebrating progress

Accelerate the impact of our people by:

  • Amazing the client
  • Prioritizing what matters
  • Acting as one

Learn more

To learn more about the types of projects our Advisory team works on check out this case studies:

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