Senior Leader, Cyber Security, Wellington


The nature of work is evolving rapidly due to changes in technology, the environment, society, and human behaviour. Businesses are being disrupted in the digital age and they need different capabilities to become more innovative, agile, responsive and adaptable to change. Organisations are increasingly exposed to new and evolving risks and threats and must be prepared and continuously vigilant to ensure they are protected.

 
That’s where we come in.
 
Our Why
 

Join our leading Advisory practice and you will join a global network of professionals who are looking to revolutionise the future of work, bringing the best of NZ to the world and enabling the wellbeing of New Zealanders through cutting edge insights. Across various sectors, we are making a positive impact that will benefit everyday kiwis and we want you to be part of this journey.

 
The Opportunity
 

Our Advisory team at EY in Wellington are seeking people who want to be part of something bigger. We are recruiting self-starters, people passionate about making a difference and those keen to inspire others to follow on this journey at a firm which is ranked the #1 professional services employer in Universum’s ‘most attractive employer’ for the third consecutive year.

Our team is based in the vibrant capital city of Wellington, New Zealand, which is regularly rated as one of the best places to live and work in the world. Aside from its well-deserved reputation as the home of some of the best coffee and craft beer in Asia, Wellington is the digital creative hub of New Zealand, incubating some of the most innovative start-ups and tech disruptors. The city has a dynamic and renowned dining scene, an active and easily accessible outdoor lifestyle (with the city located between water and hills and surrounded by beautiful natural parks), and easy access to all other parts of New Zealand given its central geographical location.

Our Risk Cyber Security practice is a passionate, dedicated and vibrant team focussed on helping our clients protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of their information. As a senior leader taking a leading role in this practice, you will work with market leading specialists and collaboratively with our clients to manage engagements and lead teams of resources. You will have an opportunty to shape and develop our business, lead and grow our teams as well as adding to our suite of services. 

We’re looking for people with the following experience:

  • Information Security domains - in particular one or more of the following: Cyber Strategy & Architecture, Cyber Risk Management, Cyber Detection & Response, Cyber Threat Exposure Management, Identity & Access Management, Data Protection, Infrastructure Security, Privacy, Cyber Resilience and Breach Support. This experience should include both advisory and implementation experience. 
  • Assessing and/or implementing security and risk standards including Protective Security Requirements, Privacy Maturity Assessment Framework, ISO 27001-2, PCI DSS, NIST, ITIL and COBIT.
  • A strong Cyber reputation and profile.
  • Previous government track record and awareness of how government works in New Zealand.
  • Strong program / project delivery on major security uplift programs.
  • Experience leading, growing and nurturing teams.
  • Business development and client relationship management.

Skills and Attributes for Success

  • At least 10 years of professional experience in cyber security related roles – ideally with public service experience and a Big 4 background or large IT/Security professional services firm.
  • Proven experience in professional consulting – including security reporting, security audits and engaging with CSIO, CIO, CFO and CEO levels.
  • Strong project management skills and interpersonal skills (on major security uplift programs).
  • Sales and relationship development experience.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills.
  • Have a drive to build a team and business and grow your cyber security career to the next level.
  • Be willing to travel as required.
  • Ideally, you’ll also have relevant security certifications such as CISSP, CISM and/or CISA will be highly regarded.

What’s in it for you?

  • The chance to join a great firm and team in vibrant Wellington, working with and learning from Partners and staff across Oceania with truly international experience and outlook
  • Flexible working arrangements, subsidised onsite gym and banking and insurance discounts
  • Join a leading Asia Pacific (and Global) Advisory practice with the opportunity to travel domestically and internationally
  • Be part of a firm who has been ranked as the #1 professional services employer in Universe’s ‘Most Attractive Employer’s annual ranking for the third consecutive year

Who we are
 

EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer offering a vast range of internal networks including Unity, our LGBTI network and our Maori and Pasifika network. These provide our people with the opportunity to connect across offices and allow us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

 

Join us in building a better working world – apply now to see where a role with EY can take you.

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by Ernst & Young or by our external third party provider.

