Associate Director

Website KPMG Lower Gulf

Job Description:

KPMG has been acknowledged by Forrester as a leader in the provision of cybersecurity consultancy. We are investing in expanding our cyber consulting team to meet a growing demand and provide a comprehensive range of services to many of the largest companies in the world.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Linking cyber defense to other cybersecurity or wider consultancy offerings on risk management, resilience and IT transformation to provide holistic support to our clients
  • Proven experience of leading technical teams in engagement delivery in the following areas: technical security assessments, penetration testing, red/purple teaming, security monitoring and security operations, compromise assessments, threat intelligence and threat hunting, incident response, etc.
  • Track record showing understanding of the technology, threat and regulatory issues faced by clients (essential)
  • Managing and delivering medium-/large-sized engagements
  • Advising on various aspects of cyber defense/response
  • Leading a team of cyber defence professionals in conducting penetration testing, red/purple teaming, compromise assessments, white-box configuration reviews over a variety of hosting environments
  • Supporting them in the development of their cyber defense and response capability
  • Business development including leading proposals and participating in client presentations.
  • Developing constructive client relationships, both inside and outside of KPMG
  • Coaching and developing team members through sharing of experience and knowledge, as well as managing the performance and development of other team members

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral), negotiation and project management skills
  • Ability to interact with organisations at senior levels
  • Strong networking skills and a broad professional network
  • Proven commercial and business acumen
  • Bachelor or master’s degree (preferably computer science, software engineering or cyber security)
  • Relevant certifications regarding offensive security (e.g. CCSAM, CCSAS, OSCP, GPEN, GXPN, LPT)
  • Developing and leading cyber defense/offensive security professionals
  • Developing cyber defense services
  • Proven ability to analyse problems, identify core issues and recommend appropriate technical solutions
  • Proven experience of successfully managing complex cyber security services preferably in professional consultancy service provider, ensuring the delivery of high-quality work on time and to budget
  • Proven ability to lead work at sustained levels of high intensity, and inspire drive and resilience in others
  • Proven ability to produce thought leadership material and engage as a subject matter expert with senior audiences and security professional communities
  • Have led, or at least played a key role, in selling and delivering technical cybersecurity engagements related to cyber defense and response
  • At least 4-6 years of expertise in leading professional teams

Job Details:


Company: KPMG Lower Gulf

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Dubai, UAE

Application Deadline: N/A

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