 
 © 2018 Ernst & Young New Zealand. All Rights


The nature of work is evolving rapidly due to changes in technology, the environment, society, and human behaviour. Businesses are being disrupted in the digital age and they need different capabilities to become more innovative, agile, responsive and adaptable to change. Organisations are increasingly exposed to new and evolving risks and threats and must be prepared and continuously vigilant to ensure they are protected.

 
That’s where we come in.
 
Our Why
 

Join our leading Advisory practice and you will join a global network of professionals who are looking to revolutionise the future of work, bringing the best of NZ to the world and enabling the wellbeing of New Zealanders through cutting edge insights. Across various sectors, we are making a positive impact that will benefit everyday kiwis and we want you to be part of this journey.

 
The Opportunity
 

Our Advisory team at EY in Wellington are seeking people who want to be part of something bigger. We are recruiting self-starters, people passionate about making a difference and those keen to inspire others to follow on this journey at a firm which is ranked the #1 professional services employer in Universum’s ‘most attractive employer’ for the third consecutive year.

Our team is based in the vibrant capital city of Wellington, New Zealand, which is regularly rated as one of the best places to live and work in the world. Aside from its well-deserved reputation as the home of some of the best coffee and craft beer in Asia, Wellington is the digital creative hub of New Zealand, incubating some of the most innovative start-ups and tech disruptors. The city has a dynamic and renowned dining scene, an active and easily accessible outdoor lifestyle (with the city located between water and hills and surrounded by beautiful natural parks), and easy access to all other parts of New Zealand given its central geographical location.

Our Risk Cyber Security practice is a passionate, dedicated and vibrant team focussed on helping our clients protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of their information. As a senior leader taking a leading role in this practice, you will work with market leading specialists and collaboratively with our clients to manage engagements and lead teams of resources. You will have an opportunty to shape and develop our business, lead and grow our teams as well as adding to our suite of services. 

We’re looking for people with the following experience:

  • Information Security domains - in particular one or more of the following: Cyber Strategy & Architecture, Cyber Risk Management, Cyber Detection & Response, Cyber Threat Exposure Management, Identity & Access Management, Data Protection, Infrastructure Security, Privacy, Cyber Resilience and Breach Support. This experience should include both advisory and implementation experience. 
  • Assessing and/or implementing security and risk standards including Protective Security Requirements, Privacy Maturity Assessment Framework, ISO 27001-2, PCI DSS, NIST, ITIL and COBIT.
  • A strong Cyber reputation and profile.
  • Previous government track record and awareness of how government works in New Zealand.
  • Strong program / project delivery on major security uplift programs.
  • Experience leading, growing and nurturing teams.
  • Business development and client relationship management.

Skills and Attributes for Success

  • At least 10 years of professional experience in cyber security related roles – ideally with public service experience and a Big 4 background or large IT/Security professional services firm.
  • Proven experience in professional consulting – including security reporting, security audits and engaging with CSIO, CIO, CFO and CEO levels.
  • Strong project management skills and interpersonal skills (on major security uplift programs).
  • Sales and relationship development experience.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills.
  • Have a drive to build a team and business and grow your cyber security career to the next level.
  • Be willing to travel as required.
  • Ideally, you’ll also have relevant security certifications such as CISSP, CISM and/or CISA will be highly regarded.

What’s in it for you?

  • The chance to join a great firm and team in vibrant Wellington, working with and learning from Partners and staff across Oceania with truly international experience and outlook
  • Flexible working arrangements, subsidised onsite gym and banking and insurance discounts
  • Join a leading Asia Pacific (and Global) Advisory practice with the opportunity to travel domestically and internationally
  • Be part of a firm who has been ranked as the #1 professional services employer in Universe’s ‘Most Attractive Employer’s annual ranking for the third consecutive year

Who we are
 

EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer offering a vast range of internal networks including Unity, our LGBTI network and our Maori and Pasifika network. These provide our people with the opportunity to connect across offices and allow us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

 

Join us in building a better working world – apply now to see where a role with EY can take you.

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by Ernst & Young or by our external third party provider.

 
 © 2018 Ernst & Young New Zealand. All Rights

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